Tech & Digital

Security Architect

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  • Sector:

    Information & Cyber Security

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  • Salary:

    €80 - €90 per hour

  • Contact:

    Sean Bowley

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  • Consultant:

    Sean Bowley

You will form apart section within the security / infrastructure department and we seek a talented Technical Manager Security Engineer to focus on Defensiepas PKI and contactless applications.

Location: Maasland + Home office 50/50

Contract: 12 months

Rate: 80-90 per hour

** must be a Dutch Passport holder & speak Dutch**

You will need to undergo a security clearance


  • Define relevant ICT technology and specifications for Defensiepas PKI and contactless applications, ensuring their integration with existing infrastructure.
  • Implement security best practices and compliance requirements across on-premise and cloud environments.
  • Manage network segmentation, access control lists (ACLs), and vulnerability mitigation for the virtual infrastructure.
  • Leverage your expertise in smart card technology (contact chip and contactless) and Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) to optimize security solutions.


  • HBO or WO degree (Dutch higher vocational education or bachelor's degree).
  • Proven track record in security and compliance, with at least 1 year of experience in the security domain.
  • 3+ years of experience as a designer or IT architect.
  • 1+ year of experience as a consultant/manager.
  • Experience with Defensiepas PKI and contactless applications (highly desirable).
  • Strong analytical, communication, and collaboration skills.
  • Initiative, conceptual thinking, and a sense of responsibility.
  • Vision for improving security operations.
  • Availability for a minimum of 38 hours per week.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) systems.
  • Expertise in Microsoft architecture, particularly Active Directory.
  • Proficiency with Linux, networks, network connections, and cloud technologies like containerization (Kubernetes).
  • Familiarity with DevOps and CI/CD (Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery) concepts.
  • Experience in automating virtual infrastructure management.
  • Knowledge of audit and certification processes.
  • Understanding of the Rijkspas framework of standards.