Server Security Specialist

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Veldhoven, Netherlands


Other corporate functions

Work Experience

3-7 years

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Job ID: J-00266485-605

Introduction to the job

As a Server Security Specialist you assess the current protection level of the network connected Servers (hardware, OS’s and their configuration) and the compliance towards ASML policies and legal obligation (e.g. SOX). You support workplace management, ESP’s, projects, Agile teams and other initiated activities to assure an adequate protection level of the servers connected to ASML infrastructure. Also, you monitor and report upon compliance and will coordinate and support root cause analysis related to server security incidents and other detected noncompliance situations. Where applicable you support investigations / computer forensics activities and support pentests upon servers and their OS level.

Your main focus will be on security of physical Servers and their OS’s and relevant server features, virtual Machines and their OS’s and relevant server features and hypervisors and relevant server features. You assess and report on the current state of compliance and risk level.

Role and responsibilities

As Server Security Specialist, you are responsible to assure that Security, BCM and legal requirements are effectively covered within system OS security policies, standards and baselines. You ensure that these are followed by projects and third parties and service providers. You advise on security improvements and (additional) security controls on Servers, VM’s and their OS ‘s based upon and related to new technology developments, audit results, incidents, risk assessments and other lessons learned.

Additionally, you initiate, prepare, execute and report upon security assessment (e.g. verifications, checks, tests, audits) within your domain. You monitor and report upon compliance and protection level of servers including risks. You initiate, monitor and report upon appropriate corrective actions to mitigate the detected non-compliance situation and you support other team members within the Technology Security team.

Education and experience


  • 5 years experience with management and security of servers and OS’s (e.g. Windows / UNIX / Linux / VMware).
  • Experience with supporting and conducting (automated) security assessments related to Servers and their OS’s/ features is a pre.
  • Experience with security and the Life Cycle Management (LCM) stages of a servers and it’s OS.
  • Experience with automated compliance verification of Servers (On premise and in the cloud).
  • Experience with Agile / SAFe framework is a pre.
  • Having a security certificate (e.g. CISSP, CISA) or any other relevant security certificate is a preference.


  • Having up-to-date and latest certificates related to Microsoft Servers, Linux and other server OS’s is a must
  • Relevant Microsoft Certifications
  • Relevant UNIX / LINUX certifications
  • Cloud Technology (Azure, WBS, Google)

Deep technical knowledge of

  • Operation Systems (OS) (e.g. Windows / UNIX / Linux / VMware);
  • OS related software such as: anti-virus, Host IPS (HIPS), EDR.
  • Knowledge and experience with assessing, monitoring and reporting upon compliance;
  • KPI definition and reporting upon KPI’’s
  • Perform structured and controlled security assessments to determine the effectiveness of implemented protection mechanism and security controls;
  • Documentation and presentation of results, conclusions and proposals;

Preferably you are familiar with industry security best practices / framework such as CIS Standards, ISO 27001, COBIT/ ITIL, SANS Top 20, NIST standards and/or other relevant industry standards.


Working at the cutting edge of tech, you’ll always have new challenges and new problems to solve – and working together is the only way to do that. You won’t work in a silo. Instead, you’ll be part of a creative, dynamic work environment where you’ll collaborate with supportive colleagues. There is always space for creative and unique points of view. You’ll have the flexibility and trust to choose how best to tackle tasks and solve problems.
To thrive in this job, you’ll need the following skills:

  • Analytical, precise, tenacious, autonomous.
  • Familiar with local laws and legislation.
  • Ability to interact with all levels including executives and senior managers.
  • Strong interpersonal, presentation, analytical and statistical sampling skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks, projects and assignments.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication in skills Dutch and English are required.
  • Flexibility to travel 10% (depends on location).

Diversity & Inclusion

ASML is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.

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