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Certifications and Standards Manager (f/m/d) - Cyber Security

At IONOS, the leading European provider of cloud infrastructure, cloud services and hosting services, you will work together with a wide range of teams. We are characterized by open structures, a friendly working culture and flat hierarchies with a strong team spirit. We firmly believe that work and fun are compatible, and offer you the right environment for this. Our constant growth means that we are always looking for new colleagues. Become part of IONOS and grow with us.

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We live in exciting times, IONOS business providing SMB and larger business customers a digital home and way to work is growing quickly. Information security and particularly other standards around environmental sustainability became already part of a commodity product requirements set. The product portfolio running on 100,000 physical servers in international datacenters ranges from enterprise cloud products to end user managed/shared/dedicated hosting with adjunct domain, email and more services.

If you are interested in that continually buzzing work environment, cyber security is more than just a buzzword for you, and you would like to contribute to the European hyperscaler journey, then join us and contribute. You will not walk alone, you will rather be embedded in an effective security and standardisation organisation, spanning from product design over development to operations.

You will:

  • Own the security certification strategy and related standardisation strategies.
  • Structure standardisation and certification activities, make it ready to scale into more international markets.
  • Introduce certification readiness routines to internal development, operations and other organisational units that work in certification scopes.
  • Own strategic projects and operate the interfaces towards our customers and business.
  • Contribute to and support in certifications and attestations executed by certification teams.


The foundation for this ambitious role, that develops out of an established role of broader scope, is your well-founded, multi-year practitioner’s experience with standardised management systems and certifications, attestations in the cyber security area. You bring intrinsic motivation and passion for the job to the office, also to continually keep your Know-How up to date. Bringing it to the home office is also an option.

  • You have practical experience from two or more certified scopes according to ISO 27001, IT-Grundschutz, BSI C5, PCI DSS, SOC2. More ISO management system experience from environmental or privacy standards comes as a plus.
  • You have multi-year experience with above standards and certifications in a technical organisation, as in the company offers technical products, with Nerds.
  • You are burning for modern tool supported, efficient integration of management systems and certification activities into the daily routine of an organisation.
  • You love technology, you do not shy away from documentation but would like to structure it as efficiently as possible.
  • You convince through your confident and communicative character when achieving goal oriented results with your international and internal interfaces.
  • You proficiently lead discussions in English (CEFR C1 or higher) and independently communicate in German (CEFR B1 or higher).


  • Hybrid working model with home office option.
  • Flexible working hours through trust-based working hours.
  • At some locations a subsidized canteen and various free drinks.
  • Modern office space with very good transport connections.
  • Various employee discounts for activities and products.
  • Employee events such as summer and winter parties, as well as workshops.
  • Numerous training and development opportunities.
  • Various health offers, such as sports and health courses.

Job info

Location: Karlsruhe, Berlin or Work from home
Type: Full-time
Category: IT Security
Work experience: Professionals
Reference ID: 3933


IONOS is the leading European digitalization partner for small and medium-sized businesses (SMB). The company serves around six million customers and operates across 18 markets in Europe and North America, with its services being accessible worldwide. With its Web Presence & Productivity portfolio, IONOS acts as a 'one-stop shop' for all digitalization needs: from domains and web hosting to classic website builders and do-it-yourself solutions, from e-commerce to online marketing tools. In addition, the company offers Cloud Solutions to enterprises who are looking to move to the cloud as their businesses evolve. 

We value diversity and welcome all applications - regardless of, for example, gender, nationality, ethnic or social origin, religion, disability, age as well as sexual orientation and identity, physical characteristics, marital status or any other irrelevant factor subject to applicable law.

Recruiting Team IONOS
Hinterm Hauptbahnhof 3-5
D-76135 Karlsruhe