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afarax - Security Monitoring Engineer


  • enable the extended enterprise;
  • Counter cybercrime;
  • Protect information systems;
  • Manage security risks.



  • Technical Maintenance:
    • Maintain solution architecture in line with business requirements and suggest improvements;
    • Make technologies configuration, customization and Support
    • Ensure the availability by performing troubleshooting, by engaging in the problem management activities
    • Define and execute the lifecycle management of the deployed solutions, qualifying new releases and patches and planning/documenting upgrades.
    • Improve the existing detection, alerting and monitoring configurations, processes and procedures.
    • Maintain technical and user manuals up-to-date.
  • Proactive non-SIEM:
    • Identify security monitoring 'tactical opportunities' based on other technologies in use but SIEM.
    • Evaluate 'tactical opportunities' and prioritize implementation using a threat-centric approach.
    • Follow-up on implementation of 'tactical opportunities' with the relevant stakeholders (Global Security, IT, architects) and ensure hand-over to technical maintenance.
  • Security Monitoring project:
    • Participate in design of new security monitoring solutions.
    • Providing Support to the architects and to business for topics requiring a deep solution expertise
    • Implement the new functionalities
    • Definition and execute the test cases for the validation of the new solutions 



  • Solid understanding of network and security monitoring architecture
  • Operational experience in maintaining networks and SIEM environments especially Arcsight.
  • Knowledge of entire TCP/IP or OSI network protocol stack, including major protocols such as IP, ICMP, TCP, UDP, SMTP, POP3, HTTP, FTP, and SSH.
  • Experience with programming and scripting languages and text manipulation tools, most notably Perl, but also including sed and awk, grep, Ruby, and Python
  • Business : ITIL based operational processes.
  • Team player
  • Quick self-starter, pro-active attitude, strong time management
  • Good Communication and Influencing skills
  • Good analytical and synthesis skills
  • Autonomy, commitment and perseverance
  • Strong intuition and ability to think “outside the box”
  • Attention to detail while seeing the bigger picture
  • Ability to provide on-the-job training and knowledge sharing to other analysts
  • Solid sense of integrity and identification with the mission.
  • Ability to process large amounts of information
  • Desire to script and automate repetitive parts of the job.

Company description

afarax is proud to be a Belgian company since 2010 with a head office in Brussels. We provide consulting & Recruitment services for local and international companies with a clear focus on ethic & Quality.
Our people are our greatest asset! They make our clients happy... With 15 years of combined experiences in the field of consulting we connect people with the right expertise.

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