Information Security Officer

  • Experience level : Junior
  • Activity : Group
  • Office : Geneva

The Information Security Officer – Technical Operations reports to the Chief Security Officer (CSO) and is responsible for enforcing policies and procedures that protect our organization’s computing infrastructure from all forms of security breaches.

He will identify vulnerabilities and work with our IT teams to resolve them and ensure security of our network and data. The incumbent will be mainly operating as 1st line of defense.

Your missions
  • Identify vulnerabilities in our current network
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive plan to secure our computing network
  • Monitor network usage to ensure compliance with security policies
  • Keep up to date developments in IT security standards and threats
  • Perform and oversee penetration tests to find any flaws
  • Collaborate with management and the IT teams to improve security
  • Document any security breaches and assess their damage
  • Educate colleagues about security software and best practices for information security
  • Actively participate in security, data management, forensic investigations, and security governance
  • Collaborate and maximize partnership with external providers
  • Assess whether new technologies are appropriate for the company to implement
  • Ensure technologies currently in use are efficient and propose/make changes wherever necessary
  • Maintain/develop network and relationship with pairs in the industry and with local companies
Your profile

Professional experience & competencies:

  • Understanding of Microsoft technologies, especially Azure and Office 365, or willing to expend knowledge in this area
  • 1 year experience on operating Data Loss Prevention technologies
  • 1-3 years’ experience in information security of which at least 2 years in a similar role within the finance industry
  • Good knowledge of IT production frameworks such as ITIL as well as technological trends
  • Solid knowledge of various information security frameworks
  • Ability to conduct technological analyses and research
  • Good knowledge in mobile technologies and change management
  • Good understanding of Private Banking sector

Personal competencies:

  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills with the ability to balance business interests with risk
  • Good communication skills with the ability to popularize security matters to a non-technical audience and to educate them
  • Result and solution oriented
  • Organization, rigor and attention to details

Language requirements & other requirements:

  • Excellent verbal and written command in French and English, German an asset
  • Candidates must reside in Switzerland


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management or equivalent
  • Current relevant professional certification such as CISSP, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365


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