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Job listing closed on 10 Apr 2024
25 Mar 2024

Cybersecurity Manager

🇨🇭 Zürich, Switzerland
Full Time
5+ years exp.

As the organiser of some of the biggest and most iconic sport events in the world, we lead the way in the sport and event industry.

Join the team and support us on our mission.


These are your key tasks:

  • Design, build, test, implement and coordinate operation of security systems within the FIFA environment.
  • Support FIFA Product Managers, as well as other FIFA functions to ensure FIFA’s new and existing digital products comply with cybersecurity standards and guidelines.
  • Lead vulnerability & patch management, coordinate penetration tests, third party risk management and plan concrete action to remediate the findings.
  • Provide security architecture expertise and consulting/advisory to support business and IT solutions in designing and implementing secure solutions.
  • Review current security measures, recommend enhancements, identify areas of weakness, and respond promptly to possible security breaches.
  • Lead coordination of Cloud Security standards and compliance monitoring as well as the remediation plan.
  • Coordinate regular system tests and ensure the continuous monitoring of information security.
  • Execute the Cybersecurity Programme as defined in the Roadmap.
  • Actively participate to investigations on Cybersecurity incidents.
  • Support incident response and crisis preparedness (incl. simulations and technical exercises).
  • Plan, execute and deliver on time, on scope and within budget on projects directly assigned to her/him.


We work hard at FIFA.
We are dedicated, ambitious and innovative.

And we respect our values. Always.

For all roles, we seek talented people with an entrepreneurial spirit and a global mindset.

The specific competencies we require for this position are:

  • 5-7 years of experience in a similar role.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in: vulnerability scanning and auditing tools;
    enterprise-scale cloud, network, firewall, endpoint detection and response architectures and products.
  • Proven track record in crafting comprehensive security policies and procedures, guiding technology teams through secure and continuous deployment practices.
  • Familiar with compliance initiatives and security frameworks such as NIST, ISO, GDPR, PCI DSS and FedRAMP.
  • Experience in securing Cloud Technologies and in Secure Development Lifecycle.
  • Experience with professional execution of cyber security projects as a project manager as well as excellent and step-by-step communication.
  • Client oriented, efficient and effective.
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines.
  • Excellent planning, documentation and organizational skills
  • Self-disciplined and self-starter and able to work independently
  • At ease at working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Broad understanding of Firewalls and Network Security (Palo Alto, Fortigate etc.).
  • Broad understanding of mail security practices (DMARC, DKIM, SPF etc.).
  • Broad understanding of in cloud security principles and frameworks.
  • Broad understanding of log management and aggregation (SIEM).
  • Broad understanding of cybersecurity incident management.


The biggest benefit of a career at FIFA is the privilege to work for the beautiful game and create something that matters.

Alongside that privilege, we also offer some extra perks and benefits:

  • Health and fitness: Regular football sessions for all abilities, plus on-site gym.
  • Home office: Up to two days of home office per week if work permits and home office allowance for all.
  • Language courses: Offered to all staff to aid personal and professional growth.
  • Continuous learning: We care about your development and encourage internal mobility, offering a variety of training and education to help achieve it.
  • Pension: Flexible pension benefits with generous employer contributions.
  • Relocation assistance: A dedicated team will be on hand to support your relocation.
  • Sustainability: We support all employees using public transport.
  • Vacation: Maintain a healthy work/life balance with a generous vacation allowance.
  • Volunteering: Make an impact beyond your regular role and bond with colleagues by volunteering with one of our partners.

About FIFA

We are FIFA, the global governing body for football.

Our vision is to make football truly global, diverse and inclusive, for the benefit of the entire world. The last FIFA World Cup in Qatar in 2022 attracted more than 5 billion viewers and the last FIFA Women's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand in 2023 was the greatest-ever FIFA Women's World Cup that inspired millions of girls and women around the globe. The opportunities for growth are exciting.

We are a modern organisation with over 850 passionate employees who are Living Football every day. Our headquarters are based in Zurich, Switzerland, and we have offices in Miami and Paris, plus eleven regional offices from New Zealand to India, Congo, Panama and Paraguay.