Response Team Lead

Engineering · Volunteer · Den Haag, Nederland · Remote possible

Job description is an international not-for-profit organisation, bringing CSIRT to those who don't have access to it. ​​We are growing at a high pace, have just started a research team, and we're about to on-board volunteers in many different countries.

Why join

We offer a fantastic volunteering opportunity for people who'd like to give back in their spare time.

Every single volunteer at believes the internet needs help, and we need to bypass constraints like borders. That's why we (in parallel to our often demanding jobs), invest time and effort to the good cause. We believe in giving opportunities, friendship, learning and sharing, while being very much aware of the confidentiality of the data we process. We'll offer you an invaluable experience in cyber security, as well as our friendship, guidance, mentorship and network.

Description We are looking for two Response team leads to strengthen our team. Be responsible for global response of severe vulnerabilities and work closely with DIVD, Local chapters and other departments to implement new processes, take care of the implementation and do operational response. is coordinating major incidents worldwide including running an independent Bugbounty program pilot. Coordinating worldwide incidents requires strong leadership, communication, and coordination skills from the response lead side .

Responsibilities Leading the internal and coordinating the global incident management process, including strategic planning, managing the process, interfacing with researchers, and collaborating with the full CSIRT department. Ensure the global incident management is executed at the highest possible quality while adhering to the agreed-upon agreements with third parties. Coordinate, implement, and monitor planned activities in collaboration with project partners (CSIRT). Working intensively and supporting local chapters including helping with expending the local chapters Maintaining and supporting interaction with other CSIRT’s around the world including national, private and governmental CSIRTs/CERTs Plan meetings and ensure meeting reports (minutes) are available and distributed

Requirements Note that these are guidelines rather than demands; attitude and ability to execute are at least as important to us.

  • At least a bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent work experience
  • At least one year in an CSIRT or Crisis management role
  • Excellent coordination skills
  • Technical knowledge of incident response
  • Excellent planning skills, with experience in applying these in a complex and dynamic (international) context
  • Excellent communication skills in English
  • Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills
  • Politically sensitive
  • Ability to work independently and in a team, willing to acquire and share expertise.

If you do not meet all these criteria, convince us why you would still be our perfect candidate.

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