Information Security Officer


Cologne, Berlin, Remote

Get to know us

eyeo is an open source web tech company that builds products like Adblock Plus, Adblock Browser, and Flattr. Our mission is to give users more control over their online experience while offering creators, publishers, and advertisers more ways to earn money for the free content they provide. We’re passionate about user agency, personal privacy, sustainability, and keeping the web an open, fair resource for everyone.

What you'll do

As Information Security Officer, among other things you’ll be responsible for leading and coordinating all information security initiatives at eyeo, including risk and business impact analysis, monitoring of threats, developing and improving processes, security controls and audits, raising awareness and handling security incidents. Additionally, you will manage our Information Security Management System, develop and adapt defense strategies to secure our data supported by the Security & Privacy team. You’ll work closely with eyeo’s Data Protection Officer.

You love...

  • Organizing projects and collaboration in general
  • Developing and applying security strategies
  • Mapping out data landscapes
  • Creating and implementing processes
  • Teamwork and in particular interdisciplinary work
  • Raising awareness and training your co-workers to keep eyeo’s data safe
  • Monitoring potential security threats and new legal developments

Who you are

  • Team player
  • Experience in both security and risk analysis
  • Experience in documentation and creating processes
  • Experience in project management and cross team work
  • Capable of thinking like an attacker
  • 3 years+ of experience with information security
  • Interest in privacy topics
  • Fluent in English
  • Proactive and highly self-organized
  • Seated within the EU/EEA

It's awesome, but not required, if you have

  • Prior experience working with an Information Security Management System (ISMS) and/or combining it with a Data Protection Management System
  • Experience with handling IT security incidents
  • Technical security knowledge (e.g. pen testing, code auditing, intrusion detection)
  • Knowledge of the ISO 27001 standards family
  • Certification as Information Security Officer for ISO 27001
  • Experience with developing and implementing information security strategies

Privacy Notice

When you apply, you’ll be automatically forwarded to our recruitment platform operated by an external service provider called Greenhouse (seated in the US). Greenhouse collects some information on its website, such as anonymous usage statistics, by using cookies, server logs, and other similar technology. For more information, please refer to Greenhouse’s Privacy Policy. All documents and information provided by you are stored with Greenhouse. In order to ensure an adequate level of data protection, eyeo and Greenhouse have entered into the EU Standard Contractual Clauses (“processors”) - Commission Decision C(2010)593. You can request a copy of this by contacting us at privacy[at] If you don’t want your data forwarded to Greenhouse, please do not apply. For detailed and further information, please refer to our Privacy Policy at

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