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The dedication, expertise and service-driven mentality of our employees set us apart from others. The diversity of our people plays a major part in our success. We are committed to promote diversity in the work environment and we are a proud employer who offers fair opportunities for everyone.

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Key facts about VIG:

VIG is the leading insurance group both in Austria and in the entire Central and Eastern European (CEE) region. Around 50 insurance companies in 30 countries form a Group with a long-standing tradition, strong brands and close customer relations. The more than 25,000 employees in the VIG take care of the day-to-day needs of more than 22 million customers. VIG shares have been listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange since 1994. The VIG Group has an A+ rating with stable outlook by the internationally recognised rating agency Standard & Poor's. VIG cooperates closely with the Erste Group, the largest retail bank in Central and Eastern Europe.

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Cyber Security Advisor (all genders) - Department Group CISO

We are the leading insurance company in Austria and Central and Eastern Europe. Our Group employs more than 25,000 people whose dedication, expertise and service-driven mentality set us apart from others. The diversity of our people plays a major part in our success. We are committed to promote diversity in the work environment and we are a proud employer who offers fair opportunities for everyone. Become part of our colourful team in our subsidiary, VIG IT Digital Solutions GmbH.

Your Tasks

  • Group-wide coordination and performance of local IT security evaluations in CEE to ensure compliance with the Group’s IT security policies
  • Preparing informative evaluation reports and introducing performance indicators to assess compliance status
  • IT security consulting, and drawing up plans for the implementation and tracking of measures for the insurance companies
  • Identifying and analysing security risks and developing improvements and countermeasures; cooperating with IT Risk Management
  • Active use and enhancement of the Group-wide GRC tool, with a focus on the ISMS process
  • Drawing up proposals for modification of the Group-wide IT security policies

Our Offer

  • We are committed to being an attractive employer and offer an extensive package of benefits, opportunities and various development options
  • Great flexibility (home office, flextime arrangements and an extensive range of IT equipment)
  • We stand for reliability, based on our values, tradition and stability
  • We offer a pleasant working environment with a strong emphasis on teamwork
  • Your workplace at Vienna Insurance Group will be in the heart of Vienna and the centre of CEE
  • Together with our teams in 30 countries you get to experience the diversity of VIG
  • According to the regulations of the Equal Treatment Act, we state the minimum wage based on the Collective Agreement, which is in a range of € 3 285,- gross per month. Of course, a higher salary is commensurate with the professional experience and qualification of the chosen candidate. The remuneration package is market-compliant.
  • This full-time position is to be filled immediately

Your Profile

  • Degree in computer science, business computing or information security, or related professional training, as well as several years of professional experience in IT security
  • Solid overview of IT software, IT infrastructure, network and end user security, and solutions designed to protect against threats (knowledge of programming, network protocols, Linux and Microsoft servers, and Active Directory)
  • Knowledge of potential cyberattack vectors such as XSS, injection, hijacking, social engineering, patch management, firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention, etc.
  • Ability to use logic and arguments to identify strengths and weaknesses of IT systems, and detect vulnerabilities in IT infrastructure
  • Knowledge of information security management systems; related certification (e.g. ISMS Manager and ISMS Auditor certification in accordance with ISO 27001, CISA, CISM) an advantage
  • Structured, team-based approach to work, with a high degree of personal initiative and flexibility, as well as a hands-on mentality
  • Very good communication skills in German and English, proficiency in a CEE language an advantage
  • Willingness to travel in the CEE region (approx. 25 %)

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