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We drive the transformation of the financial markets. That’s why we invest in bright minds, in their ideas, knowledge and development. We do that by combining our best sides.


If you would like to find out why stability makes us so agile, why experience makes us so curious and why empathy makes us so impactful, apply now for the position of



 Senior Cyber Defense Officer

Zurich, Madrid | 80-100 % | Reference 3967


SIX Digital Exchange (SDX), a company owned by the Swiss Stock exchange, is building the first market infrastructure in the world to offer a fully integrated end to end trading, settlement and custody service for digital assets.


The SIX Cyber Defense is the central incident response team for the SIX Group. The team is part of the Cyber Security organization within IT and as such is tasked with the core mission to provide information, guidance and assistance to reduce the risks of information security incidents as well as leading the response to such incidents in a professional, effective and timely manner when they occur.



What You Will Do

  • Actively participate in Incident Response activities and design, develop & write IRP playbooks as well as integrations with other tools in collaboration with other team members
  • Develop, investigate & mature threat detection and hunting use cases
  • Participate in the IR rotation and 24x7 on-call (every 7 weeks)
  • Perform technical analyses & forensic investigations (live forensics)
  • Effectively translate technical security concepts into a language understandable for non-technical colleagues
  • Collaborate closely with colleagues on the IT & risk side to help accurately describe & propose solutions to security-related risks as well as to gain transparency into the state of security within SIX

What You Bring

  • 4-5 years of active incident response experience in a dedicated position
  • Advanced scripting knowledge (Python, Powershell etc.), in-depth knowledge of Windows / Linux environments, monitoring cloud-based environments (Mainly MS Azure/ O365) and associated practical forensic artifacts
  • Talent for understanding & communicating highly technical concepts into a language understandable by a non-technical audience
  • In-depth knowledge of key network protocols & understanding of network detection concepts
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, German/Spanish is a plus but not mandatory

If you have any questions, please call Patrick Beusch at +41 58 399 8299.


For this vacancy we only accept direct applications.


Diversity is important to us. Therefore, we are looking to receiving applications regardless of any personal background. 

What We Offer

Flexible Work Models
We trust our employees and offer a work environment that is well-balanced, productive and fosters success. 

Personal Development
You will benefit from a culture of continuous learning and feedback. Your personal growth is supported through an extensive learning offering.

Agile Working Methods 
Whether through scrum or design thinking,
we solve exciting tasks together in teams.