BIRKENSTOCK is a global brand which embraces all consumers regardless of geography, gender, age and income. The company is deeply footed on a family tradition of shoemaking that can be traced back to 1774. With around 6200 employees worldwide, BIRKENSTOCK is the largest employer in the German footwear industry. To ensure our quality standards, we produce over 95% of our products in Germany and source more than 90% of our materials and components from Europe. The BIRKENSTOCK Group is headquartered in Linz am Rhein and maintains several locations in Germany, as well as sales offices in Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia.

Join us in shaping the future at our location in Köln, München as a

ISMS-SOX Specialist (m/f/d)

  • Are you highly interested or even passionate about information security?Join our team to protect our organization’s sensitive data and ensure the accuracy of our financial reporting.
  • We are looking for a dedicated ISMS/SOX Specialist to help us maintain the highest standards of security and compliance.
  • ISMS:
  • Maintain and develop our ISMS according to ISO 27001:2022.
  • Develop, implement, and review security policies and procedures.
  • Perform risk assessments and treatments.
  • Monitor and control the effectiveness of the ISMS.
  • Continuously improve security KPIs.
  • Conduct awareness training for employees on security matters.
  • Test Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDR) plans.
  • SOX
  • Maintain and enhance SOX controls.
  • Conduct SOX tests and assessments.
  • Collaborate with internal departments, external consultants, and auditors.

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in IT or related field, or comparable qualification.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in a technical environment.
  • Information Security Management training certificates is a plus.
  • High interest in Cyber Security Defense Systems.
  • Strong technical interest and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication, a structured and well-organized work style, and adaptability to a fast-paced environment.
  • Fluent in English; business fluent in German is a plus.
  • Team-oriented with a proactive, independent work style, a problem-solving mentality, openness to personal development, and a quick, thorough approach.
  • Highly self-responsible, with process-oriented thinking and a practical, analytical approach.

BIRKENSTOCK offers you all the advantages of a successful, fast growing, global company: dynamic work environment, considerable design freedom, authentic and open corporate culture and excellent development opportunities. Even if you havent met every qualification, we encourage you to apply. Please include a motivation letter explaining why this role interests you and why you would be a great fit.