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Information Security Analyst

Orkla is one of Northern Europe’s largest organizations, and we are changing! Orkla has about 100 IT employees in our common IT function. As we serve a broad portfolio, both geographically, business wise, and technology wise, we need people whom have ability and willingness to learn. We have people who really know our business, and we have very strong technologists. Historically, we have worked per company. Ahead, we are working for One Orkla. We are moving from an old landscape, skipping a generation or two, and going for what will be our fundamental base portfolios for years to come. You will find that your job is equally about understanding our business, and about having or building the technical knowhow. With us, you will find a place to give, and a place to learn. We need your technological know-how, and you will learn about large-scale international business.


Orkla IT is now seeking an Information Security Analyst


Orkla is a leading supplier of branded consumer goods to the grocery, out-of home, specialised retail, pharmacy and bakery sectors. The Nordic and Baltic regions and selected countries in Central Europe are Orkla’s main markets. The Orkla Group also holds strong positions in selected product categories in India.

The Information Security Analyst will be responsible for providing information security guidance and performing technical investigations and audits related to information security. The analyst will gather details of status for IT security trough technical assessments and collection of insights from incidents and events, will make recommendation for improvement and produce internal reports as needed. The analyst, in close collaboration with our VP for IT Security and Security Program manager, will assist in short- and long-term plans for how to resolve observed issues. The analyst will also be responsible for following up improvement made by our IT providers.


Job Responsibility:

·       Coordinate and possibly perform security assessments of existing and new systems.

·       Perform audits to determine if the organization is complying with its policies, procedures and applicable regulatory standards.

        Collaborate with stakeholders to address audit findings.

·       Design security architecture solutions in accordance with Orkla’s requirements and standard solutions.

·       Assist in writing new technical policies and in document standard security requirements

·       Assist in preparation of reports.

·       Assist with Incident handling and response.

·       Assist the VP of IT security with other duties as assigned.


Desired Skills and Experience:



·       0-3+ years of IT-related work experience.

·       0-1+ years of full-time IT Security-related experience


It desirable with one or more of the following: 

·       Working knowledge of Incident Handling, Vulnerability & Penetration Testing

·       Working Knowledge of Windows, Networking and Malware analysis

·       Working knowledge of Application & Infrastructure Security solutions (Firewalls, Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems,Network Security,  

        Password Management, Data Encryption, and Access Controls)

·       Knowledge of Security frameworks and best practices.


Security certifications, such as CEH, GIAC GCIA, GSEC, Security+ and/or other, are appreciated but not necessary. A personal development path to achieve these certifications or equivalent knowledge will be established upon employment.

Other information security-related experience is preferred but not necessary. A good career record and a demonstrable and genuine interest for information security can supply for actual experience.  


Main Skills:

·       Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

·       Strong attention to detail

·       Highly organized

·       Solid problem solving and time management skills



·       Bachelor’s Degree in IT related discipline or equivalent




What can Orkla offer you?
Orkla is a unique consumer goods company with a strong footprint in the Nordics but also continually growing within Europe, India and beyond. The ability to work with strong local brands combined with the backdrop of a growing international company, gives our employees the opportunity to really make a difference and see the impact of their work. At Orkla, we think globally but also believe in developing local solutions that cater to the needs of our customers and at the same time, empower our own employees to make a difference.

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For any question related to this position, please contact :Antonio Martiradonna, +47 40639974 or Eva M. Vekony +47 93046664