Security Officer

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Security Officer

At Clay we’re building the future of access control. Information and Technological security is in our DNA and at the forefront of everything we do. We do not believe in security by obscurity but in security by architecture. As part of our dynamic team you will be the ambassador and driving force of Clay’s Security policy both internally and externally.

Ready to grow your career and make an impact from day one? Join us and let’s win the battle against mechanical keys!


What you'll do

As the Security Officer you will be the face and voice of our Security policy, both internally and externally. This position requires communication and business skills as well as sound knowledge of IT systems and processes. 

Your goal is to position Clay as global thought leader on security in the Cloud Access Control market.  You will be responsible for creating, maintaining and communicating a security roadmap for Clay. You will implement control processes, structures, routines and tools for grounding security as a core discipline in the company. This will include hosting workshops on the topic and become a member of local and international groups and/or organizations. You will be the single point of contact for information security and lead online webinars to stakeholders as well as assist in commercial processes if needed.

As the Security Officer you will manage and collaborate with a consultancy agency to acquire ISO 27001 certification for Clay. You will be responsible for the internal and external documentation structure on information and data security. You’ll finalize the ISO certification for Clay and when done also implement ISO 27001 process for Salto Systems, the mother company of Clay in San Sebastian Spain. 

Technical skills and expertise 

  • Relevant professional experience in the Information Security Domain.

  • Has studied Business & IT Management, Business Information Systems or a different quantitative or IT related subject.

  • Has a deep intrinsic interest in (Cloud) Information Security and also has the intrinsic tendency to educate the world about it. Likes to speak at conferences and be Clay’s face as the ‘thought leader’ in cloud access control information security.

  • Has the detailed oriented focus and subtlety to be able to create accurate Information Security documents.

  • Can act as “The specialist” in a small team. Although you will work closely together with colleagues with different disciplines, you carry end-responsibility by yourself.

  • Has experience with formalizing Information Security processes.

  • Has worked at an ISO 27001 certified company or with a consultancy firm that facilitates ISO certification processes.

You'll be working with... 

Working at Clay means becoming a ‘Brick’, and that means joining an international team of passionate professionals (we’re proud to say we have 10 nationalities in our small team of 23) who take initiative, own responsibility and share expertise.

We expect everyone in our team to bring

  • Team spirit; enjoying working with a diverse group of people with different expertise
  • A keen eye for detail; working at a fast-pace environment, managing and prioritizing goals
  • A high bar for excellence and pride in work
  • Eagerness to learn and investigate possibilities and applying insights from past experience
  • Self-discipline, professional attitude and collaborative spirit
  • Individuality and willingness to share ideas and new perspectives

Wondering what it’s like to work at Clay?

Clay is a tight-knit team of technology lovers and innovative thinkers. Our team consists of 10 nationalities (and growing), from a wide variety of backgrounds, working on some of the most challenging problems in the access control industry.

To read some of the benefits Clay offers us check out our Careers page. But to give you some more insight into life at Clay here it goes; it’s great to have the ability to make an impact from day one, share ideas and shape the road map together. We work from our awesome office in the heart of Amsterdam, collaborate closely with Salto Systems in Spain, and serve our customers globally.

At Clay we are encouraged to build ourselves along with our fast-growing company. This can be in the form of trainings, coaching, conferences and more. We grow together! We know best is yet to come. We support each other’s curiosity; we have tech talks, hackathons and open-invite dinners to talk about our company’s road map. Everyone on this team has a voice and we’re encouraged to not only participate and speak up, but also to lead and drive.

Beware; we work hard, play hard. Don’t underestimate either of those! We are honest, love a good joke, and don’t take things personally. And as a tight-knit team, together we form the solid house that is Clay.