Cyber Security & Infrastructure Engineer

We are looking for a dependable colleague with advanced problem-solving skills for the position of Cyber Security & Infrastructure Engineer. You will be responsible for enhancing the current cyber security level and improving the fleet and shore IT infrastructure. You will provide active IT support to the company’s fleet while working for Reederei NORD B.V. in Amsterdam. Occasionally (approximately a few weeks per year), you will travel worldwide to maintain IT systems on board company and third-party client vessels. We are offering a full-time position (40 hours per week) for immediate commencement. You will be part of the international and experienced IT team that currently consists of 2 IT Fleet Support Engineers, and an IT Systems Administrator, and you will report directly to the IT Director. We are looking for a colleague who is interested in long-term employment. The systems that we work with are Fortinet network equipment, Dell, HP servers, and satellite equipment (JRC, Sailor, Furuno, and Intellian).

About Us

Our management activities at Reederei NORD B.V. in Amsterdam focus on the operation of ocean-going, high-spec crude, product/chemical tankers, container vessels and bulk carriers. Reederei NORD B.V. is a part of the family-owned Reederei NORD Group that provides the full range of maritime services. Reederei NORD was established in 1964 in Germany and today we are a leading service provider in maritime transport, determined to maintain and expand this position. Our four strategic objectives are:

  1. Customer Focus
  2. Cost Efficiency & Expanding Margins
  3. Sustainable Growth & Entrepreneurial Performance
  4. Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Opportunity

What we Offer

The success of Reederei NORD B.V. is based on values such as collaboration, respect, safety, responsibility, ambition, and operational excellence. In addition to a competitive compensation package, you will be supported by the company to continue to learn and grow. At Reederei NORD, we provide merit and trust-driven advancement opportunities to our staff. Find out more about the company at https://www.reederei-nord.com/company.

Cyber Security (Shore and fleet):

    • Network Security (including firewalls, VPNs, IPS/IDS, DNS/Web filtering), Network Segmentation and Management (VLANs, STP), Endpoint Security (Antiviruses, EDR), Threat Management, Vulnerabilities and Patch Management.

    • Promote and enforce IT and the Company’s Cyber Security Policies in the office and fleet.

    • Blue-/red-teaming, security and risk assessments, awareness training, incidents investigation, reviewing, and reporting.

    • Periodical reviews and improvements of office and fleet networks.

Infrastructure:

Shore:

    • Assist the IT Administrator in maintaining the office network and virtualization platform.

    • Review and improve networks.

    • Stay aware of the latest trends and implement some.

Fleet:

    • Maintain and expand in-house cybersecurity solutions for the fleet.

    • Maintain the IT equipment of vessels mainly remotely and occasionally also on-site including routine installations, configurations, upgrades, antivirus protection, backups, and email operation.

    • Provide day-to-day IT support to vessels through remote access and communication.

    • Liaise with suppliers and service providers to resolve issues optimally.

    • Initiate and execute infrastructure and Cyber Security IT projects.

Knowledge and Skills

Required skills:

    • Advanced knowledge of network security.

    • Knowledge of Ethernet, LAN / WAN / SDWAN, Firewalls, Routers, Backup systems, Windows operating systems, AD, Mail-server, DNS, and DHCP.

    • Knowledge of and experience with VMware ESXi and vCenter.

    • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and fault-finding skills.

    • Good time management and record-keeping skills.

    • Good communication skills. You can effectively and positively assist and instruct internal and external customers and (non-technical) colleagues ashore and aboard on IT-related matters. Inquisitiveness and enthusiasm to support colleagues in learning from mistakes and improving processes. Able to thrive in a multicultural environment. Good spoken and written English.

    • Learner mentality. Able to study and implement new technologies.

    • Strong desire to do impactful work and the diligence to follow through to reach goals.

    • Experience in a similar position in IT.

    • Able to thrive both in teams and independently.

Optional skills:

    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science.

    • Fortinet equipment.

    • Python.

    • Knowledge of Linux, VoIP, and satellite communication (VSAT / FBB / Certus).

    • Work experience in shipping.

    • Knowledge and experience with LXC/Docker/Kubernetes

    • Knowledge and experience with Proxmox/Hyper-V or other virtualization platforms.

Recruitment Procedure

    • We are very much looking forward to getting to know you. Interested candidates are invited to send their CVs and optionally a motivation letter to hr@reederei-nord.nl.

    • The motivation letter should address specific points related to the job, experience, in which country and city you live, passport nationality, year of birth, and your current notice period.

    • Reederei NORD B.V. is open to candidates willing to move to the Netherlands or already residing there.

    • The recruitment process consists of three rounds of interviews. The first one with the HR Officer, the second with the IT Director, and the third one with the previous two persons plus the Managing Director.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The company provides equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or gender identity, in line with GDPR legislation.

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