IT Security Specialist - Corporate

Amsterdam (Schiphol), NL, 118CL

SBM Offshore

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Our Vision.

SBM Offshore believes the oceans will provide the world with safe, sustainable and affordable energy for generations to come. We share our experience to make it happen.


Our Profile.

We design, build, install and operate offshore floating facilities for the offshore energy industry. As a leading technology provider, we put our marine expertise at the service of a responsible energy transition by reducing emissions from fossil fuel production, while developing cleaner solutions for renewable energy sources. More than 7,000 SBMers worldwide are committed to sharing their experience to deliver safe, sustainable and affordable energy from the oceans for generations to come. Together, we are driving progress forward in a TRUE. BLUE. TRANSITION. 




The Group IT Security, Risk and Compliance Team is responsible for protecting enterprise information and information systems from unwanted access or usage, and to embed a culture of IT security across IT functions and SBM employees.

From a Security perspective, we design, monitor and review policies and processes to provide data and systems confidentiality, integrity and availability.



In the role of IT Information Security Officer within SBM you are responsible for research, development, implementation, testing and reviewing SBM’s information security practices to protect the information and prevent unauthorized access. You will be interacting with all the functions of the IT department to identify potential security weaknesses and recommend improvements to mitigate vulnerabilities. A high priority in this role is to ensure business continuity. This is accomplished by anticipating technical security risks and securing all critical working environments. You will oversee and/or assist in performing on-going security assurance of information systems.


The IT Information Security Officer role helps to drive Security by design and is taking new projects and changes through review and audits ensuring data privacy and compliance.


Furthermore (amongst other activities) you will:

  • Lead the development, adoption and enforcement of Information Security policies, processes and procedures.
  • Conduct functional and gap analyses to determine compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Collaborate with management and the IT department to improve security standards.
  • Lead the information security awareness program across the company.
  • Continuously assess the current information security risks of data, systems and networks.
  • Lead the vulnerability management process and execution of penetration tests.
  • Identify new information security technologies and countermeasures.
  • Evaluate vendor products and work with internal stakeholders to achieve a timely implementation.
  • Coordinate the security incident response and remediation actions.



Our preferred candidate for the role of IT Information Security Officer has a degree in Computer Science, Information (Systems) Management or equivalent. You have 5 to 8 years of experience with the field of IT, of which 4+ years of relevant experience in an Information Security role.


In addition to this, you have:

  • Understanding of data privacy laws globally in different countries and jurisdictions.
  • Solid knowledge of various information security frameworks (ISO 27000 certification preferred).
  • CISSP, CISM, CISA (preferred but not mandatory).
  • Experience with working with global teams in various time zones.
  • Well-developed influencing and stakeholder management skills.
  • Ability to educate a nontechnical audience about information security best practices.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbally.




SBM Offshore N.V. is a listed holding company that is headquartered in Amsterdam. It holds direct and indirect interests in other companies that collectively with SBM Offshore N.V. form the SBM Offshore Group (“the Company”). For further information, please visit our website at The companies in which SBM Offshore N.V., directly and indirectly, owns investments are separate entities.


SBM Offshore is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. SBM Offshore does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law.  All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.



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Tags: Audits CISA CISM CISSP Compliance Computer Science Incident response ISO 27000 Privacy Vulnerabilities Vulnerability management

Region: Europe
Country: Netherlands
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