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Netwerk & Security Engineer @ Guylian




As a Network & Security Engineer at Guylian, you play a key role in ensuring the digital security and operational stability of the company. Your duties encompass not only the management and implementation of hardware and network facilities but also the supervision of external workers and the coordination of both your own annual objectives and those of the broader ICT and non-ICT departments.

You are the trusted advisor guiding Guylian branches both domestically and internationally in optimizing their ICT infrastructure. Constantly aware of the latest technological developments, you stay one step ahead of potential cyber threats, aiming to elevate Guylian’s IT security to new heights.


  • Ensuring the security of data and ICT components: You ensure compliance with and updating of security policies. This includes protecting both internal and external systems against breaches and unauthorized access, as well as overseeing data retention, including backups and privacy protection. You enforce these policies on both systems and users and are responsible for monitoring and evaluating security logs and developments to ensure the security of data and ICT components.
  • Maintaining and supervising network and security: You analyze technical issues and formulate solutions. You also develop procedures for maintaining security systems, implement patch policies, provide backups, and manage maintenance contracts and user management.
  • You analyze needs and coordinate with suppliers, provide advice within the ICT team, and coordinate communication with external and internal stakeholders.
  • Delivering quality service to end-users and ICT colleagues
  • Providing advice to Guylian branches regarding ICT infrastructure and network
  • Monitoring and responding to developments in technologies: You closely monitor developments in technologies, continuously self-study current and new technologies. Additionally, you propose the implementation of new technologies within the team and keep an eye on developments such as NIS2, GDPR, etc.


Experience and Background

  • You hold a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent through experience;
  • You have at least 5 years of experience in a similar role;
  • You possess broad knowledge of Checkpoint, CISCO, Aruba, and Office 365.


  • You are highly analytical, capable of understanding and resolving issues quickly;
  • You are a team player;
  • You can work independently, methodically, and with structure;
  • You have a customer and service-oriented mindset;
  • You are flexible and discreet.

Language Skills

You speak and write fluent Dutch and English; a good basic knowledge of French is preferred.


At Guylian, a no-nonsense work environment is combined with a warm, familial atmosphere, all while benefiting from the financial strength of an international holding company. In this context, as an employee, you have the unique opportunity to take ownership and act as an intrapreneur for Guylian's IT network.

You play a crucial role in protecting the organization against cyber threats and ensuring operational continuity.

Furthermore, you receive necessary support from external parties and the opportunity to undergo relevant training, enabling you to further develop yourself in this exciting and dynamic environment.


Netwerk & Security Engineer @ Guylian

Guylian is an internationally leading Belgian company specializing in chocolate delicacies. It is primarily renowned worldwide for its delightful sea shell chocolates in Belgian white, dark, and milk chocolate with hazelnut praline filling. Guylian also offers a wide range of pralines, truffles, individually wrapped luxury chocolate specialties, bars, and tablets.

Guylian chocolate is sold in over 120 countries and ranks in the top 10 of best-selling pre-packaged chocolate brands. It is available in supermarkets, hypermarkets, delicatessens, gas stations, duty-free shops at airports, newsagents, and in Guylian Belgian Chocolate Cafés.

All Guylian chocolate is produced in Sint-Niklaas, where the headquarters are located. Up to 75 tons are produced per day in a production unit of 27,000m². This enables Guylian to achieve a global turnover of 50 million euros. Guylian employs approximately 200 people in Sint-Niklaas and has offices in Great Britain and Germany.

Since July 2008, Guylian has been part of Lotte Confectionery, one of the major players in the confectionery and food sector worldwide, with a turnover of 83 billion euros. Guylian continues to operate as an independent unit within this group.

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