IT Security Specialist for the first line of defence working with some of the most critical digital systems in Denmark

Can you identify the threats facing our IT systems? Is your knowledge of the latest tendencies in contingency planning up to date? And do you want to contribute to the security of our critical IT infrastructure at ATP, where we work to ensure financial security in Denmark for the benefit of both individuals and society? Then you might be the perfect addition to our team.

Do you want to protect our critical infrastructure against incoming threats?
At ATP, we solve tasks for almost all citizens and companies in Denmark—as a pension provider, investor and administrator of welfare benefits.

You can learn more about our purpose here:

In Digital Solutions, the subsection of ATP responsible for IT, data and digitalisation, we play a crucial role in digitalising Danish society. Along with testing and developing reliable solutions, we push the boundaries for what is possible with regard to digitalisation, automation, self-service solutions and user-friendliness—all for the benefit of society. 

We are currently looking for an IT Specialist to join us in Security & Identity Access Management (S&IAM), where our job is to act as the organisation’s first line of defence. Through the reliable operation of our systems, we protect our critical IT infrastructure against incoming threats, responding quickly and minimising damages in case of a potential security breach. 

As an IT Specialist, your primary tasks will include: 

  • undertaking security risk assessments of our IT systems along with structuring, developing and maintaining our IT contingency plan, which covers areas such as the crisis management plan, business continuity plan and disaster recovery plan
  • educating co-workers on the importance of IT security and regularly conducting exercises to increase the awareness of security risks and best practice
  • running simulations to test our IT contingency planning and how the organisation reacts to various security scenarios and incidents
  • ensuring continuous updating and adjustment of our IT contingency plan and IT risk management framework.

Can you keep calm in stressful situations?
We imagine that you have a relevant educational background along with practical experience in IT security and the surrounding disciplines. You manage to keep calm in stressful situations and excel at educating the organisation on matters of crisis management and IT security. 

Furthermore, you are curious, stay up to date on the newest trends in contingency planning and manage to communicate complex information to both technical and non-technical audiences. Finally, we expect you to be responsible and able to combine your abilities and experiences to ensure progress and the implementation of our IT contingency processes.
Are you interested in working for the benefit of individuals and society?
In Digital Solutions, you will become part of something greater. We are a unique professional community of more than 500 IT, data and digitalisation specialists working with code, algorithms and AI. We play a crucial role in digitalising Danish society as we are responsible for the systems guaranteeing financial security for the benefit of all—from each individual to society at large. 
Security & Identity Access Management is part of the Operations unit in Digital Solutions. Here, we provide a solid foundation for all digital development across the organisation, ensuring that all systems run securely and reliably.

You will be working in a section with 28 colleagues. We believe in creating a working environment with great colleagues and insist on a friendly workplace culture with hands-on management, personal development, solidarity and good health.
A healthy working life requires a flexible organisation with room for each individual employee—and we offer that. We are ambitious when it comes to both professional results and the well-being of our employees.
We want ATP to be a great place to work. 

=you? Then send us your application
If you are interested in applying for this position or have any questions, please feel free to contact our external recruitment partner, Susanne Reinert, at +45 21 15 87 81 or

We value diversity and encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

As part of our promotion of diversity and inclusion, we have commenced a new initiative to accommodate candidates and employees who do not speak Danish. While our corporate language remains Danish, we have gradually begun recruiting English-speaking candidates in certain parts of the organisation. Unfortunately, we are still in the process of translating all of our touchpoints, which means that you might encounter information in Danish throughout parts of the recruitment process.

For advertisers, search and recruitment agencies: We kindly request that you do not contact us with unsolicited inquiries regarding the publication of job advertisements and candidates from headhunters and recruitment agencies. We furthermore request that you do not contact us regarding sales of services and products. Please respect our wishes and do not contact employees or managers in this respect.


Din karriere. Danskernes tryghed

Uanset hvor du starter din karriere i ATP, garanterer vi et arbejdsliv, der forløser dine faglige ambitioner og samtidig gavner det samfund, vi er en del af. Vi har samlet nogle af landets skarpeste hoveder inden for pension, investering og administration. Høj faglighed er nemlig afgørende for, at vi i ATP når vores mål og bliver ved med at være de bedste til at løse vigtige samfundsopgaver. Vi har høje ambitioner. Også når det gælder godt kollegaskab og et arbejdsliv i balance. For ATP skal være et godt sted at gå på arbejde. 

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