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Cyber Threat Specialist (f/m/d)

Karrierestufe:  Berufserfahren

Frankfurt, DE, 60323

Verfügbar bis:  10/27/2022
Fachgebiet:  IT & Entwicklung
Einheit:  Allianz Global Investors
Einstellende Einheit:  Allianz Global Investors GmbH
Vollzeit/Teilzeit:  Vollzeit
Homeoffice:  Hybrides Arbeiten
Beschäftigungsverhältnis:  Dauerhaft
ID:  11331

Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.


At Allianz Global Investors our people enjoy motivating, fulfilling careers. If you are looking for a fast-paced working environment, you are resolved to cultivate and expand your talents and relish a challenge, then join us now!


We are committed to giving our people – experienced and energetic professionals alike – the opportunities and experiences they seek to thrive and gain personal fulfilment. We will work with you to craft your own career, develop your personal growth, and align your achievements with your ambitions.


We are looking for you! We are currently hiring a forward-thinking and results-oriented Cyber Threat Specialist (f/m/d). This position will be based in our Frankfurt office.


Part of our distributed team and reporting directly to the Head of Cybersecurity, you will be the regional lead for Cybersecurity for the EU. You will contribute to threat intelligence, act as an escalation point for our 24*7 central security monitoring team and be the lead investigator, responding to cyber-attacks against AllianzGI for the region and global.


You will hold global responsibility for our security platforms, ensuring the platform runs efficiently and being domain expert. In addition, you will be the main point of contact for vulnerability management issues, supporting our central Vulnerability Management programme.


Key Responsibilities


  • Support our threat intelligence programme, identifying regional and global threats, representing AllianzGI at regional industry threat intelligence sharing groups as well as providing threat intelligence updates internally
  • Operate as the lead responder, work alongside our central security monitoring team, take alerts and critical issues as required, as well as supporting the global incident and crisis management teams should the severity of the incident require them to be invoked
  • Lead the technical response into cybersecurity incidents at AllianzGI, from initial triage through containment, investigation, remediation, and follow-up
  • Be responsible for our security platforms (responsibility for security platforms is shared between regional leads)
  • Act as the main contact for our cyber threat management programme for day-to-day activities and reporting in the region
  • Support the development and improvement of the global cyber threat management programme (including processes and procedures), reflecting global/regional/local business needs with special emphasis to end-to-end process coverage including 3rd parties (e.g., outsourcing partners)


Key Requirements/Skills/Experience


  • Academic degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field of study
  • Specific industry qualifications (e.g. CISSP, CISM, CISA, etc.) is a plus
  • Ideally 5 years cyber threat management experience is required
  • Experience with incident response and the Microsoft security suite (Sentinel, Defender, Azure Identity Protection) is necessary
  • Deep technical expertise and relevant experience in cyber threat management (threat intelligence, security monitoring, incident/crisis management, vulnerability management and security engineering), with the ability to run consistent global operations across these areas
  • Hands-on experience responding to incidents, including use of various response and investigation tools across Mobile, Windows, Linux, Network and Cloud platforms (specifically Microsoft 365 and Azure)
  • Relevant experience implementing and managing security platforms, such as SIEM, DLP, IPS/IDS, WAF, EDR, etc.
  • Proven track record in working with diverse global teams, as well as good communication skills
  • Experience in dealing with relevant business partners (C-Suite, Board and Regulators), as well as a broad knowledge of financial services and cybersecurity-related regulations
  • Select and work closely with external cybersecurity partners (e.g. forensic specialists) as is required to supplement/complement internal capabilities as well as the identification and selection of supporting security technologies
  • Experience balancing multiple concurrent projects and priorities
  • Excellent social and interpersonal skills and ability to develop a network in a short amount of time
  • Proficient in English required, additional language skills are a plus




About Allianz Global Investors


Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 700 investment professionals in 23 offices worldwide and managing EUR 673 billion in assets. Data as of 31 December 2021


We invest for the long term and seek to generate value for clients every step of the way. We do this by being active – in how we partner with clients and anticipate their changing needs, and build solutions based on capabilities across public and private markets. Our focus on protecting and enhancing our clients’ assets leads naturally to a commitment to sustainability to drive positive change. Our goal is to elevate the investment experience for clients, whatever their location or objectives.


Putting our clients' needs first, behaving in an open and transparent way and treating people fairly means acting with integrity. We respect difference and diversity and reward individual performance as well as teamwork. We offer a collegial culture based on strong values, taking individual responsibility, and dedication to mastering challenging tasks. To harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of our employees. We encourage you to make an impact in a diverse, international, technology-enabled, and increasingly agile environment. If you feel inspired to elevate the active asset management experience, this is the place for you.


We are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing assistance to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are in need support to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to recruiting@allianzgi.com