IT Security Specialist

IT & Product, Stockholm


The cybersecurity threat landscape is constantly changing and evolving, and new ways to handle those threats are needed. Now Nordnet Bank AB need a super creative, pragmatic and pedagogic IT Security Specialist to take us to the next level of IT Security. Do you have a passion for securing IT proactively as well as digging into security logs and handling IT security incidents? Do you love working with cutting-edge technology, in an environment where change is the only constant and innovation is key to success?

If that is the case, then the role as IT Security Specialist at Nordnet Bank AB is waiting for you.

The Role
As our IT Security Specialist you will support Nordnet in ensuring that we are secure enough to handle any cybersecurity threats. This will include tasks such as:

  • Drive and support implementation of frameworks and standards for security domains
  • Reviewing and following up on security in systems and services
  • Keeping yourself and Nordnet up to date with the threat landscape

You will be a key role in developing, implementing and operating the IT security capabilities that we need to prevent, detect and manage all relevant cybersecurity threats and incidents. You will perform:

  • Log analysis as well as incident forensics and root cause analysis
  • IT security risk assessments and threat modelling
  • Optimizing and perfecting of technical security systems

 One of the key functions of the role will be to actively detect and analyze cybersecurity threats and incidents as well as to coordinate and manage the efforts to mitigate these. This includes:

  • Coordinate security incident management with both internal and external teams
  • Working tightly with both IT development and operations
  • Driving vulnerability scanning and penetration testing
  • Acting as a passionate security evangelist and increasing security awareness 

This is a central function for all Nordic countries where you will be reporting to the IT Security Manager at Nordnet Bank AB.

Your profile
To be successful in this role we believe that you have an education within the IT security area and also a few years of working experience with IT security. You are passionate about working with the technical aspects of cybersecurity, both on an infrastructure and application layer.

You are structured and analytical, focusing on quality in the details but with a holistic and approach to security, focusing on the needs of the business and our customers.

You have amazing communication skills; you need to be able to communicate on a technical level with techies at the same time that you need to explain cybersecurity on a business level to management. You need a pragmatic and smart approach to solving security challenges, yet have a high integrity and be assured in your competence and knowledge.

We also expect that you speak and write both Swedish and English fluently.


We Offer

We offer you the opportunity to work in a Nordic environment with a strong focus on innovation, product development and technology. We accelerate, renew ourselves and are currently building a world-class customer experience. Our ambitions are high and you will embark on a fast and challenging journey together with a great team of sharp and committed colleagues, At Nordnet, there is great potential for development and opportunities to redefine the financial world.

We are 450 employees in Stockholm, Oslo, Helsinki and Copenhagen. In the beginning of 2018, we will move from our offices in Alvik to newly renovated offices on Alströmergatan 39, Kungsholmen.

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Questions & applications
If you have questions, please contact recruitment manager Marie Svensson, , telephone: 070-952 97 72.