IT Security Specialist – Belgium

Employment Type:Contract
Salary:Above Market Rates

IT Security Specialist – Belgium

Duration: 6 Months+

Location: Brussels

Start: ASAP

Rate: Above Market Rates

Languages: Fluent French or Dutch


Sperry Partners Group is urgently looking for a IT Security Specialist for a major IT project in Belgium. Please see below for the technical skills required for this role:

Job description:

  • Risk management and security analysis of the IT environment.
  • The definition of ‘policies’ for users and IT technical services based on a general security strategy.
  • Implementation and follow-up of these policies through the preparation and development of software and hardware technical solutions and the technical management and tuning of these solutions.
  • Be able to execute pentests on a variety of systems and report extensively on the results and solutions to address problems.
  • Regular assessment of the state of computer and telecommunication systems in the context of protection against threats (viruses, attacks by hackers, etc.).
  • Formulate proposals and implement new solutions to be able to detect and respond to new threats.
  • Effective intervention in crisis situations (organized attacks, intrusions into the network, detection of viruses, …) and to plan scenarios to react effectively in these situations.
  • Provide technical solutions to secure connections to external partners, intranet and the Internet.


  • Be graduated or licensed in computer science or electronics.
  • Successful experience of at least 5 years in the performance of a similar function.
  • In particular, have at least 5 years’ hands-on experience in managing all aspects of IT security in an IT environment of at least 100 sites and / or at least 5000 users.
  • Certified in GIAC / CISSP / OSCP / SANS (preferably one or more)

Have a thorough knowledge:

  • TCP / IP, http, https, SSL, and SNMP
  • Scripting, SQL, Linux commands, DNS, IDS-IPS
  • routers, “statefull packet inspection” firewalls and application firewalls
  • products ‘endpoint protection’
  • VPN solutions (of the ‘remote access VPN’ type as well as of the ‘site-to-site VPN’ type)
  • Intrusion Detection and Intrusion Prevention (IDS / IPS)
  • systems for protection against viruses, cryptowares
  • content inspection engines for messaging and web browsing systems
  • Radius, Cloud solutions and protection
  • Terminal-server solutions such as Citrix
  • monitoring and log correlation tools
  • penetration testing, crypto-basics, firewalling and forensic inspection tools
  • Microsoft Windows Server, Enterprise linux server (preferably RedHat Enterprise Linux) and Microsoft Windows operating systems (Windows 7, Windows 10, …)
  • Have a thorough knowledge of the security of wireless local area networks (WiFi, WPA, WPA2).
  • Knowledge of encryption principles and algorithms (Public Key, Private Key, RSA, DES, 3DES, AES, Rijndael, …).
  • Know how to use Microsoft office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, …)

For more information on the client and the project, please call us immediately on +44(0)208 150 9900, or alternatively, apply online via the website and we will endeavour to get in contact with you within 2-3 hours of submitting your application for the role.

Sperry Partners Limited is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Sperry Partners Limited is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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