Junior Information Security Technician

Lucca (Italy) hybrid

Akeron, the first and only international company recognized as a Representative Vendor in the Gartner Market Guide for Sales Performance Management, is the strategic partner of Companies that want to face change through a data-driven digital transformation. Our mission is to offer innovative Software Solutions developed by industry experts that help increase PRODUCTIVITY, manage and improve business PERFORMANCE by always putting PEOPLE at the center.


We are looking for a Junior Information Security Technician. You will deal cross-functionally with everything related to information security. You will help the Information Security Specialist in the management, both internally and in the cloud, of everything to do with security: Firewall, Antivirus, Antispam. You will support external partners in Vulnerability Assessment activities and periodic Penetration Tests, both infrastructural and application-related. You will perform internal and cloud security analysis activities. You will support development for the application of best practices in terms of code security. You will help the Compliance and Governance department and the Pre-Sales department to answer all security-related questions that are requested by certifications or customers.


Main tasks and activities:


  • Supporting the Information Security Specialist in all issues concerning IT security at corporate level starting from the software selection on the security side, passing through the security control of applications and corporate infrastructure, up to supporting the various departments on security issues
  • Helping in the management of the corporate firewall by implementing necessary rules and optimising them in order to reduce the attack surface
  • Performing internal Vulnerability Assessments and Penetration Tests on both internal and cloud infrastructure in order to provide the relevant departments with a list of possible infrastructural improvements to be implemented
  • Helping in the management of external providers for Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Test issues
  • Support IT and the Information Security Specialist on security issues of corporate devices, both PC/server and mobile
  • Support in the configuration and management of IT security software (e.g. antivirus, email security, etc.)
  • Support the Sales and Pre-sales functions on IT and application security issues and help them in the compilation of SAL/RFPs requested by customers


The ideal candidate will have gained the key below skills:

  • Diploma/Master’s degree in computer science
  • Basic knowledge of networking (Firewall)
  • Basic system knowledge of Windows and Linux
  • Problem solving skills
  • Analytical approach
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Good knowledge of the English language (minimum level B1)


We would also like you to have:

  • Knowledge of security concepts (Phishing, DDoS etc.)


What We Offer:

  • A sustainable and inclusive work environment that can enable each of our employees to grow professionally, enhance their soft skills, and engage openly with all company stakeholders
  • A clear and shared career path
  • An open-ended contract with a salary aligned with the market and the skills actually accrued
  • Possibility of smart working 
  • Time flexibility
  • Constant training
  • Career opportunities


We believe in Talent:

We believe that talent is the crucial differentiator of companies in the business world and we believe that our success lies in the skills and commitment of our people. We work to generate spirit and passion, and engage our people, with a caring and sensitive approach to the individual.


Our values:

  • Alone we lose, together we win! Everyone gives their all for the success of the team
  • If we don’t like something, we fight to change it! From diversity and confrontation come great ideas
  • Inclusion, listening, transparency, kindness are our guidelines!
  • We want everyone to find their own space and contribute their ideas to improve our organization while cultivating their own ambitions


If you recognize yourself in these values and characteristics, do not hesitate to send us your application!


This announcement is addressed to both genders, in accordance with laws 903/77 and 125/91, and to people of all ages and nationalities, in accordance with legislative decrees 215/03 and 216/03

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