Das Deutsche Zentrum für Neurodegenerative Erkrankungen (DZNE) ist ein weltweit führendes, international ausgerichtetes Forschungszentrum, das sich der Entdeckung neuer Ansätze zur Prävention und Behandlung neurodegenerativer Erkrankungen verschrieben hat. Zu diesem Zweck verfolgen Forscherinnen und Forscher an zehn DZNE-Standorten in ganz Deutschland eine translationale und interdisziplinäre Strategie, die fünf miteinander verbundene Bereiche umfasst: Grundlagenforschung, Klinische Forschung, Versorgungsforschung, Populationsforschung und Systemmedizin. www.dzne.de

Network and Cyber Security Engineer (f/m/x)

Code: 1130/2022/8

The DZNE operates a central IT located in Bonn, which provides the central network, server and storage infrastructure, and services for the entire research institute distributed across 10 locations in Germany, supporting the work of scientists and administration. In the IT department, we are looking to strengthen the Network and Security team by recruiting a talented professional in network and cyber security.

Ihre Aufgaben

  • Maintain, monitor and manage DZNE’s network and communication infrastructure and systems, as well as perimeter and internal security systems
  • Provide network security expertise and input in network architecture, design, and engineering projects
  • Responsible for the installation, configuration and maintenance of network hardware, software, devices and appliances to support the infrastructure
  • Participate in incident response activities that involve immediate network security response
  • Plan, coordinate and implement complex network changes
  • Solve complex network firewall issues and also be responsible for firewall configuration, management and troubleshooting
  • Review and approve firewall rule additions and changes
  • Apply network security concepts to traditional data center networks and cloud networks
  • Define network security configuration templates and baselines (routers, switches, firewalls)
  • Define specific network security infrastructure requirements (firewalls, IDS/IPS, NDR, NAC, etc.) to comply with internal policies and regulatory requirements
  • Monitor the IT network infrastructure, performing fault analysis, troubleshooting, identifying potential threats and developing appropriate protection measures and strategies for service improvement
  • Keeping up to date and evaluating emerging cyber security threats and ways to mitigate them
  • Define and implement organizational IT security policies, strategies and standards

Ihr Profil

  • University degree in Computer Science, Telecommunications or relevant studies in a related field
  • CCNA or CCNP certified and knowledge of Cisco Unified Communications Manager
  • Professional experience and extensive knowledge especially in the areas of TCP/IP, DNS/DHCP, WLAN, VPN, Cisco components, Checkpoint and Nagios
  • Experience in network security architecture, routing and switching, IP Networks and associated systems
  • Extensive knowledge of cyber-security concepts and technical know-how of security network devices and other security hardware and software tools
  • Experience with traditional on-premise network security technology (e.g., firewalls, IDS/IPS.)
  • Extensive know-how with intrusion detection systems, web proxies, application firewalls and network detection
  • Experience implementing and troubleshooting VPN solutions on firewalls
  • Conceptual knowledge of authentication, authorization and encryption mechanisms (Active Directory, LDAP, RADIUS)
  • Expertise in network security analysis, design, integration and installation of hardware and software
  • High level of responsibility, initiative and ability to work in a team
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Strong communications skills, and collaborative approach
  • Solution orientation

We offer

  • An interesting and challenging job in a renowned international research institution
  • Integration in a dynamic, harmonious and motivated cross-functional team
  • Continuous and extensive development/training opportunities
  • Options for the realization of family-friendly and flexible working conditions 
  • Company pension plan, health management
  • For non-German speakers, in-house German language courses to support your professional interactions at work
  • A full-time position, initially limited to 2 years with the possibility of extension to a permanent position
  • Employment, remuneration and social benefits are based on the Public Sector Collective Agreement (Tarifvertrag für den öffentlichen Dienst, TVöD – Bund).
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Ihr Ansprechpartner

Laura Baracchi




2 Jahre, mit Option auf Entfristung


gem. TVöD Bund



The DZNE is an equal opportunity employer. It is committed to employing disabled individuals and especially encourages them to apply.

We would like to point out that as an employee (f/m/x) of the DZNE Bonn, you are subject to the facility-related compulsory vaccination against the COVID-19 virus (according to § 20a of the Infection Protection Act).