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Information Security Officer Second Line of Defence (f/m/d)

Date: 30-Sep-2020

Location: Frankfurt am Main, DE

Company: Deutsche Börse Group

Group Company: Deutsche Börse AG 

Information Security Officer Second Line of Defence (f/m/d) 

Full-time | Unlimited


Tracing its origins to 1585, Deutsche Börse Group has become one of the world’s leading exchange organisations and an innovative market infrastructure provider. In this role, we provide investors, financial institutions and companies access to global capital markets. By creating trust in the markets of today and tomorrow we foster growth and contribute to the prosperity of future generations. Deutsche Börse Group is an international company, headquartered in Frankfurt/Main, Germany. With more than 6,700 employees, the company has a strong global presence for its customers all over the world, including Luxembourg, Prague, Chicago, London, Cork, New York and many other locations.
What’s your part in all this? With your commitment you contribute to the success of our unique business model: offering a wide range of products, services and technologies, covering the entire value chain of global financial markets.

Field of activity

The central Information Security 2nd Line of Defence team is embedded in the Chief Risk Officer area of Deutsche Börse Group. The function provides effective independent oversight to and monitoring of Information Technology and Information Security.



  • Support the definition and maintenance of the Information Security risk framework
  • Implementation of a DBG-wide ISR (Information Security Risk) Governance and Assurance Framework to ensure the effectiveness of the ISR framework incl. execution of assurance reviews
  • Supporting oversight that regulatory requirements and best practise for ISR are implemented
  • Assist in complying with monitoring and reporting obligations of information security risks to Executive and Supervisory Boards and/or relevant committees incl. results of assurance reviews
  • Provide challenge to IT and IT Security risk and control assessments
  • Provide ISR oversight for issue remediation, new products, services and as part of the Change Management Process
  • Support ISR counterparts in (regulated) Group entities in implementing and executing the ISR framework
  • Further develop and implement security awareness measures within the organisation


Qualifications/required skills

  • University or similar degree in a relevant field
  • 2-5 years of experience and proven track record in a ISR role in a regulated financial institution
  • In-depth knowledge of relevant regulation (BAIT, MaRisk, CSSF circulars, etc) and relevant standards (ISO 2700X, ITIL, SOGP, COBIT, etc.)
  • Strong technical background and practical knowledge in relevant IT Security solutions
  • Good understanding of evolving technologies like Cloud, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and Robotics
  • Strong analytical skills, creativity, critical thinking, ability to identify problems and propose solutions
  • Very good presentation and interpersonal skills


Deutsche Börse Group embraces an international climate, whereby diversity is universal. This is evident across the board, be it through our diverse workforce, routine responsibilities or other areas of activities and scope of application. We are looking for employees who enjoy working in a dynamic and flexible environment and are willing to put forward innovative ideas for the company. An open mindset, a proactive approach and self-motivation are prerequisites. 
We offer our employees an attractive remuneration package. Benefits include a high level of trust and autonomy in modern, centrally located workplaces where corporate culture and values are exercised regularly. 

We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications - regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion/belief, disability, age, sexual orientation and identity.

Have we piqued your interest? Then we encourage you to apply now!


Do you have questions about the application process or this position?
Simona Maria Englisch
 will gladly answer your questions. Please contact us at or by phone 069-211-11810. We look forward to getting to know you!

Deutsche Börse Group, Human Resources