Information Security Officer (m/f/x)

About us

The appliedAI Initiative elevates Europe’s industry to become shapers in the age of AI, creating a future that we desire to live in. Through our ecosystem of strong partners, comprehensive programs, services and solutions we advance companies holistically on their AI journey. With our uniquely diverse, interdisciplinary, and driven team, we build on deep technical expertise while specializing on applicability of the solutions. We share a mindset of collaboration and openness with our ecosystem of leading companies and tech players. Our common goal is to strengthen the European landscape, jointly creating unique knowledge for applying trustworthy AI.

Your mission

We are looking for an experienced Information Security Officer to join our team. Our goal is to advance Europe’s industry to compete in the age of AI. To lay the foundation, we need to ensure internal information security of the company, build and ensure security of the internal production processes, and build a secure environment for the internal products development and ensure reliability of the customer-provided services. Also, we are on track to prepare the company for the ISO-27001 certification. Your mission will be to build the Information security team, its processes and operational procedures. You will be creating security policies and put them in operation in a close collaboration with the IT department. You will be building the security monitoring systems, incident reaction procedures, business process monitoring and many more.

Your day-to-day will include: 

  • Business process revision and risk analysis of the business processes
  • Building information security monitoring systems 
  • Support our teams in understanding regulatory requirements, creating information security policies and procedures, and putting them into operation
  • Installation, configuration and maintenance of the cyber-security and information security systems. 
  • Collaboration with IT, AI and management teams to effectively and successfully implement the IT security in the company business processes
  • Contribute to our ISO 27001 certification in close collaboration with our Process Management
  • Conduct security training sessions for employees to enhance their technical skills

Your profile

  • You have a Master’s degree in IT security, or a related field (or equivalent experience)
  • Comprehensive knowledge in the areas of IT governance and IT compliance as well as a good understanding of the interrelationships of information security influencing factors
  • Understanding of information security integration in business processes, focusing on optimal performance/security balance 
  • You have a vision of building and operating a security department
  • Understanding of main goals and targets of an information security department as well as its role in the company production processes, and business operations
  • Understanding ISO 27001 standard and integrating information security measures in existing business
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Advantageous to have (not mandatory): basic knowledge of Python or any other scripting language, conversational German language skills (e.g. B2 level)

What we offer

A highly qualified and motivated team of ~ 150 people is on a journey to change the rapidly evolving European AI Landscape.

  • Flexibility to choose / switch between our amazing office space House of Communication in Munich, Innovation Park AI in Heilbronn and hybrid working from home
  • Opportunity to shape a variety of projects and the development of new, original content based on the latest developments in AI and its adoption in businesses
  • Want to learn about robotics, autonomous drones or smart factories? All of this is happening at appliedAI
  • You will have access to the newest technologies in the AI domain, budget to drive the education program and peers to develop with
  • Hottest topics of the next decade and freedom and trust to initiate own activities
  • A highly visible initiative that helps you build a large and high-level network of start-ups, partners, and tech companies
  • Internal seminar in machine learning and computer science
  • Sports membership with Wellpass to access thousands of sports facilities all over Germany, JobRad leasing option, public transport subsidy,...


Lucas Fernandes - Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist
appliedAI Initiative GmbH, August-Everding-Str. 25, 81671 ​München