SecOps Engineer

  • Delivery
  • Antwerpen, Belgium

SecOps Engineer

Job description

We are looking for the most ambitious and curious engineers in the field. If you have at least 2 years of experience working as a Security Operations Engineer and you are convinced that a fast-paced, high growth working environment would match your skills, this position may be a good fit for you. You will work closely & interact with our SRE team and contribute directly to the overall reliability of the Sentiance solutions. 

You will be based in Antwerp (Belgium) and report directly into the Information Security Officer 
As a member of the Site Reliability Engineering team you will be responsible for the execution of the daily security operations

  • You will configure and maintain security controls on our infrastructure
  • You will be responsible for the reporting and remediation of security vulnerabilities and incidents
  • You will perform vulnerability assessments using tools like AWS Inspector
  • You will support and follow up on penetration tests and ethical hacking activities
  • You will support risk management activities, facilitate internal audits and provide evidence during external security audits
  • You will raise security awareness across the company

At Sentiance people come to have an impact and learn.  You’ll be a part of an international team brought together by a culture of technical excellence, grit and integrity.  You’ll find our compensation and rewards competitive and of course, we have all the start up essentials: free coffee, nuts, fruits, a ping pong table in Antwerp, and often home baked goods.  Better yet, expect an agile and flat structure, dynamic growth opportunities, flexibility, and an openness for the curious.


The ideal candidate will bring an energetic and punctual approach to their work and masters the following skillset. 

Education and experience
  • You have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in computer science or related field
  • You have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in the software development industry as security operations engineer or as security analyst in combination with demonstrable experience as DevOps engineer.
  • You have experience in working with cloud environments, including hands-on experience with Amazon Web Services
Required technical skills
  • Solid understanding of information security
  • You know how to practically apply principles from ISO 27001 in a cloud DevOps environment
  • You know how to use AWS security capabilities
  • You have experience administering databases and/or webservers
  • You have experience with shell scripting and automation 
  • You have deep knowledge of Linux
  • You have a basic understanding of cryptography
  • You have a basic understanding of web technologies, back-end architectures and cloud infrastructure
  • You have a basic understanding of server provisioning tools (e.g. Ansible), containers (e.g. Docker) and CI/CD pipelines
Required personal skills
  • You are fluent in English
  • You value privacy and have a high ethical standard
  • You are open and don’t wait to escalate security issues to management
  • You are able to work in an environment with rapidly changing priorities
  • You maintain high quality standards, but can find a balance between quality, flexibility and timely delivery, without compromising on security
  • You are able to influence people without direct authority
Bonus points
  • Information security certification, preferably related to Cyber Defense
  • Experience as penetration tester
  • Knowledge of secure coding principles
  • Experience with Microservices
  • Experience with Hadoop ecosystem tools (Spark/Kafka/HDFS/YARN...)
  • Experience with Infrastructure-as-Code (e.g. Terraform)