Verisure Securitas Direct is the European market leader in monitored ‘smart alarms’, serving more than 2.5 million residential and small business customers. This entrepreneurial company operates in 14 countries in Europe and LATAM and is on average 3.5 times the size of its nearest competitors across its footprint. Approximately 80% of its consumer base is located in Spain (40%), Sweden (20%), Norway (10%) and France (10%).

Job purpose
At Verisure Securitas Direct, we are again redoubling our efforts in Information Security and have ambitious plans over the short and long term. To help support this several passionate Senior Perimeter Security Engineers are needed to work in the global Information Security team to help maintain and mature our external protection. Two roles are available, one in Malmö, Sweden and the other in Madrid, Spain, initially with a local focus and then branching out into a global role. You will work within a talented team and have the opportunity to develop and learn from Information Security industry leaders.

You will be responsible for day to day running and development of systems that defend our perimeter such as Next Generation Firewalls, Malware detection and Intrusion Prevention alongside project work to implement new technologies and to improve existing controls. You will also work on initiatives within the wider Information Security team and business.

To be successful, you will need a love of all things TCP/IP alongside an analytical and organised mindset with the ability to anticipate risk and creatively resolve issues within a global team. You will escalate critical issues with clarity and work with the right stake holders to get the right data, at the right time to enable high quality decisions to be made.  This will require real expertise in all aspects of network security and malicious code detection.

From your base in either Malmö or Madrid there will be the opportunity for predominantly European travel (20%).

Main Responsibilities

  • Proactively maintain and develop Perimeter Security technologies and controls.
  • Define, implement and maintain security policies, standards and guidelines.
  • Investigate incidents to determine their root cause and enhance controls and reporting.
  • Assessments of new and existing Perimeter Security technologies (e.g.: Firewalls, IPS, WAF).
  • Support for compliance programmes such as GDPR, PCI DSS and ISO27001.
  • Effective global team collaboration.

Required Qualifications

Minimum qualifications

  • A pragmatic approach to information security developed through hard won experience of at least 7 years.
  • Experience working within compliance environments (PCI DSS, ISO27001).
  • Real expertise in the following perimeter security technologies:

        - Next Generation Firewall technology, both physical and virtual (Palo Alto)
        - Proxy and URL filtering solutions
        - VPN technologies including IPSec/SSL/TLS
        - Intrusion Prevention and Detection systems
        - Gateway AV/Malware protection
        - Load Balancing technologies
        - Resilience/High-Availability solutions
        - TCP/IP, LAN/WAN technologies

  • Fluent business English.

 Preferred qualifications / Personal Characteristics

  • Relevant security certification (e.g. PCNSE, ACE, CISSP, CCNA, CCNP, CCSP, AWS Certified Solutions Architect).
  • Fluency with a Scandinavian language (Malmo based role).
  • Fluency in Spanish (Madrid based role).
  • Familiar with current home security / smart home technologies, future developments and understanding of business models behind them.
  • Internet of Things knowledge.

About the company
Securitas Direct Verisure Group is the European market leader in monitored ´smart alarms´ delivering outstanding service to over 2.5 million customers with a team of more than 10 000 employees. We operate in 14 countries across Europe and Latin America. For more information please visit

Passion for our People
We believe that we make a difference every day. To do that, we need committed and engaged employees. Our people are accountable for delivering world-class service and they are passionate about making the world a safer and more secure place. Our teams operate with integrity and respect for one another fueled by an entrepreneurial spirit. We are building a high performance organization through investing in our people with great development and growth opportunities.

Passion for Innovation
We are a growth company. Our continuous investment in innovation has led to consistent top and bottom line growth. The more we grow, the safer the world becomes.

Our Investors
We are owned by a leading private equity firm: Hellman & Friedman. Our sponsor has invested in our innovation pipeline and in our organization to fuel our accelerated growth and play a leading role in the industry. For more information, visit our web

Type of employment Tillsvidareanställning
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 40
City Malmö
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2017/68
Published 08.Dec.2017
Last application date 27.Apr.2018 11:59 PM CET

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