IT Cyber Security Manager

Job Description

Organization: Smart Infrastructure
Business Unit: Regional Solutions & Services Americas
Requisition Number: 243489
Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Buffalo Grove
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 25%

Division Description:

The Siemens Building Technologies Division is the North American market leader for safe and secure, energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, service provider, and system integrator, Building Technologies has offerings for fire protection; life safety; and security as well as building automation; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); and energy management. Since 1995, Siemens has helped to modernize nearly 7,000 buildings worldwide, including important American landmarks such as World Trade Center Memorial, Times Square Building, Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney World and the Mount Vernon Estate.

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Position Overview

In the era of digitalization, product and solution security is expected and required. It is essential as companies deploy building strategies around Internet of Things (IoT), analytics and data. As such, we are looking for an IT security leader for Automation, Fire, Security and Digital products, solutions and services.


We are seeking an experienced Product & Solution Security Officer to lead our region’s IT security initiatives. This person will establish strategies and advise executive management, product management, project management, and R&D on how to secure products, solutions and services including features inherent to products, as well as processes and procedures. This person will constantly analyze our products, processes and procedures to enhance them based on latest technology and best practices. The ideal candidate will also be able to define, develop and drive cyber security services for our customers. This person will also author or otherwise contribute to internal and external publications such as whitepapers and share best-practice knowledge amongst the community.

  • Actively drive product & solution security for Region America in cooperation with global Product & Solution Security Officer(s)
  • Develop and deploy IT Security processes and implementation of region’s policy into the organization
  • Advise regional and project management for Smart Infrastructure’s products, solutions and services and recommend appropriate processes to introduce security
  • Make sure solutions and services meet requirements in regard to security and availability
  • Provide requirements into solutions, services and overall architecture
  • Proactive identification and evaluation of risks, and transparent reporting in a manner that meets compliance and regulatory requirements
  • Track status of adherence to and application of security standards, processes and policies as well as the implementation of regions’ policies
  • Responsible for Incident and Vulnerability handling in BT AM
  • Develops Cyber security core competency of employees
  • Responsible for review of Cyber Security requirements and contractual obligations
  • Support as necessary investigation of security breaches and policy violations
  • Define, develop and drive cyber security services for our customers

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, IT security, electronics or related field
  • 3 to 5 years experience in IT security
  • 3 to 5 years experience in architecture, implementation and operation of distributed applications as well as in project and risk management up-to-date knowledge of API management, REST APIs, IoT protocols
  • Deep understanding of cloud computing technologies, business drivers and emerging computing trends
  • Passion to align international teams and ability to explain your area of expertise to non-experts
  • Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience

  • Knowledge of international standards e.g. 27001, 62443 is an advantage
  • Certified as Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Secure Software Life cycle Professional (CSSLP) or Information Security Manager (CISM) preferred
  • Experience with Federal government preferred

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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