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Cyber Security Specialist

Req ID:  17171
Posted on:  29-Jan-2021

Istanbul (TR01), Turkey

Department:  Corporate affairs (50010936)
Job Family:  Security

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                                                                        CYBER SECURITY SPECIALIST



  • The Cyber Security Specialist, as a member of SICPA’s local IT team in Turkey, will have the responsibility to protect the SICPA Turkey digital infrastructure and information within business operations by assessing the Cyber and Information Security risk and maturity levels and by overseeing the implementation of appropriate action plans. 
  • The Cyber Security Specialist will ensure Security and Privacy compliance with customers’ requirements within SICPA solutions.
  • The Cyber Security Specialist will, in coordination with the Group Security and Cyber Office (GSCO), manage and report on all Cyber Security aspects of the Turkey local operations.



  • Develop and implement SICPA Turkey Cyber Security operation, based on Group Cyber Security model and Strategy; 
  • Maintain the Information Security Standards, Procedures and best practices to support the security control framework;     
  • Lead the architecture design and implementation of security solutions end-to-end;
  • Manage all cyber and information security incidents, including the coordination of investigations and Management reporting, in alignment with business needs and regulatory requirements;
  • Collaborate with technical teams (Infrastructure/Network/Application) in order to identify and remediate application- and infrastructure-related vulnerabilities;
  • Ensure that security is part of the projects lifecycle;
  • Conduct third party security assessments;
  • Supports Penetration test activities by executing resolution / action plans;
  • Promote cyber and information security awareness throughout SICPA Turkey to develop the information security culture;
  • Stay current with security technologies and threats and actively contribute to the Cyber Security Community;
  • Design and manage controls and KPIs to meet security needs.



  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience successfully managing cyber and information security operations. 
  • Experience in working with matrix management in an international environment.
  • Enthusiastic and committed approach with a track record of building strong, trusted relationships with colleagues and stakeholders at all levels 
  • Strong knowledge of domestic and international security challenges/threats/scenarios.
  • Good understanding of cyber security technologies, concepts and methodologies. 
  • Experience writing security procedures, standards, reports and awareness messages and preparing business cases.



  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Telecommunications or Networking (advantage).
  • Internationally-recognised cyber security certification (CISSP or equivalent).
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills. 
  • Problem solving skills. 
  • Ability to work and contribute in a team of diverse skills.
  • Ability to think, lead, work and manage activities, independently. 
  • Strong business-oriented approach.
  • Business fluent in Turkish and English. 


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