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Senior Security Officer (DevSecOps)

Gdynia, PL, 81-537 Warszawa, PL, 02-460 Tallinn, EE, 11415 Stockholm, SE, 116 22 København K, DK, 1360 Gdańsk, PL, 80-309 Helsinki, FI, 500

Job ID: 765 

Would you like to play a key role in ensuring that Nordea is protected against IT security threats? We are now looking for a  Senior Security Officer (DevSecOps) who will support driving the Secure DevOps culture inside Nordea. By joining the Chief Security Office, this is an opportunity for you to contribute in Nordea’s DevSecOps journey as well as setting directions for IT Security. 

You will be having a key role in our Secure Development Engineering team by defining, driving, implementing and monitoring security controls embedded in the secure software development lifecycle (SDLC) as well as ensuring development security controls are operating effectively.

At Nordea, we know our customers’ needs are changing – and we’re deeply committed to meeting them with the financial solutions of tomorrow. We’re creating an agile environment where we’re harnessing the power of technology – one where you can make an impact. So bring your skills, ideas and unique background. With us, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to grow and make your mark on something bigger.

About this opportunity

Welcome to the Secure Development Engineering team. As a member of the Nordea Security team you will be working within Nordea Group Risk in second line of defense. We are overall responsible for security monitoring, control and reporting and that Nordea has an effective security governance and management process in place.

We add value to Nordea and to our customers by managing the information security risks and enabling leaders and employees to act correctly in protecting the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information. Our unit supports the entire Nordea Group.

What you’ll be doing:

  • define, monitor and measure security controls embedded in our SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle)
  • define and demonstrate prudent application and infrastructure security oversight
  • challenge and proactively advice the first line on security processes, regulatory compliance, and control appropriateness
  • work closely with development teams to ensure the applications are designed with security and operability in mind
  • design and improve security processes to support our key activities, both in IT Security and DevOps environment
  • ensure our secure development and operations practices fulfil all needs for getting leading Nordea solutions without compromising security or compliance requirements
  • experiment and learn about new techniques and opportunities that can benefit Nordea, to build and prepare for the future


The role is based either in Gdynia, Gdańsk, Warsaw, Copenhagen, Helsinki, Stockholm or Tallinn.

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:

  • possess the capability of transforming IT Security and the regulatory requirements into operational processes, and ensure the implementation of IT security controls  
  • have an interest for IT Security combined with understanding of regulatory requirements
  • demonstrate structured thinking and be comfortable working with complex assignments 
  • secure SDLC is your true interest with an understanding of the full process and how to continuously improve it
  • are proactive, independent, pragmatic and solution oriented

Your experience and background: 

  • experience in working with IT Security processes, governance, measures and controls (e.g. Threat modelling, DAST, SAST etc.)
  • excellent understanding what drives security, other than just code quality when developing and delivering software
  • hold integrity and trust as your core values and have excellent collaboration and stakeholder management skills
  • you have a strong cultural awareness and a dynamic approach, willing to take on extra responsibilities when needed
  • you have superior English spoken and written skills
  • relevant security qualifications such as CSSLP, CISM, CISSP will be considered as huge advantage 

If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 31/07/2022.

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

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