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Opera Software AS

Address: Gjerdrums vei 19, 0484 OSLO
Phone: +47 23692400

Vacancy Details

Created 03.06.2014
Expires 31.07.2014
Company Opera Software AS
Employment Full-time
Job type Permanent
County Oslo
Phone +47 23692400
Email info@opera.com
WWW www.opera.com

Opera Software seeks a Head of Information Security to establish, implement and monitor information security standards and policies globally. The incumbent will also be responsible for managing the selection and deployment of security-related tools and training, including disaster recovery and business continuity.

We are looking for an intelligent, articulate, consensus-building and persuasive leader who can serve as an effective member of the senior management team and communicate information-security-related concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical team members at all levels of the organization.


  • Own, create and maintain the core security policies and processes at Opera.
  • Develop and maintain a risk assessment for the Opera Software group.
  • Collaborate with other managers to ensure that they understand, implement and follow the agreed policies.
  • Assist Opera’s hosting and internal IT teams with selecting the security tools and systems that are required to implement the security policies.
  • Coordinate security improvement projects in Opera’s Hosting and IT teams.
  • Serve as the primary contact and escalation point for security incidents.
  • Coordinate with external auditors and, occasionally, Opera’s business-to-business customers.
  • Participate in Opera’s IT leadership group.


  • M.S. in Computer Science, Information Systems,or a related discipline or equivalent experience
  • CISSP or CISM preferred
  • Demonstrated experience with advising and effectively guiding senior management as to information security matters
  • Ability to work and prioritize effectively in a highly dynamic, multicultural work environment
  • Experience with information-system disaster-recovery planning and testing, auditing, risk analysis, business system resumption planning and contingency planning
  • Direct responsibility for information security in an international software company

For immediate consideration, please apply online