Head of Information Security / Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

finance and control team
Become part of a team to build the next generation digital universal bank, focusing on sustainability, from scratch. radicant is a dynamic start-up aiming to democratise access to personalised and sustainable financial services. Using technology and with the collaboration amongst our community, we help our customers to achieve their individual financial objectives over the course of their lifetime - 24/7, whilst giving their money a higher purpose. 
Are you a digitally affine and a purpose-driven individual with a start-up mindset seeking to join a passionate team to create long-lasting value fopeople and the planet? 
Then join our financial organization, and ensure efficient and continuous development of our existing Security Operation Center. As a member of our Finance team, you will report directly to the Chief Financial Officer, and help to build a strong and reliable finance organization from scratch. 

What you can achieve with us

  • Maintenance and ongoing development of a systematic identification, assessment, and monitoring process of information security risks (ISMS according to ISO 27001 standard)  
  • Manage the performance of risk assessments 
  • Be responsible for the continuous improvement of the IT security system, and monitoring compliance with the IT security system 
  • Contribute to the further development of the existing Security Operation Center (SOC), for monitoring, early identification,and efficient handling of vulnerabilities and incidents in the area of information security and cyber risks, as well as the periodic execution of incident response exercises (War Room Exercise) 
  • Develop and issue IT security specifications in the form of security concepts, directives, guidelines 
  • Provide information and consulting in connection with security incidents and the effectiveness of information security measures 
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, as well as preparation and close support of external and internal audits 
  • Continuous improvement of business continuity management, including periodic BC/DR tests  
  • Planning, commissioning, monitoring, and evaluation of regular risk-oriented security audits such as vulnerability analyses and penetration testing 
  • Plan and implement targeted and regular training and awareness-raising measures with regard to IT information security 

What you bring to the table

  • A minimum of 5+ years working as a CISO  
  • Higher professional degree or studies in the field of business informatics or computer science and further education in the field of IT & information security (CISSP, CISM, CISA, etc.)  
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in risk and information security management (incl. standards and regulatory basics, e.g. ISO 27001, NIST, CIS)  
  • Business Fluency in German and English is required
  • Experience in IT processes, cloud technologies, IT architecture, network technologies, application security, and identity and access management 
  • Great interest in developing yourself in a dynamic, interactive, and digital environment in breadth and depth  
  • You enjoy working on your own initiative and contributing to a dynamic environment.  

What we offer

  • A unique opportunity to build a tech company from greenfield to market leader    
  • A fast-growing and international team of highly qualified people    
  • Possibility and tools to work remotely   
  • Office located in the heart of Zurich   
  • 25 days of paid leave, sustainable pension fund, private accident insurance fully covered by us   
  • Phantom Stock Program
  • Most importantly: We move fast and have fun while doing it

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