IT security analyst
University of Luxembourg
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source : Euraxess


The University of Luxembourg is an international research university with a distinctly multilingual and interdisciplinary character.

The University was founded in 2003 and counts more than 6,700 students and more than 2,000 employees from around the world.

The University’s faculties and interdisciplinary centres focus on research in the areas of Computer Science and ICT Security, Materials Science, European and International Law, Finance and Financial Innovation, Education, Contemporary and Digital History.

In addition, the University focuses on cross-disciplinary research in the areas of Data Modelling and Simulation as well as Health and System Biomedicine.

Times Higher Education ranks the University of Luxembourg #3 worldwide for its international outlook, #20 in the Young University Ranking 2021 and among the top 250 universities worldwide.

The University of Luxembourg is seeking to make an appointment within the security team of the IT department (SIU).


Joining the University of Luxembourg is a unique opportunity to actively contribute to the continuing growth of a top-tier higher-education institution, to work surrounded by very bright minds from 113 countries, while enjoying the unique campus lifestyle.

We are looking for ambitious, hard-working people interested in meaningful work, and with an entrepreneurial spirit : the university is a young organization where everything still has to be done .

We’re looking for people driven by excellence, excited about innovation, and looking to make a difference. If this sounds like you, you’ve come to the right place!

Your Role...

Being a member of the security operations team you will be working closely with the Chief Information Security Officer to develop and implement a comprehensive information security program.

This includes defining security policies, processes and standards. As security analyst you will work with the rest of the IT department to select and deploy technical controls to meet specific security requirements, and define processes and standards to ensure that security configurations are maintained.


This job includes the following responsibilities, but are not limited to :

  • Works with all stakeholders to identify security requirements, using methods that may include risk and business impact assessments.
  • Components of this activity include but are not limited to :

    Business system analysis / Communication, facilitation and consensus building

  • Assists in the coordination and completion of information security operations documentation
  • Works with the CISO to develop strategies and plans to enforce security requirements and address identified risks
  • Plays an advisory role in application development or acquisition projects to assess security requirements and controls and to ensure that security controls are implemented as planned
  • Collaborates on critical IT projects to ensure that security issues are addressed throughout the project life cycle
  • Works In cooperation with other teams of the IT department and members of the information security team to identify, select and implement technical controls
  • Develops security processes and procedures, and supports service-level agreements (SLAs) to ensure that security controls are managed and maintained
  • Advises security administrators on normal and exception-based processing of security authorization requests
  • Researches, evaluates and recommends information-security-related hardware and software, including developing business cases for security investments
  • Contribute to different activities such as for examples : participation in Penetration Testing and - Vulnerability Assessments, definition and Implementation of Controls, Incident Detection and Response, Information Security Architecture definition, etc.
  • What we expect from you

    Educational Qualifications

  • Minimum of three years of experience in IT or network security
  • Bachelor's degree in information systems or equivalent work experience
  • Certifications related to information security are considered a plus
  • Technical Competency

  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of information risk concepts and principles, as a means of relating business needs to security controls
  • Knowledge of and experience in developing, executing and documenting security architecture and plans
  • Experience with common information security management frameworks, such ISO 2700x, ITIL or COBIT are considered a plus
  • In-depth knowledge of risk assessment methods and technologies
  • Proficiency in performing risk, business impact, control and vulnerability assessments
  • Excellent technical knowledge of mainstream operating systems (Windows, Linux, Mac OS X), Microsoft Azure and a wide range of security technologies, such as network security appliances, identity and access management (IAM) systems, anti-malware solutions, automated policy compliance tools, and desktop security tools
  • Experience in developing, documenting and maintaining security policies, processes, procedures and standards
  • Knowledge of network infrastructure, including routers, switches, firewalls, and the associated network protocols and concepts
  • Audit, compliance or governance experience is preferred
  • Occupational Personality

  • Strong analytical skills to analyze security requirements and relate them to appropriate security control
  • Ability to interact with lu's personnel at all levels and across all business units and organizations, and to comprehend business imperatives
  • Strong written and verbal communication skill in English; knowledge of German, French or Luxembourgish is a strong asset
  • A strong customer / client focus, with the ability to manage expectations appropriately, to provide a superior customer / client experience and build long-term relationships
  • We offer...

  • Exciting position with possibilities for development and creativity
  • Inspiring, multilingual and international working environment
  • In Short...

  • Contract Type : Permanent
  • Work Hours : Full Time Hours per Week
  • Starting date : As soon as possible
  • Location : Belval
  • Internal Title : Network and security engineer
  • Job Reference : UOL04635
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