Lead Cybersecurity Engineer

Reference No: WD-0001461

What's the role?

We are looking for an experienced Lead Cybersecurity Engineer to identify, implement, and monitor security solutions in one of the areas network, identity, applications and software development, or SOC/SIEM to protect our IT environment against the ever-evolving threat landscape. As part of a highly motivated global team, you work as a security ambassador on challenging, yet rewarding and innovative projects and help us ensuring secure and reliable worldwide IT operations.

Who is Hilti?

We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. Hilti is a multicultural workplace with 55 different nationalities committed to global teamwork.

Global IT within Hilti is a truly global team with main hubs in Buchs (Switzerland), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) and Plano/Tulsa (USA). All locations have highly competent teams who work very closely together. Hilti`s Global IT team is known for their focus on sustainable value creation by translating latest IT innovations into value creating solutions & services.

What does the role involve?

You are part of an international team of cybersecurityexperts responsible for the security of IT environment. You will functionally leadthe security engineering in your area of responsibility and ensure thatcyber-attack scenarios are understood, vulnerabilities are identified, andrisks are mitigated leveraging appropriate security controls. Within a guild ofsecurity experts, you evaluate, design, and implement state-of-the-art securitysolutions as integral part of the security architecture of Hilti. You are up todate with the threat landscape, latest trends and technologies; and keep ourassets secure by developing strategies and tactical plans to enforce securityrequirements and address the identified emerging risks in a pragmatic manner. Youtrack and report on security KPI’s to your team and management. Closecollaboration with the Cybersecurity and Risk Governance team will support youto ensure that relevant policies, guidelines, and best practices are beingfollowed and translated into pragmatic procedures. You further educate yourfellow System Engineers and team mates on the security related best practicesand increase the security awareness and mindset within Global IT.

This is the cutting edge of corporate innovation, where the pace is fast, fun, energetic and inspiring.

What do we offer?

Show us what you’re made of and we’ll offer you opportunities to move around the business – to work abroad, experience different job functions and tackle different markets. It’s a great way to find the right match for your ambitions and achieve the exciting career you’re after.
We have a very thorough people review process, unlike any we know of in any other business. We can pair talent with opportunities - developing our people in their current roles or challenging them to work in new ways or in new places. It’s how we find the right fit, further our teams personally and professionally, get the best value for each employee and increase the job satisfaction. Additionally, we offer you a wide range of benefits.

Why should you apply?

For this position, we are seeking a creative, innovative, and open-minded person with a demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a global team setting. If you combine a strong analytical skillset with knowledge and experience in cybersecurity technology and processes, and with excellent oral and written communication skills, you are exactly what we are looking for. We are seeking leaders with a demonstrated ability to deliver best fitting solutions in a user-centric environment.

What you need is:

  • Excellent technical understanding of cybersecurity concepts, risks and mitigation technologies, and controls in at least one of the following areas: application and software development, network, identity, SOC/SIEM
  • More than 5 years of experience in evaluating, engineering, and implementing cybersecurity solutions
  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, Computer Science, or in a similar field; MSc or PhD is a plus
  • Experience in leading international projects and working in global enterprise IT environments
  • Adaptive communication style; ability to explain complex topics in simple terms
  • Relevant cybersecurity certifications are a plus
  • Fluent in English (verbal and written), additional languages are a plus

Come join us!

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