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IT Security Lead (m/f/x)

  • Location: Hamburg
  • Salary: Negotiable per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 10 days ago

  • Sector: Medical Devices
  • Contact: Liana Costanza
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 17 December 2022
  • Job Ref: IT_2022_11ITS_1668683226

Hamburg - 60% or more remote

As an experienced and competent contact for IT Security, you can be a great asset for the IT Security department in a global medical device company. You will be responsible for supporting the Head of IT Security in the strategic development in all driving aspects.

These tasks are waiting for you:

  • Define the IT Security strategy and roadmap, with a multi-year vision
  • Set policies for the global IT organization. Direct the functions, processes, and operations of the IT Security Operations team and ensure policies, procedures, and objectives align with the goals and risk profile
  • Support in developing IT security awareness & training programs for all involved stakeholders, and align with broader information security awareness strategy set by CISO team
  • Guarantee the effective delivery of network defence capabilities, including but not limited to DDoS, IDS/IPS, Web Proxy and Firewall assurance
  • Detect concerns and issues raised regarding IT Security and advise on solutions to help resolve them
  • Determine processes to effectively monitor, identify, communicate, and resolve potential security incidents using a global CSIRT team
  • Monitor KPIs, define gaps in performance metrics, and execute initiatives to increase the maturity of the security program
  • Provide advice to the Head of Security and Senior Leadership on IT Security matters. Participate in the Global Information Security Management Committee as the functional manager responsible for IT Security
  • Assist the Head of Security in leading a global IT Security team, including both outsourced and in-house security professionals, respond to incidents and operate in accordance with quality performance and fulfilment of Service Level Agreements (SLA)
  • Partner with vendors/ CISO team to perform risk assessments, vulnerability assessments, application security assessments, penetration tests, and third information security risk assessments

This completes your profile:

  • Bachelor's or higher degree in IT, Computer Science, Software Engineering or other related field (or equivalent and related experience)
  • Provide CISSP/CISM Certification, or ability to obtain qualification within 18 months of appointment to role
  • 3+ years of managerial experience in IT Operations/Service Delivery work review, performance reviews and day-to-day coaching
  • Several years of experience in IT/Cyber Security field
  • Profound knowledge of core security functions including strategy, operations, assessments, incident response, investigations, compliance
  • Ability to work within a international IT matrix organization
  • Demonstrate understanding of security requirements/regulations including, but not limited to: FDA, NIST, ISO, GDPR and PCI
  • Ability to communicate information security, audit and risk concepts to stakeholders of varying technical backgrounds
  • Exceptional cross-functional collaboration skills
  • Solid executive stakeholder management skills
  • Great listening and intercultural skills, at all levels of the organization
  • Problem-solving skills, strategic thinking, and communication skills

The position offers you:

  • Contract: full time and permanent employment
  • Holidays: 30 days per year
  • Regular training courses
  • Flexible working hours with remote work
  • A comprehensive company pension scheme

Information about our client:

The company is a global company focusing on minimally invasive therapies for Medical Devices and Life Sciences with an IT team that is globally connected and drives innovation. They encourage a collaborative environment and are looking for curious personalities to improve people's lives together.