Head of Information Security

Information Technology, Network Admin and Support Copenhagen, Denmark


Do you aspire to the challenge of leading a Global team of Information Security Specialist’s? We are embarking on a journey establishing a distributed architecture, scaling our world class hybrid cloud, and thus looking for a Head of Information Security to build, manage and improving the Information security area.

You will be responsible for managing a global team of Information Security and GRC Specialist’s, who work alongside the IT, SOC and Legal departments, and interfacing the business and product development units without losing the technical perspective of cybersecurity.

What the role is about

As Head of Information Security, you will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Plan and oversee your team’s daily work as well as lead prioritization of security tasks and processes

  • Maintaining, documenting, and improving the security architecture and technical guidelines

  • Participate in developing and maintaining the IT Security, Risk and Compliance framework in order to meet regulatory requirements (e.g., GDPR, Schrems II) and protect the information and technology assets of Siteimprove

  • Provide IT security related advice, support, and assistance to all areas in Siteimprove through different initiatives such as Risk Assessments and Internal/External Security Audits

  • Develop, document, and implement architectural standards and solutions to ensure compliance of applications, systems, and infrastructure with Siteimprove policies

  • Assist key stakeholders such as the Legal and Sales teams in customer requests regarding security questionnaires, RFPs, RFIs, and tenders, as well as during vendor management process

  • International and local travel may occur (1-3 times per year). This will depend on business needs and state, federal, and international guidelines

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

What we require of you

  • Bachelor’s degree in cyber security, information security, or related field, or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • +5 years of management experience

  • +6 years of relevant experience within Information Security and IT

  • Valid passport due to travel requirements

What we'll love about you

  • Knowledge of Information Security standards such as ISO27001/2 and NIST SP 800-53, data protection principles without losing technical background

  • Hold information security qualifications such as CISSP, CISM, and CISA

  • Aptitude to always be learning, curious, open to new ideas, and is up to date on industry & technology trends

  • Proven track record to work independently while executing projects

  • Security knowledge of cloud services such as Azure and AWS is considered a plus

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills working in a professional environment

  • Strong stakeholder management, collaboration, and teambuilding skills

  • Excellent time management, organizational and planning skills

  • Ability to multi-task and adapt to a fast-paced environment

What you need to know about IT infrastructure

You’ll be joining a highly skilled team of Siteimprovers who are incredibly passionate about what they do and are characterized by their commitment to working as a team and ever-present customer focus.

What we hope you’ll love about Siteimprove

  • Great and Inspiring Company Culture. Read more about the Siteimprovers and our inclusive, people-centric culture in this section here: https://careers.siteimprove.com/culture/
  • Events and Travel
  • Corporate Social Responsibility. Siteimprove is a global thought leader within the field of digital inclusion and we proudly give back to the community locally as well as globally
  • Tech talks & meetups. We regularly host meetups and organize weekly tech talks for all employees to join
  • Outstanding Office Location. We are located in the heart of Copenhagen in a beautiful building sometimes referred to as “the Palace” by our employees
  • Leadership development. We prioritize your personal as well as professional development

What you may already know about Siteimprove

Siteimprove is a Danish-founded multinational company with +600 employees worldwide. In addition to our headquarters in Copenhagen, we have offices in 18 other locations worldwide and our more than 7,000 customers are spread across North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.

How you apply

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to submit your CV and cover letter. If you have any questions regarding the job, feel free to contact Talent Acquisition Specialist Caroline Schmidt at [email protected]

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