Security Architect for George (all humans)

Erste Digital GmbH

Place of work
Bratislava, Slovakia (Job with occasional home office)
Contract type
Wage (gross)
From 2 800 EUR/month

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Make a difference in the financial life of millions of people: At Erste Digital you are co-creating the digital future, in which better financial health is possible. #believeinyourself

We are part of Erste Group – the largest banking group in Central and Eastern Europe with more than 2,500 branches and over 45,000 employees. Our more than 2,000 IT experts and enthusiasts are the bank's Digital Muscle.

What to do:
  • Design and implement security architectures for our online banking platform, ensuring robust protection against threats and vulnerabilities
  • Lead secure software development practices across a varied technology stack including Kotlin, Java, React.js, Swift as well as AWS cloud services
  • Develop and enforce security procedures, standards, and guidelines in alignment with our internal policies and European banking regulations
  • Conduct security assessments, vulnerability testing, and risk management activities to identify and mitigate security risks
  • Collaborate with software development teams to integrate security measures into the software development lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Monitor and respond to security incidents, performing root cause analysis and implementing corrective actions
  • Provide security training and awareness programs for development teams.
  • Stay current with emerging security threats, technologies, and regulatory requirements, ensuring continuous improvement in our security posture
  • Prepare and maintain documentation related to security architecture, policies, procedures, and compliance reports
  • Engage with external auditors and regulatory bodies to demonstrate compliance with relevant security standards and regulations

Employee perks, benefits

Why you will like us:
  • Possibility to benefit and learn from our international, talented and passionate community at Erste
  • Interest groups and clubs: Take part in discussions and get involved in projects. Numerous interest groups invite you to engage with a topic
  • Health Care – Taking care of your health is important. That’s why we contribute to your above standard medical examination and provide a helpline in case of hard lifetime situations. You also receive a salary compensation during sick leave
  • Work-Life-Balance – Sabbatical, paternity leave, contribution to marriage & childbirth, 4 days of extra holiday per year, contribution to the 3rd pillar and MultiSport card. This is how we promote a balance between work, leisure, and family
  • Employee Referral Program – Become a talent scout for career opportunities in IT. We are rewarding every successful referral for Erste Digital
  • A competitive and performance-related salary dependent on your professional and personal qualifications is granted - we are obliged by law to quote the minimum wage of EUR 2.800,- gross per month for this full time position. But this is just a formality, we are more than happy to discuss your actual expectations.
The way we are

Erste Group considers the diversity of its employees as key to innovation and success. As employer we are proud to offer everyone equal chances, irrespective of age, skin colour, religious belief, gender, sexual orientation or origin.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Personality requirements and skills

You check these boxes:
  • University degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field
  • Proven experience as a Security Architect or in a similar role in the financial services industry
  • In-depth knowledge of secure software development practices and security architecture
  • Strong understanding of European banking regulations and compliance requirements (e.g., GDPR, PSD2)
  • Familiarity with AWS security services and best practices is beneficial
  • Hands-on experience with security assessment tools and methodologies
  • Relevant certifications such as CISSP, CISM, or AWS Certified Security - Specialty are a plus
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and educate development teams
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work under pressure
  • Passion for learning and staying updated on industry trends and best practices


Brief description of the company

ID: 4858347  Datum zveřejnění: 18.6.2024  Spodní hranice mzdy (brutto): 2 800 EUR/month