Security Operations Engineer



Barcelona, Spain
Posted on Thursday, April 27, 2023
Who we are
Aizon is an AI software provider that transforms manufacturing operations using advanced analytics, artificial intelligence, and other smart factory technologies. Our mission is to improve global health in order to change patients’ lives. We aim to do that by optimizing the way medicines are manufactured so that pharma and biotech companies can provide patients worldwide with the right medicine at the right time and at the right price. We are based in thriving San Francisco and sunny Barcelona, with customers and partners spanning the globe.
We are looking for new team members who share our values: trust, customer-centricity, innovation, integrity, collaboration, and passion.
We are embarking on an important journey, working to contribute to something impactful and new in the Life Sciences industry!
The Position:
Reporting to the Chief Platform Architect, this position involves planning, updating, and maintaining security measures, defences, and counteractions to stop and avoid internal and external occurrences on computer systems. As an operation security engineer, you will be responsible for the security of the Infrastructure and services consumed and provided by the company. You will lead the security improvements and incident response work, ensuring that different occurrences are focused on completion and that the correct resources are brought into line to provide the total quality of the company’s security response system.


  • Perform regular infrastructure configuration and vulnerability scans and manage the resolution of threats (vulnerability management)
  • Develop and maintain security monitoring (SIEM), logging and auditing (developing new SIEM controls/rules for better IoC (Indicators of Compromise) detection (Detection engineering))
  • Coordinate teams in case of an incident. (Incident Handling and Response).
  • Be involved in different security projects (Threat Hunting, Reconnaissance assessment, Phishing campaigns)
  • Managing the required security patches and updates for a wide range of applications.
  • Monitor system security relating to resilience, malware intrusion, and patching.
  • Conduct periodic user access control verifications.
  • Assess technical controls and identify areas of improvement.
  • Serve as technical security leads for large complex projects that involve cross-functional teams.
  • Be involved and support other team members in penetration testing exercises.
  • Support other teams in assessing Software as a Service (SaaS) products and fulfill the requirements for security compliance (ISO 27001, GDPR)
  • Work together with the Application Security Engineers to define and implement the best practices related to defense.
  • Automate all the routine tasks related to the reporting and monitoring
  • Responsible for all the systems credentials management and the policies related to these.

Knowledge and experience

  • Must have
  • Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology with an emphasis on security control
  • 2+ years of experience in AWS (Security Services)
  • 2+ years of experience in a software company, supporting or leading secure operations
  • 1+ years of experience in managing the deployment of cybersecurity compensating controls such as monitoring, patching, segmentation, whitelisting, firewalls, etc.
  • Knowing the threat assessment tools, skills, and procedures
  • Proficiency in planning secure networks, computer systems, and application architectures
  • Experience in managing Linux/Unix Operating systems
  • Experience in Python scripting
  • The capability in anti-virus software, interruption recognition, firewalls, and content filters
  • Nice to have
  • Work experience in Single Sign-On using SAML and SCIM provisioning
  • AWS Certified Security - Specialty Certification
  • Work experience in AWS Organization, AWS IAM, AWS Security Hub, AWS WAF, Amazon GuardDuty, AWS Config, and AWS System Manager
  • Work experience in SIEM technologies (Elastic SIEM, Splunk, Logrhythm)
  • Certificate in the field of Security Operations. Such as SSCP, CISSP, CISA, CISM, CEH, and OSCP.
  • Have experience in security auditing (ISO 27001).
  • Be able to maintain the log system for various kinds of cyber-attacks on the organizational network.
  • Experience leading global IT or OT projects or initiatives and deployments


  • Critical eye to stress the platform and to be quality-oriented
  • Possessing an agile mindset, fast to adapt to constant changes, and feeling comfortable with it
  • Naturally questioning everything
  • Excellent communication skills, both within and outside the team
  • Have experience working on a dynamic product that is ever-changing and evolving rapidly
  • Commitment to quality
  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to take smart risks and champion new ideas
  • Team player, collaborative, innovative, get things done mind
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements

What We Offer

  • Full-time and permanent contract and immediate start
  • Competitive salary in the sector
  • Flexible schedule, intensive Fridays
  • 16 weeks of gender-neutral Parental Leave
  • Hybrid work
  • An attractive individual Stock Option plan* in a high-growth company
  • Flexible remuneration for transport and restaurant
  • Language one-to-one training courses
  • Private medical and dental insurance
  • Internal training and certifications plan
  • Career plan and scheduled salary reviews
  • Team Building Activities
  • Top-notch "tech pack" – We are Mac lovers
  • An open and collaborative work environment with a young and dynamic team and international culture
  • An opportunity for personal and professional growth, supported by high functioning, stellar investors and the exciting challenges that come with joining a company at the start of its growth trajectory
  • A culture where your opinion is highly valued and appreciated
We are committed to providing an inclusive environment where all employees feel mutual respect and are contributing to the good of society. We are a group of creators with diverse backgrounds (over 23 different citizenships in our company) and are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at