Senior Cyber Security Manager (d/w/m)

Business Unit:  Ottobock SE & Co. KGaA

Berlin, DE, 10405

Contract Type:  regular
Contact Person:  Katharina Nolte
Contact Information:
Job ID:  6889

Summary Statement

The Ottobock Security Governance is a team of dedicated Cyber Security experts with the mission to secure Ottobock´s information assets and infrastructure worldwide. The team is responsible for defining and implementing a risk-based Cyber Security Management within Ottobock Group worldwide. Ottobock Cyber Security Governance Team monitors the implementation of defined controls and conduct reviews to assess risks and to define mitigation measures. Based on that know-how and the latest technological trends, it consults with the IT and Business departments to improve enterprise Cyber Security globally.

The Senior Cyber Security Manager (CSM) is one of the process owners for all assurance activities related to the availability, integrity and confidentiality of customer, business partner, employee, and business information in compliance with the organization's information security policies. A key element of this role is working with the CIO, CISO and the executive management to determine acceptable levels of risk for the organization. This position is responsible for establishing and maintaining a corporate-wide information security management program to ensure that information assets are adequately protected.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Analyze IT requirements and provide objective advice of information security requirements
  • Analyze, design, and implement efficient information security technical and organizational measures
  • Manage the installation of security measures / upgrade systems on internal and outsourced systems
  • Gather feedback from Business, corporate risk management, IT-compliance, legal and IT-operations to improve the ISMS
  • Maintain an information security risk register and assist with internal and external audits relating to information security
  • Assist with the creation, maintenance, and delivery of cyber security awareness training for colleagues
  • Work close with the Security Operations Center to identify potential IT/IS weaknesses and create/update mitigation plans accordingly
  • Contact with stakeholders in relation to cyber security requirements and provide future recommendations
  • Conduct reviews to check the implementation status of defined ISMS controls in all Ottobock Group entities and suppliers
  • Generate reports for both technical and non-technical staff and stakeholders


  • MBA in Information Systems, preferred
  • Minimum of 3 resp. 7 years of experience in a combination of risk management, information security, and IT jobs 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and German and a high level of personal integrity
  • Understanding of the internal organizational environment and its relationship to the external business environment
  • Sound business management skills and knowledge of risk management for cyber security and cybersecurity technologies
  • Innovative thinking and leadership with the ability to guide and motivate cross-functional, interdisciplinary teams
  • Professional security management certification is desirable, such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or other comparable credentials
  • Knowledge of common information security management frameworks, such as ISO/IEC 27001, ITIL, BSI 100/200, as well as NIST frameworks, including 800-61 and CSF
  • Experience in operating an ISMS according to ISO 27001 / NIST 800-x, NIST CSF
  • Experience with contract and vendor negotiation and governance including managed services
  • Very good knowledge of German and English (speaking and writing)


  • ​​​​​​Attractive remuneration incl. bonus and 30 days vacation
  • Flexible & family-friendly working time models (incl. option for mobile working and home office)
  • Individual personnel development and further training through Ottobock Academy as well as external training and further education opportunities
  • An open corporate culture with regular team events and an exciting international working environment
  • Corporate benefits, job ticket, company bicycle, health management offers as well as many more benefits that await you at Ottobock

Diversity at Ottobock

For us, the focus is on treating each other with respect and enjoying our work. We value diversity and therefore expressly welcome all applications regardless of gender, age, nationality, disability, ethnicity and social origin, religious beliefs or sexual orientation. This includes special consideration for severely disabled individuals with equal suitability.

Your future at Ottobock

Ottobock's products and services in the areas of Prosthetics, NeuroMobility, Patient Care, Exoskeletons developed by 'SUITX by Ottobock' and Business Solutions ensure independence and quality of life when personal mobility is restricted. With over 9,000 employees in almost 60 countries, our company is the world market leader in technical orthopedics.

Your ideas and commitment will inspire your colleagues and staff, and will further the interests of Ottobock. Be part of a dynamic, growing company with flat hierarchies. We offer a richly diverse field of work, individual development opportunities and extensive qualification programs in our Ottobock Academy.

Please only apply via our online job portal at Please quote the Job-ID for the position in question, and also state your earliest starting date. We look forward to receiving your application!