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Saab Global
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IT Security Compliance Officer

Bromma, Sweden
Closing date: 25 June 2023

Saab is expanding! This is a unique opportunity to take on a challenge within the Saab IT Security Team at Group IT!

We offer a career opportunity where no two days are the same, where both your theoretical and practical skills are utilized. You will become part of an ambitious team who appreciates one another’s diversity and benefits from each other’s skills and experience!

Do you want to work for a company that provides a work environment where everyone is stimulated to develop and perform at their best? Working at Saab, means you get your own development plan, lots of training opportunities as well as benefits that are designed to fit your individual needs. If you have a passion for security, high analytical ability, and would thrive working in a global context with operative IT-security work and great individual responsibilities, this role is for you!

Your role

As part of the IT security and compliance team, you will be part of a team of highly skilled specialists, and you will play a key role assuring our compliance towards standards such as ISO27001, NIST among others. Managing the security compliance of our operations with internal and external stakeholder requirements is a critical capability for the company.

In this role you will report to the Head of IT Security.

The main tasks are:

As Security Compliance Officer you manage and develop our operational compliance with Saabs Security management system (SMS) and external customer security requirements. You are familiar with industry standards such as ISO27001, NIST, CMMC and similar and have experience in implementing and managing the related controls within the IT domain. To succeed in this role, you need good collaboration and communications skills and have a systematic way of working paying attention to details.

Your main responsibilities will be to interpret and create internal requirements, support in their implementation, hold trainings for the organization and audit compliance. The focus is on requirement and follow-up within Saabs management system. You work together with your colleagues to ensure that we work both strategically and systematically with information security.

Your profile

Required skills:

  • University degree or similar education level in software engineering, information security, risk management, computer science, law.
  • Experience from working with IT security
  • As we operate in a highly regulated environment, it is required that you have experience of working with security requirements, preferably both Swedish protective security requirements and international standards, such as ISO 27000 series, NIST SP 800, CIS controls etc.
  • Excellent communication skills in English, verbal and written
  • Trustworthy with high standards of ethics and personal integrity
  • Experience from audits within the IT area
  • Experience from accreditation of IT-systems

Desired skills: 

  • Deeper knowledge of CMMC
  • Experience of working with Swedish national security requirements such as KSF, ISM, FFS etc.
  • Business and commercial understanding

To be successful in this role we think that you have ability to analyze and disseminate threat intelligence. You have a natural curiosity which allows you to stay one step ahead of the threat.

This position requires that you will be approved in a security screening in accordance with the Swedish Protective Security Act. This position requires that you pass a security vetting based on the current regulations around/of security protection. For positions requiring security clearance additional obligations on citizenship may apply.

What you will be a part of

You will join a highly professional IT security and compliance team with personnel of different backgrounds and competences.

You will work closely with the IT-Security teams all over Saab as well as many other functions. We are a global company, we work in an international context, which may require national and international travelling

Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement.

If you aspire to help create and innovate whilst developing yourself in a challenging team setting, Saab may well have the perfect conditions for you to grow. We pride ourselves on a nurturing environment, where everyone is different yet we share the same goal – to help protect people.