Avira Careers

IT Security Senior Consultant (f/m/x)

Avira is a leading global provider of self-developed security solutions for professional and private use. The company is one of the pioneers in this field with over thirty years of experience. Ours has been a journey marked by strong growth in a volatile industry. Driven by the belief that everyone should enjoy online freedom, Avira offers powerful security solutions for a wide range of devices with the vision of Protecting People in the Connected World. As a pioneer of the freemium business model, we have grown into a 500-strong multinational company that protects the digital lives of millions of users worldwide.

Your area of responsibility

You will ensure that millions of Avira customers are fully protected with robust products. As IT Security Senior Consultant, you are passionate about information security and management systems. You are independently tackling new topics and can draw on your previous experience. You are a gifted communicator, with the ability to engage with colleagues and teams easily.

Additional duties:

  • Generate new ideas for the expansion of our IT security structures
  • Responsible for conducting external penetration tests and code reviews
  • Monitor public and private channels on a daily basis for a potential exploitation of vulnerabilities in Avira products
  • Automate recurring processes to further increase the reliability and efficiency of our prevention systems
  • Continuously promote the topic of security awareness within the company through targeted campaigns and training courses

Your profile

  • A degree in IT security or computer science, trained IT specialist, or an ambitious newcomer
  • Outstanding knowledge in the area of information security and management systems
  • Knowledge of robust application development on Windows and Mac as well as knowledge of securing web applications
  • Strong communicator and team player, open-minded, and confident
  • Very good spoken and written English
  • Knowledge of German desirable
Knowledge of and experience in the following is desirable:

  • Practical experience in incident and vulnerability handling
  • Sound knowledge of the areas of compliance and certification

Our offering

  • Professional challenges to match your interests and skills
  • Flat hierarchies and fast decision-making
  • International like-minded team
  • Opportunity to work and develop knowledge in a professional environment
  • Subsidized canteen, free gym, free ice cream, language courses, and other attractive benefits!
  • Flexible working hours
  • English as the official business language
This position is based in Tettnang, Lake Constance.