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Security Engineer (m/f/d)

City:  Cologne
Job area:  Product & IT
Job field:  Product & IT
Seniority Level:  Mid-Senior level
Date:  Jul 27, 2022


HRS is reinventing the way businesses and governments work, stay and pay in today’s dynamic global marketplace. HRS’ advanced platform technology is extending its reach beyond hospitality to meetings, office space management, payment efficiency and crisis recovery.

Beyond cost savings in the global post-pandemic economy, HRS clients gain from an unrivaled focus on essential aspects including safety, security and satisfaction.

HRS is also recognized for its award-winning Green Stay Initiative, technology that helps corporate hotel programs achieve their NetZero targets, and its groundbreaking Crew & Passengers Solution, which leverages automation to elevate experiences for air and rail operations.

Founded in 1972, HRS works with 35 percent of the global Fortune 500, as well as the world’s leading hotel chains, regional hospitality groups and payment providers.


The HRS Data & Analytics Platform is one of the key enablers of HRS GROUP’s tech- and data driven business travel solutions. State of the art services and solutions like strategic consulting & hotel procurement, travel payment and expense solutions or efficient tools to manage corporate meetings and group booking facilitate the travel processes and guarantee savings along the value chain. Around 50 Data Specialists (Analysts, Scientists and Engineers) work together in our Data Community to create analytics solutions that serve our corporate customers, hotel partners, internal stakeholders, and ultimately millions of business travelers worldwide. HRS Data & Analytics leverage a rich data landscape (spend data, booking data, rate data, web analytics data, etc.) turning raw data into actionable insights to provide (semi-) automated decision support to customers and business stakeholders with advanced analytical solutions. We bring state-of-the-art algorithms in production, to enhance Search & Booking experience (with personalized recommendations), or optimize the corporate hotel portfolio to the objectives of customers and the needs of the travelers. Your mission is to help reinventing how business work, stay, and pay, powered by Data & Analytics solutions and make it the next innovation of the HRS Group together with a great international team of passionate and result-driven entrepreneurial minds.


We are currently looking for a Security Engineer (m/f/d) to be based in our Cologne office to join our Security Operations Team. 

The Security Engineer (m/f/d) reports into the CISO and assists in securing enterprise application landscape including modern cloud architecture by using state of the art security tools.



  • Engineering, implementing and monitoring security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks and information;
  • Identifying and defining system security requirements;
  • Designing computer security architecture and developing detailed cyber security designs;
  • Prepare and document standard operating procedures and protocols;
  • Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks;
  • Write comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes and propositions for further system security enhancement;
  • Design and implement security policies and procedures especially in context of industry standards like ISO27001/2 and PCI-DSS.


  • Proven work experience as a System Security Engineer or Information Security Engineer;
  • Experience in building and maintaining security systems;
  • Detailed technical knowledge of database, operating system and Cloud security;
  • Hands on experience in security systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, log management, content filtering, etc;
  • Experience with network security and networking technologies and with system, security, and network monitoring tools;
  • Thorough understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and protocols;
  • Familiarity with web related technologies (Web applications, Web Services, Service Oriented Architectures) and of network/web related protocols;
  • Problem solving skills and ability to work under pressure;
  • Solid understanding of standards and regulations like GDPR, ISO27001, PCI-DSS;
  • Experience in Security Forensic Analysis is a plus;
  • Any Security Certifications (eg. CISSP) is a plus;
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited technical college or university or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Fluency in English, spoken and written is a must.


  • Access to a global network of a globally united and mutually responsible “Tribe of Intrapreneurs” that is passionately dedicated to renew the travel industry and while doing so reinvent the ways how businesses stay, work and pay.
  • Our entrepreneurial driven environment of full ownership and execution focus offers you the playground to contribute to a greater mission, while growing personally and professionally throughout this unique journey.
  • You will continuously learn from a radical culture of retrospectives and continuous improvement and actively contribute to making business life better, smarter and more sustainable.


The attractive remuneration is in line with the market and, in addition to a fixed monthly salary, all necessary work equipment and mobility, will also include an annual or multi-year bonus.

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Req ID:  14687

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