Security Issue Management expert (Amstelveen)

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At a glance

The need for information security is growing in a fast pace, especially within the banking sector, where there is much to be gained for cyber attackers. For this reason we are constantly looking for smarter ways to make digital banking as safe as possible. This is a key capability because there is a lot at stake.
The Security Issue Management team is responsible for making sure security issues are well defined, understandable and managed bringing the attention of security issues to the appropriate level within the organisation. As a security issue management expert you will help security capabilities within CISO be onboarded to the issue management process as well as analyse issues and summarise them for escalating actions to be taken by management.
Do you understand information security, are you able to provide expert advice, are you a good communicator that can bridge gaps and work in a team? Then we want you to join our team! We can provide you with excellent opportunities to further develop yourself, in a sector that is part of critical infrastructure, and as part of a larger team of great professionals to spar with.

Your job

You play a crucial role in getting the information security risk within ABN AMRO's risk appetite. You focus on the security issues of significant importance to make sure ABN AMRO continues being compliant to our policies and standards. You contribute to the safety of the bank by looking at the bigger picture and anticipating bottlenecks. You brainstorm, advise and work together with our CISO capabilities to ensure information security is well management. Briefly: a constant co-creation and security by design!
ABN AMRO’s IT organization is your biggest client, which is an international environment with people from all over the world. You meet with your colleagues frequently, and sit in with start-ups. If information security is at stake, you will have to step in and quickly come up with creative and smart alternatives. This job provides you with the opportunity to work in a large diversity of tech, tech organizations, and colleagues.

Working environment

You will become part of CISO Technology and Engineering (T&E), which is part of Corporate Information Security Office (CISO). The CISO department consists of approx. 500 employees and works on the entire information security of the bank. T&E is a multinational team with over 90 employees. We focus on IT security and people security, and work with our IT-colleagues to ensure appropriate infrastructure and application security. In terms of hierarchy, there is little to be noticed as we work together in completing our tasks.
Working at ABN AMRO means: getting even better in what you do. We understand customers, translate their ambitions into common success and earn trust. We want our customers to understand our products. This means that we sometimes turn customers away if the risk of a product is great for them. Customer interest is also: providing a clear product range and communicating clearly. Banking is our profession, the world is our challenge. Moreover, we are socially involved and committed to the ABN AMRO Foundation. For instance, we contribute to giving Christmas presents to the less fortunate and we engage in charity walk.

Your profile

You are a information security expert who is able to maintain a clear overview, can facilitate groups on content, and is not shy in communication and presentation.
You understand and are interested in information security processes. You understand the balance between technical security measures and potential organizational mitigating measures. You continuously search for fresh ideas and gain more professional knowledge in order to enlarge your technical capabilities, as well as improving your soft skills. Furthermore, you have a sharp analytical eye and do not easily get stressed. In fact, you perform well under pressure.
You are bold, do not simply take things at face value, and dare to ask questions. You are able to entice colleagues with your ideas. This means you can easily convince people and transpose technical jargons into understandable language effortlessly. Sometimes you will only be given five minutes to substantiate your advice and solution. This should be enough to make your statement.

Please check your profile if you believe to be a good fit in the team:
• A degree in Information Science or relevant studies
• Information Security (IS) professional qualifications such as CISSP, CCSP, CEH, CISA, CISM and CCSK, or an interest in achieving said qualifications.
• 0-5 years of experience in the IT security field
• Knowledge of different IT and security capabilities and processes
• Strong communication skills both verbally and in writing in English

We are offering

The chance to become even better as a security professional, by working in a critical sector and in a team of likeminded professionals. Does IT security make your heart skip a beat? Then this role is for you! Our office in Amstelveen is your home base. We are also flexible, and working part of the week from home is the norm. ABN AMRO gives great importance to personal development and therefore offers a lot of training and career opportunities. In addition, you will receive a competitive salary and an attractive package of employee benefits. With this, you can determine your own conditions for a large part.


Respond to this online vacancy if interested. For more information please contact Rob Havermans, Head of CISO Technology & Engineering. We would like to meet you!

Equal opportunities for all

The success of our organisation depends on the quality of our people and the ideas that they have. Truly surprising insights and innovative solutions for our clients result from an interplay of cultures, knowledge and experience. Diversity is therefore extremely important to our organisation. To ensure that everyone at ABN AMRO can develop their talents, we encourage an inclusive culture in which all colleagues feel engaged and appreciated.

Disclaimer external recruitment agencies

External recruitment agencies need to have a signed agreement with ABN AMRO BANK N.V., executed by a Talent Acquisition Specialist, when submitting a resume to a vacancy. In addition, a recruitment agency can only submit a resume when invited by a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join the search for a right candidate. All unsolicited resumes sent to us will be considered property of ABN AMRO BANK N.V. In this case, ABN AMRO will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

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Vacature informatie

Organisatie: ABN AMRO

Locatie: Amstelveen

Opleidingsniveau: WO