12/02/2021
Eindhoven
IT
Netherlands

Product Security Officer – Eindhoven

Eindhoven

Introduction

Based in the European epicentre of high-tech development in Eindhoven, our client is a key provider for the semiconductor industry and manufactures machines for the production of integrated circuits.

Organization

International Talent eurofirms.nl

Function

The product security officer is an operational position responsible for assuring that the business develops their products within the company’s cyber and information security risk appetite -in compliance with product security risk management framework and cross-product security reference architecture- by providing advice, design support, assurance, guidance, and subject matter expertise. A cutting edge position in a sense that it is a mix of security risk management and architecture related responsibilities;

Key responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the development, maintenance, and improvements of product security compliance, risk, and assurance means and methods, such as policies, standards, benchmarks, guidelines, assessment tooling, security processes, etc.;
  • Contribute to the development, maintenance, and improvements of product security architecture means and methods, such as cross-product security reference architecture and design patterns;
  • Execute product security control and risk assessments and drive mitigation in product development processes;
  • Register product security risks and exceptions in respective R&D registers;
  • Execution and coordination in product security incident and exception management processes;
  • Capable to design and to support in design of solution architecture -including technical and operational aspects- for product security services;
  • Support business line programs, product architects, and engineers in solution architecture, design and implementation of security requirements in products and services;
  • Provide and contribute to security awareness trainings for specialized topics such as secure software development.

Function-eisen

Education:

Bachelor/ master degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in IT security, OT security and information security risk management;
  • Proven strong IT and software architecture knowledge and background;
  • Proven experience with risk management frameworks such as ISO 27001;
  • Vendor agnostic expertise of IT/ software architecture;
  • Knowledge of open source software;
  • Experience in Linux environments;
  • Proven up-to-date experience with vulnerability scanning and/ or penetration testing;
  • Pre: proven experience in secure software development and secure programming;
  • Pre: Experience with certificates and encryption techniques;
  • Pre: Knowledge of virtualization and containerization technologies such as VMware, Kubernetes and Docker.
  • Generic security certifications like CISSP, and CISM;
  • Specialized security certifications like CEH, SABSA, GDSA, and GCIH.

Personal Skills:

  • Skill to lead, influence, and negotiate without authority;
  • A business enabling security attitude in opposite to a business disabling one;
  • Strong analytical skills in combination with common sense;
  • Ability to translate risks, threats, and vulnerabilities to business stakeholder level and to drive risk mitigation, dealing with resistance and risk appetite;
  • Pro-active and self-motivated attitude;
  • Political aware and sensitive;
  • Fluent English (written and verbal);
  • Team player;
  • Strong communication and presentation skills;
  • Drive to retrieve the root cause of the problem.

Context of the position:

The product security officer is positioned within the Information Management, R&D Security Risk Management department which is part of the Development & Engineering business function. The product security officer will functionally report to the product security focus group lead and hierarchically to the R&D sector security risk manager.

Offer

  • Unique career opportunity at one of the best valued companies in the sector.
  • Very appealing salary conditions.

Job application

Send your fully detailed CV to thomas.buve@eurofirms.com