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The Information Security Officer is responsible for the internal security of the bank, ensuring cyber-attacks are managed, helping avoid problems becoming incidences and advising our colleagues on the best way to keep our customers secure. We work closely with auditors and regulators, using regulatory and risk management frameworks. We are responsible for establishing security governance within the bank, be means of issuing security policies, standards, and guidelines.  

The Information Security Officer is part of the dedicated Information Security team and will get sufficient space and education to develop.  

About Knab 

Knab was founded in 2012 because we wanted to do things differently. Simpler, smarter, and more advantageous for our customers. Because we believe we can help everyone maximize their financial affairs. "Feel at ease when it comes to your finances. Every day." By combining smart technical solutions with a healthy dose of human intelligence, we create financial services that really meet your needs. Add to that some of the sublime personal service from our employees and you end up with something that's truly unique to the world of finance. From banking to insurance, we've got your back! 

All our colleagues have one thing in common: we each try to help customers maximize their money matters seamlessly and proactively. We're open-minded, positive and committed to our customers. So, you gain control over your financial affairs. 

In A Nutshell About Your Challenge 

We hope that in this role you will master the following skills:   

  • Security presence 

You will become one of the contacts within Knab to address all sorts of questions related to information security on which you advise, inspire and teach to enable colleagues getting things done in the right way. 

  • Continuous learning 

You are on top of new developments regarding information security and related technologies proactively undertaking continuous learning and know how to be a BOFH. 

  • Communication 
    Your communication is accurate, deeply connected and is relatable with all levels within Knab, ranging from general reporting and risk management with board members to providing technical solutions with DevOps teams. 
  • Flexibility 
    Your style of work is flexible, you can present a security topic instantly to a large group of colleagues or lead an investigation at short notice and understand that security doesn't sleep or stop at 5pm. Helping your security colleagues is key to ensuring we maintain a close security team. 

About The Team 

The security team at Knab is experienced, ambitious and deeply involved with all matters of security. Security matters to us but fun is important too. We like our jokes and security stories, while sharing new skills and educating ourselves. 

Our mission is customer centralized, we care about our customers and their safety while doing business with us. We are continuously maintaining a secure and resilient fintech environment in which Knab's customers are safe, Knab's value-chain is continuously secured, and Knab can accelerate its business strategy implementation securely. That is our mission. 24x7. 

Principles we work by: Security likes doing stuff, though we also like to automate and template as much as possible to get away from the boring stuff, and into the stuff that really matters and adds value. 

One team, once voice. The security team is like a family. We value commitment and trust.  

Your Profile 

  • Successfully completed studies, or a willing to complete such as study, in the IT field/comparable disciplines or other equivalent qualifications.
  • Some knowledge in the field of information security.
  • You are practical of nature, backed with an academic level of work.
  • You feel comfortable working in a team and finding solutions in complex and demanding environments.
  • You are a responsible and committed person who manages to keep track of things, even in stressful situations. 

Nice to have: 

  • You have already gained some knowledge and or at least familiar with security industry standards like for example IEC/ISO 27001, PCI DSS or NIST Cyber Security Frameworks. 
  • Knowledge in network and computer systems security ideally confirmed by an international certification in the field of information security, such as CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional), CISM (Certified Information Security Manager), or are willing to complete such as course to pass the exams.  
  • A basic understanding of security requirements engineering for products and solutions in the field of security.

Diversity Statement: Come as you are. Knab is an open workplace with positive vibes. We are inclusive of all nationalities, races and genders. We feel comfortable to bring our authentic whole selves to work and like you to do so too.

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If you come to work with us, Knab will become a significant part of your life. Therefore, we make sure the ambiance is just as exciting as your job. Check the benefits

If you have any questions regarding this role or the process, please feel free to reach out to us. We don`t collaborate with third parties to fulfill this role.

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