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Technical Information Security Consultant

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Gofore Plc is a digital transformation consultancy with over 1,400 impact-driven employees across Finland, Germany, Austria, Spain, Estonia and Italy. We care for our people, our customers, and the surrounding world. Our diverse group of experts shares a pioneering ambition to create a more humane, sustainable and ethical digital world. At Gofore we want to provide the best opportunities to develop and thrive, both at work and beyond. In 2022, our net sales amounted to EUR 149.9 million. Gofore Plc’s share is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. in Finland.

You can find more information about Gofore as a employer from Join the Crew and Culture pages.

We are looking for technical information security consultants to join our growing cyber security team to work on diverse customer projects.

Our cyber security journey began strongly and now we’re building for the future. In the last two years, we have managed to establish and greatly grow our operations. Our core team already includes many experts in technical and administrative information security, and we have several large customer projects underway. In this position, you get to ensure the digital resilience of many public administration, critical infrastructure and private sector organisations.  

Your typical tasks at our customer projects include, for example, performing technical audits, penetration testing (white, black and gray box), assisting developers in information security-critical matters (e.g. authentication, encryption) as well as reading the code and evaluating the application architecture from an information security perspective. In addition, we are professionals of DevSecOps and cloud security (Azure, AWS), so your duties may be related to these topics as well. 

Together we build truly meaningful and impactful services that affect the lives of everyone in Finland. Some examples of our clients include: Aimo Park, Labkotec, Cardiff University, Digital and Population Data Services Agency, VR, Valtra.

What we expect from you

In order for you to succeed in your work, you have:

  • Several years of experience in tasks related to technical information security, for example as a software developer/architect or technical auditor.
  • Experience in technical audits or penetration testing
  • Good Linux skills
  • Uderstanding of cloud technologies and the various components of the application (platforms, databases, interfaces, etc.)
  • Since the job also includes reading code, programming skills are very helpful
  • Ability to work independently and good interaction skills, as you work in cooperation with customers and other colleagues

Seen as advantage:

  • Information security related certificates OSCP, OSWE, OSWA CISSP, etc.
  • Basic understanding of information security from a broader organizational perspective, e.g. management of information security risks and threats, requirements information security related legislation, guidelines and requirement frameworks (e.g. ISO27001, PiTuKri, Julkri, Katakri)
  • Being active e.g. in contributing open source projects, writing blog posts or participating in CTF competitions as a coplementary way to build your expertise

Please note that due to the nature of our customer projects, we require our applicants to be EU citizens and fluent in both Finnish and English. The chosen applicant may also be required to undergo security clearance by the Finnish Security Intelligence Service as required by the client.

What we offer

Expand your expertise:
At Gofore, you will take on a wide variety of customer projects that will help you grow together with your colleagues. We listen carefully to your wishes and ambitions about what your work should entail and how you would like to develop your competence. In addition to challenging client projects, you can develop your competences for example by studying for certificates and participating in courses as well as our cyber and cloud guild activities.

Flexibility and community spirit in your daily life: At Gofore, work is characterised by freedom and flexibility. Your working hours can be agreed to suit your daily life, and you can work completely remotely from the comfort of your home. However, some customer assignments may require you to travel and your presence may be occasionally required in the client’s facilities. The community spirit of Goforeans also extends outside the workplace: you can join your colleagues in various leisure activities, such as sports clubs, boardgame nights and events for families. 

Benefits: Our comprehensive benefits package makes your life more comfortable both during work and leisure. These benefits include

  • Certification bonuses, training opportunities (including Udemy, OffSec)
  • Lunch, exercise, commuter and bicycle benefits
  • Work tools of your choice and equipment for your home office
  • Sick child care benefit, you can also request paid leave when a family member gets sick
  • Massage and dentist benefits
  • Comprehensive occupational healthcare
  • Share savings plan offered to all Goforeans

Salary development: For us it is important that Goforeans receive reasonable total compensation for their work. The compensation is the outcome of, not only experience and skills, but also active work for our two values: being a good workplace for everyone and considering customer perspective in everything we do. The feedback that you receive, your utilisation rate (we are consultants, after all!) and your own professional development are central in the salary discussions with your People Leader (i.e. supervisor).

In addition to the monthly salary, we have separate bonuses linked with the company’s success. Bonuses can be related to, for example, recruitment, sales or actions advancing Gofore’s employer brand.

Our recruitment process

Read here what happens when you send your application and how recruitment progresses here at Gofore. 

We recognise and understand neurodiversity, and are willing to adapt our recruitment process based on your needs.


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