IT System Security Administrator – Cologne, Germany


We are currently looking for an IT System Security Administrator for one of our client based in Germany.


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In the Role of the Developer Web technologies, you will:

  • Advice and support the installation, configuration, security, operation, technical implementations and maintenance of all servers, equipment and software related to security solutions and associated components.
  • Work with IT Project Managers, Business Analysts and IT Architects and the team to evaluate, design and develop solutions to address business needs and opportunities.
  • Document the technical implementation, policies and procedures to support the operational environment and participate in the design and ongoing refinement of technical implementation documentation, procedures and policies;
  • Examine requirements documents and support creation of technical design documents, unit test, system test and capacity and implementation plans for small to complex projects;
  • Perform, in close collaboration with the team, typical system administrative activities including daily performance monitoring, routine equipment checks and preventative maintenance, updating, controlling access permissions and privileges or issue troubleshooting and resolution;
  • Ensure compliance with standard practices, processes and enterprise standards;
  • Security cases follow up and resolution in collaboration with supplier support teams;
  • Advise and support on End-Point Protection Solutions; Firewalls, Proxy/reverse proxy services; email security solutions; Application layer firewalling.



  • Network security (Network Firewalls, switches, routers, radius/dhcp servers)
  • Application security (e.g Application aware Firewalls, HTTP/HTTPS traffic analysis in general -monitoring, alerting, debugging, analysis, security, interception)


  • Proven expertise in managing security solutions and components from the major vendors (Cisco, Fortinet, Checkpoint Microsoft, Open source…);
  • Strong expertise in recent security standards and technologies;
  • Ability to work with Senior Technical and Operations staff in order to define a strategy for delivering Identity & Access services;
  • Able to deliver a cohesive blueprint for delivery of Identity & Access Services to include technology options.
  • Data protection, cryptography, key management, network security, basic forensic
  • Security Application Delivery/Services tools (e.g. Nessus/SCAP based solutions, Windows ATP, SOAR, MFA)
  • Experience in Container Security & Cloud Native Security tools and capabilities (e.g. Azure security based solutions preferable
  • Technical security management


The staff member must demonstrate knowledge in:


Experience in the following technologies is required:

  • Checkpoint firewalls
  • Fortinet firewalls


  • Ability to offer and present clear technical explanations in a user-friendly language on both technical and non-technical audiences;
  • Cisco security solutions (firewalls, ISE)
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills combined with a disciplined approach to problem solving;
  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment;
  • Technical documentation skills;
  • Experience in implementation of ITIL Best Practices;
  • Scripting & experience with APIs

Other expected competencies:

  • Rapid self-starting capability and team player;
  • Capability of integration in an international/multicultural environment;
  • Integrity & Professionalism;
  • Respect for Diversity;
  • Open Minded and committed to continuous learning.


Aleksandar Vasev
+353 1 254 9727
[email protected]

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