Chief Information Security Officer

If you are looking for a job with a real meaning – join us!

Amsterdam, Netherlands / Espoo, Finland / Stockholm, Sweden

About the position

In Nixu your role is to lead and develop Nixu’s cyber defense globally. You provide situational awareness to Nixu group leadership team and have constant dialog with them about threats and risks. With these guidelines you will ensure that Nixu’s cyber defense is in line with our risk appetite. You lead the Security Function Operating Model ie. engage stakeholders, enable implementation with planning and setting the CSO teams’ objectives and deliver by making sure our ways of working and security controls are aligned with our security strategy.

You own Nixu’s ISMS and in your role, you support Nixu in complying with contractual security requirements, external audits, risk management and regulatory compliance. You are part of Nixu group Development Leadership team and the Nixu IT leadership team.

You will be a key player in a rapidly growing company that is a front runner in modern cyber security. You will work in collaboration with Nixu’s 400 cybersecurity professionals driving Nixu’s cyber defense forward. We expect you to have good people skills and to communicate efficiently with stakeholders at all levels in the organization. You represent Nixu in CISO communities and collaborate with authorities (police and CERT).

This is a permanent and full-time position. You will report to Chief Development Officer.

Application deadline is on October 24. 2019.

Are you the next Nixuan?

To be successful in this position you should have experience from communicating information security related concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical audiences. You can integrate your deep knowledge of security with business processes in a highly dynamic environment. You possess intellectual curiosity, out-of-box-thinking, strong problem-solving skills, and an ability to work and influence across multiple stakeholder groups.

What we look for in candidates
- Good interpersonal and communication skills
- Ability to make decisions and see that they are also executed
- Thorough understanding of modern cyber threats

Why join us?

We offer you the opportunity to work in a leading cyber security company with offices in Finland, Sweden, Denmark and the Netherlands, where you will find opportunities for professional development and a means to balance professional challenges with your personal life. Our values – professionalism, collaboration, humanity and passion for cybersecurity – guide our work every day, everywhere.

Nixu is a place where you can find meaningful work, have fun, be inspired and respected. With us you will have the opportunity to gain experience from multiple areas of cybersecurity and business understanding of several industries. You will get the full support from your local colleagues and international organization.

At Nixu we believe in the culture of empowerment and we value professionalism in all of its dimensions. Our organization model supports sharing knowledge, working and learning without unit barriers. We are all different, but equal.

Apply now!

To apply, please send your CV with a cover letter and a salary indication to through our recruitment system.


If you wish to discuss further about the position or if you have any questions, please contact Chief Development Officer Kim Westerlund by e-mail kim.westerlund(a) or by phone +358 40 512 3125.