Security Expert

  • Knab
  • Hoofddorp, Netherlands
  • Jul 25, 2017
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

Knab is a young online bank. In 2012 founded on the conviction that it should be different in the financial world. That it can no longer run around the banks and their products. But to the customer. At Knab, professionals who work out every day do everything they can to accomplish this mindset. Have you always thought that it's different and would you like to contribute to Knab's success? Then we are looking for you! We are the bank that does it differently, and you play a big part. The IT department consists of all kinds of specialized colleagues in a multidisciplinary team. Together they are responsible for the security, performance, stability and continuity of Knab's IT services. The IT department has the ambition to automate and optimize work for ourselves and our colleagues as much as possible. In recent years we have set up a new bank. In the coming years, we expect ambitious growth: we want to enable as many people as possible to make conscious choices for their financial future through our platform.


The Security Expert reports to Security Manager IT. Knab has outsourced parts of its ICT implementation including system development, application development and infrastructure management. The Skilled Helpdesk's (technical) application management and certain monitoring activities are the responsibilities of the ICT Information Services department within the ICT business unit. The rest of the ICT implementation is managed through contracts and operational agreements. The ICT component is thus the liaison between the business departments and the executive ICT suppliers and provides a good delivery. 

The purpose of the department is to ensure that Knab is assured of the right functionality, stability, robustness, performance and security. This should lead to a stable basis from which Knab can innovate in a controlled manner. The entire department aims for operational excellence (optimally streamlined ICT processes and cost control). This is a continuous improvement process and redesign of tasks, responsibilities, powers and process. 

As Security Expert, you are co-responsible for the security of corporate information and systems for internal and external customers of knab. Your main goal is to secure and maintain the organization in a dynamic of constant change, ensuring care for business information, policies, standards, and links with legislation.


  • You are part of a unique committed multidisciplinary IT team.
  • A challenging job in a young, ambitious and enterprising organization.
  • A good (secondary) employment package.
  • Unlimited good (Nespresso) coffee and healthy (fruit) snacks.
  • Enthusiastic colleagues in a dynamic working atmosphere.
  • Growth opportunities and the ability to roll within our Agile teams.
  • A 'pub' to enjoy a drink every week with colleagues.
  • The possibility of being part of a platform that reinvent itself. And it does otherwise!


Your knowledge and experience:

  • Experience with and knowledge of organization specific information and security policies;
  • Technically knowledgeable and experienced in software security, network security;
  • Knowledge and experience in a broad spectrum of security;
  • Broad ICT knowledge;
  • Information Security (CISSP, CISA, CISM);
  • Business Processes (BPM);
  • ITIL · ISO 27001 · SAS70 · Role Based Access Control (RBAC);
  • IT Audit Processes (EDP audits);
  • Basic knowledge Wintel / Linux / Oracle / SQL systems;
  • Internal and external laws and regulations for the financial sector

Education background:

  • Completed Degree Program (Business)

Work experience:

  • 2-5 years work experience in the field of security
  • Affinity with fraud (fraud circle) is a pre
  • Excellent in Dutch
  • Excellent knowledge of the English language

Your properties:

  • You are incredibly service oriented and strive for the best quality.
  • You have excellent communication skills and have a proactive do-mentality.
  • You are super flexible, multidisciplinary and open to feedback.
  • You do not have 9 to 5 mentality.
  • Effectiveness is central and you are proud of your work.
  • You are open to running standby services.