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2022-04-29 Spread Group Full-time Leipzig SN Gießerstraße 27 04229 Germany

Information Security Officer (f/m/d)

What set out as a start-up company in Leipzig less then twenty years ago has now become a worldwide success. In addition to our three proven business options – Create-Your-Own, Marketplaces and Spreadshops – Spread Group also offers fulfillment solutions. Our diverse teams work together towards the common goal of enabling our customers around the world to express themselves. We empower more than 1,000 employees from 43 different countries to join us on this mission.

The Spread Group platform is an exceptionally versatile system and poses diverse challenges for software architecture and development. In autonomous teams, we continuously develop the individual components and the underlying infrastructure, while enjoying the application of innovative technologies in a solution-oriented manner. We work independently, cross-functionally, and self-determined.

To further develop our IT landscape from a security perspective, we are looking for a dedicated security expert at our Leipzig headquarters.

Your Responsibilities

  • You will be in charge of the “Information Security Management Board“ and update the C-Level about every security relevant incident
  • You will report directly to our CTO
  • You will identify and classify of security-relevant company assets and processes
  • You will develop standardized security guidelines, best practices and requirements
  • You will perform security awareness workshops, trainings and initiation of external security tests
  • You will identify compliance requirements with our legal department and communicate necessary changes to the IT department
  • You will continuously audit defined security standards with teams and stakeholders

Your Profile

  • You have a degree in computer science/business informatics, ideally with a focus on IT security
  • You have in-depth knowledge and experience in the area of information security in the eCommerce field
  • You ideally already have IT security certifications
  • You have a proven ability to successfully evaluate, manage and solve corporate security incidents
  • You have strong communication skills, work solution orientation, and have sense of responsibility and purpose
  • You are all about an independent, responsible and committed way of working
  • You are flexible and able to work under pressure while maintaining a confident and engaging attitude
  • You have good English skills (spoken&written), German is a bonus

We value diversity at Spread Group. We are proud of our diverse company culture and continue to foster this great community. Your skills, talents, and experience are our focus regardless of age, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital or disability status.

We offer

  • A very high level of responsibility and independence
  • A team that communicates in short ways and deals with each other in a relaxed, cooperative manner on eye level
  • Working with a scalable (microservice) architecture in the e-commerce environment
  • Flexible working hours – we trust you to do your job with an option to work remotely
  • Software development in an agile, modern environment with cross-functional and self-organized teams of developers, product owners, and designers
  • No fixed release dates, but continuous delivery
  • Inhouse software development – we are our own “customer”
  • Through code reviews, we share our knowledge, establish best practices, and continue to develop our skills
  • The opportunity to attend conferences, try out new things in our Hacking Days and to develop yourself further in your job according to your interests
  • Maximum freedom regarding the choice of your development environment; Mac or Linux, the choice is yours
  • A pleasant environment with sun terraces, fruit for health, table tennis tournaments, and other events – and of course lots of T-shirts
  • You can find more insights into the Spread Group’s everyday life on kununu and Instagram

We look forward to receiving your application, preferably online via our career portal in German or English or as a PDF document to Please state reference number V00-1440 and don't forget to let us know about salary expectations and your earliest starting date.

P.S.: We love creative CVs, a can-do attitude, and fresh perspectives. We want characters full of ideas and drive – no matter how old you are, where you come from or what your background is. Show us what you're made of!

We would like to fill this position without support of staffing agencies.

Nadine Brucker

Nadine Brucker





We believe inclusivity is essential – and act on it. We celebrate coming from 43 different countries, are proud of having 52% women in leadership roles and are thankful for our shared experiences.
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Feel-Good Benefits

It’s not all fresh fruit and free drinks (but we have those too). Our feel-good efforts strengthen our culture and encourage networking and cross-departmental collaboration.
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Modern Work Life

Regardless of place or time zone – digital work is the standard. Our global productivity is fueled by OKRs, agile management and flat hierarchies.


We keep our employees in-the-know. We’re radically transparent about our growth, revenue (currently $146 million), profit, future plans and achievements.


We believe in respecting our planet, new ideas and each other. With leadership based on mutual respect: We want your input from day one, whatever your role.


Interested in remote or part-time work in a leadership role? Need to leave early to pick up your kids? We see you, let’s talk about it.