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Corporate Server Security Engineer

Date: 07-Jul-2019

Location: Lisbon, Portugal

Company: Panalpina

Req ID: 160404
Job Function: IT
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-time
Contract Type: Permanent
Job Level: Professional

The Panalpina Group is one of the world's leading providers of supply chain solutions, combining its core products of Air Freight, Ocean Freight, and Logistics to deliver globally integrated, tailor-made end-to-end solutions. The Panalpina Group operates a global network with some 500 offices in more than 70 countries, and employs around 16,000 people worldwide.

We are looking to hire a permanent (35h/week) Corporate Server Security Engineer to strength our Regional IT team and be responsible and single point of contact for all security related services, tools and controls on the Servers and in the Datacenters.


* Actively support the team to implement security services/tools, setup hardening and deploy solutions for vulnerabilities remediation;

* Actively support internal and external audits;

* Ensure regular Backup and Recovery tests (incl. protocols) according to defined SLAs;

* Ensure central oversight including security monitoring.

Key Tasks

* Manage security solutions, services and tools that are implemented on the servers;

* Ensure patch management process is implemented; consistently and timely managed on the servers;

* Support definition, implementation and regular update of the server “golden” image, this is to ensure secure hardening of the servers and their consistent configuration basis;

* Follow up on incidents and alerts related to servers;

* Ensure regular reporting and monitoring of security events and security status of the servers;

* Support identity and access management (IAM) processes are consistently implemented and followed;

* Manage server access and authorization for internal and external staff (onsite and remote). Define/review setup, processes, auditing, housekeeping and reports;

* Ensure consistent and timely remediation of the reported vulnerabilities on the servers;

* Act as an interface with Regional and other IT functions;

* Support creation of the relevant IT management processes (e.g. patch management, antivirus management, IAM, applicable security baselines/guidelines/work instructions);

* Manage or support security related projects in the area of responsibility;

* Keep up to date with latest security and vulnerability information;

* Develop and maintain the IT business continuity plan and the disaster recovery plans;

* Manage datacentres physical security plan and physical access control for internal and external staff. Define/review certifications (ISO, ISA, etc), processes, audits, housekeeping and reports;

* Manage datacentres physical assets lifecycle: delivery and decommissioning (e.g. servers, storage, etc). Define processes and control reports;

* Perform assigned tasks to support Panalpina meets its objectives and targets regarding quality, health, safety and environment as documented in IMS and follow all requirements as set out in the QHSE policy;

* It is the responsibility of all staff to ensure that their day to day activities embrace sustainability/Health and safety therefore reducing the impact upon the environment, supporting the communities we work in and reducing incidents in the workplace.

Qualifications & certifications:

* Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

* A professional information security certification, such as CISM, CISSP, CISA, CRISC or other – is preferred

Experience & Knowledge:

* Hands-on experience in one or more areas: secure web application development, penetration testing, secure systems administration – is preferred

* Service management experience of min 3 years in cyber security protection tools (on clients, servers)

* ITIL v3 certification – is preferred

* Knowledge and experience in developing and implementing information security guidelines and processes

* Knowledge of information security management frameworks, such as ISO/IEC 27001, COBIT and NIST

* Strong background in one or more security technologies and a good awareness of the range of available security solutions

* Deep technical configuration knowledge of Windows OS, Unix, Linux, other tools related to Servers

* Good IBM AIX knowledge including IBM power server hardware and virtualization

* Good IBM Spectrum Protect (Backup software - TSM) server and client knowledge

* Good Redhat Linux knowledge including X86 server hardware and virtualization

* Good knowledge in Datacenter setup, business continuity and disaster recovery

* Good knowledge in scripting and asset management

* Good knowledge in project management and service management

* Good knowledge in documentation & presentation

* Good knowledge in storage & SAN

* Good knowledge in LAN


* Ability to coordinate efforts/resources within and across boundaries to deliver goals;

* Ability to work with different cultures and to manage cross functional interfaces;

* High priority for teamwork;

* Good team player;

* Ability to communicate openly, clearly and concisely;

* Capable to build strong and long-term team relationships within and across functions and geographical boundaries and based on ethics and trust;

* Ready to take personal accountability for achieving individual and shared goals;

* Ability to set robust plans well in advance and to initiate action to move projects forward;

* Planning & Organizing (Ability to prioritize, plan, assign & control);

* Time management (monitoring performance against deadlines and milestones);

* Integrity;

* Act as a Role Model for Corporate Values and fully adhere to the Code of Conduct;

* High energy and resilience;

* High commitment and positive attitude in the face of setbacks and obstacles;

* High stress level (Ability to work under pressure and deal with tight deadlines);

* Be authentic, approachable, open and honest;

* Willingness to learn and constantly self-develop in the area of Information Security;


* English: fluent written and spoken

Specifics for Job / Environment

* Your job location will be in Saldanha (center of Lisbon, Portugal) and you will be part of the Corporate IT Center of Excellence with peers working in Basel, Switzerland;

* International environment

* Permanent contract with 35h/week

If you are interested, please submit your CV in English!

Thank you and see you soon!