IT security specialists/Penetration tester

Vattenfall AB
Forsmark, Sweden
den 23 november 2021
den 9 januari 2022
Do you want to participate in the formation and operation of a Security Team, working to secure assets and information with high security standards? Do you have a deep knowledge on IT Security technology, operations and the implementation of regulatory requirements? We are now looking for experienced and solid professionals with a dedicated interest and a critical eye for IT-security which want to work with both proactive as well as operational tasks.

Vattenfall IT is putting together a team of experts to provide services for a dedicated environment - Red IT. As a member of the Security Team, you will be responsible for enabling and maintaining a high overall level of IT security by operational as well as proactive activities. In performing its operational task, the team will operate as 2nd line of support by performing incident management, investigations, forensics and threat hunt activities. Side by side with its operational work the team will also be proactive by coordinating the function of the SOC, performing vulnerability scans, penetration testing, and providing advice on IT-security.

As a penetration tester of the Security Team, you will mainly work proactively by testing and evaluating the security of network security architecture, applications, operating systems and API: s. You will also participate in the organization of penetration tests, from start to the delivery of reports and documentation. As a member of the team, you will also contribute to threat modelling sessions, incident management, threat hunt activities, and cooperate with stakeholders as an IT security expert.

Competence, experience and personal skills

• University degree or equivalent knowledge achieved by experience in IT-security, software testing or audit

• Several years of experience in penetration testing

• Deep knowledge of Windows Active Directory vulnerabilities and their exploitation

• Experience of Windows operating system, security tools and functionality,

• Certifications, for example OSCP, SANS 660, GIAC advanced penetration tester

• Enjoy challenges, interest to keep develop and learn about tools and methods of penetration testing and IT-security, curious

What do we offer?

A challenging and independent job in an informal, dynamic working environment. You can play a part in shaping the future of a company where the only constant is change. Besides being a challenging and inspiring place to work, we value a great work atmosphere! Everyone is really committed and we want to be the best in what we do. We offer good remuneration, attractive employment conditions and opportunities for personal and professional growth. You get the opportunity to create your own career within the company. At Vattenfall, we are convinced that striving for diversity helps building a more profitable efficient and attractive company. Therefore we seek a harmonious balance of employees in terms of gender, age, and ethnic and cultural backgrounds. We believe in work life balance and the flexibility to work from home.

Locations: Solna, Forsmark or Ringhals

We welcome your application, including CV and cover letter no later than 9 Jan 2022. Applications will be handled continuously throughout the application period.

For more information about the position you are welcome to contact hiring manager Victoria Ekstedt, For more information about the recruitment process please contact Cecilia Wijkman,

Trade Union representatives in Sweden via Vattenfall´s switchboard +46 8 739 50 00 Silvija Vatkovic (Akademikerna), Inger Strandberg (Unionen), Christer Gustafsson (Ledarna), Lennart Bengtsson (SEKO).

At Vattenfall, we are convinced that striving for diversity helps building a more profitable, efficient and attractive company. Therefore we seek a harmonious balance of employees in terms of age, religion, gender identity & expression, sexual identity, disability and ethnic background.

Since Vattenfall is part of the Swedish critical infrastructure many of our positions are security classed. This position is security classed and the final candidates will be subject to a security vetting process, according to the Swedish legislation


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