Senior IT Systems Administrator, Stockholm

Stockholm, SE, 111 44

Job ID: 10779 

We are looking for a passionate professional to engage in the daily management and further development of our new Digital Forensic and Internet Operations environment within Cyber Threat Management. This is an opportunity for you to join Nordea's Cyber Defence Centre and be a co-driver in supporting the mission to protect the bank and its customers. 


Cyber Threat Management is the 3rd level expertise unit of the Nordea Cyber Defence Centre. The unit has 3 tracks; Investigations, Intelligence and Data Analytics. It is a trusted and highly capable entity supporting Nordea holistically and collaborating externally in fighting digital threats.  


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, agile environment, you’ll play a part in making us truly digital. We all have a role in building the best bank that serves our customers’ changing needs – through innovative solutions, collaboration and partnering with fintech’s.  


Are you ready to embark on a learning journey where we lead the way and push the limits in transforming the future of banking?

About this opportunity

The role is based in Stockholm. The team is spread across the Nordics and Poland and consists of highly technical and broadly experienced professionals within IT security. 

What we have:


Newly implemented dedicated environment for investigations, intelligence and data analysis:


  • Physical – so-called Redrooms in the various countries and a private data center located within Nordea premises in Stockholm
  • Virtual – private cloud built on Proxmox, KVM and more
  • Hardware - dozens of servers and network equipment already rack mounted and installed, specialized end-user equipment
  • Software – commercial licenses are available but we prefer open source software and solutions
  • Connectivity – high-speed internal network and a dedicated commercial internet connection


What we need:


A passionate and professional team-player who likes to take ownership and has a strong sense of confidentiality as well as commitment. You will:


  • Engage in the daily management of the environment - like you owned it
  • Work hands-on with implementations, deployments, troubleshooting and finetuning of hardware and software. Anything from access management and monitoring to restoration of backups. Keywords are performance, availability, reliability, maintainability, security, and scalability

Who you are

Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. The four key values that guide us in being at our best and that we expect all our colleagues to be committed to. 


To build a successful career with us, you’ll work well with others and always act with the customer’s needs in mind. You love learning and trying new things, and you’re excited about bringing your ideas to the table. You’re honest and dependable, willing to speak up even when it’s difficult, and committed to empowering others. You’re passionate about doing a great job.

Your experience and background: 


  • Demonstrated broad understanding of IT and IT Security in general
  • Practical experience of networks and network security administration
  • Hands-on experience of identity and access management 
  • Hands-on experience in Linux and Windows operating systems and services administration
  • Hands-on experience in configuring network devices (e.g. vpn, firewalls, routers and switches)
  • Hands-on experience in setting up and automating administration of virtual environments/private clouds
  • Knowledge of automation and scripting 
  • Coding skills; e.g. Python, Bash, Java


It’s appreciated if you have a relevant university degree and/or certifications, however to excel in this position you should have a keen interest in technology and cyber security and be able to see the wider context of things. 

Experience working in an international setting is a plus. 


In Nordea English is the working language. You have excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills, with high attention to detail. 


If this sounds like you, we look forward to welcoming you to the team as our new Senior IT Security Specialist!


Next steps

In the Digital Hub at, you can read more about us and how we are changing. 


You have until 15/10/2022 to send us your application. 


For more information about the position, you are welcome to contact Rikard Klöverbäck


We believe that diversity improves team performance. Therefore, we strive to form teams with a mix of people of different genders and ages, and with different backgrounds and experiences. 

Department:  IT/Technology