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Cybersecurity Officer - Metaregion Americas

Job Description

The Cybersecurity Officer is responsible to lead Cybersecurity in Siemens Large Drives meta region America including the leadership, implementation of, execution of and compliance with the requirements set by LD Cybersecurity.

What part will you play?

In the role you will have overarching responsibility for cybersecurity. You will provide cybersecurity mentorship and operational support to management teams of related countries (USA, Canada, Mexico, Brazil) and two factories in USA and one Brazil. You will set up and lead distributed / virtual cybersecurity team of authorities and regional representatives to implement cybersecurity in regional project and service business as well as related regional surrounding IT infrastructure – acting as Information Security Officer for region with more than 1000 employees.

You will lead all cybersecurity topics within following area of responsibility:

  • Provide transparency on cybersecurity risks to country and factory leaders
  • Define roadmap and program for mitigation of identified cybersecurity risks and implementation of cybersecurity strategy
  • Support and advise the organization with respect to any topics related to implementation of cybersecurity into related customer projects and service activities.
  • Supervise and report related local governmental regulations
  • Define and support implementation of comprehensive protection program for American production and R&D facilities
  • Lead cybersecurity community collaboration, and knowledge sharing
  • Implement and coordinate incident, vulnerability and exception handling activities and processes
  • Represent respective organization for cybersecurity topics internally and externally
  • Interact with local cybersecurity service suppliers

Furthermore, you will promote security awareness and deliver security concepts with effective security measures to support adequate protection of business-critical IT / OT assets.

What you need to make real what matters
  • More than 5 years of Cybersecurity experience in Industrial Security or IT / OT / Factory Security
  • Experience with functional leadership in matrix organizations.
  • Superb communication skills (eye-level communication with Top-Management).
  • Academic background in computer science, information security, business information technology, electrotechnics, ideally with a focus on Cybersecurity.
  • A solid grasp of industry standards/regulations of security standards, e. g. NERC CIP, ISO27001, NIST, IEC 62443
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or similar certification recommended
  • Solid understanding and awareness of region-specific cyber threats and risks.
  • You are proficient in English. Knowledge of Spanish is recommended.

Knowledge of drive technologies, process automation, securing of ICS and SCADA systems as well as project management skills are a plus.

You are pragmatic, structured and a creative problem solver who enjoy collaboration and networking in an international environment. Your independent way of working and distinctive analytical mentality combined with decision-making ability allows you to convince various collaborators up to management of your ideas and to implement future-proof solutions.

At Siemens, we are committed to an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company’s success. We apply lean principles and seek to continually improve our processes and customers’ experience.

Why you’ll love working at Siemens
  • Competitive compensation (salary and bonus) based on qualifications
  • Medical, dental, prescription and vision coverage, first day of employment
  • Matching 401(k) (immediate employer match)
  • Competitive paid time off plan, paid holidays, and floating holidays
  • Career development opportunities
  • Education and tuition reimbursement programs available
  • Flexibility to work remote a few days a week
  • Paid parental leave

Who designs your future? You do.

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Organization: Portfolio Companies

Company: Siemens Large Drives LLC

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time



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