Head of Network Security Operations, Gdynia
Do you have solid and strong management
capabilities and experience from IT or IT security in different positions? Do
you like to drive change initiatives with high priority and focus cross country
borders? Then join this exciting opportunity within Nordea’s Technology
Information Security Office and support us in implementing the Cyber Security
Our cyber strategy underlines our focus to strengthen
IT security in networks, applications and protecting our data as one of the
most important challenges the bank is facing. We are building the future
digital bank to be the bank where the personal and digital relationship makes
Nordea a safe and trusted partner. This requires us to be a frontrunner in
information and cyber security and cyber defence solutions across the IT
landscape and in all technology layers. This includes strengthening our ability
to identify business risks, anticipate threats, assess vulnerabilities in
real-time, to respond and act quickly, build our capabilities for continued
services and to restore mission-critical functions with minimal disturbance to
our customers. You have now a chance to be part of our journey!
The position we offer
As Head of Network Security Operations you will lead a unit of
approximately 20 people across the Nordics and Poland and take on a central
role in further build and develop our Network security operations
team. The team is working on a 24/7 schedule.
You will ensure that
your team cooperates and perform at the highest possible level, and it is
important that you can operate on different levels of the organisation and
handle any tactical and operational issues effectively. You communicate clearly and effectively to the unit about strategy
and the strategic and tactical plans.
To succeed in this journey you need to build the capabilities of
the unit on the existing people, processes and tools while firmly and
inspirationally leading to another level of performance and to successfully
attracting new talent needed. You need to partner with other units across IT in
the bank and being able to operate fluidly in highly complex, matrix
You design and implement operational plans and set targets for
the unit as well as for each employee. You ensure that your direct reports
understand how their targets and plans are linked to the strategy and you will
also keep your organisation well informed.
It is important
that you have the ability to translate risk and Information Security topics
into business language and vice versa. As such, you have a pragmatic approach
to problem solving as well as analytical skills and strong communication and
stakeholder management skills.
The qualifications you need
You have solid
leadership experience, preferably from a similar area or a team with a similar
size. You have superior people management skills, and knowledge of value based
leadership and cross-border experience is also advantages.
You have an excellent
technical skills and business orientation and are able to challenge your
surroundings with focus on achieving efficiency and professional security
levels at the core of network and firewall security. .
To summarise we expect that you have:
Leadership experience with proven track record of team development
Experience in leading IT Security in a complex IT environment
Strong ability to perform even under high pressure
Documented ability to work and lead cross-border with different cultures
Ability to drive improvements in network and cyber security
from the network security area like network design, firewalls and change
Strong communication skills as a leader
IT Operations experience
Ability to identify risks and drive compliance
As we are a truly international organisation, we expect you to be
able to speak and write English at a superior level.
You will be working
out of one of our offices in the Nordics capitals in Sweden, Denmark or
Finland, Norway or in Tri-city in Poland. Ability to travel is expected.
You will report to the Head of Infrastructure Security.
More information and send application
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