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(Junior) Information Security Manager (f/m/div)

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8 Sep 2022

finleap connect is the leading independent Open Banking platform provider in Europe! It enables companies across a multitude of industries to provide the next generation of financial services by understanding how customers transact and interact. We offer a full range of leading fintech solutions to financial institutions. We cater to clients requirements, from stand-alone microproducts to all-in-one solutions. We ensure that all levels of digital maturity are covered by our services.

finleap connect addresses the fragmented open banking landscape with a "full-stack" platform. It enables partners to access financial transactions, enrich the transactions with data & analytics tools, and ultimately deliver seamless digitised financial services to customers. finleap connect has the unique ability to tap into category leaders founded in the finleap ecosystem, including Solarisbank, ELEMENT and Elinvar, driving additional value to partners. The company is a regulated payment institution under the Payment Services Supervision Act (Zahlungsdiensteaufsichtsgesetz - ZAG) with offices in Berlin, Hamburg, Milan and Madrid.

About the opportunity

We are looking for a (Junior) Information Security Manager (f/m/div) who will focus on Information Security and Business Continuity. You will be working in our Governance & Risk team and directly with our Information Security Officer (ISO) to protect our colleagues, customers and end-users. From defining policies and procedures, identifying and assessing risks and working with teams and management across the company to improve Security and Business Continuity. The role offers a very broad impact, with visibility throughout the organization and a significant opportunity to take ownership.

You will evolve our Information Security Management System to deliver great customer value on platforms that are reliable, secure and compliant. Our cross-functional teams are all about working with autonomy, collaboration and sharing knowledge! As a Information Security Manager at finleap connect, you will be encouraged to embrace and get to know more about the business and the innovations in the field of technology and the fintech scenario.

We are working in hybrid mode, but you'll be able to choose from which office you would like to work: Berlin or Hamburg

What will keep you challenged?

As a (Junior) Information Security Manager you will:

  • Identify and drive achievement of strategic goals for Information Security within finleap connect
  • Maintain & update Information Security codes, strategies, policies and procedures
  • Lead training and awareness for all staff in the area of Information Security
  • Support Information Security incident management
  • Support of CTO in regards to finleap connect s IT strategy
  • Complete annual Risk Assessment of Information Security
  • Identify and monitor emerging Information Security risks
  • Lead 2nd Level testing of Information Security measures and controls including penetration and security tests
  • Derive proposed measures to address identified risks and gaps
  • Prepare reporting for Management
  • Identification & agreement of appropriate measures to address identified risks and gaps
  • Responding to individual questions, questionnaires, reviews or audits
  • Support outsourcing controlling of security vendors and suppliers
  • Completion and quality of Annual Data Center review
  • Support Data Privacy Officer on in protection of personal data.

What will make you succeed?

  • At least 5 years proven experience from working with IT or information security or similar ideally the financial sector
  • Excellent knowledge of common security standards, frameworks and audits (ISO 27001, NIST, COBIT)
  • Ability to communicate issues at both technical and management level, adapting message to target group
  • Strong stakeholder management skills will be a success factor
  • Fluent English language skill, both verbal and written, is required
  • Attention to detail
  • Organized and structured in your work, outputs and communication
  • Humility and eagerness to learn from experienced colleagues
  • You are constantly looking for improvement potential and contribute with your input to make us even more efficient.

What more can you bring?

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a relevant field
  • CISSP, CSSP, CISM, or other Information Security risk certifications
  • Experience of Agile, DevOps and cloud technologies
  • Experience in fintechs or financial services industry
  • Experience in compliance of an Open Banking players
  • IT compliance or IT audit education or experience
  • German would be a plus.

What do we offer?

Flexible working hours: Time is precious. Make it count. With our flexible working hours and hybrid working model we make it possible to combine personal life with your work life!

Pet friendly: Dogs, turtles or goldfish are welcome in the office as long as they make our connectors smile

We are ever-evolving and so are you. A formalised bi-annual feedback process, regular eNPS & Engagement checks and personal development budget are to make sure that we grow together and find everyone's perfect spot at the table.

Employee referral bonuses: talent attracts talent, so let's create a cycle of good relationships!

You will become part of a collaborative and cross-functional environment, supported by regular knowledge sharing sessions (connector's lunch & learn, Diversity committee, regular All Hands meetings, etc.) where you will be empowered through ownership and collaboration

A relocation package and/or visa support for those who need it - Come be a part of our international team of connectors from over 35 different nationalities (english as a working language)!

While we offer you the opportunity to work out of ANY of our offices with all its amenities, we have a distributed working style, with semi-regular in-person events and meetings. Productive at home? So are we.

finleap connect is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace where we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.

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  • Job Reference: 706686389-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: finleap connect
    finleap connect
  • Location: Berlin
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Start Date: ASAP