Security Specialist (f/m/d) Active Directory and Collaboration


, Cottbus

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
MS Access
MS Office / Microsoft 365
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Bewerbungsfrist 30-09-2022

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Vattenfall is one of Europe’s largest generators of electricity and the largest producer of heat. Vattenfall’s core markets are Sweden, Germany and the Netherlands. The Parent Company, Vattenfall AB, is 100%-owned by the Swedish state. Vattenfall IT is the internal IT provider for the entire Vattenfall group. Vattenfall-IT fulfils an international staffing function that provides efficient and reliable IT services and support. Vattenfall IT employs some 1.200 workers in Vattenfall companies in Denmark, Finland, Germany, Netherlands, Poland, UK as well as a Sweden.

Are you looking for the next step in your career? We are now looking for an ambitious Security Specialist Active Directory and Collaboration.

Department: Active Directory & Collaboration
Location: Flexible (Berlin, Cottbus, Stockholm/Solna, Gliwice, Katowice)
The Active Directory & Collaboration department is responsible for providing all services connected to authentication and authorization as well as several collaboration tools, mainly focusing on mail and Office 365 services.
There is now an opportunity for a security specialist Active Directory and Collaboration join a positive and successful team with excellent team spirit and highly skilled team members. The position is placed in Stockholm (SE), Berlin (GE), Gliwice (PL) or Katowice (PL).

Main tasks and responsibilities

As a security specialist for Active Directory and Collaboration you proactively secure Active Directory services, Microsoft M365 enterprise and hybrid environments, implement and manage security and compliance solutions, respond to threats, and enforce data governance.

  • Design and implement security for Active Directory services
  • Design identity and access within Microsoft hybrid environment
  • Design, implement and manage threat protection within Microsoft 365
  • Design, implement and manage information protection within Microsoft 365
  • Manage governance and compliance features in Microsoft 365


  • Academic degree as an IT, mathematics, scientific or technical engineer or similar in IT
  • Very good knowledge in Microsoft 365 Defender suite
  • Very good knowledge about secure operation of Active Directory Service
  • Good knowledge of the Infrastructure services and technologies
  • Good knowledge in ITIL and IT security
  • A proven ability to communicate with technical experts, customers and group governance
  • The ability to build trust and confidence and to be a team player in an international team
  • Very good language skills in (technical) English
  • Microsoft Certified Associate/Expert related to Microsoft 365 Security Administrator

At Vattenfall, we are convinced that striving for diversity helps to build a more profitable, efficient and attractive company. Therefore we seek a harmonious balance of employees in terms of gender, age, and ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

Special conditions

  • Working in an international organization requires travel

What We Offer

We offer a challenging and international work environment and the possibility to work with some of the best in the field. You will be working in interdisciplinary teams and you can always count on support from committed colleagues. We offer attractive employment conditions and opportunities for personal and professional development. At Vattenfall we also offer staff benefits such as favorable occupational pension agreements, flexible working hours and more. Read more about our benefits here.

Further information

We welcome your application in English, including a CV and cover letter via the link further down the page.

Due to COVID-19 we adapted our application process to the current conditions. Interviews regarding this position will be conducted via video conference. Do you have any questions about the application process or how we deal with COVID-19? Please visit our generic FAQ page in advance.

For further information about the position you are welcome to contact hiring manager Sebastian Greischel via phone, +49 (0)40 60005 4721. For more information about the recruitment process please contact recruiter Dominik Friebe via phone +49 40 79022 1374.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Since Vattenfall is a part of the Swedish critical infrastructure, many of our services are security classed. If this position is security classed the final candidates might be subjected to a security vetting process, according to the Swedish legislation.