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Toolkit Security Specialist

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Date: 21-Nov-2022

Location: Amsterdam, NL


This role is part of the Global Digital & Technology (D&T) department of HEINEKEN International. D&T is proud to bring cutting-edge innovation, strong technology, and advanced analytics to HEINEKEN. With speed and agility, we ensure HEINEKEN has the technological competitive advantages it needs to deliver on its ambition.



Your role at HEINEKEN


The Toolkit Security Specialist is part of the Toolkit portfolio and supports multiple Product teams within it (e.g. Toolchain, Digital integration, Robotics & Automation, Digital Enablement) and is one of the professionals who do the work of delivering a potentially releasable increment of the product at the end of each sprint. Product Teams are structured and empowered by the organization to self-organize and manage their own work. The resulting synergy optimizes the Product Team’s overall efficiency and effectiveness.


The strategy for all Toolkit products is to continue to evolve the technology platforms in their scope and to actively grow adoption of the platform. To a large extend this will be done by means of a federated operating model, allowing other regional/local teams to develop on the platforms. To avoid this is introducing security risks special focus from the security specialist is required.


You will be working alongside with a colleague in HEINEKEN’s Global Shared Services Hub where the emphasis of this job role is on the functional and organisational side, while that emphasis is on the technical side for your HGSS colleague.



In this role, you will:

  • The Security technical specialist will assist with the design, development, and implementation of security measures for solutions deployed into various cloud, hybrid, and on-premises systems in HEINEKEN environment. 
  • Ensure security by design principles are upheld in the implemented products.
  • Overseeing that Toolkit portfolio team members understand and properly use the Solution Security Procedures.
  • Ensure embedding of joint security responsibility models definition related to federated governance systems.
  • Thoroughly document security decisions and implementations.
  • Provide input and feedback on security architectures/setup/configuration.
  • Perform risk assessments on any new resource/application/functionality implemented in the cloud platforms.
  • Participate in the Security and Quality Assurance chapter and help embed security by design mindset into the HEINEKEN organization.
  • Ensure performance and automation of compliance and security controls.
  • Support product teams in security decisions related to the product platforms, by helping team members and training them so that they can do more of this themselves.
  • Support in automating continuous security testing for the product platforms.
  • Support in resolving any security related audit or compliancy issues.


Are we looking for you?


As qualifications, our ideal candidate would have:


  • 2-4 years working experience in security operations and advanced level of understanding regarding systems security at both technical and procedural level;
  • 2-4 years’ experience with Security Architect and/or Engineering;
  • Operational experience in securing one or more of the following solutions;
    • low /no code platforms (e.g. OutSystems)
    • Robotics process automation (e.g. UiPath)
    • Integration and middleware platforms (Boomi, API Connect, SAP PO)
    • SLDC Tools (e.g. Azure DevOps, Confluence, Zephyr, SonarQube)
    • Microsoft Power platforms
  • Possess a solid understanding and have experience with systems automation platforms and technologies;
  • Certifications such as CEH, CIR, CISM, CISA, CGEDIT, any of the OWASP or similar are a plus;
  • Knowledge of industry standard security frameworks for information systems (NIST, ISO 27001/2, CSA, COBIT), the Cyber Kill Chain & MITRE ATT&CK framework;
  • Being able to translate technical language into a story that can be understood, and cohesively present it back to different stakeholders with a clear message;
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience;
  • Have a passion for security and enjoys solving problems;
  • You understand the Agile mindset and have basic knowledge on working in a Scrum Team. You show end-to-end ownership on work that you do;
  • Excellent knowledge of English, written and verbal;
  • You have experience with outsourced managed services;
  • You look for structural solutions over one-time quick fixes;
  • Experience representing technical viewpoints to diverse audiences and in making timely and prudent technical risk decisions.


What is in it for you?


At HEINEKEN, we have a proud reputation for the many career opportunities we offer our employees. Your career has the opportunity for being a unique journey, with a steep learning curve, across various brands, businesses or geographies. Next to a collaborative, international working environment, we will offer you a very rewarding salary and excellent secondary benefits.


This includes:

  • An extensive and rewarding pension-plan;
  • Various training courses as part of your personal development plan;
  • Employee discount for health insurances;
  • Remuneration for travel expenses;
  • Flexible working hours and the flexibility for working from home.




Our proud history as a family-owned, independent brewer stretches back 150 years. We brew the highest quality beers, build globally loved brands and strive to do both of these things as sustainably as possible.

With a larger global presence than any other brewer in the business, we’re able to draw strength from the diverse regions we operate in and sell to – driving consumer trends and opening up new market opportunities in the process.


No matter where our more than 84,000 global employees are based or what role they play, each one is driven by the same goals and united under the same values.


Embracing and celebrating diversity is core to HEINEKEN’s purpose of “brewing the joy of true togetherness to inspire a better world”. We believe that people as diverse as our brews – including and not limited to gender, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religious belief, nationality, social background, disability and thinking style – enrich our lives and strengthen our business. We welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates as we champion a culture of belonging that provides fair and equal opportunities for all.


It’s what makes us proud to say We Are HEINEKEN.





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