IT Security Specialist, St1

Helsinki, Finland

Are you a Cyber security enthusiast and open to take on a specialist position where you will be responsible for versatile IT security tasks? Join St1’s reputable, growing and innovative Nordic team!

Location: Helsinki, Finland

Alternative Location: Stockholm, Sweden

Ref nr: AORH-602540

Application Deadline: 29th of October

Anu Majuri


We are now recruiting an IT Security Specialist to strengthen St1’s Nordic Business Technology team. You will be responsible for designing, testing, implementing and monitoring security measures for St1 systems. You have capabilities to design, build and oversee the implementation of network and computer security for an organization. You can work independently but also cooperate well with others. The position is located in Helsinki or Stockholm.

Key responsibilities

Your tasks include monitoring network traffic for unusual activity, and defending systems against unauthorized access, modification and destruction. You will respond immediately to security incidents and provide necessary post-incident analysis, as well as perform vulnerability and networking security assessments. In this role you oversee and monitor routine security administration as well as configure and support security tools such as firewalls, anti-virus software, patch management systems. You also get to conduct security audits, make policy recommendations as well as design and implement network security policies, application security, access control and corporate data safeguards.

Your responsibility is to analyse and establish security requirements for the systems and networks as well as develop and update business continuity and disaster recovery protocols. You will define access privileges, control structures and resources, and continuously research and recommend security upgrades. In this position, you will also provide technical advice and train fellow employees in security awareness and procedures, and you are responsible for the outsourced security operations centre activities and act also as their contact point.

Expected knowledge and skills

  • You have strong understanding of databases, networks, systems and system integration and you have previous experience from working in specialist or administration roles.
  • You are interested in the developments in Cyber Security
  • You are familiar with IT Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) as well as applicable laws and regulations related to IT Security
  • You have experience with Antivirus software and web proxy management
  • Experience from end-user training is considered as a merit
  • You have a Computer Science or related degree or an IT Security certification
  • You are analytical, logical and you can prioritize work load
  • You have excellent communication skills as well as English skills – fluency in Swedish, Finnish or Norwegian is considered an advantage

Applications and inquiries

Are you the candidate we are looking for? Apply today, though no later than the 29th October. In this recruitment, St1 is working with Harvey Nash and if you have any questions about the position please contact Anu Majuri at or by calling on Tuesday 16th of October during 15.00-16.00 or Thursday 25th of October during 9.30-10.30, phone +358 50 531 4047.

Company Information

St1 is a Nordic energy company with a vision of becoming the leading producer and seller of CO2-aware energy. So far, St1 has bioethanol plants in Finland; an oil refinery in Gothenburg, Sweden; and service stations in Finland, Sweden and Norway. St1 employs some 750 energy sector professionals in the Nordic countries.

The cornerstone of St1’s business is the sale of liquid fuels for transport and heating use to consumers and the corporate sector. In the petrol station business, the company operates through St1 and Shell networks, the latter under a license agreement.

St1’s strong performance in the traditional oil business enables them to invest in the future and to build a solid foundation for realizing the vision through renewable energy. St1 is already recycling waste for fuel and using wind power to produce electricity. In the spirit of their vision, each of the solutions must be technically and economically feasible and ecologically sustainable – today.

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