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Junior Security Officer

  • Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
€2,850 - €3,090 per monthSecurity & Privacy Office

Job description

You are responsible for maintaining the security operation at the client.

What you do

In a close team, you collaborate to handle daily security and privacy incidents and other inquiries from our clients. We do this in shifts during office hours; during your shift, you oversee the issues that come in, which vary in nature and complexity. You handle a significant portion yourself, and for more complex issues, you collaborate with the right colleagues. You work closely with the Security Officers and Privacy Officers within Northwave, learning how to establish and execute an Information Security Management System (ISMS). Within the client team, you take responsibility for the day-to-day security operation of the ISMS. You critically assess our service and make improvement proposals to ensure continuous improvement.

Because you get to be in contact with a lot of different companies no day is the same. You learn to quickly adapt between different clients and tasks and how to build long-term relationships with clients. Besides this you also maintain and improve your knowledge with help of the enthusiastic team of security specialists around you. This role serves as an excellent foundation for growing into a Security Officer, but transitioning to other roles within Northwave is also possible. We’d love to discuss the most suitable growth path with you.

The team

As a Junior Security Officer, you’re definitely not alone. You work alongside a team of experts, allowing you to continually develop your expertise. Additionally, the team collaborates closely with the other 250 “vakidioten” within Northwave, each with their own specialties.

You enjoy

  • Building and maintaining relationships with clients and colleagues.
  • Keeping your security knowledge up-to-date.
  • Working in a team and assisting others.
  • Delving deep into complex issues.
  • Always striving for the best results.

What you can expect

  • Macbook, iPhone and lease car
  • A market-based salary, depending on your knowledge and experience ranging between €2850 and €3090 per month.
  • 25 vacation days
  • Good pension scheme
  • Company-wide courses and individual training opportunities to further develop yourself
  • More than 250 passionate colleagues to work with and learn from 
  • Fun Northwave events and parties, look here on our work page for an overview

Job requirements

  • Basic knowledge of security and privacy
  • A constant drive to keep developing and learning
  • A customer-oriented attitude, and being a true team player
  • Proficiency in both Dutch and English languages
  • But most importantly, having a passion for security 


What is important to you in your next step? We would love to hear from you and would like to talk to you. For more information, apply directly or contact Julia.

+31 6 22076149

  • Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
€2,850 - €3,090 per month
Security & Privacy Office


  • Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
€2,850 - €3,090 per month
Security & Privacy Office