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IT Security Specialist - Viby J or Gdansk


Viby J, DK Gdansk, PL

Do you have a couple of years’ experience within IT security – or are you perhaps newly graduated?


At Arla, we are focusing massively on IT security. In fact, it is one of the key pillars of our Future26 IT strategy.


Accordingly, this is a great opportunity for you to develop yourself in a growing IT Security team and get to work with new technologies such as Microsoft 365 E5 Security products, Microsoft Sentinel SIEM, Palo Alto Next Gen firewalls and Vectra AI NDR.


“The strategic focus on and increasing investments in IT security makes this a great career opportunity. You will get to work with some of the newest – and in my opinion – most exciting security technologies. And being first line of defense, you and your colleagues play such a significant role in protecting Arla against cyber-attacks.” – Head of IT Security Services, Poul Henrik Tang Jensen.


About the job

Stepping into the IT Security Services team in Arla IT, consisting of 10 skilled colleagues, you will join a hub for IT Security at Arla and get to work alongside talented and experienced partners – both internally and externally. You will be working from our HQ in Viby J, Denmark or our Global Shared Service center in Gdansk, Poland.


Being a hybrid team, you can look forward to working with a high degree of flexibility and in agreement with your manager work remotely as needed.


In this role, one of your key responsibilities will be to handle security alerts in close cooperation with our external CyberSOC and Security Operations team. You will get to establish relations and collaborate with colleagues across Arla IT and towards the business at a global level.


In addition to that, some of your key tasks will be to:


  • Supervise and improve security incident response processes and systems
  • Identify and approve necessary incident response actions to mitigate threats
  • Conduct security assessment of new solutions and feedback to the business


Who are you?

As this is an outgoing role with several stakeholders, it goes without saying that you have solid communication and collaboration skills. Moreover, you have:


  • Experience with or knowledge of network security components such as Firewalls, Intrusion Detection and Protection (IDS/IPS) systems and tools
  • Experience working in or supporting a SIEM environment, with appropriate monitoring and management systems, software, appliances, and tools

Have a keen interest in security industry trends, mitigation techniques and security technologies


Application and contact  

If you want to be part of our journey and help shape the industry, then seize this exciting opportunity. Please apply as soon as possible,as we will conduct interviews on an ongoing basis.For additional information, please contact IT Security Manager Poul Henrik Jensen at    


We have a purpose for Good
At Arla, we strive to unlock the highest potential in each other while working together to create a sustainable future of dairy. We call it Stronger People Stronger Planet and it is deeply anchored in our organisation and founded on our commitment to respecting human rights, increasing access to healthy dairy nutrition, inspiring good food habits, and improving the environment for future generations. In order to succeed we need to hire people with a sustainable mindset. Could this be you?


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