Information Security Officer

at Deposit Solutions GmbH (view profile)
Location Hamburg, Germany
Date Posted November 28, 2019
Category European Union - EU Blue Card Jobs
Germany - Residence Permit Visa Jobs
Job Type security


Deposit Solutions, recently coined one of the fastest growing fintech globally, provides the market changing Open-Banking platform for deposits. Through our innovation, banks can offer their end-customers a broad savings deposit line-up from different banks, thereby increasing their clients’ choice and market transparency. Banks looking for funding can gather deposits from new markets and client groups without having to set up and operate their own retail infrastructure, and depositors can access best-in-class deposit offers through their existing bank relationship. Currently, our platform is connecting banks from 16 countries and in turn 30 million depositors, mediated over EUR 12 billion in deposits in less than 3 years.

As our Information Security Officer, you will work with talented, cross-functional, highly-motivated international teams. You will work directly with all different business units and the IT department to ensure internal operations, up comping technologies and projects follow the regulation and security requirements. 

Your role:

  • Develop an enterprise information security strategy across all business units and platforms.
  • Communicate risk to department heads and report to the risk committee
  • Facilitate IT risk assessment and assist in the risk management processes
  • Develop and enhance an information security management framework (including security policies, processes, training and awareness raising) according to new regulation and requirements
  • Manage security operational tasks (vulnerability scan, penetration test, DR) and interact with business units to make sure the controls are effective
  • Response to security inquiries from all stakeholders and conduct/support security audits
  • Assist the business technology planning and vendor partnership, providing knowledge and future vision of technology and systems. Initiate the evaluation, procurement, and deployment of security-related products
  • Evaluate security incidents, cooperating with relevant internal teams to manage the incidents
  • Building the mechanism for monitoring the security level (Security Operation Center)
  • Enhance access management and develop internal processes to achieve effective security controls


  • Degree in a technology-related field
  • Knowledge of common information security management frameworks, such as ISO/IEC 27001, and NIST
  • Professional security management certification (Professional certification (CISSP, CISA, CISM, ISO27001 Lead Audit etc. is preferred)
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in a combination of risk management, information security and IT jobs. In addition, 2 years of direct experience in information security-related duties is required
  • Ability to work independently and take ownership, possess a high degree of assertiveness
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as teamwork, leadership and project management skills
  • Proven desire and ability to keep up to date with security
  • Experience with contract and vendor negotiations and management
  • Specific experience in Agile (scaled) software development or other best in class development practices
  • Experience with Cloud computing/Elastic computing across virtualized environments
  • Fluent English, German is a plus

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