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Senior Research Scientist (f/m/d) - Cybersecurity Architect with Focus on Identity and Access Management (IAM)

Job Description

Passion and creativity for innovation? Hop right in.

Siemens Technology is the central in-house research unit at Siemens and as such holds an outstanding position within Siemens' R&D facilities. It acts as a strategic partner to support the business units with R&D services, drives the company’s intellectual property, collaborates with top universities worldwide, and supports standardization activities for all business units and regions. Through its R&D activities in Germany, USA, China, India, Russia, Japan and Eastern Europe, Technology helps secure the company's technological future and strengthen its ambition.
 
We make real what matters. What part will you play?
  • In your new role as a senior research scientist you design IAM security modules and security architectures  for Siemens’ products and solutions and you conduct applied research to develop new technologies.
  • You apply R&D results in projects with Siemens business units and Siemens IT worldwide and develop proof-of-concepts.  
  • You provide technical consulting and coach stakeholders from Siemens’ business units on security topics.
  • You contribute in designing reusable security building blocks as well as in securing large industrial and infrastructure solutions.
  • You manage research and customer projects, e.g., in the field of security architectures for public Cloud or Kubernetes-based infrastructures for Industrial IoT, contributions to evolving standards, development of security best practices, and contributions to open source software.
  • You collaborate with national and international partners, both internally and at universities and research institutions.
  • You actively share your know-how within Siemens and supervise interns and working students.
Use your skills to move the world forward. 

What do you need to qualify for this job?
  • You have successfully completed your PhD or master‘s degree in computer science or similar with very good results, preferably with a focus on IT security, cyber security or information security or equivalent experience.
  • Besides, you have an advanced understanding of state-of the-art cyber security concepts and architectures.
  • You already gained 5+ years’ experience in the area of software architectures and cyber security, preferably with a focus on IAM, e.g., Identity Federation, SSO (OAuth 2.0, OpenID Connect, SAML), securing service to service communication (service mesh / SPIFFE), access management and authorization (RBAC/ABAC/…), or related topics in the field of IIoT devices.
  • You score with experience in OT environments, agile software development and programming.
  • You have hands-on experience in the field of cloud computing as an architect, in development and/or operation, especially Kubernetes, AWS, GCP, or Microsoft Azure.
  • You distinguish yourself by an innovative mindset, openness to address new topics, very good communication skills, strong customer orientation, with a high degree of personal initiative and a team-player mindset.
  • You have managed medium-sized projects and are willing to occasionally travel to meetings and workshops with customers.
  • Strong communication skills in English, German is a plus.
What we offer. 
  • 2 to 3 days of mobile working per week as a future global standard
  • Attractive remuneration package
  • Development opportunities for both personal and professional growth 
  • An environment where everyone can bring their whole self to work and feel a sense of belonging
  • 30 leave days and a variety of flexible working models that allow time off for yourself and your family 
  • Location-dependent childcare services to combine family and career
  • Find more benefits here
Individual benefits are adapted to meet local legal regulations, the requirements of different job profiles, locations, and individual preferences. 
 
Make your mark in our exciting world at Siemens.

As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.

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Organization: Technology

Company: Siemens AG

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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