Senior Security Consultant 80 -100%

Job Description

If you really want to make a difference – make it with us

At Siemens we are continuously pushing the boundaries of sectors such as the internet of things (IoT), big data analytics, artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud technologies. However, with such digital innovations come unpredictable security challenges and vulnerabilities, thus increasing the risk of cyberattacks. Join us! Together we can make our digital world more secure.


As a senior security consultant, your role is to develop and define the strategy for the cyber defense centers (CDC) and align all activities with the CDC management of the customer. Furthermore, the Senior Security Consultant must take ownership to realise the predefined strategy, implement controlling measures and take care of appropriate reporting via the established communication channels to internal and external authorities.  The Senior Security Consultant has a strategic importance for the department because she/he is interacting with the CDC management board and is translating any customer demand into follow-on business opportunities for Siemens. Therefore, strong communication skills linked with consulting and sales focus is mandatory. 


Your new responsibilities:

  • Provide active support for the Head of the Cyber Defence Center
  • Develop and define the CDC strategy across the system lifecycle and formulate priority areas in alignment with the CDC head on an annual basis.
  • Monitor, manage and take action during the implementation of the CDC strategy. Define controlling measures and roadmap plannings to innovate the CDC infrastructure and provide state-of-the-art CSIRT services.
  • Take advantage of the strategic role and drive decisions to ensure maximum quality of CDC  operations
  • Develop and realise robust reporting measures to internal stakeholders and external regulatory bodies.
  • Develop and realise a  communication concept to inform internal / external customers on current threats, related to the dedicated branch.
  • Due to ongoing collaboration with the CDC management, identify and funnel follow-on business opportunities to position Siemens as the go-to-partner for OT security services.
  • Depending upon project success, identify new security team members and manage their enabling- / on-boarding process within the ecosystem

Your skills and Experience:

  • Masters degree in the computer science / engineer or related fields
  • 5-7 years of project management experience, prefered in the area of CDC ramp-up projects (infrastructure and associated CSIRT services). Project / Security Management Certification (e.g. CISM, PM@Siemens,...) is a strong advantage.
  • 5-7 years of successful experience in cyber security consulting e.g. Assessments, GAP analysis and mitigation plannings in supporting internal and/or external customers.
  • 3+ years experience in defining key performance indicators (KPI) to measure operational success for CDC solutions and provided security services.
  • Very strong customer orientation
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with all internal / external stakeholders
  • Knowledge of industrial control systems (ICS) and automation and/or process knowledge in OT environments
  • Initiative, creativity, analytical skills, strategic thinking, and ability to work in international teams (within Siemens and with the external clients),
  • Language skills: German and English, skill level C1
  • Language skills: French, skill level C1 or 2 ( but optional)

Good reasons to work at Siemens

We offer a large number of national and international opportunities for development and a motivating, friendly working culture with good work-life balance thanks to flexible working models such as home-office and mobile working, generous holiday policies, paternity leave and sabbaticals, our women's network, a varied range of sports and a number of leisure clubs, as well as extensive benefits for junior and senior employees, mothers, fathers, single parents and those re-entering the workforce. Discover more reasons to join us at


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We look forward to receiving your full online application including a CV and letter of motivation. Please upload references, certificates and an indication of your availability in a second step after creating an account. Please note that we only accept applications via our job portal


Siemens is an equal opportunity employer. Diversity enriches our company and gives us a competitive advantage.


Information for recruitment agencies: Siemens does not accept recruitment agency applications for this position. Thank you for your understanding.

Organization: Corporate Technology

Company: Siemens Schweiz AG

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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