Utrecht, Netherlands

Educational Level:


Tier 1 analyst

What you do

You are responsible for ensuring incidents and intel reports received in the Northwave Detection Platform (NDP) are correctly handled.

As a Tier 1 Analyst you analyze alarms originating from our clients’ networks and ensure the client receives a thorough report. You decide whether the client should be informed and guide the client by proposing further steps. You base your analysis on pre-established procedures and playbooks. When incidents fall outside existing playbooks, you ensure proper coordination with the Tier 2 Analyst. Additionally, you deal with questions that come into the Security Operations Center by mail or phone. Additional activities include performing vulnerability scans and taking care of monthly reports.

The team

Within our Security Operations Center (SOC) automation plays a major role. Our rapid growth requires continuous work on scalability, efficiency and quality. The in-house developed software ranges from reporting tools and external API links to 24/7 business-critical alarm routing and enrichment. It is necessary to continuously attune the SOC services to the increasing number of client’s and their requirements. You will be part of the SOC Operations team that works together with the SOC Engineering team to deliver our monitoring service.

You enjoy

  • A challenging environment to work in
  • Working in a team where fun and collaboration go hand in hand
  • Investigating and analysing security incidents
  • Continuously improving work processes
  • Informing clients about their security risks
  • Learning more about the SOC and cyber security in general


What we expect from you

  • You have strong communication skills in English
  • An independent and well-structured way of working
  • A big plus: You have prior experience within the cybersecurity field
  • Also a big plus: You have experience with Linux

What you can expect from us

  • New Macbook, iPhone and mobility scheme to support flexible working
  • 25 vacation days
  • Good retirement arrangement
  • Company wide courses and individual training opportunities to further develop yourself
  • 200+ passionated colleagues to work with and learn from
  • Fun company events and parties, check our working at page here for an overview

Application process


After you applied, Emilie will give you a call to discuss what you are looking for in your next step.

1st interview

We are curious who you are and would like to tell you more about Northwave and this role. This meeting will be with Emilie and the manager.

2nd interview

We go further in depth and you will meet colleagues from the team. Hopefully you want to visit our office!

Technical test

Prove yourself! And find out what activities are done in this role.

Job offer

The moment to say “I do!” Hopefully you are as enthusiastic as we are and come aboard as a new Northwaver!

Join us!

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