Cyber Security Analyst m/f

International Volunteer Program|Frankfurt am Main|Information Technology

Cyber Security Analyst m/f

Frankfurt am Main, Germany International Volunteer Program Information Technology


Description of the Business Line or Department
At Société Générale, you will be joining Global Banking & Investors Solutions (GBIS), our Wholesale business that brings together Corporate and Investment Banking activities, Private Banking activities and Investor Services.
You will join the department managing cybersecurity (“GBSU/DCS”) and will report to the CISO of Europe, Middle East & Africa region (“EMEA”) based in Paris. Our role is to protect application, data, infrastructure and staff. As a team, we assess security risks and define mitigations so the bank can move forward in a secured way. We enable risk-based decisions to be made by our Management.
Germany is the largest country in the EMEA region. This role is key to support the secured growth of Société Générale in Frankfurt. This role is located in Frankfurt and integrated in the Operational Risk team.

Your role
It is a great opportunity to start your cybersecurity career in a mature organization and an international context. You will discover the cybersecurity framework of one of the largest European Bank. You will work closely with the EMEA security team who will support you to get as much as possible of autonomy.

Your main objectives will be to:
1.    assist EMEA security team on the various initiatives in the region
2.    act as the local security point of contact in Frankfurt

More precisely you will:

  • Perform risk assessments on new projects and provide solutions to IT and Business teams
  • Perform security awareness related tasks for staffs
  • Manage security incidents and investigations
  • Manage the deployment and run of security controls
  • Take part to cyber risk governance and produce indicators for the Management
  • Ensure the alignment of Frankfurt security with the head-office

Profile required

Your profile


  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Information Technology or Cybersecurity
  • An internship in cybersecurity and/or a certification is a plus


  • Analytical mind
  • Ability to summarize
  • Good technical knowledge
  • Problem solving and solutions oriented
  • Good team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Fluent in French and English (but German is a plus)

The VIE assignment in a nutshell

This VIE in Frankfurt is to begin as soon as possible but you need to plan 3 months between your application date and the beginning of your VIE assignment. It will from 12 to 18 months.

The VIE is a specific contract, under Business France’s eligibility criteria, opened to candidates under 28 and from the member states of the European Economic Space. For further information, please see

We would like to draw your attention to the fact that your VIE mission could potentially get postponed, depending on the evolution of the health crisis and subjects to the decision made by the Crisis and Support Centre of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE). In addition, the selected candidate will only be paid upon confirmation from Business France and arrival in the country of assignment.

Why join us

At Societe Generale, we are convinced that people are drivers of change, and that the world of tomorrow will be shaped by all their initiatives, from the smallest to the most ambitious. 
Whether you’re joining us for a period of months, years or your entire career, together we can have a positive impact on the future. Creating, daring, innovating and taking action are part of our DNA. 
If you too want to be directly involved, grow in a stimulating and caring environment, feel useful on a daily basis and develop or strengthen your expertise, you will feel right at home with us!

Still hesitating? 
You should know that our employees can dedicate several days per year to solidarity actions during their working hours, including sponsoring people struggling with their orientation or professional integration, participating in the financial education of young apprentices, and sharing their skills with charities. There are many ways to get involved.

Business insight

As soon as you arrive, you will be integrated into our teams and will learn every day alongside our experts, who will support you in your tasks. Gradually, you will become more independent in your projects, making this experience a real career accelerator. You will also discover all the diversity of our businesses, in a sector that is constantly evolving and innovating.

At the end of your VIE, various opportunities could be offered to you, in France and abroad.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 21000CLR
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2021/07/01
Publication date: 2021/04/16