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Privacy and Security Officer

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Privacy and Security Officer 

Our Team

We advocate for the positive impact travelling can have in the world. We are Eurail and we have all the stops to take our customers’ curiosity further.

If we are going to inspire the world, then we need the right people around us. We are proud of our culture at Eurail, underpinned by our established company values that define and guide what is important to our people. We’re a diverse team of talented colleagues (from 50 countries!) who have a real curiosity for the world around them.

We strive to ensure that all of our people have the chance to innovate, influence and grow. With our international team (working hybrid from our HQ in Utrecht and/or from your home in the Netherlands), we believe that creative thinking and diversity help to improve our brands and ultimately create a unique and repeatable experience for our customers.

We’re on the search for…

A detail orientated and proactive individual, intrinsically motivated to work in a “hands on” way with stakeholders across the organisation to identify and manage security and privacy risks and ensure compliance of internal policies and industry best practice’s within the Eurail internal environment, product, and platform.

What you’ll be doing

You’ll be joining the Security and Privacy team, responsible for ensuring information security and data protection at Eurail. The role forms part of the change management team reporting to the CIO charged with managing the long-term vision of IT change and addressing IT risk within our organisation.

You’ll be involved in:

  • Driving continuous improvement of the Eurail IT landscape by providing governance and technical guidance on how to maintain and enhance IT controls according to industry security best standards (ISO, ITIL, NIST), GDPR.
  • Supporting business stakeholders to understand IT risks and to determine effective controls in line with internal policies.
  • Co-ordinating risk assessments on tooling and product development
  • Consulting and providing expertise on privacy compliance and data protection requirements
  • Planning and managing security testing, vulnerability resolution and assist with security incident response
  • Assisting on IT audits and working with teams for IT audit findings resolution
  • Helping to drive employee awareness of security and privacy compliance

What we’re looking for
It's already a possible match when you share the same mindset as us, being forward-thinking, results-driven, caring and embracing diversity. 

In terms of your experience and strengths:

  • 5+ years experience within risk management, IT compliance, internal controls or audit
  • IT degree / certificates (CISA, CISM, CISSP, CRISC, etc.)
  • Experience with applicable IT frameworks (COBIT, ITIL, NIST, ISO 27001, 20000, 22301, etc.)
  • Familiarity of practical risk management within DevSecOps and cloud platforms (AWS) is a big plus
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to make decisions, and assess and resolve problems effectively
  • Enthusiastic, proactive and thrives in changing, agile environments
  • Business level fluency in English - written and spoken

In addition, it’s bonus points if you have…

  • Knowledge of the SAFe framework
  • A love of sustainable travel!
  • Already hold the correct documents to work in the Netherlands

Our offer

  • You have the flexibility to manage when and where you work, with our hybrid way of working. Whether you need collaborative, quiet or social time, either face-to-face or online, everything is possible, but keep in mind that it’s necessary to come to the office some days per week.
  • A complimentary NS train card to travel across the Netherlands for work and leisure.
  • An annual free Interrail travel pass for you and a companion (and any immediate dependents), so you can explore Europe with your family or friends and share the same experiences as our customers.
  • Unlimited access to OpenUp psychologists to enhance mental well-being.
  • An annual team trip across Europe to experience our product first-hand.
  • Support for your work-life balance through a generous personal allowance.
  • The autonomy to develop your own personal and professional growth plan using your individual annual training budget.
  • An enhanced annual leave package of 28-30 days, plus study days, volunteer days, and Good Friday.
  • Salary Scale: 59, Monthly gross salary (excluding an 8% allowance): €4500 - €6000 based on experience.

Diversity, inclusion and belonging

Travelling is about making connections. Our culture reflects and represents the communities that our product proudly connects. We share our traveller’s natural curiosity, passion for adventure and embrace of new experiences.

We offer a safe environment where you can bring your whole self to work, recognising that our strength lies in our differences and our values. Through self-organising teams that encompass a diverse range of views, skills and backgrounds, we encourage a culture of openness, curiosity and flexibility - attributes vital to deepening our shared understanding of customer perspectives.

And just as travel is about discovery, we are on a continuous journey to make our culture even more inclusive.

Curious to apply?

Apply directly via our website (

  • We'll ask you to share your resume in English (our business language) and tell us why you're excited about Eurail and this particular role. It doesn't hurt to be creative; we love to see your personality shine through.
  • To show off your skills, we may also ask you to complete a short assessment as part of the process

If we feel you might be a good fit, the next step is a fairly informal interview with some of your potential new team members. For you, this is helpful to understand if Eurail is your ideal workplace, and for us, it tells us more about the value you would bring.

In the meantime…

Following your application, we will provide you with an update, even if you are unsuccessful. We appreciate the effort it takes to apply for a new role so we ensure that we respond to every candidate.

If you’re curious to know more, why not check us out on LinkedIn and get a feel for our culture, our values, and our place in the world. And we’re eager to answer any questions you might have too… just send them over to and our People & Culture team will pick them up.

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