IT Security Manager (f/m/d)

Berlin, Germany

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SIGNA Sports United


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Company Description

SIGNA Sports United (SSU) has built the global sports e-commerce & technology platform with market leading positions in Bike, Tennis, Outdoor & Team Sports. We are leveraging our unique tech and operating platform to power our leading online stores like, Bikester, Probikeshop, Tennis-Point, Outfitter, and many more. 
SSU is firmly in growth mode, so far in 2021, we have entered the US market with the acquisitions of Tennis Express and Midwest sports, two of the largest tennis platforms in the US, we have acquired WiggleCRC, a global bike retailer, thus creating the biggest online bike retailer in the world.  

Our growth has been propelled by acquiring new Brands in leading sports businesses and scaling our current portfolio through our end-to-end e-commerce as-a-service solutions, connecting & enabling offline specialist retailers and integrating with digital sports communities.  

Joining SSU would mean you will be part of high-calibre team, united by passion, driven by innovation, and pioneers in the Sports & Outdoors arena. Have the power to have tremendous impact and be a part of a team that fosters growth, leadership, community and transformation.

Job Description

  • Specification and design of group-wide IT security requirements (e.g. hardening) and contribution in planning and implementation of IT security measures (e.g. network security)
  • Handling and managing of security-relevant events and incidents incl. subsequent forensic analyses
  • Continuous analysis and assessment of the threat situation, identification of attack patterns and security anomalies as well as their analysis and follow-up (Threat Intelligence)
  • Establishment and further development of central vulnerability management (assessment, control, monitoring of vulnerabilities)


  • Completed (technical) education or university studies in information technology (or similar), ideally with a focus on IT or Cyber Security
  • Several years of professional experience in the field of IT and IT Security
  • Deep and broad IT know-how (heterogenous infrastructure, cloud, on-prem, etc.)
  • Sound technical expertise (e.g. in networking, active directory, firewall, NAC, proxy, etc.) with knowledge of current security technologies, requirements, processes as well as standards and best practices (e.g. NIST Cyber Security Framework, ISO ISO2700x)
  • Nice to have: Scripting capabilities (e.g. bash, power shell, python)
  • Experience in creating and implementing IT security concepts
  • Passion to thrive and discover new technologies and methodologies
  • Proficient English, additional language skills are a plus
  • Self-organized, analytical approach
  • Strong communication and project management skills, confident appearance and persuasiveness
  • Hands-on mentality

Additional Information

We celebrate diversity and are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business needs.

At SIGNA Sports United we believe our team spirit burns brightest when we're together. We also believe in flexible working models. As such, we provide a place for you to come, work and collaborate in any of our offices in the country you are employed in. And of course, you can work from home if needed.

* Salary range is an estimate based on our InfoSec / Cybersecurity Salary Index 💰

Tags: Active Directory Bash Cloud E-commerce Firewalls ISO 27000 Monitoring Network security NIST Python Scripting Threat intelligence Vulnerabilities Vulnerability management

Perks/benefits: Flex hours Startup environment Team events

Region: Europe
Country: Germany
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Category: Leadership Jobs

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