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This is an unique opportunity to assume responsibility in an IT security leadership role in a fast-moving company! We are looking for a strong individual and passionate leader to start as

Information Security Manager (m/f/d)

What you will do:
  • managing and be accountable for the comprehensive cyber security and IT risk management for the entire company (incl. AutoScout24, ImmoScout24, FinanceScout24,
  • own and drive the IT security strategy; work cross functional to create security policies, requirements and guidelines; define, implement and monitor IT security related processes.
  • strengthen the information security and risk management mindset across the entire company, incl. top management.
  • manage the Scout24 bug bounty programs
  • manage and report on security incidents and leads corresponding task forces (CERT)
  • participate in meetings of the Data Protection board
  • provide regularly updates to the Scout24 executive board about the Scout24 security posture, security policy updates, implementation plans and priorities of security measures
  • manage security related missions and initiatives across all Scout24 business units
  • organize security tests and audits of Scout24 businesses are conducted
  • be accountable for business continuity and disaster recovery plans
  • support development teams in best DevSecOps practices
  • help with the evaluation of security tools for development and IT operations
  • ensure that all customer and company data has a Data Owner and is handled according the DSGVO
  • work with internal and external partners/suppliers to ensure that employees receive adequate security sensitivity training.
  • collaborate with information security officers of other companies
  • support the fraud prevention team in their investigations and remediation
  • report to the CIO
Do you have ...
  • 3+ years as information security officer/manager with security certifications (e.g. CISSP, CISM) plus 5+ year experience in relevant IT security jobs
  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent with years of relevant experience
  • Software development background
  • Solid knowledge and experience in network- and system engineering
  • Good sense of business context
  • Ability to multi-task and stay organized and focused in a dynamic environment
  • Solid English and German skills
Are you ...
  • Strong analytical, technical and problem solving skills
  • Experienced in leading projects
  • Used to lead as an influencer

*****You will be working in our Zurich or Flamatt office (only 10 minutes from Berne) and travel at least 2-3 times to the other location******

We are looking forward to receiving your application!
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Get to know us

We offer a challenging and interesting job in a dynamic environment. We encourage development and training opportunities and we provide a workplace in a new office building with staff restaurant and fitness room, as well as cultivating an informal and straightforward working atmosphere.
Great Place to Work

After 2016 and 2018, Scout24 was again awarded the "Great Place to Work" label in 2020. The results of the employee survey and audit show that the employees of Scout24 particularly count team orientation and the welcome culture among the strengths of the company. They are proud that their efforts make a significant contribution. In addition, after 2018, in 2020 we were awarded Best Employer for the second time by BILANZ and Le Temps in the category "Internet, Telecommunications and IT".
Great place to work
By working at Scout24, you are on the cutting edge. Thanks to innovative technologies and services, Scout24 is one of Switzerland's leading Internet enterprises. Curious? More information about the company is available at For more information about the company go to

Claudia Menges
Scout24 Schweiz AG
Industriestrasse 44
CH-3175 Flamatt