• Senior Cyber Defense Analyst

    Job Locations NL-Leiden area
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  • Company & department description

    Every day, the world's economy sees enormous sums of money change hands. Person to person, business to business, nation to nation, and at all levels money moves securely, reliably and around the clock. And, at the heart of it all is SWIFT. SWIFT provides the platform, messaging, standards, and products & services to over 11.000 customers in more than 200 countries and territories.

    SWIFT is how the world exchanges financial information. And you could be part of it!

    SWIFT has a unique corporate mind-set, where diversity, personal development and networking are actively encouraged. And we think you'll like our office culture, built around the way we work to achieve a healthier work/life balance.


    If you want to be part of our dynamic, multi-cultural institution with over 2400 employees of 75 nationalities, in 26 offices worldwide, then explore the vast opportunities, rewards and internationally competitive packages that we are offering you here at SWIFT.


    As an industry cooperative, SWIFT is committed to continuously reinforce and safeguard the security of it network and services.

    Working together with SOC, Threat Intelligence and Incident Response, the Threat Defense Operations team operates as a central team to build, maintain and optimise cyber-protection, -detection and -hunting capabilities of SWIFT.


    As a team player, you will:

    • Develop detection & protection code for SIEM, EDR & (n)IDS
    • Drive project to increase visibility & reduce false positives
    • Identify areas of improvement in detection & protection measures and suggest solutions.
    • Create or enhance related documentation.

    You can make a difference! We are seeking an independent worker and thinker, whom can help to shape this exciting job!


    • Design, develop, test and support code providing detection and automation capabilities for cyber security toolsets
    • Creation of alert, report and search capabilities using advanced data analytic toolsets for cyber defense activities
    • Provide cyber defense related input to the design and participate in the implementation of cyber security capabilities for internal projects
    • Participate in complex investigations and threat hunting
    • Acquire knowledge of changing technologies and threats to provide recommendations for adaptation of technologies or policies
      Design, create, organise and deliver staff training, update knowledge management databases and document procedures


    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline
    • 5-7 years of experience in a similar position
    • Interest in emerging technologies and threats in the cyber security
    • Experience with SIEM solutions and content development
    • Experience in any programming languages is a plus
    • Strong analytical and communication skills
    • Self-driven as well as be a good team player
    • Willingness to learn
    • Continuous Improvement mind-set
    • A team player willing to work in a multicultural environment
    • Influencer able to build and maintain working relationships

    What we offer

    In return, you will be part of a dynamic and multinational company (with English as the working language) employing more than 55 nationalities. SWIFT offers a motivating work environment with a structured training and development program for you and plenty of opportunities to demonstrate your personal strengths. We have benefits such as premium free health insurance, premium free end wage pension, sport allowance, a free in-house fitness center and there will be a competitive salary on offer.


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