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Chief Information Security Officer (Frankfurt / Amsterdam / Oslo) (m/f/d)

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Chief Information Security Officer (Frankfurt / Amsterdam / Oslo) (m/f/d)

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1 = fulltime - unlimited

About the Role

Do you want to do things differently? We do this through our Core Values: Own It, Stay Curious, and Stronger Together!

Infront is in an exciting phase of growth and transformation to become a key player in Europe, expanding our innovative products outside a limited local market. We are also transforming into hybrid cloud usage and this role will play a key part to ensure this work is done in a sustainable way.

As part of this transformation, we need to strengthen our way of working with security. The role of CISO is a new role that reports directly to our CTO, and will take care of security topics for all sites were we have Development or IT Operations. 

As a CISO you will have direct reports in security and compliance, and are expected to work with external partners when needed.

Whilst our ideal location is Frankfurt, it is also possible for this position to be based in another one of our offices in Amsterdam or Oslo for example.

Your responsibilities include:

  • You define the security governance within Infront’s multiple products
  • You ensure Infront complies to the active regulations applying to our different products
  • You develop and govern the Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery framework
  • You design, improve, and provide input into our IT policy framework
  • You support pre- and post-sales activities with your expertise
  • You support Due Diligence concerning security in M&A
  • You work with your team to conduct risk and vulnerability analysis within Infront’s products
  • You act as central contact for topics on IT security and compliance internally within the Infront group and externally towards customers, partners, or suppliers
  • You lead by example to empower all teams across the organization to contribute to the implementation and improvement of IT compliance initiatives by supporting and coaching them on specific tasks when necessary

Who you are

  • You have a M.C. degree or equivalent educational background
  • You have worked with security topics for at least 5 years
  • You have worked as CISO or headed up a Security or Compliance team
  • You have working experience with regulatory frameworks in the European financial business, (e.g., MaRisk, BAIT for Germany), the respective certifications/standards for IT compliance / IT security (e.g., BSI, ITIL, CIS, CISSP), and their implication on IT (operations) and audits
  • You are familiar with IT security in hybrid private/public/cloud solutions and by offering SaaS solutions as a cloud provider
  • We see it as an advantage if you are certified in at least one of the following: COBIT, ITIL (V3+), CISSP
  • You are motivated by challenges that require you to think and act like an entrepreneur with high business value focus
  • You are a strong leader that influences others both in your own team and by collaborating with other teams building or running our products
  • You are fluent in English. If you are also fluent in German it is an advantage
  • You are willing to travel within Germany or Europe as part of assignments

Why join Infront?

Infront offers exciting projects in an innovative and international environment, with current models and new technologies that are unique in Europe. We have a professional work culture and environment with a start-up character, with the advantage of being an established company. You have the freedom to contribute your own ideas and will be given the opportunity to develop yourself professional and personally. We have a team-oriented and dynamic working environment, with flat hierarchies and very good long term career opportunities.

Additional benefits:

  • We are an agile business with a flexible working policy (2 days a week you can work from home)
  • Investment into continuous learning and development
  • Additional benefits are location dependent - apply to find out more!

Position location

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Germany, Frankfurt


Infront Financial Technology GmbH (D)

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