CISO / Chief Information Security Officer (f/m/d)

Permanent contract, full-time, Cologne / Darmstadt / Remote

Who we are


We are part of the team behind Kaufland.de: Several thousand merchants and millions of products make our multi-channel portal one of the largest marketplaces in Germany. Our work is characterised by a dynamic corporate culture, with a start-up mentality and the opportunities offered by a large corporation in the background. We combine knowledge and many years of experience in e-commerce with flat hierarchies and a highly motivated team. Whether as an intern or an executive: We take every idea seriously, because we want to work together in shaping the future of e-commerce!

We love flexibility! We offer you the best environment to work in a flexible and focused way: You decide whether you want to work in our office in Cologne // Darmstadt while at the same time having the opportunity to work remotely. We want to offer you the most attractive workplace in e-commerce and a maximum of flexibility for your personal work-life balance.

Day-by-day, our development team of about 190 experts pursues the goal of creating the best-possible customer shopping experience for the Kaufland.de marketplace. We are here to inspire millions of customers, to help them find, purchase and get the things they love. To enrich the lives of our customers, we collaborate in cross-functional teams, in which product owners, product designers, frontend and backend engineers, data scientists and lean managers join forces. Details regarding the challenges of the respective product areas can be found here:  https://www.real-digital.de/team/tech/


Your challenge


Securing our company against any informational risks is your responsibility. You will be  running our security and compliance teams within the Tech & Product organization. You work closely with our Product Engineering function - through your DevSecOps-oriented security team - making sure we build, run and operate our software in a secure way. Within a modern software engineering environment, you provide and develop the right security methodologies and tools. You support our IT team with the evolution of a secure infrastructure which is convenient to use for our employees. Together with our risk management and compliance team you make sure we can meet the regulator’s requirements.


Your responsibilities

  • Securing our software engineering products and their operation
  • Securing our IT workplace & warehouse infrastructure 
  • Ensuring compliance with our regulatory and audit environment

  • Setting our strategic direction for information security risk management


Your background


  • You have a track record of building, running and operating software for the web in modern environments

  • You have experience in building and running teams of domain experts

  • You have experience with the requirements of ISO27001, BAIT, ZAIT and how to meet them, especially in modern product environments

  • You have seen the benefits of a structured ISMS and how to get there

  • You drive change, you find creative solutions which work for individuals and teams

  • You have empathy and you are a team player who is able to work in a diverse environment


What you will find


  • A modern software company which want to build an awesome product for their customers

  • Open-minded colleagues with high expectations on collaboration, a high bias for action, lots of pragmatism and backgrounds of many different kinds

  • Quite some work to do. We won’t lie. We’ve been growing fast and we are looking for somebody who is able to roll up their sleeves and get us to the next level

  • You report to our CTO, your most important peers will be our Director Engineering, Head of IT as well as our risk & compliance department



What you will find

  • A modern software company which want to build an awesome product for their customers

  • Open-minded colleagues with high expectations on collaboration, a high bias for action, lots of pragmatism and backgrounds of many different kinds

  • Quite some work to do. We won’t lie. We’ve been growing fast and we are looking for somebody who is able to roll up their sleeves and get us to the next level

  • You report to our CTO, your most important peers will be our Director Engineering, Head of IT as well as our risk & compliance department

Why are you the perfect fit for this position? Don't bother with cover letters - we're interested in facts and figures!
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Your contact person: Marion Graßler
real.digital
real,- Digital Payment & Technology Services GmbH
Habsburgerring 2
50674 Köln

*Our company will be renamed in the future for company law reasons.

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