Chief Information Security Officer

AxonIQ is hiring an experienced Chief Information Security Officer to join our globally distributed team. At AxonIQ B.V., people are the most important thing. We’re looking for a highly skilled, accredited, and experienced information security professional to guide our rapidly growing organization and its customers in secure and compliant software development.

The ideal candidate will be an accredited information security professional with a passion for people, information security, technology, and computer programming. If you also have good people skills, are a teacher and learner, we want to hear from you.

This position is for 32 to 40 hours a week. 

Why is working at AxonIQ the right thing for you?

The desire to learn is the single most important trait in our company;

• We have colleagues all over the world with different backgrounds and ambitions;

• Our team’s diversity allows us to see opportunities from different angles, reaching better results than any individual could have done alone;

• Our Values that capitalize on our differences by process of continuous learning from each other:

• We ask questions like why? and how? often

• We communicate a lot (face-2-face & digital) to learn from our differences.

• We do experiments, measure the results and improve.

• We value each other for who we are and for what we bring to the table.

• We take initiative, embrace mistakes and learn.

• We are ambitious.

• We do cool stuff, tell the world about it, and have fun doing it!

• We put quality first, always.

• Because we are a fast-growing company, no month will be the same;

• Plenty of opportunities for (personal) growth;

• We offer a competitive salary and benefits;

• You can work from anywhere.

What will you be doing?

Goal: make the world a more secure place. It is really up to you to decide how to do it!

We are thinking of:

• Position AxonIQ internally and externally as a very security-aware software development company with highly secure products and the mission to make the world a more secure place

• Create awareness of information security and its benefits both in- and outside our organization

• Create a certification program and accompanying education program for our employees, focusing on information security

• Set up processes and procedures that aid us in advising our customers how to securely employ AxonIQ products

• Guide our teams to create secure software, maintaining security and privacy by design

• Manage the PDCA quality cycle for information security, amongst which setting up a risk registry, its tools, and procedures to allow us to maintain a responsible risk profile

• Perform and help perform an abundant risk analysis

• Initiate and guide internal and external audits, source code reviews, and penetration testing

• Guide us towards ISO27K compliance and certification and compliance with the OWASP Application Security Verification Standard (ASVS)

• Continuously partner with relevant colleagues to design, refine, and implement innovative information security strategies.

• Assist and work closely with the privacy officer

What You bring

• Accreditation and experience, therefore at least two from an MSc IS, CISSP, CSSLP, CCSP, CIPP/E, or CISM and a CV that demonstrates at least two years full-time experience as an ISO or CISO

• Demonstrable knowledge of programming practices, for example having worked as a programmer and worked with Scrum / Kanban teams

• Demonstrable knowledge of information technology, preferably including cloud technology

• Exceptional communication, interpersonal, and decision-making skills

• Fluent speaking and writing in English are required. One or more additional languages is a pré.

• Demonstrable experience as a teacher or trainer is a pré.

How can you apply?

Send an email with your motivation to with “CISO position” in the email subject line. Include a recent copy of your resume or a link to your LinkedIn profile.

About AxonIQ

Founded in 2017 in The Netherlands, AxonIQ also has people on the ground in the US, France, Mexico, Serbia, Poland, Italy, Finland, Spain, the UK, and Germany. AxonIQ offers an end-to-end development and infrastructure platform for smoothly evolving Event-Driven Architectures focused on CQRS and Event Sourcing. Our platform known as Axon includes a programming model and a specialized infrastructure to provide enterprise-ready operational support for the programming model - especially for scaling and distributing mission-critical business applications. The Axon platform consists of the popular Axon Framework and the built-for-purpose Axon Server. The open-source Axon Framework provides a clean, elegant Java API for writing DDD, CQRS, and Event Sourcing applications. Axon Server is a zero-configuration message router and event store, available in two editions. Axon Server Standard Edition is a free version, sufficient to get you started and run a small, non-critical application in production. Axon Server Enterprise includes clustering and multi-context support and targets mission-critical, medium to large-scale production deployments.

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