Detection engineer

The Detection Engineer will work as a team member of our Managed Services practice, where we offer Managed Detection and Response (MDR) services to a multitude of customers.

Who’s Davinsi Labs

At Davinsi Labs, we strive to help our customers achieve the ultimate Digital Service Excellence by giving better insights, either in the Service or Security Intelligence space.
Founded in 2014 on the premise that true mastery can only be achieved by extreme focus, Davinsi Labs aspires to be the market reference for Digital Service Excellence. This unique dedication enables our team of passionate architects and specialists to maintain the highest level of expertise. A strategy that makes us the trusted partner for many large organizations in our market and beyond.
If you are thrilled about our focus, experience and values and would love to contribute to our growth as a Detection Engineer, do not hesitate to contact us.

Job Description

The Detection Engineer will work as a team member of our Managed Services practice, where we offer Managed Detection and Response (MDR) services to a multitude of customers. His/her primary objective is to continuously enhance our detection capabilities, across different customer environments. This includes the following tasks:

      • research new methods to find evil in customer environments;
      • translate threat intelligence into actionable detection;
      • create and continuously improve detection use cases, rules and analytics;
      • test detection capabilities by simulating attacks in a lab environment;
      • validate detection capabilities on live customer environments;
      • collaborate with the Incident Response teams to identify next steps, investigation and response playbooks;
      • maintain the entire use case library in a version control system (git);
      • activate and fine-tune use cases for customers;
      • map use cases to best-practice frameworks such as MITRE ATT&CK;
      • simulate heat maps for customers to analyse detection coverage and gaps.

Who you are

      • You have a degree in Computer Science, Computer engineering, Cyber Security or equivalent by experience.
      • We are expanding our team. For this position we are looking for both juniors (+2 years of experience) and senior experts.
      • You are a team player who enjoys working together to achieve milestones.
      • Dutch (required), English (required), French (extra asset).

Technological skills

      • In-depth knowledge of at least one of the following SIEM platforms: Splunk Enterprise Security, Azure Sentinel, Rapid7 InsightIDR.
      • Candidates with the following certifications have an additional advantage: CISSP, ISSEP, GIAC,…

Soft Skills:

You are a problem solver with an analytical mind. As a team player with a positive attitude you are always ready to challenge and be challenged.

You will need to cooperate and collaborate with a team of high performing engineers, which are each specialists in their domain. You will work on strengthening yourself and the team by working on cross-pollination and reinforcing each other’s knowledge.

#Wearedavinsi: what we offer

Our people are the backbone of our organization. You will join a young company with a dynamic start-up mentality and the financial backbone of a big organization. We offer you: 

  • An attractive salary package;
  • Advantages such as company car and a high-end geek starter kit (iPhone, Macbook Pro, Mobile and Internet subscriptions);
  • A high performing dynamic team where initiative is valued;
  • Numerous opportunities for personal development;
  • A modern, technology driven and innovative environment;
  • We live by the saying, work hard but play harder. We love teamwork, organize team events every quarter and during breaks at the office you can enjoy playing pool, darts or table tennis with colleagues.


Would you like to join our enthusiastic team?

We look forward to meeting you. Contact us at career(at) with your resume and motivation letter or apply by filling in the contact form below.


Do you want to know why a ‘one team’ mentality is a better driver for success than hierarchy? Are you that missing piece in our Davinsi Labs DNA who shares our core values of focus, excellence and passion? Do you think you have the skill and mindset we are looking for? Come and join us at Davinsi Labs. Fill in the form or email us at career(at) and show us your passion.

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