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Customer Cybersecurity Advocate


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Open source is our beating heart and something that fuels our work and our culture. It’s where we began. It’s where we’ll always be. Our vision is to become the trusted open-source data platform for everyone. We are a Cast of over 400 individuals (‘Crabs’) located across the globe. Why Crabs? Because we believe in thinking sideways.

We rely on our Infrastructure and Security Team to keep our physical and digital assets secure and functioning smoothly. 

On the digital side, that means our IT systems and networks, while robust security is an essential element of our core offering, of course.

But our physical assets are just as important, with office locations in 10 different countries across four continents. In addition, many of our team members work remotely, adding further security challenges. 

We employ a wide range of real estate and workplace managers, network engineers, cybersecurity specialists and IT administrators. Technical and communication skills are all part of their remit, along with an ability to think (and work) around problems. We are currently looking to add a <Job Title> to our team.

The Role:

We are looking for a customer-centric Cybersecurity Advocate that will be directly focused on our customers and partners.  The person for this role is a security professional who helps optimize Aiven’s security experience from our customers perspective with the various security capabilities that Aiven offers.  You will help create and maintain various internal and external customer facing documents describing security of networks, services, and accounts.  This role requires strong technical expertise in security systems, a deep understanding of industry best practices as you will be directly supporting Aiven’s customers.

Suitable candidates must have proven experience in the following areas such as Security Solution Design, Security Risk Assessment, Security and Compliance frameworks (ISO 27001, NIST, GDPR, HIPAA, PCI DSS), Security Consulting or Professional Services, and strong communication and presentation skills.  You will be meeting with customers/partners on a consistent basis allowing for positive and meaningful customer interaction.

This is a permanent full-time position and can be fully remote or in one of our Americas or European regional offices.

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What We're Looking For:

Don’t worry if your experience doesn’t line up perfectly – we still encourage you to apply! We believe in investing in our crabs’ professional growth.

Our Offer:

If you ask us what’s the best thing about working for Aiven, many will probably say it’s the high concentration of talent from around the world that we have here. Enjoy the agile environment of a hyperscale scale-up where you can truly make an impact and have fun while at it.

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If you think Aiven is the place for you, send us your CV and we’ll get in touch.


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