IT Secure Operations Lead - Oslo or Espoo

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We are looking for an experienced cyber security professional capable of leading our IT Secure Operations Initiative forward, ensuring defined objectives are achieved.

This role will be responsible for leading and evolving secure Operations practices, working closely with our Product Development Teams to ensure the secure operations our IT Products and Services.

We offer plenty of interesting challenges in the energy industry sector, as well as opportunities to develop your skills DevSecOps skills in an Agile working environment.

Location in Oslo or Espoo.

Your responsibilities:

  • Design, build, integrate and manage security controls into Business & IT Operational Processes, to fulfill defined IT Security Operations Initiative objectives and identified requirements.
  • Work closely with Asset Manager Roles supporting the secure operation of IT Products and Services, and ensuring the effective and consistent implementation of security controls. 
  • Actively support IT Service management practices, ensuring secure operating procedures are established, implemented and managed.
  • Manage external suppliers providing cyber security services, in accordance with contracted service level agreements.
  • Manage and evolve Security Operations Centre Capabilties, to continually improve Security protection capabilities (including Ext. SOC & Vulnerability Scanning services).
  • Conduct regular security assessments to identify and evaluate threats and vulnerabilities across all business environments and IT systems (e.g Azure, AWS, M365, AD).
  • Lead and Coordinate Vulnerability Management practices ensuring the timely reporting, evaluation, remediation of identified vulnerabilities.
  • Establish, maintain, and coordinate Security incident management procedures, response plans, and related investigations.
  • Research and maintain awareness of emerging Cyber Security threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Ensure Situational Awareness by Monitoring and reporting security performance and risks to Cyber Security Steering Group
  • Actively support the continued development of security architecture and technology road map providing the framework for the application of security controls
  • Establish a network of secure Operations champions, raising competence via engagement, awareness and training.

What we would like you to bring

Education, Skills and Experience

  • Education: Bachelor or Master’s level education in Information Technology (or similar)
  • One or more professional security certification(s)
  • Minimum 5 years IT security experience, with direct experience in an IT Security Lead or Manager role.
  • Good knowledge of security standards and best practices (for example ISO 27k, NIST CSF, ISF SOGP, CIS)
  • Strong IT security skills across a variety of technologies and platforms (Cloud & On Premise)
  • Experience performing vulnerability testing, risk analyses and security assessment.

Personal Competencies

  • Highly Motivated team player, with a can do attitude and the ability to get things done
  • Attitude for solving problems and acting on own initiative
  • Strong Organisation skills, with the ability to manage tasks, time & resources.
  • Ability to understand and solve complex issues with clear, balanced & implementable solutions.
  • Capacity to quickly learn new skills and adapt to new environments
  • Fluent in English both Written & Verbal

Why you'll love working at Nord Pool

At Nord Pool, you will get to leave your mark and make a real difference on our products and way of working. You will be part of a motivated, tech-savvy and friendly team. We believe in giving you the freedom to deliver your best work: that is why we are flexible around hours, tools and working methods. With us, you can build your career at an international, forward-thinking and profitable company. We’ll give you opportunities to learn and create something new.

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Together with Integrity towards Excellence

This is our value statement and it is what guides us in everything we do, from working with customers to working with each other.

We are a medium-sized international company with colleagues from 23 different countries. They include experts in programming, power markets, trading, laws and regulatory frameworks, to name just a few. We are a trusted partner and advise customers across the globe on creating efficient, simple and secure power markets. This involves continuous communication and a visible presence, not just in Europe but globally. We are big enough to be a serious player on the European energy markets but small enough for people to know each other on first name terms.

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