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Key Management Security Officer (80-100%)



Zürich, Switzerland
Posted on Monday, March 27, 2023

We drive the transformation of the financial markets. That’s why we invest in bright minds, in their ideas, knowledge and development. We do that by combining our best sides.

If you would like to find out why stability makes us so agile, why experience makes us so curious and why empathy makes us so impactful, apply now for the position of

Key Management Security Officer (80-100%)

Zurich | working from home up to 60% | Reference 5077

SIX Digital Exchange (SDX), a company owned by the Swiss Stock exchange, is building the first market infrastructure in the world to offer a fully integrated end to end trading, settlement and custody service for digital assets.

This is an extraordinary opportunity to work at the heart of the financial industry that is at the tipping point of a major change. If you like to work in a highly collaborative team with a sense of purpose, then SDX is the right place to be.

Calling all cybersecurity experts (and those on their way of becoming one)! Are you interested in learning new skills? Then join our team as a Key Management Security Officer. You will be part of both Key Management and the wider SDX Security teams – vibrant and modern teams that act in an empathic and pragmatic manner, with a clear sense of teamwork and high standard for quality. All that, while having fun doing what we do.

What You Will Do

  • grow, and contribute – learn how to maintain and operate modern cryptographic devices (critical, high-security infrastructure) and Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) systems, with periodic work outside of regular business hours (i.e., periodic weekend on-call model)
  • attention to detail – execute well-defined operational processes together with a colleague and carefully document performed steps and observed outcomes
  • help our team – coordinate team activities such as planning, organizing maintenance, vendor communication etc.
  • help our customers – closely collaborate with customers and perform trainings and 2nd line customer support
  • share your voice – engage in technical discussions, participate in security assessments and requests for information (RFI)

What You Bring

  • the right culture – be open-minded and curious, with a sense of ownership, who brings a can-do and cost-benefit attitude while cultivating and showing appreciation and humility
  • the right mindset – ideally an engineering mindset with 5 years of cumulative experience in areas like network or system administration
  • never-ending thirst for knowledge – good understanding of main cryptographic concepts, or willingness to learn them
  • high sense of quality – process- and detail-oriented team-player with a natural tendency to troubleshoot “problems” (read: “challenges”)
  • enjoy sharing knowledge, working on process and task documentation, and learn how to become comfortable working with confidential information (now in four easy steps)
  • knowledge of HSMs and enterprise PKI systems is a plus
  • good command of English (oral and written)

If you have any questions, please call Alisha Thoma at +41 58 399 53 34.

For this vacancy we only accept direct applications.

Diversity is important to us. Therefore, we are looking to receiving applications regardless of any personal background.

See more open positions at SIX

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