Cybersecurity Architect (m/f/x)

Hilti (Schweiz) AG

Buchs, St. Gallen
  • Publication date:

    09 June 2022
  • Workload:

  • Contract:

    Unlimited employment

Cybersecurity Architect (m/f/x)

What's the role?

As a Cybersecurity Architect, you are part of our Chief Cyber Security Officer (CCSO) organization reporting to the Global Head of Security Architecture & Security Consulting. You design and review IT solutions meeting business needs while mitigating cyber risks. In close collaboration with our Enterprise Architecture team and our IT departments, you contribute to the development of Hilti’s IT architecture and cyber security capabilities. It is a highly intellectual challenging job as you need to quickly understand the projects. Topics range from Cloud security to OT security, to Application security just to name a few.

Who is Hilti?

If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software, and services for the global construction industry, and beyond. At Hilti strong customer relationships create solutions that build a better future, where there is pride and a sense of belonging across our 120 global locations. It’s where people explore possibilities, leverage their potential, own their personal development, and grow lasting careers.
The Global IT teams, operating from our technology hubs in Switzerland, Malaysia, and the USA, work closely together by translating the latest IT innovations into sustainable, value-creating solutions & services for our customers.

What does the role involve?

You are part of our international Cybersecurity Architecture and Consulting team and you are specialized in multiple security domains (application [Web, Mobile, SAP] and cloud [Azure, AWS], IAM, IoT, OT). You ensure that cyber-attack scenarios are understood, vulnerabilities are identified, and cyber risks are mitigated. Together with IT architects and Enterprise Architects you work on review new IT projects globally and challenge the projects from security point of view.
In your technical expertise, you will be the owner of the respective security standard that will guide the stakeholders’ selection and implementation of secure solutions.
You have opportunities to report on the progress in your area of responsibility to the Chief Cybersecurity Officer, the IT Management, CIO, and, potentially, the Executive Board.

We want your thirst to learn, courage to challenge and desire to improve things, including yourself.

What do we offer?

You will be working with a team of people striving for excellence, with an open, inclusive, and supportive culture. Leverage your expertise and the autonomy you will get to identify the best technological solution for the customer. See the direct impact of your work.
Come to a place where you will own your development and career journey.
Work close to your colleagues at the office in Buchs, Switzerland, near our corporate headquarters in Liechtenstein.
Enjoy the variety of healthy food from the campus restaurants, keep in shape at the in-house gym, or commute with our e-bikes free of charge. You will be amazed what the alpine life has to offer.
For the full range of benefits

What you need is:

  • MSc or PhD in Cyber Security, Computer Science, Information Technology, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering or similar

  • Technical understanding of IT architecture and security concepts in at least 3 of the following areas: application [Web, Mobile, SAP], cloud [Azure, AWS], IAM, IoT, OT

  • More than 5 years of relevant work experience in IT architecture and cybersecurity architecture with a Strong network in the Cybersecurity Professionals community

  • Ideally experienced in delivering larger IT projects. Previous IT engineering or software development experience

  • One or more of the following certificates: CISSP, CSSP, CISM, SABSA, TOGAF

Why should you apply?

For this position, we are seeking open-minded, passionate people with drive and with a demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a global team setting. If you combine a strong analytical skillset with knowledge, experience, and passion for cyber security & IT architecture, and with excellent oral & written communication skills, you are exactly what we are looking for. We are seeking true team players with a demonstrated ability to deliver best fitting solutions in a user-centric environment.

Does this sound like you? We look forward to your application! For further questions, please feel free to contact the hiring manager Guillaume Bonnoron via LinkedIn

*For non-EU / EFTA citizens: Please state your eligibility status to work in Switzerland/ Liechtenstein and note that if you do not own a valid Swiss/ Liechtenstein work permit, Hilti cannot guarantee your final employment due to authority regulations.

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Hilti is an equal opportunity employer.