Product Security Domain Architect – Eindhoven



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.


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The product security domain is responsible for assuring the business develops their products within the company’s cyber and information security risk appetite by developing, maintaining, and improving cross-product reference architecture in alignment with the company’s risk appetite, product security risk management framework, and business needs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for development, maintenance, and improvement of the cross-product security reference architecture in close cooperation with the product security focus group lead/ enterprise product security architect;
  • Responsible for development, maintenance, and improvement of product security design patterns and integration of these in business/ product development processes;
  • Alignment of cross-product security reference architecture with product security risk management framework;
  • 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.
  • Contribute to the development of product security policies, standards, benchmarks, and guidelines;
  • Contribute to the development of product security means and methods such as assessment tooling;
  • Contribute to the maturity of the product security technical competence;
  • Remain oversight, manage dependencies and integration aspects, and assure cross-product security architecture is consistent across product security services.



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

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Minimum of 10 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 security 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 architecture certifications like TOGAF9, SABSA, CISSP-ISSAP, and GDSA.

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


  • 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