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Security Administrator


About Us

ERGO Technology & Services S.A. (ET&S S.A.) was established in January 2021 following the integration of ERGO Digital IT and Atena into one entity, leveraging both companies strengths and best practices.

ET&S S.A. belongs to ERGO Technology & Services Management AG, the technology holding of ERGO Group AG, supporting millions of internal and external customers with state-of-the-art IT solutions to everyday problems.

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About the role

The Global IT Security of the ERGO Group AG will roll out software technology in Compromise Assessments for various customers. As the technology of choice, an industry-leading tool will be used to enable the ERGO Group AG to get a holistic view of current threads and to, scan holistically for Indicators of Compromise and hunt down potential attackers. Furthermore, the technology will create new possibilities and capabilities to react to those threads for the whole ERGO Group.

In your function, you will support the project team during the project phase. During this phase, you will be responsible for testing, implementing and deploying the solution components. After the project phase, the responsibility will shift to regular operations, which includes maintaining, reviewing/monitoring, extending and administrating the software solution and the corresponding infrastructure components. You will work collaboratively with Security Analysts, CSIRT Specialists and various customers to ensure high quality in detecting and responding to security incidents based on the tool.

How you will get the job done

  • system administrating specialized security appliances (Linux-based) of the software solution, including installation, configuration, maintenance, backup and restoration
  • administrating test beds, and testing and evaluating the applications and software appliances to ensure the required quality during the detection and response to security incidents
  • assisting in the creation and improvement of response measures required during the handling of security incidents
  • operating the release management process to guarantee stability in the infrastructure and the availability of the most recent tool features
  • assisting in troubleshooting any functional or performance issues that are related to the technology stack in the whole ERGO Group
  • collaborating with internal customers to ensure the availability and functionality of the solution
  • developing internal & external reporting for the tool environment
  • being a key contact to the tool vendor including vendor management
  • supporting Service Management for customer satisfaction

Skills and experience you will need

  • fluent in English
  • at least 3 years of hands-on experience in the administration of Linux-based systems and/or COTS software appliances
  • knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Linux Operating Systems (Administration)
  • experience and knowledge in the IT security area (security architectures, security principles, system hardening, host/network access controls, etc.)
  • general understanding of computer networking concepts and protocols
  • experience in scripting languages like Python, PowerShell or equivalent
  • general understanding and experience in system acceptance and release testing and the documentation of the results (knowledge and hands-on experience in test automation is an advantage)
  • ability to work in a multinational and complex environment
  • excellent communication skills and a professional appearance towards customers
  • ability to stay focused, keep calm and work under stress
  • being an innovator, creative, passionate, independent and motivated to make a difference and help to reduce cyber risk for ERGO Group

Nice to have

  • Bachelor / Master in IT / Business IT / Computer Science or similar education
  • certifications in the area of security/system administration are an advantage: GCUX, MCSE, CompTIA Server+, LPIC, RHCSA, RHCE, or equivalent

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Why work with us?

Let&s be fit

We realize that most of us need assistance to stay in shape and good health. That's why we provide every employee with a medical package coverage and co-finance a sports card. Additionally, we support a number of sports sections, and, you can even join our yoga team in the summer to practice yoga on the roof!

Let&s be balanced

Work-life balance is essential for us. That's why we offer our employees flexible working hours, pet-friendly offices, and if you would like to stay with your pet at home, a remote work environment. However, it won't be easy to stay at home with our in-office gaming room.

Let&s be smart

Staying up-to-date with all the new systems and technologies is not an easy task. That's why we have an extensive training and workshops offer, both in-house and with external providers. We organize hackathons and meetups, which are an excellent opportunity for our specialists to showcase their expertise. On top of that, we offer digital learning platforms, language courses, and a library.

Let&s be responsible

We love to see the difference we make together with our CSR projects. That's why we are always open to new projects, and we would love to include you in our next charity event!

Let&s be fun

At ET&S we love not only to work but also relax together. Sports events like company-wide bike race, or maybe a film marathon in our cinema room? Don't worry; we got it covered! Maybe you have a passion and would love to make an event out of it? Sure! We will help you!

Let&s be diverse

At ET&S we create a working environment free of prejudice and exclusion. Each member of our team can experience being valued, regardless of his or her gender, nationality, religious beliefs, disabilities, age, and sexual orientation or identity. Your wide range of qualifications, experiences, and ways of thinking are of great benefit to us!

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