Cybersecurity Architect (m/f/x)

Switzerland, Buchs
Reference No: 13303

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.

Who is Hilti?

We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. Hilti is a multicultural workplace with 127 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 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.

CAREER - We want your thirst to learn, courage to challenge and desire to improve things, including yourself. or Enter an individual interesting fact.

What do we offer?

We give you the autonomy to identify the right technology solutions for our customers. We also encourage you to grow, not only in this role, but also beyond - you will be able to move around the business, to experience various job functions and even work abroad in different markets.
Our IT department is located in Buchs SG, Switzerland in the beautiful and mountainous Rhine Valley. It is in convenient walking distance to the city center and train station as well as in close proximity to our corporate headquarters in Schaan, Liechtenstein.

As integral part of our performance oriented yet caring culture we want you to work your best. Offers such as flexible working/part time arrangements, comprehensive insurance and pension plans, day care for your children are just some of the ways we do that. Additionally, Hilti e-bikes are readily available for you to use free of charge!

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.

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

Does this sound like you? We look forward to your application! For further questions, please feel free to contact the hiring manager Hainan HU, Global Head of Security Architecture & Security Consulting; Contact:

*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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