Senior Incident Response Coordinator (Ref. No.: 86671)

Place of work
Mlynské nivy, Bratislava
Contract type

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

About the Role
Are you passionate about new challenges daily and would like to lead a small team in one of our most vibrant locations? This is your chance to join the Incident Response and Offensive Security Team within our Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Organization. Preparedness is key and requires talent to understand business critical processes, analytical problem solving, and technical understanding of our continuously changing threat landscape. We will work together closely with several teams, being responsible for contracts and processes. It is key to this function to put theory into practise e.g. design and execute simulation exercises. With your contributions, you make Swiss Re's Cyber Defence more cyber resilient and with that, Swiss Re makes the world more resilient!

Your responsibilities will include:
• Refining and strengthening our current Incident Response Framework;
• Working closely together with Offense Team ("Red Team") and Defence Team ("Blue Team") to identify areas for improvement;
• Ensuring compliance to standards, policies, and procedures;
• Supporting local CISOs with incident response analysis;
• Designing and conducting training material and programs;
• Compiling training material for cyber-attack simulation exercises ranging from simple table-top exercises to fully simulated attacks in collaboration with the Red Team;
• Coordinating and supporting Incident Response Preparedness with internal and external stakeholders;
• Assisting with various Incident Response activities within the CISO Organization;
• Leading and developing a small multi-functional team in Bratislava.

About the Team
The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) function is the principal point for cyber and information security activities across Swiss Re. We have the role to oversee security governance, risk and compliance, define and advance the company's cyber security concepts as well as carry out the implementation of necessary security capabilities. Do you want to contribute directly to Swiss Re's Incident Response preparedness and support our Red Team in their offensive security mission? This is what your role as Senior Incident Response Specialist is all about.

Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards

Minimum base salary for this job from 2700 EUR gross/month/full time. Our offer to you may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits.*

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Personality requirements and skills

• Several years of experience with the implementation & management of a broad set of information security technologies and processes (e.g. data protection, preservation of evidence, security governance, network security, cloud security);
• Technical experience as Cyber / Security Incident Handler is a plus;
• In-depth understanding of Incident Response Framework and the ability to deal with several stakeholders, analysing business needs and strong problem-solving skills;
• Experienced in executing cyber-attack simulation exercises helping to improve crisis preparedness;
• Ability to communicate complex technical concepts clearly and unambiguously to both business and technical audiences;
• Strong communication and writing skills; proficiency in English is required, other languages are a plus;
• Sound understanding of security frameworks (ISO27001/2, NIST, OWASP Top 10);
• Leadership skills.

*We are required by law to disclose basic wage component (minimum salary) for the advertised positions. We carefully consider your professional competencies, qualifications and experience in our compensation package and/or when offering you other positions. Our compensation philosophy is to pay fairly, also considering market situation and the value employees may bring to Swiss Re.


Brief description of the company

As the world's leading reinsurance company, Swiss Reinsurance Company, based in Zurich, Switzerland, we specialize in covering concepts in capital and risk management.
We combine financial strength with experience, knowledge and creative thought to exploit new opportunities in the interests of our clients, staff and shareholders. Opportunities for you. Opportunities for us.

Number of employees

1000 an more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Business Services (Slovakia) s.r.o.
Mlynske nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava


Contact person: Tomas Balogh

ID: 3799521   Dátum zverejnenia: 30.10.2019   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Minimum base salary for this job from 2700 EUR gross/month/full time. Our offer to you may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits.*