Senior IT Security Specialist

Gdynia, PL, 81-537 Łódź, PL, 90-063

Job ID: 12674 

We are looking for a Senior IT Security Specialist to join Security Approvals Team in Cyber Security Governance. This is an opportunity for you to grow within a team of passionate professionals and enhance IT security by ensuring that the Nordea security standards are fulfilled.


Machine learning, robotics, cloud computing. We’re harnessing the power of technology to reinvent the future of banking. A digital revolution is underway – joining us puts you at the heart of it.


Working with skilled, international teams in a fast-paced and inspiring working environment, you’ll play a part in making us truly digital.

More than just a Nordic bank, we’re one of the largest IT employers in Tricity and Warsaw. You’ll have lots of opportunities to expand your abilities and advance your career. Will you help us lead the way in transforming the future of banking?


About this opportunity


You’ll join Security Approvals Team where we take part in ensuring compliance, shaping security services and security awareness among the whole organization by assessing change requests concerning network infrastructure.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Assessing and approving variety of change requests related to Nordea infrastructure, platforms and applications from security and compliance perspective (e.g. firewall openings, proxy and email whitelisting, AD group membership, etc.);
  • Ensuring clear communication and satisfactory experience to stakeholders;
  • Representing the team and providing relevant stakeholders with a better understanding of security requirements to raise awareness of IT security matters;
  • Assisting in development, design and implementation of compliant IT security systems and services in the Infrastructure and Operations area to support high security level in IT environments;
  • Assisting in development of IT security standards and ensuring that such standards are translated into technical security requirements that are implemented in the production systems to improve security;


The role is based in Gdynia or Warsaw. Welcome to a team of professionals where you will stand as a guard of Nordea security.


Who you are


Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the values that guide us in being at our best – and that we imagine you share with us.


To succeed in this role, we believe that you have:

  • Good understanding of IP networks and protocols, firewalls and proxies;
  • Solid knowledge and documented experience within IT security area (security certifications such as: CISSP, CISM, CISA, CompTIA Security+/Network+/CASP+ will be an advantage);
  • Experience/understanding of security related policies, documentation and procedures as well as industry standards and best practices (such as: ISO, ISF);
  • Knowledge/experience in Zero Trust Security model/concept will be an advantage;
  • Experience in Change Management processes and tools will be an advantage;
  • Ability to explain technical terms to non-technical individuals;
  • Ability to gather information from different sources and connect the dots;
  • Self-driven and open-minded individual with “can-do” attitude and superb communication skills;
  • Good business and technical English is a must (both written and spoken).


If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 15/06/2023.

At Nordea, we know that an inclusive workplace is a sustainable workplace. We deeply believe that our diverse backgrounds, experiences, characteristics and traits make us better at serving customers and communities. So please come as you are.


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Department:  IT/Technology