IT Security & Risk Officer (m/f)

Publiée le 14/07/2024

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Arendt & Medernach is the leading independent business law firm in Luxembourg with over 800 professionals. The firm’s international team of more than 450 legal experts represents Luxembourg and foreign clients in all areas of Luxembourg business law from its main office in Luxembourg and representative offices in Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, New York, and Paris.

Our service to clients is differentiated by the end-to-end specialist advice we offer, covering all legal, regulatory, taxation, and advisory aspects of doing business in Luxembourg.

Our firm advises international and domestic clients in all areas of business law relevant to their business activities, ranging from fund formation, banking, insurance, private equity, and real estate to corporate and tax matters.

Within Arendt, we uphold high standards. Our professionals work with clients on engaging projects, empowered from the start. With a strong local presence in Luxembourg and international reach, we support and train our team members to thrive in a culture of excellence. Specialised teams ensure the right skills are available, allowing for a focus on added value. Our leaders are approachable, providing support and mentoring. 

We offer a vibrant social life with numerous events, embracing sports and art, our culture encourages openness and discovery beyond the professional realm. With over 50 nationalities represented, Arendt is committed to the well-being of its staff, serving the best interests of its clients, protecting the environment, and supporting education.

Given the ongoing development of our firm, we are currently recruiting:

IT Security & Risk Officer

Based in our Hamm Office

As an IT Security & Risk Officer, you are responsible for implementing, overseeing security and risk activities as well as analyzing responses to threats for Arendt Digital Services in a multi-tenant shared services center environment.

Your role:

  • Identifying vulnerabilities in our current IT landscape;
  • Developing and implementing a comprehensive plan to secure our environment;
  • Review and define security and risk policies;
  • Keeping up to date with developments in IT security standards and threats;
  • Performing penetration tests to find any flaws;
  • Collaborating with management to improve security;
  • Documenting any security breaches and assessing their damage;
  • Educating colleagues about security software and best practices for information security;
  • Manage security infrastructure components (On premise / Cloud);
  • Define guidelines and control their implementations;
  • Document security operating processes;
  • Provide internal ICT Risk services;
  • Help design and implement automated 1st Line of Defense, collaborate closely with 2nd Line of defense;
  • Build a robust IT Risk Management framework;
  • Feed KPIs/KRIs and data points to relevant governances;
  • Act as a trusted advisor to the Chief Information Officer;
  • Collaborate with the Group Information Security team where relevant.

Technical skills:

  • Firewall solutions;
  • Web Application Firewall;
  • Vulnerability management;
  • Endpoint security solutions;
  • Threat Intelligence and Analysis;
  • DORA, ISO27001 and PSF requirements;
  • Knowledge of cloud environments and/or shared services center is an asset.

Your profile:

  • You hold a Bachelor degree or a Master degree in business informatics, information/security systems or related field;
  • You have a sound experience (advisory included) in IT security with a successful experience as ITSO or CISO;
  • You have solid IT knowledge;
  • You have strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • You have problem-solving skills and a proactive attitude;
  • You are organized, proactive and customer-oriented;
  • You are recognized as a team player and able to work autonomously;
  • You have a perfect command of English and French, both spoken and written.

We Offer:

  • Excellent career development opportunities with tailor-made internal training focused on both technical and soft skills;
  • An entrepreneurial work culture where we promote talent & ideas;
  • Multicultural, diverse teams encouraging collaborative work;
  • The opportunity to work and interact within a wide network of specialists; and
  • A hybrid working environment offering flexibility and the possibility to work from home.

Arendt promotes equal opportunities and value each employee for what they bring to the community.

For more information, please refer to our diversity and inclusion policy on our website.


If you are interested in this job opportunity, we are looking forward to receiving your application.

All applications will be treated confidentially.

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