(Junior) Cyber Security Expert (f/m/div)

Job description

For you it’s a leap in your career, with us it’s the future of finance.

Founded in Berlin in 2014, finleap is Europe’s number one Fintech ecosystem. We are renowned for our fast execution in building successful, innovative and market-changing Fintech companies. Combining entrepreneurial execution, technological capabilities and diverse talent from over 55 different countries, finleap continuously challenges the status quo to reshape the way technology impacts the financial market. With 14 established ventures and new ones being launched each year, we have a wide variety of opportunities. 

Maximizing the safety of our innovative ventures, you’ll play a key role in ensuring that both FinLeap and our companies are secure from threats both now and in the future. Working closely with our Head of Cyber Security, this is an exciting opportunity for a Junior Cyber Security Expert (f/m/div) to join us at a key phase in our business as we become more commercially savvy - and cyber secure! 

What will keep you challenged?

  • Implementing preventive and detective security controls alongside our Head of Cyber Security, building and tuning monitoring capabilities, and providing support to our users and their security concerns
  • Acting as a consultant and business partner across our ecosystem of ventures, being the “go-to” person for all cyber related issues 
  • Continually testing the strength of finleap and our ventures, hacking our systems and implementing measures to make it harder for others to do so 
  • Leading security improvement plans, gaining a deep understanding of each venture and assessing their individual security needs 
  • Taking the lead on incident response when necessary, ensuring incidents are dealt with in a timely manner and guiding  finleap or venture staff in the event of a cyber attack 
  • Keeping up to date with industry trends and technology, putting finleap at the forefront of the latest advancements in the cyber security world


What will make you succeed?

  • Experience acting as a cyber security consultant/analyst, with proven success testing and implementing security controls

  • A hands-on, proactive attitude, happy to take the lead in challenging situations

  • A people-oriented and helpful character, passionate about finding solutions

  • The curiosity to find innovative new ways of solving traditional security challenges, rather than relying only on conventional solutions

  • Solid understanding of Linux, MacOS and Windows operating systems, proficiency in Burp Suite and experience in one or more of the following: Nessus, Metasplit Framework, Bro IDS or Security Onion

  • Fluent in English

Why FinLeap?

  • An opportunity to help build cyber security programs  from scratch, while working with an experienced Head of Cyber Security
  • A dynamic, fast-paced environment where you'll be working across multiple organisations with a diverse workforce of 55+ nationalities 
  • A creative and progressive work environment which is responsive to employee ideas and input - we’re in the business of disruption!

  • You'll be joining a major player in Berlin's famous start-up scene... and we're only just getting started