1 Oct. 2022

Information Security Officer (Freelance)

Job description

In order to be accepted, the proposed application must fully meet the following minimum requirements:

  • The applicant must have the minimum skills and experience required (roles/skills/languages) ;
  • The NDA (Non-Disclosure Agreement) annexed to this application must be completed and signed by the applicant him/herself.

Mission: Medior Information Security Officer

  1. Start: ASAP - Full Time
  2. Min. Duration: until 31/12/2022 (can be renewed!)
  3. Required Seniority: Medior

Information Security Officer

The Information Security Officer has a key mission: to promote and reinforce the information security in the notary sector. The security officers are part of a small team and enjoy a varied job:

  • Development and maintenance of Information Security Policies in line with the Information Security Strategy;
  • We guide and coach on the implementation of the policies;
  • We deliver guidance on the implementation of the security controls and reporting;
  • We advise project teams on security matters (“Security by Design”);
  • We perform assessments through, amongst others, penetration and vulnerability testing;
  • We make users and managers aware on the cyber threats;
  • We monitor conformance with policies;
  • We respond to cyber incidents of various origins and to business continuity incidents;
  • We keep an eye on the evolution of cyber security threat and technology landscape.

You want to

  • Be the enthusiastic promotor by selling sound security practices within the organization and coaching staff to a higher maturity level
  • Work in a dynamic environment with high demands on trust for a digital world which must be delivered through modern security technologies
  • Advise and coach project or product teams to design services and applications with security in mind
  • To perform independent testing through
    • penetration testing at the application/service level on demand or pro-actively
    • perform infrastructure vulnerability testing
  • Get transparency on the state of play of security through the embedding of reporting throughout the organization and consolidate to address different audiences:
    • Explain the security risks to the management
    • Help stakeholders to find risk reduction solutions
  • React to security incidents
    • You have an experience in security incident management, including assessment, reaction, containment and recovery
    • You have affinity with business continuity management practices
  • Contribute to a dynamic and constructive security culture in the organization
  • Work in an Agile environment.


You have

  • Bachelor or Master degree or equivalent by experience
  • At least 5 years experience in an “IT environment”
  • At least 2 years of experience in IT security and preferably experience with application security testing
  • A proven track record of handling security incidents
  • Thorough understanding of information technologies, data security and network concepts
  • Good understanding of the risk- cost or user convenience balance
  • Good understanding in information security frameworks (CIS, NIST, ISO27000) are considered a plus
  • Information security certifications such as: CEH, CISSP, CISM, OSCP are considered a plus
  • You know the top-10 OWASP risks: how to test an application against these risks
  • You have experience in reporting pentest results to project teams
  • You are familiar with pentest tool like Burp Suite

You are

  • FR or NL is your mother tongue (full working proficiency in both languages is preferable as customers are FR & NL), both written and spoken. Elementary knowledge of EN as working language is used
  • Deep analytical skills and structured thinking
  • Organized and self‑driven
  • Autonomous: able to prioritize activities, plan and execute
  • Strong listening and negociation skills
  • Able to communicate fluently with different audiences
  • Able to take a challenging but constructive attitude
  • Good team player; team objectives prevail over individual objectives
  • Good understanding Data Privacy and GDPR
  • Eager to learn about security, technology and our business context
  • Be versatile & polyvalent

We offer...

  • Challenging and interesting projects to work on, using the latest methodologies and technologies, within a growing and economical stable sector.

Where are you going to work?

  • Brussels at Fednot premises
  • Homeworking 3d/week


  • Information Security Expert - Medior
  • Application Security Testing - Advanced
  • Cyber SecurityLevel - Advanced
  • Data PrivacyLevel - Advanced
  • GDPR - Advanced
  • Information security certifications (CEH, CISSP, OSCP) - Nice to have
  • Information Security Frameworks (CIS, NIST, ISO27000) - Nice to have
  • Network Port Scanning - Advanced
  • Penetration and vulnerability testing - Advanced
  • Pentest tool (Burp Suite) - Advanced
  • Reporting of pentest results - Advanced
  • Security Incident Management - Advanced
  • Top-10 OWASP risks - Advanced
  • Vulnerability scanning tools - Advanced
  • Dutch - Full professional proficiency
  • English - Professional working proficiency
  • French - Full professional proficiency



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