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Senior IT Security Engineer



Berlin, Germany
Posted on Friday, November 3, 2023

Who we are

We simplify wealth creation. Founded in 2014 in Vienna, Austria by Eric Demuth, Paul Klanschek and Christian Trummer, we’re here to help people trust themselves enough to build their financial freedom — for now and the future. Our user-friendly, trade-everything platform empowers both first-time investors and seasoned experts to invest in the cryptocurrencies, crypto indices, stocks*, precious metals and commodities* they want — with any sized budget, 24/7. Our global team works across different cultures and time zones, bringing our products to more than 4 million customers, making us one of Europe’s safest and most secure platforms that powers modern investing.

Headquartered in Austria but operating across Europe, our products are built by fast-moving, talented, “roll-up-your-sleeves-and-make-it-happen” kind of people. It’s these diverse perspectives and innovative minds operating as ONE TEAM that keep Bitpanda at the cutting edge of our industry. So if you’re someone who thinks big, moves fast and wants to make an impact right from day one, then get ready to join our industry-changing team. Let’s go!

Your mission:
The IT System Security Specialist will be responsible for managing and enhancing security systems and controls that protect the company's infrastructure, applications, and data. This hands-on role will collaborate cross-functionally to implement security best practices and technologies that reduce risk, enable compliance, and support incident response capabilities.
What you'll do:
  • Manage endpoint protection agents, maintain patching, investigate alerts
  • Onboard applications into SSO solution, troubleshoot access issues
  • Tune SIEM use cases, manage logs, identify threats, create reports
  • Participate in on-call rotation, respond to security incidents
  • Harden network configurations, monitor traffic, block known threats
  • Develop and document security policies, controls, and procedures
  • Perform security scanning, risk assessments, and audits
  • Automate and optimize security tools and processes
  • Educate employees on security best practices and awareness
  • Continuously expand security knowledge through training and certifications
Who you are:
  • 1-3 years of professional experience in an information security role required
  • In-depth knowledge of endpoint security tools like antivirus, EDR, vulnerability management
  • Experience with single sign-on solutions and identity management
  • Working knowledge of SIEM platforms for threat detection and investigation
  • Familiarity administering network security controls like firewalls, proxies, IDS/IPS
  • Understanding of security frameworks like ISO 27001, NIST, PCI DSS
  • Solid grasping of security incident response processes and digital forensics
  • Background in hardening operating systems and fixing configuration weaknesses
  • Self-driven problem solver with an intrinsic motivation for IT security
  • Fluent in English verbal and written communication (German is a bonus)

What’s in it for you

  • Hybrid-working model with 60-Work From Anywhere days
  • Competitive total compensation package including participation in our stock option plan
  • Market-leading benefits programs and policies shaped by our flexibility-first philosophy
  • Exclusive premiums when trading on Bitpanda
  • Company-wide and team events — both in-person and virtually!
  • Bitpanda swag to keep you living the brand

And, above all, the opportunity to learn and grow as part of Bitpanda’s incredible journey towards being Europe’s future #1 investment platform.

Bitpanda is committed to fostering a fair and equal environment based on trust and mutual respect. We believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace is paramount to our success and we are committed to building a team that represents a wide variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.