Senior IT Security Specialist

Paço de Arcos, Lisbon, PT, 2770-131

Job ID: 13818 

Would you like to take part in our Identity Access Management (IAM) journey? We are looking for an IT Security Specialist to NAM IT.

Nordea Asset Management (NAM) is the centre of investment management in the Nordea Group and in the Asset & Wealth Management division. NAM is the largest asset manager in the Nordics with the vision of being a leading European Asset Manager. We want to do this by delivering returns with responsibility. We meet customer demands and guide our customers in the right direction in asset selection while ensuring prudent ESG practices. NAM has around 900 employees and more than 475 Nordic and international institutional clients.  

About this opportunity

Welcome to the Nordea Asset Management Technology. We add value by developing IAM services with the technical capability to comply to Nordea's regulatory and business demands within the IAM area. As an IT Security Specialist, you’ll play a valuable role in furthering our IAM capability towards compliance and security requirements.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Have a close dialogue with internal stakeholders to support and form a good understanding of the business needs within Nordea Asset Management IAM area
  • Supporting onboarding Nordea applications onto Identity IQ system
  • Being part of the IT Support team, developing solutions for onboarding of new platforms and applications
  • Conducting regular access reviews for NAM applications
  • Conducting regular meetings with stakeholders in order to improve compliance level and support activities
  • Contributing to robust and effective AM controls within the Nordea Asset Management organisation

You’ll join a unique department in Nordea Asset Management specialising in Access Governance development with colleagues based in Denmark, Sweden, Finland, and Poland. The role is based in Lisbon.

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 IAM Knowledge (Role Based Access Control System, IAM Controls: SoD, TCP, Cross-App TCP, Approval Rules).
  • Have basic IIQ skills (Entitlements, Roles, Requests flow in IIQ)
  • Are able to collaborate and negotiate when working with various Stakeholders within all Nordea
  • Have a strong knowledgeable about Access Controls Systems 
  • Have the understanding of environments, Cloud management, and locally controlled systems in applications


In addition you display:

  • Attention to details
  • Ability to learn fast and willingness to learn
  • Strong Interpersonal skills and fluent verbal and written English 

Your experience and background: 

  • Previous experience with IIQ system
  • Knowledge of SoD and Zero Trust domains and methodologies
  • Adapting and responding to change (Professional Level)
  • Following instructions and procedures (Professional level)
  • Planning and organising (Professional level)
  • Relating and networking (Professional level)
  • Working with people (Professional Level)
  • Experience from the financial industry
  • Interest and understanding of risk, processes and controls
  • Solid communication, organizational and coordination skills
  • Professional written and spoken English is a requirement
  • Team oriented person with strong interpersonal skills: enthusiastic and positive personality, curious, attentive to detail, structured, committed and collaborative

If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 31/12/2022. For more information, you’re welcome to contact John Günther, at (+45 6161 3278)

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.

Please be aware that any applications or CVs coming through email or direct messages will not be accepted or considered.

Department:  IT/Technology