(Senior) Security Architect (Cloud) - Poland

EIB - European Investment Bank

(Senior) Security Architect (Cloud) - Poland

EIB - European Investment Bank

Warsaw, Poland

The EIB, the European Union's bank, is seeking to recruit, for its newly created Centre of Excellence, a (Senior) Security Architect (Cloud) - Poland *. The role will be part of Group Corporate Services Directorate - Group Digital Office (GCS-GDO) - Enterprise Architecture Unit (EA) located in the EIB External Office in Warsaw.

This is a full-time temporary position at grade 5/6 in Warsaw, Poland. The term of this contract will be 4 years.

*internal benchmark (Senior) Engineer IT Technology & Infrastructure


Are you ready to contribute to a sustainable future and be at the heart of the European Union's Climate Bank's digital evolution? The European Investment Bank (EIB) is on a strategic mission to integrate advanced IT technologies, enhancing our business efficacy and the interaction experience with our clients and partners. Our Digital Transformation's success is energized by the diverse array of our team's skills, profound expertise, and dedication to bringing our forward-thinking vision to life. While we're headquartered in the vibrant city of Luxembourg, we're excited to establish out Centre of Excellence in the dynamic hub of Warsaw!

Are you up for the challenge? Would you like to be at the forefront of shaping secure digital future of the EU Climate Bank? Let's shape the digital future together. Apply now to build technological excellence with a purpose!

Operating Network

You will report directly to the Head of the Enterprise Architecture Unit. You will work in close collaboration with variety of IT teams, establishing trustful relationships. As you will be based in Warsaw some business travel to the EIB Headquarters is foreseen to meet with the larger team & in-house clients based in Luxembourg. This dynamic role not only offers the opportunity to impact our digital landscape but also enables you to engage with diverse teams and projects across Europe.


  • Formulate and execute tailored cloud security strategies and policies that align with business imperatives and our cloud security and enterprise architecture standards;
  • Design cloud reference architectures safeguarding cloud-hosted data and applications against unauthorized access, breaches, and other potential threats, ensuring the integrity and confidentiality of information. Support regular security evaluations and audits, identifying vulnerabilities and developing potent countermeasures to strengthen our cyber defences, address security policies for cloud services and applications;
  • Nurture robust partnerships with architects, engineers, IT security specialists, Identity Access Management, and ICT compliance teams to integrate security solutions and controls within all IT systems and cloud platforms, satisfying business needs and regulatory demands;
  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert (SME), offering proactive guidance and establishing principles to aid architects in creating secure and compliant cloud-based solutions & platforms;
  • Stay at the cutting edge of cloud security by keeping up-to-date with the latest advancements, trends, and best practices in cloud security technologies.


  • University degree (minimum an equivalent to a Bachelor) preferably in computer science, information technology or related disciplines;
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in delivering IT security services/architecture;
  • Solid understanding of diverse cloud computing technologies, encompassing Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS);
  • Experience with cloud security platforms such as Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services, showcasing proficiency in safeguarding cloud-based environments;
  • Demonstrated experience in devising and implementing custom cloud security strategies;
  • Strong analytical mindset and problem-solving acumen, facilitating the identification and resolution of complex cloud security challenges;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of fortifying cloud-hosted data and applications against a spectrum of threats;
  • Proven experience in conducting thorough security evaluations and developing appropriate remediation plans;
  • Relevant certifications such as CCSP, CISSP, CCA or security certifications of AWS and Azure will be considered a plus;
  • Excellent knowledge of English and/or French (*), with a good knowledge of the other. Knowledge of other EU languages would be an advantage.


Find out more about EIB core competencies here.

(*) Unless stated explicitly as a required qualification, a good command of French is not a pre-requisite for hire. As both English and French are however official working languages of the EIB, proficiency in both languages is a pre-requisite for your future career development. Any language clause in your contract must be fulfilled in order for you to be eligible for a promotion (either via the annual appraisal cycle or via an internal selection process). Proficiency is understood to mean the attainment of level 5 of the Inter Institutional language courses, corresponding to B1.2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL). The Bank offers appropriate training support.

Additional information

The remuneration of staff hired directly at a post in an external office within the EU may be adapted to the costs of living of the respective country. Please follow the link We invest in you.

We are an equal opportunities employer, who believes that diversity is good for our people and our business. We encourage all suitably qualified and eligible candidates to apply regardless of their gender identity/expression, age, racial, ethnic and cultural background, religion and beliefs, sexual orientation/identity, disability or neurodiversity.

Applicants with specific needs are encouraged to request reasonable accommodations at any stage during the recruitment process. Please contact the EIB Recruitment team Jobs@eib.org who will ensure that your request is handled.

By applying for this position, you acknowledge the importance of maintaining the security and integrity of the Information of the EIB Group. In case of selection for the position you agree to comply with all measures (policies, controls, document classification and management) implemented by the EIB Group to prevent unauthorised disclosure of any information or any damage to the EIB Group reputation.

Deadline for applications: This is an open campaign to consecutively fill open position. The campaign will remain open until the position is filled. Applications will be reviewed in order of receipt.

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