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Network Security Engineer in Madrid

Eurovision Labs

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Job Description

Eurovision Technology Hub is looking for a Network Security Engineer to join the Eurovision Services (ES) Global Operations & Engineering team at our technology hub in Madrid, Spain.


The ES Global Operations & Engineering department is the central point of contact for all customers receiving operational services from Eurovision Services, coordinating the management of requirements and delivery for all events, transmission and media services between broadcasters, EBU Members, sport federations and event organisers. The ES Global Operations & Engineering department is responsible for delivering high-quality technical solutions and achieving ambitious operational objectives, implementing reliable delivery solutions to provide outstanding value and services for our customers, while optimising costs to improve our bottom line.


As a member of the Engineering & Technology team in charge of network, systems, voice, and security, you will focus on ensuring a high level of security on our information systems.

You will also collaborate on a regular basis with the EBU security team to provide them with support to improve information security.

In this role as Network Security Engineer, you will:

  • Work in collaboration with the EBU Information Security Manager on security enhancement, developing standards and best practices
  • Define and release security dashboards on a regular basis
  • Provide support and response to security events and incidents
  • Contribute to the implementation of a continuous threat and incident monitoring programme
  • Contribute to improving methods and tools for cyber incident analysis, detection & response
  • Support technical cyber risk assessments in various operational environments (IT, broadcast, digital services), including but not limited to threat modelling, architecture and design reviews, vulnerability assessments, application security testing and penetration testing
  • Follow, assess and advise on new and emerging cyber threats
  • Schedule, execute and analyse vulnerability scanning plans
  • Participate in technical security remediation/mitigation planning
  • Review firewalls and applicative security policies
  • Be involved in ES projects to ensure security best practices are applied
  • Collaborate with systems and software development engineers on security aspects
  • Maintain documentation
  • Be part of the Service Desk rotation following up service requests, network and security incidents (no more than once a week)
  • Be part of the network and security on-call rotation handling emergency network and security incidents at nights and on weekends (no more than once a month)
  • Configure, update manage and monitor security components within Datacom’s scope in collaboration with network and security engineers
  • Occasionally be involved in preparation and operations of major events


The successful candidate must have:

  • At least 5 years experience in a similar or related position
  • Deep understanding of common network protocols (DNS, HTTP, SMTP, FTP)
  • Deep understanding of SSL/TLS and PKI
  • Deep understanding of Linux environments
  • Experience with Ansible/Elastic stack
  • Experience with security tools (Kali, Nessus, Metasploit, etc.)
  • Knowledge of access management (PAM, etc.)
  • Knowledge of scripting (Bash, Perl, Python/Powershell, batch)
  • Knowledge of the AWS cloud environment
  • Knowledge of CISCO routing/switching, CheckPoint or Palo Alto firewalls
  • At least one security professional certification (such as GIAC, CISSP, CompTIA Security+, CCSP, etc.).
  • The ability to work in a very challenging and demanding environment


Additional experience in the following areas would be a bonus:

  • Working with geographically distributed and international teams (our headquarters are located in Switzerland)
  • French language knowledge

Perhaps you are missing some of the listed skills and required experience, but you are self-motivated and eager to learn? Then we still want to meet you!


  • Be part of an outstanding multi-cultural and international team
  • Occasionally travel to our headquarters in Switzerland for workshops and training
  • Enjoy our technology hub, designed to foster a culture of sharing, openness and creativity


University degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering or similar degree (Master or Bachelor).


  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • 28 working days of vacation for all employees
  • A flexible 40-hour working week for work-life balance
  • Recognition bonus system
  • Personal incentive plan
  • Private health insurance
  • Company pension fund
  • Ticket restaurant card
  • Public transport card
  • Sponsored gym membership
  • Choose your own laptop backpack
  • Start-up culture but with a consolidated business behind it
  • A multi-cultural environment, made up of a dynamic and international team
  • Enjoy long-term stable employment


The Eurovision Technology Hub is an equal opportunities employer committed to building an inclusive workplace where everyone feels heard, safe and valued through a culture free of discrimination.  We welcome applications from all communities.

  • Media

  • Privately Held

  • Geneva, Switzerland

  • 150-200

  • 1953

About us:

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) is the world’s foremost alliance of public service media (PSM). Our mission is to make PSM indispensable. We have 73 Members in 56 countries in Europe, and an additional 33 Associates in Asia, Africa, Australasia and the Americas

We are one EBU with two distinct fields of activity: member services and business services.

Our member services strive to secure a sustainable future for public service media, provide our Members with a centre for learning and sharing and build on our founding ethos of solidarity and co-operation to provide an exchange of world-class news, sports news and music.

Eurovision Media Services, our business arm, has an outstanding global reputation and is the first choice media services provider for many media organizations and sports federations around the world.

We have offices in Brussels, Rome, Dubai, Moscow, New York, Washington DC, Singapore and Beijing. Our headquarters are in Geneva.

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About Eurovision Labs:

Eurovision Labs in Madrid is the new technology hub for the EBU's new subsidiary, Eurovision Services. The Labs will be responsible for delivering media & broadcast core solutions applying the most advanced software engineering techniques. The new offices in Madrid are specifically designed to boost creativity and facilitate innovation and learning in an amicable work environment. As part of the technology team, you will be working with top international engineers specialized in media while seeing your developments applied in Tier-1 worldwide sports and news content. The applicants will be part of a small, talented and motivated core team that will support Eurovision Services in delivering the most innovative and reliable solutions for our customers around the world.

Join our new technology hub in Madrid:

No vacancy, but you think your profile could be of interest to us? Are you self-motivated and eager to learn? Then we want to meet you!

We are seeking profiles from the software and telecom industry which are passionate about software, internet and telecommunications. If you are hands-on, have some knowledge of programming, scripting, Linux OS, IP stack, networks, devOps, integration, QA or project management then let’s have a chat to see how you can fit the team.

Once on board you will:

• Be part of an outstanding multi-cultural and international team of engineers,

• Get involved in Tier-1 media projects with impact and visibility

• Occasionally travel to our headquarters in Switzerland for workshops and training,

• Enjoy our labs, designed to foster a culture of sharing, openness and creativity,

• Choose your working environment: Apple MacOS or Microsoft Windows.


Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering or similar degree (Master or Bachelor).

Benefits & Perks:

Competitive salary and benefits.

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