Security Officer

Job description

Are you an experienced security officer who is willing to take our cybersecurity to the next level with your expertise? Do you want to join a young and fast growing organization that is in motion and seize the opportunity to further develop yourself in the field of cybersecurity management in the broadest sense of the word? Then we are looking for you!

About IXON

As a leader in IoT, we are constantly leading the way. We ensure that machine builders are ready for the future, can offer new business models and are in closer contact with their customers and machines. Everything to ensure that machines run even more optimally, and the impact of production on the world is minimized.

We are building the IXON Cloud, a world-class IoT platform that is widely deployed as SaaS. Meanwhile, the IXON Cloud is used by more than 2,000 machine builders worldwide, providing numerous high-value-added functionalities to its customers. To connect machines to the IXON Cloud quickly and safely, we are developing a range of industrial Edge Gateways, which are going around the world in large numbers.

What will you be working on

As our Security and Privacy Officer you will be the face of IXON when it comes to all Security and Privacy related topics. Together with your Security colleagues you will be at the forefront of information security, business continuity, access management, privacy, data usage, and much more….

You will be in charge of shaping IXON’s management strategy when it comes to cybersecurity and privacy and you will decide the priority, based on your own risk assessments. You will also promote security awareness in the organization and ensure compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements (Like ISO27001 and GDPR). You will work in close collaboration with our different teams to ensure security is given the priority it requires.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Design and maintain IXON’s internal security policies;

  • Perform risk assessments to determine priorities;

  • Coordinate and follow-up on security incidents;

  • Stay up-to-date on all things related to security;

  • Train colleagues on proper cybersecurity practices and increase security awareness;

  • Proactively look for and suggest areas we can improve in (technical security, processes, policies, documentation, etc.)

Job requirements

Who are we looking for?

Our ideal candidate is a highly motivated experienced team player who can hit the ground running, working together with our security specialists in the business of keeping IXON secure. You will need to be organized, have a risk-based mindset and have the ability to understand and explain your security decisions to team members and management.

Does that sound like you? If you also meet the following requirements, you’re just the person we are looking for:

  • Broad knowledge and experience with cybersecurity;

  • Experience with ISO 27001 or GDPR is preferred;

  • Experience with Cloud solutions, Linux and/or software development is preferred;

  • An enthusiastic and persuasive personality with excellent communication skills that enable you to have a good conversation at any level of our organization;

  • You can shift attention easily and enjoy working on a diverse range of tasks and projects related to cybersecurity;

  • Fluent in English, both verbally as well as in writing;

  • You are available full time.

Working at IXON

Working at IXON means being part of a young, driven and exponentially growing international organization. Every day you will contribute to the development of our innovative solutions and you will get in touch with the latest IIoT techniques. Together we deliver a team effort. Therefore, we try to get the best out of each other and invest in continuous (personel) development through on the job coaching and a personal training budget. In your function we offer responsibility, variation, and we reward your efforts with an excellent salary. All this in a pleasant working environment where, in addition to the professional focus, there is also plenty of room for relaxation.

Want to get in touch or apply for the job?

Feel free to contact Stan Smeets via or +31643241318 for questions in regards to the recruitment of this position. Want to apply for the job? Send us your resume and cover letter by clicking the button below.

Agency interest to this vacancy is not required.