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Product & Solutions Security Officer

Job Description

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PSE overview

Process Systems Enterprise (PSE), a Siemens business, is the leading supplier of Advanced Process Modelling software, digital design, operation technology and services to the process industries. Our software products enable our customers to explore the process decision space rapidly, reducing uncertainty and risk, whilst making better, faster and safer design and operating decisions through deeper understanding of their processes. The ambition is for PSE to become a core pillar of the Siemens portfolio. Significant growth is predicted and this role is part of putting in place the necessary processes and operations to allow the business to scale-up rapidly.

Your impact

We are now looking for a Product and Solution Security Officer to actively drive product and solution security for PSE and ensure process and product quality with resulting success. This role reports to the CEO of PSE and the Global PSSO at Siemens so you have a real chance to make a big impact on the business.

Your ownerships:

Actively drive product & solution security.

Advise executive management, product management, project management and R&D Heads with regard to security for all PSE products, solutions and services.

Work with the Heads of Development Teams and the Chief Technology Officer to establish appropriate processes and structure for ensuring security into products, solutions and services. Have overall responsible for driving PSE’s security strategy.

·      Define Regulations & Support Implementation:

Advise executive management and product management on key matters. Drive the definition of an individual PSS strategy (e.g. including KPIs, decision regarding security service business) and implementation policy.

Steer a wide process improvement program. Ensure organisational readiness of PSE for product and solution security. Implement and manage incident & vulnerability handling activities and process. Drive classification of vulnerabilities and incidents and align with Principal PSSO. Implement supplier qualification and certification program.  

·      Guide Technological Aspects:

Ensure that relevant stakeholders have sufficient awareness and know-how of product and solution security.

Coordinate relevant standardisation and regulation for product and solution security and required certifications of products, solutions, processes or organisations within the business. Advise PSE’s other in business of appropriate product and solution security mechanisms for their respective products and solutions. Where necessary, coordinate product & solution security considerations with PSE’s legal personnel.

·      Support Communication:

Represent PSE in all product & solution security matters both within and outside the overall Siemens organisation. Support PSE’s sales & marketing organisations. Work with PSE’s IT to ensure that infrastructure (e.g. development suite, sources, production environment) is secure.

·      Measure & Report:

Reports to CEO and Principal PSSO; synchronize with other Product & Solution Security Officers. Track the status of adherence and application of product and solution security standards, processes and policies as well as the implementation policy. Together with relevant stakeholders decide how to handle escalated and define risk acceptance criteria.


What would you bring:

Degree-level or equivalent qualification in computer science, IT security, electronics or related fields.
Strong experience working within products, solutions or services, in areas related to security.
A history of managing several direct reports
Proven simultaneous Multi-Project management within set deadlines. 

Desirable: 
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Secure Software Life cycle Professional (CSSLP).
QM or PM qualification e.g. PRINCE2, Training in Product Solution and Security.

An ability to estimate security threats and risks, and evaluate security impacts

Proven experience in technical management, crisis management, process improvement, and change management.


What we offer you:

We operate an open, diverse and flexible culture, providing independence, opportunity to innovate, early responsibility and open and respected leadership. We have a great working environment that is friendly and supportive, with a real focus on training and development.

As a PSE employee, you will benefit from a Competitive salary, a Company pension and Medical insurance, Group life assurance, Competitive holiday, Flexible working hours, perks, discounts and multiple subscription schemes and reimbursements.

Access to Comprehensive training programmes, Excellent career development and Internal coaching sessions with a Professional Coach.

Great office environment, with free fruit, coffee and biscuits, and regular social events.



Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Process Systems Enterprise Limited

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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