Our client, a leading Biotech company based in Belgium, is expanding its global IT organisation and our looking for a contractor to join them on a long-term basis (1-2 years freelance hourly paid contract) in Brussels or the United Kingdom. They are seeking Early Research & Laboratory Security Experts who can play a pivotal role in safeguarding their cutting-edge laboratory environments and securing early development projects across the client's global sites. This is a Hybrid role for both Belgium and the UK.
- Collaborate with cross-functional IT and Scientific teams to manage and assess cybersecurity requirements.
- Identify and manage cybersecurity risks affecting experiment and laboratory control activities.
- Champion cybersecurity alongside innovation and continuous improvement.
- Stay abreast of technological trends in research and development and industrial cybersecurity.
- Contribute to the development and enhancement of OT Security Policy.
Qualifications and Experience required:
- Degree in Security, Science, Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent experience.
- 4+ years of combined experience in IT and Scientific IT disciplines with a focus on cybersecurity.
- Experience in performing cybersecurity assessments on industrial/scientific instruments.
- Familiarity with cybersecurity standards such as IEC 62443, NIST CSF, ICS Kill Chain Model.
- Relevant certifications (GRID, CCSK, OSCP, IEC62443, A+, GPEN) or willingness to obtain them.
Fluent English is mandatory; knowledge of Dutch or French is a plus.
Apply now or call me at your earliest convenience.