Head of Cyber Defense (f/m/x) 





permanent position


from € 5.400,-

Monatl. Gehalt

Head of Cyber Defense (f/m/x)

Our client, one of the biggest financial service providers in Austria, presents a nurturing and stable corporate environment. This traditional yet modern company values the new way of work by offering its employees state-of-the-art equipment, remote work and a wide range of benefits. They are currently looking for an experienced Head of Cyber Defense (f/m/x) in Vienna. Apply now, if you want to thrive and collaborate with capable colleagues from all over the world!


These exciting tasks are waiting for you:

  • Leading and managing the Cyber Defense Team
  • Manage day to day activities to ensure effective operation of intrusion detection and incident response
  • Tasks as part of a team to ensure that corporate data end technology are safeguarded from known threats
  • Communicating with customer stake holders which include management, support teams, and system administrators
  • Provide briefing to the business stakeholders regarding ongoing security incidents and threat levels
  • Ensure all business and operation processes are executed with quality and ensure all SLAs are met
  • Revising and developing processes to strengthen the current Cyber Defense team


Your experience so far:

  • 3+ years of professional experience in managing Security Operation or Cyber Defense teams
  • Strong knowledge of current and emerging technologies and tactics used within Cyber Defense and how they can be applied to improve detection of threats
  • Solid understanding of the information security industry and the current threat landscape
  • Thorough knowledge of SIEM technologies, like Splunk or Sentinel
  • Able to tune correlation rules and outcomes via SIEM and SOAR platforms
  • Familiarity of intrusion detection systems, web application firewalls and network security
  • Experience of IT including multiple operating systems and infrastructure such Windows, Linux, and cloud environments
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to lead and communicate efficiently within a team environment
  • Professional experience in the usage of agile frameworks like Kanban or Scrum
  • Vendor independent security certifications (e.g. CISA, CRISC, CISSP, CEH, …) are an asset


What our client offers:

  • A safe and stable corporate environment
    • with its own pension scheme, canteen and inhouse physician
    • an international agile team with a start-up culture
  • The new way of work, supporting
    • home office
    • flextime (without core hours)
  • A lot of support for your personal and professional development
  • A starting salary from at least € 75.000,-


Cynthia Socha, MA

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Cynthia Socha, MA