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Information Security Officer


About Us

ERGO Technology & Services S.A. (ET&S S.A.) was established in January 2021 following the integration of ERGO Digital IT and Atena into one entity, leveraging the strengths and best practices of both companies.

ET&S S.A. belongs to the ET&SM technology holding of ERGO Group AG, supporting millions of internal customers with state-of-the-art IT solutions to everyday problems. We are dedicated to bring digital innovations to every aspect of the landscape of insurance. Discover how we are implementing AI, IoT, Voice Recognition, Big Data science, advanced mobile solutions and much more to accommodate our customers’ future needs around the globe. See how you can be a part of the digital revolution and apply to join us today!

The Information Security Officer supports development, maintenance, review and improvement of the strategic information security plan and risk management across the organisation, as well as supporting ERGO Group’s global activities in this area.

How you will get the job done

  • defining the necessary ISO organisational and operational structure
  • defining and maintaining company-specific information security requirements and meeting Group-wide information security requirements, including specific outsourcing requirements
  • integrating information security procedures into the organisation’s business processes
  • ensure that information security considerations are integrated with IT system planning, development
  • annually coordinating the performance of the information security risk management process
  • ensuring that the substantial information of the company is inventoried centrally and that the need for protection is controlled and, where appropriate, updated
  • monitoring the status of implementation and effectiveness of information security measures
  • planning and implementing the information security awareness program for the company
  • participate in the information security incident and breach management process
  • taking remedial action to reduce the impact of incidents and information security breaches
  • performing regular reviews of the actual risk and control situation in the 1st line

Skills and experience you will need

  • completed university degree, preferably in information technology (IT) or business information systems technology. Alternatively, completed training with an IT background
  • at least 7 years of experience in an information security related position in a risk management department
  • professional experience in information security, regulatory compliance or IT audit
  • expertise in relevant security standards and certifications (e.g. ISO 27001 LI/LA, CISA, CISM, CISSP)
  • knowledge of relevant legislative or regulatory requirements in area of information security and IT
  • experience in data analysis and performance reporting at various management levels (including executive level)
  • experience working with various international stakeholders
  • excellent analytical thinking skills and attention to detail
  • very high level of commitment, results and performance orientation
  • experience managing multiple objectives, schedules and deliverables
  • experience working in teams located in multiple locations
  • excellent negotiation, decision-making, communication and training skills
  • fluent oral and written English language skills

Nice to have 

  • knowledge of supervisory regulations and recommendations of the FSC and/or BaFin for the insurance market sector
  • knowledge of the ISO 31000 family of standards and the COBIT standard
  • understanding of the IT services industry and a statement in IT risk management
  • knowledge of the German language

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Why work with us?

Let&s be fit

We realize that most of us need assistance to stay in shape and good health. That's why we provide every employee with a medical package coverage and co-finance a sports card. Additionally, we support a number of sports sections, and, you can even join our yoga team in the summer to practice yoga on the roof!

Let&s be balanced

Work-life balance is essential for us. That's why we offer our employees flexible working hours, pet-friendly offices, and if you would like to stay with your pet at home, a remote work environment. However, it won't be easy to stay at home with our in-office gaming room.

Let&s be smart

Staying up-to-date with all the new systems and technologies is not an easy task. That's why we have an extensive training and workshops offer, both in-house and with external providers. We organize hackathons and meetups, which are an excellent opportunity for our specialists to showcase their expertise. On top of that, we offer digital learning platforms, language courses, and a library.

Let&s be responsible

We love to see the difference we make together with our CSR projects. That's why we are always open to new projects, and we would love to include you in our next charity event!

Let&s be fun

At ET&S we love not only to work but also relax together. Sports events like company-wide bike race, or maybe a film marathon in our cinema room? Don't worry; we got it covered! Maybe you have a passion and would love to make an event out of it? Sure! We will help you!

Let&s be diverse

At ET&S we create a working environment free of prejudice and exclusion. Each member of our team can experience being valued, regardless of his or her gender, nationality, religious beliefs, disabilities, age, and sexual orientation or identity. Your wide range of qualifications, experiences, and ways of thinking are of great benefit to us!

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