Junior Security Engineer

Barcelona, Spain

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World leader in food, environment, pharma product testing & agroscience CRO services; 61,000 staff across a network of more than 1,000 independent companies (940 laboratories) in 59 countries, offering over 200,000 analytical methods.

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Company Description

Why are we here?

You may not know our name but we can guarantee you know our work – all we do has a positive impact on life, health and the environment. Eurofins is by your side every day, from the food you eat to the medicines you rely on. We work with the biggest companies in the world, making sure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate. Our global and diverse network of companies offers a stimulating start-up environment with fast track careers. As a part of Eurofins, you will contribute to making science and innovation happen every day!

Job Description

How can you contribute?

We are looking for a Junior Security Engineer to join our Regional Security Team, under the guidance of a more Senior Security Engineer, to ensure operational security within the region and each laboratory in scope, in close collaboration with Group Security’s SOC, Threat Hunting and Pentesting teams.

In this role, you will be a part of the Regional Information Security Office for multiple European businesses of the Eurofins Group (Food & Feed testing, Environment testing, Sensory testing).

The scope includes:

  • Ensuring network-level security, approving firewall rules, configurations, WAF exceptions, etc.;
  • Assessing vulnerabilities in the regional and local infrastructures; performing vulnerability scans;
  • Testing laboratories for compliance with security policies and procedures, performing regular reviews (access rights, admin access, configuration, firewall rules, cloud exposure, cloud compliance, etc.);
  • Implementing remediations following Group’s pentests, perimeter scans, vulnerability scans, etc.;
  • Assisting in security breach investigations: investigating reports, incidents, vulnerability intelligence sent by the SOC;
  • Becoming the technical point of contact of the Group Risk team during laboratory audits;
  • Supporting the build-up of operational Security KPIs and recommending improvements.


Are you our kind of extraordinary?

  • Knowledge of general IT concepts (Active Directory, Office 365, Cloud, systems administration) and modern networking (micro-segmentation, SASE, SD-WAN) are desired;

  • Knowledge in Information Security concepts are preferable:

    • Vulnerability assessment and remediation;

    • Security solutions, network architecture, firewalls, cloud security, etc.;

    • Security automation, scripting;

    • Security within Change Management processes.

  • Certifications in Cybersecurity are an asset;

  • Quick learner, autonomous and adaptable;

  •  ease with rapidly moving business environment;

  • Attentive to details and with a problem-solving approach;

  • Interested in large, complex IT environments;

  • Strong English language skills (written/oral) required. Knowledge of another language is an asset.

Additional Information

What can we offer you?

  • competitive salary package, including bonus and benefits;
  • Extensive on-the-job coaching and training opportunities;
  • Challenges within a multi-cultural and cross-regional team as part of the international and fast-growing Eurofins organization;
  • dynamic working environment with a good team spirit where personal development and growth are highly encouraged.
  • Flexible hybrid working situation with both on-site and remote work.

Your application:

  • As the role and Eurofins' IT Talent Acquisition team are international, please ensure to submit your application in English.

Want to know more about us?

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins laboratories work with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate.

The Eurofins network of companies is the global leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetic product testing and in agroscience Contract Research Organisation services. It is one of the market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies, as well as having an emerging global presence in Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisations. It also has a rapidly developing presence in highly specialised and molecular clinical diagnostic testing and in-vitro diagnostic products.

In over 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to 61,000 staff across a decentralised and entrepreneurial network of 940 laboratories in 59 countries. Eurofins companies offer a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products. In 2021, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR 6.72 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

* Salary range is an estimate based on our salary survey 💰

Tags: Active Directory Audits Automation Cloud Compliance Firewalls Forensics KPIs Pentesting Scripting SOC Vulnerabilities Vulnerability scans

Perks/benefits: Career development Competitive pay Flex hours Health care Startup environment

Region: Europe
Country: Spain
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