Information Security Officer

  • iZettle
  • Stockholm, Sweden
  • Jul 28, 2017
Full time Information Technology Security

Job Description

We started iZettle with a single mission: to empower small-business owners to sell smarter by offering them the tools typically reserved for bigger players. We are looking for the best and brightest to help us get it done. Our fast-growing start-up was founded in 2010 and currently has approximately 430 employees across its 12 operating countries, with offices in Amsterdam, Berlin, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Sao Paulo, Edinburgh and Stockholm (HQ).

iZettle is looking for a driven and experienced Information Security Officer (ISO) to develop the function within its fast growing international organisation. The role offers a great opportunity to develop and strengthen our information security function and framework throughout the iZettle group.

The role 

As ISO you will have the responsibility for overviewing information security matters throughout all countries within the iZettle group and will report to the [Chief Security Officer]. As ISO, you will work closely with IT, Tech, Compliance and Legal as well as other group functions. You will be based in Stockholm but the role demands occasional travel to other countries. 

Involved areas 

Lead internal and external audits, security strategy, security awareness, risk assessments, documentation and policies, classification, integrity, availability, ISMS, due diligence, background checks, physical security, access management, vulnerability management, security training and monitoring, security incidents, key management, penetration-testing and more. 

As ISO you will be responsible for, amongst others, the following activities: 

  • Project manage security frameworks as PCI DSS, PCI PIN, PCI P2PE and ISO 27001. 
  • Support in implementation of the new European Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
  • Be part of establishing and maintaining a group wide structure for coordinating information security matters.
  • Establish, develop and maintain our information security documents and systems to support the implementation of security required rules within the fintech space.
  • Establish and maintain a information security monitoring program for reviewing compliance with internal control and external information security rules (both internally and at third party data processors).
  • Support and work closely with the wider business to ensure that the group’s information management considers and takes into account all relevant information security issues.

Skills and experience

You have a engineer degree or similar and have at least 5-7 years of experience within Information security. As a person you have a strong drive, high integrity, excellent communication (both verbal as written) skills and are fluent in Swedish and English. Knowledge of additional languages is qualifying. You are able to adopt a pragmatic approach and use common sense to align the information security requirements with the needs of the business. 

Preferred certifications


When working at iZettle, you can expect interesting challenges, as well as a great team. We’re looking for creative and passionate people who share our vision of helping entrepreneurs grow their business.