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Information Security Officer (ISO)

  • Salary: CHF115000 - CHF130000 per annum + Bonus
  • Job type: Permanent, Full-time
  • Location: Basel
  • Sector: Risk, Audit & Compliance, Network & Security
  • Date posted: 26/03/2019
  • Job reference: BBBH100430
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Information Security Officer (ISO)

Experis IT is Europe's leading IT recruitment agency. We are dedicated to connecting talented individuals with Business opportunities across several professional sectors, with IT being at the heart of our operations.

One of our clients, a leading software company in Switzerland, is looking for an Information Security Officer for a permanent position located in Basel, Switzerland.

Applicants must speak English and industry recognised qualifications such as CISM/CISSP.

Job summary

With sound practical experience and theoretical knowledge in as many aspects of information security as possible, you will need to be tech-savvy, understand the importance of effective and purpose-built management systems and be able to collect experience around information security in diverse contexts such software development, data protection or application operation on premise and in the cloud. You will directly report to the Chief Operating Officer.

Your tasks & responsibilities

  • Develop, implement, and monitor a comprehensive information security management system and IT risk management to support the integrity, confidentiality and availability of information and processes
  • Develop, maintain, and publish up-to-date information security policies and procedures, standards, and guidelines. Oversees the training and dissemination of information security policies and procedures and practices
  • Validation of the information security processes, policies and controls with all stakeholders
  • Establish and implement processes to manage security issues and incidents
  • Perform security risk assessments and support the company in applying a consequent security risk approach in all activities
  • Provide security advice to projects and operations (e.g. procurement, software development, application operation, infrastructure services, human resources)
  • Ensure that the documentation for information security measures is current, meaningful and comprehensible
  • Running of educational and awareness-raising programs on the topic of information security
  • Regular reporting on the security situation and effectiveness of implemented measures for information security towards the executive management
  • Support company in answering security related queries from our clients

What you must have

  • Fluent English & Professional French
  • Master's degree in computer science
  • At least 5 years of experience in a position similar to the one described
  • Industry recognized security qualifications such as CISM, CISSP etc
  • Sound knowledge and experience of ISO 27001 and 27002 security standards in various contexts (e.g. application operation, software development, cloud operation)
  • Proven track record of previous ISMS implementations
  • Experience in data protection regulations (e.g. GDPR)
  • Thorough practical experience in all aspects of information security and IT security
  • Very strong communication skills and expert in building connections.
  • Ability and comfort in interacting with colleagues at all levels
  • High level of integrity

Interested in this opportunity? Kindly send us your CV today through the link in the advert. However, should you have any questions please contact Julie Mackerer on +41 61 282 22 17

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