Information Security Analyst - Netherlands - Amstelveen

Ref#: 14304

Function: IT

Location: Netherlands, Amstelveen

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OpenText enables the digital world by simplifying, transforming, and accelerating enterprise information needs, on premises or in the cloud. We embrace all things digital and are committed to being the Best Place to Work for our Employees in over 140 locations around the world. 

We obsess over our customers to ensure they are wildly successful in embracing the Digital World. Our customers entrust us with their most important information, we need to be their most trusted partner. What we do, we do well. What we create, we do purposefully to impact the world. If you believe in this and are passionate about enabling the Digital World then let OpenText turn your career vision into reality. 

The Open Text Professional Services team is comprised of more than 3,000 consultants who act as trusted advisors, managing long-lasting relationships with more than 100,000 customers around the world. They are responsible for the delivery of business solutions from pre-sales to post implementation. Our teams of experts help organizations solve issues, create value, improve business performance, and work more effectively in an increasingly digital world.

As an Open Text consultant you will work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and you will be recognized as a subject matter expert within the Enterprise Information Management space. You will be supported with training on our solutions, the ability to receive relevant certifications and opportunities for advancement. Our experts also frequently have the opportunity to take part in international assignments. From supporting your customer with the implementation of systems and optimization of our products, to conducting workshops on best practices, you will be travelling to different sites and there are never two days that look exactly the same.


The Opportunity: 

Working in the Global Information Security team, the Security Analyst will be expected to understand a wide array of IT security controls, processes and concepts. The Security Analyst will provide extensive support for pre-sales security reviews (RFPs, contract reviews), security risk assessments, risk reviews, and risk treatment plans. The role will also be required to apply risk review concepts to pre and post sales requests for security review of RFPs, security assessments, contracts, and security related contract addendums for the Open Text Commercial platforms for external customers.

This is a hands-on role that will require detailed knowledge of security concepts, risk models, security controls, security audits and other common IT security domain concepts.

Additionally the candidate will be required to host data center visits, pre-sales security meetings on-site customer security assessments, and on-site customer security audits for our customers in the EMEA region. Therefore the candidate must possess superior communication skills and the ability to articulate information security concepts and controls in support of our customers.

You are great at:

  • Leading efforts on behalf of the Global Information Security (GIS) team to service and support risk management initiatives

  • Conducting security reviews, risk analysis, and controls reviews in adherence to security policy.

What it takes: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Business Administration, or similar degree, or equivalent experience preferred
  • 5+ years in contracting, product management, security engineering, security compliance or risk and governance and familiar with commonly used information security concepts, best practices and standard procedures
  • Must be able to evaluate and apply concepts of risk management and prioritization models for security related risk items, as well as be able to apply concepts of security policies and controls to contract documents, RFPs, and security assessment documents
  • Strong knowledge of Open Text Commercial products and solutions is desired, knowledge of Open Text sales cycle process a plus
  • Strong inter-personal skills are required to work across multiple internal teams and to handle customer interface meetings on security related topics.
  • Audit framework knowledge for ISO27001, PCI, SOC1 & SCO2 desired
  • Good analytic, troubleshooting, problem solving, strong written and verbal communication skills and strong ability to work alone with minimal supervision effectively and efficiently
  • Understanding of security controls, and risk management frameworks and models is a must, ability to participate in key proactive security programs, CISA, CISM, CISSP or ISSMP certifications preferred

At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sex, age, veteran status or sexual orientation. We draw on our diversity and collective genius as we continue to shape a better future for our customers and be the Best Place to Work for our employees- nothing is off the table at OpenText. If you require accommodation in completing the application process please email

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