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IT Security Specialist

The Danish Courts’ Administration / Full time

Strong Profiles for Cybersecurity and Compliance

Are you passionate about IT security and digital transformation? Do you want to be part of a new major security effort aimed at strengthening cyber and information security at the Danish Courts? Do you have expertise in technical IT security and/or compliance? Then you might be our new colleague at the Danish Courts’ Administration Center for IT.

The Danish Courts’ Administration is in the midst of digitalizing case processing at the courts. They are ambitious and dedicated to IT professionalization and full digital support of their case handling. This effort, combined with the current threat landscape, has increased the need to ensure confidentiality and accessibility of case data.

Therefore, the Danish Courts’ Administration has launched a major initiative to implement new and enhanced security requirements and to counter threats and the risk of attacks against the courts’ IT systems. And they need you for this.

The Danish Courts’ Administration is looking for new colleagues with expertise in either technical IT security and/or security architecture and compliance. Read more about the individual positions below.

The Danish Courts’ Administration offers

  • The opportunity to influence the development of security in a very important societal area.
  • The chance to be part of one of Denmark’s largest public digitalization programs, modernizing two of the courts’ major case areas.
  • An environment with high professionalism and opportunities for both personal and professional development.
  • A transparent and trust-based management style and a good collegial atmosphere, where the Danish Courts’ Administration supports each other and shares knowledge across the board.
  • You will be employed at the Danish Courts’ Administration Center for IT. The Danish Courts’ Administration consists of approximately 120 employees spread across nine units. You will be part of the Infrastructure and
  • Security unit, which aims to ensure stable and secure IT operations for the courts’ users. The unit has about 20 employees. We use both Microsoft and Linux technologies for infrastructure and applications both on-premises and in Azure.

Security Architecture and Compliance

The Danish Courts’ Administration is looking for IT security specialists in the area of compliance. You will be responsible for ensuring that the Danish Courts’ Administration follows the correct procedures in our projects, integrating security from the start. You will work closely with our architects, lawyers, and development teams to ensure compliance with laws and standards in information security and data protection for our applications, development environments, and infrastructure.

Tasks include

  • Translating internal and external requirements and standards into operational actions and contributing to their implementation, e.g., from GDPR and the 29 technical minimum requirements.
  • Conducting ongoing risk assessments of IT systems developed by the Danish Courts’ Administration, as well as supporting systems and components.
  • Evaluating our solutions against the OWASP Software Assurance Maturity Model, developing action plans to increase maturity, and being responsible for the implementation of these action plans.
  • Developing relevant security policies and standards.

Who are you?

The Danish Courts’ Administration is looking for both recent graduates and experienced professionals, as the position can be tailored to your experiences and qualifications.

If you are applying for a position within technical IT security, the Danish Courts’ Administration emphasizes that you have a technical background and a strong interest and knowledge in IT security. It would be a great advantage if you have a few years of experience in IT security, as well as a good understanding of the technologies the Danish Courts’ Administration works with (they use Microsoft, Net, Java, Azure, and Kubernetes). The Danish Courts’ Administration envisions that you have a relevant educational background such as a computer science degree,, engineer, or similar. Having a technical IT security certification, such as AZ-500, OSCP, CKS, eWPTXv2, or similar, would be beneficial.

If you are applying for a position within compliance, the Danish Courts’ Administration emphasizes that you have experience with GRC and IT security consulting. You should have a relevant education and a good IT technical understanding. It would be advantageous if you have experience with technical IT security and are IT security certified, e.g., CISSP, CISM, or CISA. Furthermore, familiarity with security assessment and standards in large public development programs would be a significant advantage.

As a person, it is seen favorably if you:

  • Have strong analytical skills and can work in a structured manner.
  • Can plan and execute your work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Are motivated to learn new things.

Additionally, it is important that you can communicate clearly and concisely in Danish on security-related topics, including to other professional groups.

Salary and Employment Conditions

If you have an academic background, depending on your experience and seniority, you will be employed as a “fuldmægtig,” “specialkonsulent,” or “chefkonsulent” according to the agreement for academics in the state concluded between the Ministry of Taxation and a number of AC organizations. A pension-qualifying qualification supplement may be negotiable depending on experience and competencies.
If you are not covered by the AC agreement, you will be employed on contractual terms according to the collective agreement for office workers, laboratory technicians, and IT employees in the state between the Ministry of Taxation and HK/Stat and the OAO-S collective agreement.

It is a prerequisite for employment that you can be security cleared to “Secret” and maintain your security clearance throughout your employment. You can read more about security investigations here.

The Danish Courts’ Administration is located at both Gammel Mønt in Copenhagen K and Amagerfælledvej in Copenhagen S. In the technical IT security positions, your workplace will be at Amagerfælledvej. In the compliance position, your workplace will be both at Gammel Mønt and Amagerfælledvej.

More About the Position

If you have questions, you are welcome to contact IT Operations Manager Michael Kalmberg at tel. 22 60 73 76.


You send your application online via our recruitment system. You will be guided through the process when you click the “Apply for the position” button. In addition to your application, please attach your CV, testimonials, and relevant examination papers, etc.

In your application, please mention which area you wish to work in and what particularly interests you. Then, the Danish Courts’ Administration will discuss how they can design a position that matches your wishes and their needs during a possible interview.

Applications are read continuously, so please send your application as soon as possible and no later than Friday, March 8, 2024, at 12.00 PM.

We encourage everyone interested and qualified to apply for the position regardless of age, gender, race, ethnic background, etc.











Segment: IT
City: Copenhage
State/Province: Denmark