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Infrastructure Security Specialist

Reference : AB12ISS


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Your employer

Our client is gathering worldwide fast growing luxury brands. Retail excellence and customer proximity is a key focus of development.

We are currently seeking a Security Specialist to reinforce the existing Infrastructure team.

Your responsibilities

The person is a referent within the company for all what concern technical aspects of IT infrastructures, and therefore is responsible for:

  • Gathering the needs from service owners and proposing the most appropriate and efficient infrastructure from a technical and financial perspective.
  • Designing the architecture of the infrastructures (on premise and in the cloud) in order to improve their security maturity and putting forward solutions that will guarantee a high level of availability, in collaboration with the other technical teams (network, datacenter, cloud, enterprise architecture …) and regional teams.
  • Implementing and supporting the performance of secure edge platform (CDN, Edge Computing), in coordination with the application owners.
  • The design, the implementation and support of the global Internet infrastructure: vendors and carriers management, relationship with public Internet registries (RIPE, ARIN, APNIC).
  • Developing the automation of security and compliance capabilities in support of DevOps processes (DevSecOps).
  • Applying Security-as-Code principles across the board
  • Contribute to the level 3 support activities with expertise on products and solutions (including post-mortem and root cause analysis, solutions definition).
  • Responding swiftly to new and emerging security threats or severe service availability issue impacting the infrastructure scope (investigation, assistance in managing incidents and preventive measures).
  • Identifying and studying the technical innovations and ensuring a technology watch (tasks are but not limited to: product roadmap, evolution of the company service catalog, training and competencies transfer within the internal team and to partners).

The profile will also need:

  • To contribute and facilitate the implementation of the control mechanisms to meet the security objectives defined by the Chief of Information Security Officer.
  • To collaborate with regional security managers and operation team into the implementation and update of the security policies, standards and guidelines.
  • To engage in delivery of projects with multi-disciplinary teams, implementing automation and tooling with the DevOps teams.
  • To contribute to the development and deployment of standards and procedures applicable to the evolution of the global infrastructure.
  • To participate in the selection of providers and monitor their proper implementation, and to define the associated budgets (CAPEX, OPEX).
  • To continuously manage and screen the level of service provided by vendors: quality of service, cost control, contract commitments.
  • To analyze and report on security incidents and violations. He will contribute to the implementation of corrective actions with the other teams.
  • To contribute to the closure of IT audit points.

Your profile

Technical skills:

  • Expertise on advanced network and security topics: routing (BPG especially), datacenter and campus switching, high availability infrastructure (load balancing), firewalls, proxy, email relay, anti-virus/EDR, anti-spam, cloud WAF.
  • A knowledge of cloud security solutions (Zscaler especially) will be strongly appreciated.
  • A general knowledge of SIEM platforms, particularly Splunk is a plus.
  • Good knowledge of virtual and cloud environment.
  • General knowledge of application architecture (3-tiers, APIs, authentication…).
  • Proficient with a variety of DevOps tools and techniques.
  • Working knowledge of the Agile methodology.


Experience and personal qualities:

  • Computer Science / Information Technology Degree or equivalent.
  • 5 years minimum of experience especially into the network and security domains.
  • The ability to work independently as well as perform as part of a team.
  • Excellent communication, time management and organizational skills.
  • A motivated, enthusiastic and flexible approach to work in an everchanging environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with an array of constituencies in a community that is both geographically and technologically diverse.
  • Fluent English written and oral is mandatory.

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