Hornetsecurity as employer
Flexible – Dynamic – Forward-Looking
Hornetsecurity is a high-performance, modern service company with more than 400 employees. Our Cloud Security Services protect the IT infrastructure and data of many thousands of companies worldwide. We are so good at this that the Hornetsecurity brand has long since established itself as an internationally renowned and valued premium provider in the field of IT and cloud security. Our portfolio includes solutions in the areas of e-mail, web and file security. Our products are distributed via a worldwide partner network.
Benefits for our employees
Pleasant working atmosphere
Respectful interaction with each other is the basis of a pleasant working atmosphere. Hornetsecurity therefore strives at all times to offer a working environment in which everyone feels equally comfortable. This principle is also part of our mission statement. Bright, spacious and modern offices, free coffee and fresh fruit every day contribute to this. Short decision-making processes and flat hierarchies also support an open working atmosphere and give you the freedom to innovate and act on your own responsibility.
Work and family
By offering flexible working hours, Hornetsecurity helps its employees balance their professional and family obligations. Our part-time models are ideally suited to ensuring flexible parental leave arrangements, if required.
Qualification and development
Through individualized qualification metrics that are tailored as needed, we enable our employees to further develop their professional and personal skills.
Good work must be rewarded. Hornetsecurity therefore attaches great importance to performance-related remuneration. In addition, regular targets are established, which results in additional compensation when successfully achieved.
No dress code
No matter if hoodie or blouse – come to work in clothes you feel comfortable!
Fruit, tea & coffee for free
To be full of energy the whole day, we offer you fruit baskets, tea and coffee for free.
Free book policy
You want to expand your expertise with some books? Great – let us know and we will order your books for free.
Through an individual range of qualification measures tailored to your needs, we enable you to constantly develop your professional as well as personal skills. An annual development meeting, our so-called “Hornet Boost” ensures to boost your skills continuously.
Activities outside of work are a great way for colleagues to get to know each other better and strengthen teamwork. Whether it’s a shared after-work beer, our annual foosball tournament, laser tag, Hannover Marathon, Escape Room or LAN parties – let us surprise you.
Flexible working time & home office option
With our offer of flexible working hours (except for a few customer-related areas) and a home office contingent of 2 days per week, you can combine your professional and private life in the best possible way. Whether you’re an early bird or a morning grouch – coordinate with your team and organise your own day.
Pizza and Doughnut meetings
All Hornets from all departments around the globe come together regularly for pizza meetings to keep each other updated and to present new projects while eating pizza for free.
Due to our continuous rapid growth, we are looking for long-term team members and thus we offer only permanent contracts.
To help you hit the ground running right from the start, you can expect a comprehensive onboarding boot camp, a mentoring program, and regular probationary feedback sessions.
We’ll keep you healthy with an allowance to your membership in fitness and sports clubs.
Modern equipped offices and workplaces
We have light-flooded, large and modern equipped offices.
You don’t have to leave your dog alone at home! Feel free to bring your dog to the office.
We always have many exciting vacancies to fill. You know someone who would perfectly fit into our team? Your recommendation is us worth a lot! With our employee referral program, you can earn 1500€ for each referral who is successfully hired.
The management of Hornetsecurity
CEO at Hornetsecurity, responsible for accounting and strategic corporate development
Executive IT consultant, several years of experience in various positions in the IT market. Since 2004 independent businessman. Founder, managing director and partner at Hornetsecurity GmbH.
COO at Hornetsecurity, responsible for Sales, Customer Experience, Service Desk, Human Resources and Profesional Services.
Executive IT consultant, over 15 years of experience in selling complex IT products. Active since 2008 in various management positions in the cloud security environment, since 2014 Managing Director and at Hornetsecurity.
Dr.Ing. Yvonne Bernard
CTO at Hornetsecurity, responsible for Product Management, Product Development, Innovation and Research, Security Lab and Cloud Infrastructure.
PhD in Computer Science with over 20 scientific publications, part of the Hornetsecurity Group since 2014. Leads the Product Management for several years. Chief Technical Officer at Hornetsecurity since 2021.
CMO, responsible for Marketing at Hornetsecurity
More than 20 years of experience in the tech industry, thereof 10 years specifically in cybersecurity. Held various leadership positions in marketing at globally leading companies such as Kaspersky and Sophos. Katja is also known for her expertise in channel and sales. Chief Marketing Officer at the Hornetsecurity Group since 2022.
CFO at Hornetsecurity, responsible for Finance
10 years of experience in auditing and consulting, over 7 years in various management positions in controlling, corporate development and project management. Since 2021 Chief Financial Officer at Hornetsecurity.
CISO, responsible for data protection at Hornetsecurity headquarters and all subsidiaries worldwide
Founding member of Hornetsecurity and part of the Group since its inception. Established several departments, including Development, Service Desk and Systems Engineering. Chief Information Security Officer at Hornetsecurity since 2016.
CIO, responsible for worldwide IT operations of the Hornetsecurity Group
Executive with more than 20 years of experience in the tech industry. Over 10 years leading various IT teams in diverse countries. Chief Information Officer at Hornetsecurity Group since 2022.
Events and leisure activities for employees of Hornetsecurity
Activities outside work are a good opportunity for colleagues to get to know each other better. Hornetsecurity regularly participates in various events to strengthen teamwork. These include sporting events such as participation in the SportScheck run in Hanover and an annual table football tournament as well as our variety-filled Christmas party.