Head of Network Security Operations

Warszawa, PL, 02-460 Gdańsk, PL, 80-309 Gdynia, PL, 81-537 Helsinki, FI, 500

Job ID: 19187 

Would you like to manage Nordea Bank critical infrastructure team ? We are now looking for a Head of Network Security Operations to manage the Network engineering team operating the Proxy, IPS, AntiDDoS and AlgoSec platforms.


In Nordea, we’re harnessing the power of technology to reinvent the future of banking. A tech revolution is underway – and you can make an impact. Though we’re a Nordic bank, we’re also one of the largest IT employers in Tricity and Warsaw. Working with international teams in an inspiring working environment, you’ll have lots of opportunities to expand your skills and advance your career.

About this opportunity

Welcome to the Network team. We add value by providing connectivity services to the Bank’s customers and business. As the Head of Network Security Operations, you’ll play a valuable role in leading Nordea Network Security platforms.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Proactively manage the team on an operational level with employees located in Nordics and Poland
  • Take ownership of technical platforms (Proxy, IPS, AntiDDoS and AlgoSec) stability, performance, compliance and development
  • Set direction via team and individual goals, empower team members within their responsibilities and follow up on deliveries
  • Provide timely feedback, continuous coaching, evaluate and leverage performance
  • Manage communication activities and weekly team meetings across the team
  • Ensure that your direct reports understand how their targets and plans are linked to their daily duties
  • Manage risks and ensure compliance with regulatory and governance requirements


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 a people orientated mindset and a passion for helping develop others
  • Have a desire to motivate and inspire others to create high performing teams
  • Have excellent communicator skills, are able to reduce complex ideas to simple terms and express these both to non-technical and highly technical audiences
  • Are results oriented and able to operate under pressure in a changing environment
  • Take initiative and work proactively under own direction with a strong track record of creating results

Your experience and background: 

  • IT experienced Team Leader
  • Have a technical background related with networks
  • Good technical knowledge of network technologies allowing to communicate and operate cross-technology domains
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Very good ITIL processes understanding and documented practice
  • Good understanding of risk management
  • Understanding of Network Security standards, industry best practices and strategies
  • You have a Bachelor's and/or Master's degree
  • You are fluent in spoken and written English

If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 12/10/2023. 

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