With your expertise, you ensure the security of our information, teach others to work securely, and contribute to the sustainable growth of our organization. Do you want to become an Information Security Officer at eLabNext? Read below to see if it’s a fit for you.

Do you want to be the ultimate authority in security within a globally operating organization? Do you believe, as we do, in the enormous potential of Life Sciences and what it could mean for the world? Do you want to help elevate Life Sciences research by digitizing laboratories?

What do we offer

Salary ranging from €3723 to €5318

As much leave as you believe you need

Company bonus

Training budget of €1500

Company bike

A meaningful signing bonus

Who are you?

As an Information Security Officer, you are the primary (and secondary) point of contact for all security matters. You are a proactive individual who knows how to navigate through an organization. You take initiative and are comfortable making independent decisions. Your entrepreneurial spirit ensures that eLabNext’s security environment is up-to-date and compliant with the latest laws and regulations. You engage in frequent communication with IT departments to ensure the security of our platform. You possess a strategic mindset and are unafraid to implement changes with your critical eye. After all, you are the expert!

  • Completed Bachelor’s degree in IT Security or a related field
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a similar role
  • Possession of current IT/security certifications, e.g., MCSE, CCNA, CISA, CISSP, CISM, CEH, is a plus
  • Familiarity with Azure and Base27 (preferred)

Know the following tools/platforms

What are you going to do?

As an Information Security Officer at eLabNext, you ensure our compliance with the ISO 27001 certification framework. You report to senior management. Your daily tasks include writing and maintaining security policies outlined in the ISO 27001 certification, conducting security risk assessments, and developing the vision and strategy for security and eLabNext’s future. Additionally, you ensure compliance with GDPR, privacy laws, and data storage laws for ISO 27001 certification. You train, coach, and enhance the security awareness of all colleagues, and you conduct IT penetration tests to evaluate security. You ensure the proper creation and maintenance of policy documentation. Our organization is ISO certified, and as an Information Security Officer, you ensure all aspects align with ISO certification standards.

Key Tasks

  • Devise secure execution strategies for organizational plans
  • Develop strategies to address and minimize risks preemptively
  • Monitor for any attempts to breach our systems
  • Educate colleagues on secure information handling
  • Stay updated on the latest trends in information security and apply current practices

Sample Projects

  • Setting up Azure workplace, making Microsoft the primary working environment
  • Phasing out all secondary tools
  • Exploring and implementing new ISO 9001 or similar standards
  • Obtaining common certifications
  • Addressing global challenges
  • Establishing a security helpdesk for clients
  • Concrete implementation of recurring projects
  • Penetration testing
  • Phishing testing
  • Employee training

Who is eLabNext?

eLabNext is a Scale-Up organization, a part of Eppendorf, that has been dedicated to advancing research for years. We achieve this through a digital lab platform that researchers and developers can use to better record, share, and optimize their data. Our clients work on various themes, from cancer research to sustainable food production, and even Arctic research. At eLabNext, everyone has the opportunity to grow and develop. We embrace learning from mistakes. Our flat company culture allows everyone to excel in their roles. Monthly team gatherings and enjoyable Friday afternoon events ensure a positive atmosphere throughout the organization. Together with our colleagues, we are building a better world!

Additional information

For more information about this vacancy, contact us!

Wendel Meijer
Talent and Acquisition Manager
+31 6 588 284 11

How to apply and procedure

The procedure may involve:

  1. Interview (on-site)
  2. Work-related personality questionnaire (online)
  3. Final interview with presentation (on-site)
  4. Contract


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