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Technical 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 initiative aimed at enhancing cyber and information security at the Danish Courts? Do you have skills 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 actively working on digitizing case processing at the courts. They are ambitious and aim for IT professionalization and full digital support of their case handling. This, combined with the current threat landscape, creates an increased need to ensure the confidentiality and availability of case data.

Therefore, the Danish Courts’ Administration has initiated a major effort 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 skills 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 room 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 in 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. The Danish Courts’ Administration uses both Microsoft and Linux technologies for infrastructure and applications both on-premises and in Azure.

Technical IT Security

The Danish Courts’ Administration is looking for several technical IT security specialists with blue team and/or red team competencies. Your primary task will be either to identify vulnerabilities or to prevent these vulnerabilities from being exploited. The Danish Courts’ Administration currently has a range of systems to identify and prevent the exploitation of vulnerabilities and has a multi-year plan to further increase protection with both technical solutions and organizational measures.

Red team tasks include

  • Security testing of IT infrastructure and professional systems, including recommendations for improvement, e.g., using zero trust principles.
  • Identifying where data is placed, how it is exchanged, and whether logging is compliant with requirements.
  • Developing, maintaining, and implementing IT security standards.

Blue team tasks include

  • Incident response.
  • Monitoring of SIEM, XDR/EDRpro, and other security solutions, including remediation of identified vulnerabilities.
  • Security assessment of software and change requests to IT infrastructure and professional systems.
  • Technology responsibility for the security solutions in operation.

Who are you?

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

If you are applying for a position in technical IT security, they value 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 they use (the Danish Courts’ Administration uses Microsoft, Net, Java, Azure, and Kubernetes). They imagine that you have a relevant educational background, such as a computer scientist,, engineer, or similar. Having a technical IT security certification, such as AZ-500, OSCP, CKS, eWPTXv2, or similar, would be a plus.

If you are applying for a position in compliance, they value 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 beneficial if you have experience with technical IT security and are IT security certified, e.g., CISSP, CISM, or CISA. Additionally, familiarity with security assessment and standards in large public development programs would be a great advantage.

As a person, it is seen favorably if you:

  • Have strong analytical skills and can work in a structured manner.
  • Can plan and carry out 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 about security-related topics, including to other professional groups.

Salary and Employment Terms

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 the Danish Courts’ Administration’s 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