Cyber Protection / Vulnerability Analyst (f/m/d)

Date: 14-Oct-2021

Location: Prague, CZ

Company: Deutsche Börse Group


Field of Activity

In your position, you will provide IT security expertise in support to the business and in line with the key responsibilities:



  • Support DBG System Security initiatives (Vulnerability and Compliance checks for system hardening, Vulnerability Notification, Source Code Scan, Penetration test management and Reports, quality checks of reported results, Tracking and Monitoring of remediation of open findings in IT and regular Reporting)
  • Management of Penetration test process (planning, scoping, organizing, reviewing, reporting, …)
  • SPOC for asset managers and vendors
  • Analyse IT vulnerability check and Penetration test results. Review and evaluate the result quality, request result reviews and manual tests, document and automated IT security controls throughout the DBG environment.
  • Advice and support the IT Support Groups for the understanding of vulnerabilities and by acting as expert/specialist.
  • Monitoring and tracking of findings based on the criticality, communicate and escalate according to defined timelines of Vulnerability Management Standard, -Guidelines and -Process.
  • Follow-up activity of vulnerability results for IT infrastructure and systems, coordination and tracking of remediation actions and exception requests.
  • Support automated creation of weekly and monthly reports for Vulnerability and Penetration test findings
  • If necessary, provide guidance to the IT for reengineering of processes and procedures required for remediation, recommend and track corresponding actions. Cooperate at the resolution of critical audit findings.
  • Proactive collaboration with other information security units of GS.
  • Ensure daily operational duties relating to security management in compliance with relevant policies and industry best practices, potentially including weekend work and on-call duties. Deliver a first-class level of service at all times.
  • Develop Information Security Guidelines, Processes and Procedures, Baselines in line with DBG Policies and Standards and international standards of quality management.



Qualifications/required skills

Technical Skills:

  • A degree in Computer Science or relevant discipline or at least five years’ relevant experience in a large-scale online technical operations environment
  • Preferably 5-10 years of proven professional experience for Penetration test, IT Vulnerability and Compliance Management, proven work experience with system hardening including its configuration and administration.
  • Good knowledge of OWASP
  • Very good understanding of Infrastructure, Platform and Application security concepts & threats (Network Infrastructure, Operating Systems, Database, Middleware and Web applications hardening measures).
  • Good knowledge of Network Infrastructure (Cisco, Juniper, Checkpoint, F5, etc.), Operating Systems (Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS, etc.), Database (Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, MSSQL, DB2, etc.), Middleware and Web applications (Apache QPID, RedHat JBoss AM-Q, IBM WebSphere MQ, RedHat JBoss EAP, Oracle WebLogic, WebSphere Application Server, etc.).
  • Ability to quickly understand new threats and technical concepts.
  • Recommend appropriate controls to maintain confidentiality, integrity and availability of systems/services and to fulfil the requirements of regulators
  • Proven work experience with operational duties relating to security management in compliance with relevant policies and industry best practices and a proven documentation methodology.
  • Basic knowledge of Office365 suite


Highly desirable:

  • Security-related certification (CCSP, CISSP, CASP, Security+, GSEC or equivalent) or willing to acquire one major certification within one (or two) years
  • Awareness of ISO 27001
  • Professional experience in the information security area
  • Well-founded specialist knowledge (several years of professional experience, senior level) in the field of IT security
  • OSCP or OSCE certification
  • Good ITIL knowledge (ITIL certification)
  • Several years of experience in vulnerability management
  • Ethical hacker knowledge
  • Experience with System security tools / solutions (Nessus, AquaSec, Rapid7 Nexpose…)
  • Effective organizational skills to maintain a consistently high standard of operations in a business-critical financial environment
  • Ability to quickly understand new threats and technical concepts
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills


Personal skills:

  • Very good communication skills in in written and spoken English (German is a plus).
  • Being a team player, who is used to work in international environment, ability to work in an dynamic and agile teams.
  • Flexible, independent and self-motivated
  • Ability to meet challenging project deadlines and deliver in a fast moving and change oriented environment
  • Sense for detail and for picking the right solution while keeping in mind the business constraints
  • Fast self-learning and understanding of current environment
  • Demonstrate passion and motivation for information security and a desire to learn
  • Ambitious to deliver high quality results
  • Programming and scripting skills is a plus