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Information Security Engineer

Amsterdam, Netherlands eBay Classifieds Group
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eBay Classifieds Group (eCG) is now part of Adevinta, an innovative leader in digital marketplaces spanning 17 countries. We’re all about matchmaking, and our sites help people find whatever they’re looking for in their local communities. Every connection made or item found makes a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less.

As a global network of loved local brands, including Marktplaats in the Netherlands, in Germany and leboncoin in France, our team of over 6,000 employees are there to make things better, safer and easier for the people who choose to visit and use our marketplaces every month. And we do that by being experts in our field, basing improvements on data and bringing together our network of talented teams.

The ideal candidate will be engaged in a wide variety of information security related tasks, including:

·Monitoring eCG site environments for anomalous events and responding to events in a timely and brand protecting manner including reviewing and analyzing security log data to identify applicability and false positives.

·Designing and implementing new tactical applications and tools for the team to support incident response and vulnerability management functions.

·Researching and testing cutting edge monitoring, detection and response technologies aligning with our strategic goals. This includes developing testing tools, techniques, and process improvements.

·Defining, managing and executing security monitoring and response related projects that align with team and organizational goals and "own the business" processes.

·Collaborating with numerous global teams, including those responsible for Network Security, Networking, Policy and Compliance, Legal and Regulatory, Privacy, Site Architects/Operations, Business Leadership, Product Development and others on a regular basis to bring speedy resolution to security related issues that affect eBay Corporate or Business assets.

·Having an interest in challenging existing technologies, tools, processes and procedures in an effort to constantly improve upon the threat response life-cycle and to design and modify test frameworks as the need arises!

Job Requirements

·Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science (or equivalent experience)

·Strong experience in DevOps and agile working practices

·Strong system administration skills in both bare metal and cloud environments. Scripting in Perl or Python a plus. Knowledge of Enterprise Code Deployment Pipelines a requirement.

·Experience in working in a professional environment involving highly available, global applications and site-critical functions

·Experience in following areas: Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) technologies, Unix/Linux/Windows system administration, CI/CD, Jenkins, Static and Dynamic Code Analysis

·Demonstrate an interest and knowledge of security trends, malware landscape, threat mitigation techniques, and monitoring technologies

·Solid understanding of common web application vulnerabilities, including ability to perform testing, validation and support the development of mitigating solutions

·Certifications considered a plus: CISSP, CISA, CISM, EnCE, GCFA Security

What we offer:

  • Meaningful work with diverse, international, highly skilled and passionate teams which give you the chance to make a difference in our customers’ lives.
  • International career opportunities throughout Adevinta.
  • Competitive compensation, conference & education budget. We value your personal and professional development.
  • A healthy work-life balance, i.e. part-time work, an additional paid parental leave time, flexible working hours including working from home options.
  • A great atmosphere, open-minded company culture with several social team activities (online and offline).


Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, Adevinta offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs.


People are the heart of Adevinta, and their health and well-being are our first priority. We continue to monitor local government guidance and partner closely with medical advisors to determine the safest and best next steps for everyone. As a result, most teams are working remotely, with a few teams able to collaborate in person with enhanced safety procedures. We will discuss the particular case for your region during the interview process. As a general rule, interviews will be completed remotely over video calls.

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