IT Security & Compliance Lead - Zalando Payments

Job Category

  • Technology & UX/UI Design


  • Berlin


  • Full-Time
  • Professional Level


  • Zalando Payments SE & Co. KG

You Are Ready To Make An Impact

At Zalando Payments, we are processing all financial transactions of Zalando’s fashion store and other consumer facing apps. Starting with a flawless user experience in the checkout over the processing of the payments to reconciliation in the backend, we cover the entire financial process to boost conversion and deliver a competitive advantage to our customers through smart risk steering.

As the Lead for Compliance and IT Security at Zalando, you'll maintain all information security and compliance requirements and work with delivery teams to follow through. You’ll work with diverse stakeholders to define scope and identify, then implement controls & actions to ensure compliance. At the same time you’ll ensure their practicality and implement them together with the delivery teams. You’ll be required to develop expert knowledge into our many products and carefully balance compliance and security requirements against business value. You lead a small and powerful team enabling your team to have the greatest impact regarding compliance and security related topics/projects

You Are Setting Standards

Purpose. You will align non-technical stakeholders on how compliance can be reached while at the same time enabling technical teams to making this happen. You will lead the security team to guide the company in any IT security related questions.

Autonomy. You will be responsible for defining sensible scoping in cooperation with the delivery teams and adjusting architecture as needed. A business acumen partnered with a deep knowledge of legal requirements which will  allows you to judge which future compliance efforts serve the company best. When it comes to plan future compliance efforts you not only act in the interest of business, but also professionally communicate with all stakeholders.

Mastery. You will efficiently support our teams remaining compliant and anticipating future challenges by further implementing PCI DSS, ISO 27001 and other standards.

Cooperation. You will add value through your strong analytical mind-set, your hands-on attitude and excellent communication skills.

You Are Skilled

Implementation. In understanding and analysing complex problems, defining creative and easy solutions and communicating in a friendly and clearly understandable way. You have a track record of implementing standards like PCI DSS or ISO 27001. Your comprehensive knowledge of compliance topics allows you to guide delivery teams in implementing controls securely and compatible to other security efforts. Experience with cloud technologies or AWS is a plus.

Ownership. In being accountable for the results of your decisions. In your career you have gained hands on experience with secure development or operations, developing them into becoming compliant.

Communication. In proving and enhancing your skills by having awesome conversations with colleagues and overarching functions every day. On top of guiding delivery teams you can abstract compliance topics to make them understandable for non Technology people and executives.

Stakeholder Management. In making agility and compliance work hand in hand. You will work with different experts and auditors and help teams understand these rules by providing trainings and information sessions. Having in depth knowledge of industry standards and regulations allowing you to consult with key stakeholders, ensuring compliance and quickly identify future challenges.

You Are Offered

Culture. Culture of trust, empowerment and feedback; 100+ internal technical and fun guilds; tech talks; product demos; coder dojos; parties & events; ping-pong, video games and movie nights.

Perks. Competitive salary; great shopping discount on a wide range of products on; discounts from external partners; public transport discounts; relocation assistance for internationals; flexible working times; hardware of your choice; additional holidays & volunteering time off; diverse sports and health offerings*; free beverages & fruits.

Development. Your individual “Tour of Mastery”; mentoring program; extensive onboarding; diverse career opportunities; personal branding support; possibility to attend and speak at conferences.

Peers. Self-organized, autonomous teams and international, accomplished experts to interact with & learn from.

Want to join us? Then go ahead and apply!!

If you need guidance or have any questions about our hiring processes, please contact recruiter Taryn Louise Bonugli



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