Grow with us

Hornetsecurity as employer

Flexible – Dynamic – Forward-Looking

Hornetsecurity is a high-performance, modern service company with more than 700 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

No Dress Code

No dress code

No matter if hoodie or blouse – come to work in clothes you feel comfortable!

Fruits Tee Coffee

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

Free book policy

You want to expand your expertise with some books? Great – let us know and we will order your books for free.


Demand-oriented trainings

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.

Team Events

Team events

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.

Home Office

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 Meetings

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.

Unlimited Contract

Unlimited contracts

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.

Be-Active Bonus

Be-Active Bonus

We’ll keep you healthy with an allowance to your membership in fitness and sports clubs.

Modern Office

Modern equipped offices and workplaces

We have light-flooded, large and modern equipped offices.

Dogs Welcome

Office Dogs

You don’t have to leave your dog alone at home! Feel free to bring your dog to the office.

Be-Active Bonus

Temporary Employee Exchange Program

We have more than 10 offices worldwide. This is a great opportunity to explore the world and meet your international colleagues in person! We support you in this.


Referral bonus

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.

How we work: Hornetsecurity Core Values

We are one global team

It’s all about people: We empower customers, partners and one another to solve challenges and be successful. We always assume positive intentions, communicate with empathy, give helpful feedback and elevate one another.

We are co-entrepreneurs

We do not see unsolvable problems, we see great challenges. We are results-oriented: We strive to drive the business forward, identify and chase new opportunities, eliminate blockers and boost efficiency. If something doesn’t go as planned, we deal with it transparently, admit our mistakes and learn from them.

We push our limits

We are passionate about what we do. This empowers us to always give our best, go the extra mile and inspire others through our behavior and actions.

We embrace and generate change

Our flexibility and willingness to take risks and explore new paths helps us to grow and to make our corporate vision a reality.

Training & Education: your onboarding experience at Hornetsecurity

Our Training & Education team provides you the best onboarding experience. They guide you through your first steps at Hornetsecurity, show you all you need to know about our services and help you gathering deep technical knowledge in one-to-one sessions.

The management of Hornetsecurity

CEO & Founder - Daniel Hofmann

Daniel Hofmann

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 - Daniel Blank

Daniel Blank

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.

CTO - Dr.Ing. Yvonne Bernard

Dr.Ing. Yvonne Bernard

CTO at Hornetsecurity, responsible for strategic and technical development in the areas of Product Development, Innovation, Research and the Hornetsecurity Security Lab.

Ph.D. in Computer Science with over 20 scientific publications, part of the Hornetsecurity Group since 2014. Chief Technical Officer at Hornetsecurity since 2021.

Olaf Petry

Olaf Petry

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.

Fabio Castro CIO

Fabio Castro

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.

Philip beim Klettern im Kletterpark Isernhagen. Team Event
Abendliches Bierwagen-Event