What to expect?

Before applying for the job of a IT Security Specialist at GraphAware, you should first answer YES to all of the following questions:

  • Are you someone who constantly strives for excellence?
  • Do you take ownership of your work as well as the work of your team?
  • Do you believe in the value of graphs?
  • Does customer success drive your motivation and passion?
  • Do you want to make a real difference and influence the success of the company you work for?

Agreed to all the above? Then keep reading.

At GraphAware, we’ve always valued security highly. Now, as we’re growing bigger, we feel the next step is to hire a fully dedicated IT Security Specialist. A person whose role will be to identify and assess risks related to IT and implement necessary measures which will enable the fast growth of GraphAware and help us in achieving ambitious goals.

You will help us to ensure availability and connectivity of the GraphAware people which is a critical element considering our strong international scope and presence. Securing connections from different places, set-up of devices and implementation of relevant softwares are some of the key activities in this area.

You will be responsible for IT threats identification, implementation and maintenance of our IT security systems, prevention of unauthorized access to our data, and responding to privacy breaches. This includes tasks such as installing and configuring security software to prevent cyber-attacks and responding to cyber-attacks with the right countermeasures. Critical activity is also educating employees on data security, monitoring, and protecting against breaches and design of relevant training.

The agenda does not stop there. You would be helping us with the hardware strategy, overall IT support but also obtaining relevant IT security certification which is a valuable piece also for our customers which are often large corporate entities paying attention to compliance of their suppliers and partners.

In this role, you should be knowledgeable about security frameworks and systems and have relevant experience. You “own” the agenda and you are a problem-solver and quick decision-maker. You are eager to learn and grow together with us. If this fits your profile, we’d like to meet you.

Here is the bullet point list of main responsibilities.

  • Availability and Connectivity - Ensure working connection of people across the company, e.g. secure connection (offices, homes, public places), working devices and softwares
  • IT Security - Identify the main threats and implement effective and efficient measures, e.g. access management, hardware and software strategy, password policy
  • Security Advocacy and Training - Set up training and processes and educate people in the relevant topics, onboard new people
  • Device Security - Your duties will include protecting system boundaries٫ keeping computer systems and network devices (laptops, routers, AP, printer, mobile..) hardened against attacks and keeping them up to date
  • General IT support - Be a support and help for GraphAware people in IT area
  • IT Security Certification - Implement relevant processes and steps and manage the process of obtaining relevant certifications

If you want to succeed, we believe you need to have the following skills/background:

  • To perform and understand the technical aspects of the job
    • Previous experience in the field of information security (5+ years)
    • Strong technical knowledge in applicable areas (TCP/IP Networks, Backups, Programming, Cloud)
    • Ability to write technical instructions in the use of programs and technology
    • Ability to formulate security requirements and know how to engage individual departments in the process of implementation
    • Demonstrated experience in assessing IT solutions, services or systems from a security perspective, including threat modelling

  • Bonus skills
    • Experience with regulatory guidelines (SSAE16, NIST, NERC, ISO)
    • Knowledge in GDPR and other applicable privacy legislation
    • Related certifications (CISSP, CISM, CDPSE, CIPP, GSEC/GCIH/ GCIA, CEH v10..)
    • Proficiency in languages such as C++, Java, Node, Python, Ruby, Go or PowerShell
    • Advanced understanding of systems administration, storage technologies and virtualization
    • Master’s Degree in Computer Science (or other relevant fields)

  • To fit the profile and possess the soft skills we are looking for
    • Fluency in English, both spoken and written and the ability to express yourself with confidence and diplomacy
    • Outside the box mindset while identifying some risks no one else is aware of
    • Strong sense of ownership and responsibility
    • Ability to prioritize and manage time when under pressure, identifying and focusing on high-impact issues
    • Proactivity and drive, coming up with new ideas
    • “Can-do” and “Get-it-done” attitude
    • Positive and agile approach to problem-solving
    • Ability to work with a great degree of independence

What We Offer

We offer a great opportunity to play an important role in a global technology company with a very unique company culture and to participate in the evolution of a product that is competing with big names. Hume is already being used by very important companies in multiple industries. We are currently entering a new era in the life of the company with great challenges ahead of us.

Benefits of working with us:

  • Actively influence how we do things and make real impact
  • Significant space for taking initiative and creativity
  • Professional and personal growth
  • Flexibility to balance your personal life and work
  • Fun environment and great office culture
  • Supportive and low-overhead management culture
  • Competitive remuneration