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Chief Information Security Officer

Chief Information Security Officer

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  • Germany (Remote)
  • €150,000 – €175,000 salary (DOE) £ / Year

The Role:

  • You will be working with the management team to define the overall risk level and prioritizing security initiatives to protect resources.
  • You will be leading and developing the information security team.
  • You will further develop the company’s information security strategy and aligning it with the business objectives and legal requirements.
  • You will be managing the design, implementation and management of comprehensive information security programs, procedures, and policies.
  • You will be identifying, assessing, and mitigate cybersecurity risks and threats, including conducting regular risk assessments.
  • You will be providing guidance on security architectures, technologies, and solutions to ensure integrity, confidentiality and availability of data and systems.
  • You will be leading incidence response planning, including developing and testing incidence response plans and direct response measures for security incidents.
  • You will be promoting security awareness and training initiatives to educate employees on cybersecurity best practices and the importance of data protection.
  • You will be collaborating with cross-functional teams and ensuring that security aspects are integrated into technology projects and initiatives.
  • You will represent the company to external stakeholders, partners, customers, auditors, and regulatory authorities on things regarding information security.
  • You will manage compliance activities and ensure that compliance is upheld with relevant regulations and standards (e.g., ISP 27001, GDPR, Data Governance, EU AI Act, Data ACT etc.)

The Company:

  • This industry leading company specialises in cloud security solutions and helps companies protect their data online, through its cloud-based web privacy service.
  • The company works with more than 1,000 medium to large enterprise businesses throughout Germany and works with some globally recognised companies.
  • This company believes in looking after its employees through providing competitive salary and compensation, 100% remote work, travel agencies discount, pension scheme and car allowance.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Proven experience as a leader in the field of information Security.
  • Deep understanding of risk management & security frameworks (e.g., ISO 27001, NIST, GDPR, BSI Grundschutz).
  • Extensive experience in crisis management, business continuity and incident response.
  • Knowledge of security technologies, identity management solutions, firewalls, encryption & intrusion detection/ prevention systems.
  • Certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CRCM or CISA are highly desirable.
  • Experience dealing with auditors, regulatory authorities, and stakeholders.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with ability to communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Fluent English (C1) & German (C1) language skills.
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Job Overview
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Offered Salary
€150,000 – €175,000 salary (DOE)
Job Location
Germany (Remote)