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IT Security Officer

  • : €70k
  • : Permanent
  • : Germany
  • : Public sector health care

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Job Specification

We are currently partnered with a public sector health care organisation based in one of Germany’s most beautiful cities, to help with its Cyber Security recruitment. The client is looking for an IT Security professional to step into a pivotal position and contribute to the development and growth of the security operations function, reporting directly into the CIO.

The responsibilities will include:

  • Support of the Information Security Officer (ISB) in the establishment, operation and further development of the information security management system, including guidelines
  • Identification and implementation of optimization possibilities in the IT security organization or in the IT security process
  • Primary contact for questions about IT security and support in projects for the areas of IT security
  • Create and maintain targeted IT security training based on a coordinated training concept
  • Coordinate the processing or assistance in the detection / processing / coping / preservation of evidence of IT security incidents / violations
  • Initiate emergency exercises and recovery procedures involving the IT department and Business Continuity Management
  • Preparation, monitoring and follow-up of audits and certifications, as well as the coordination of taking measures to resolve deviations identified in the course of audits to the IT security requirements
  • Immediate reporting of detected IT security incidents, incidents of damage, negative deviations from specified IT security requirements or significant disruptions of IT operations with high potential for damage to the ISB
  • Preparation of a quarterly report for the ISB / annual report to the Board on the current IT security situation and major UK measures
  • Provide information for relevant areas about new threats / vulnerabilities / risks to IT services / vulnerabilities, including an initial risk assessment, and cause appropriate protective measures to be taken

You will have the following to qualify for this position:

  • Very good knowledge of English and German in spoken and written
  • Good knowledge in the application of information security methods, standards and tools (ISO 2700x, ITIL, etc.)
  • High analytical skills, conceptual experience, project experience
  • High IT security understanding and understanding
  • Relevant professional experience (> 4 years) in the field of IT security
  • Understanding of technical and process-oriented processes in a university hospital
  • Preferably at least IT security certification should be available (BSI, CISSP, Security +, CEH, ISO27001, etc.)
  • Successfully completed university / university studies, e.g. In the field of (business) computer science or similar or a completed training in the field of IT security or information technology

This is a fantastic opportunity for a mid level professional to enhance their CV and career by taking on a position with tremendous responsibility and to contribute to developing the security functions of a very important organisation, critical to the city’s public services.

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