IT Security Manager



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Backbase is an innovative high-growth fintech company in scale-up mode. Our growth brings new IT risks and that’s why we are hiring for an IT Security Manager.

What will you be doing?

As our IT Security Manager, you ensure that the risk to our company’s information, posed by a variety of cyber threats, are addressed. The goal of this job is to create and maintain the safest operating environment for our people. Your main focus will be on data and network security processing, security systems management, and security violation investigation.

This role is new to Backbase, so we need someone who is able to act as a front-runner and work with different teams at various levels within our company. You will be part of the ICT Team and report directly to the VP.

During your first weeks in the company, we expect you to design your ‘big picture vision’ on how we get ahead of the game. At the same time, you will roll up your sleeves and run programs needed to strengthen our enterprise security.

You will develop and implement our information security plan including policy, architecture, and training/awareness. Secondly, you monitor and mitigate our vulnerabilities. Finally, you work on making sure we practice safe/secure data collection, data transfers & storage, and responsible use of social media, mobile devices and apps.

In short, an exciting role in a constantly changing environment with lots of room to make an impact.

Who are you?

  • You have a degree in Information Technology or Computer Science; 
  • Around 10 years of information security work experience; 
  • 3 or more years experience in an information security management position;
  • Experienced in auditing;
  • Ability to manage internal & external stakeholders and work well with people at every level; 
  • Excellent communication skills in English;
  • Analytical skills & hands-on mentality;

It is great,

  • If you possess certification in information security (e.g. CISSP,  CISM or CISA);
  • If you have experience with identity - access management

Why Backbase?

Backbase creates the best digital banking solutions on the planet, enabling our clients to deliver superior online and mobile customer experiences. We are a global, young-spirited, diverse (45+ nationalities), fast-growing and leading fintech company. Agile is our middle name and we love pushing innovation in the digital banking world. We make it work.

And we’re not done innovating just yet. Our 600+ employees work together on better and more advanced products. As we are in scale-up phase, we don’t believe in simply “doing our jobs”. We’ve always got room for new, creative talent to push us further. What will you bring to make us stronger?

We are organized to support you. You will receive time to educate yourself and will work with some of the best specialists in the business. Having fun is allowed at Backbase :-). We are work and play. At Backbase, you can come as you are and say it like it is.

Join us for a journey instead of a job!

Why join us?

Are you up for the challenge?

Apply Now!

Any Questions? Contact me!

Melis Nilgun

Talent Scout

Melis Nilgun

Talent Scout