Product & Solution Security Expert (PSSE)

Job Description

Role: Product & Solution Security Expert (PSSE)

The world never stands still. And new challenges arise every day. With a passion for questioning things, for supplying ideas, and intelligently driving things forward we are helping society move towards a more intelligent future. Be it with technologies that reduce carbon emissions in cities or hyperintelligent robots. This is how we are able, to tackle the most important projects and push them forward together. Help us shape the future.

With our innovative and integrated technology we support our customers in continuously improving the reliability, safety, and efficiency of products, processes and plants. Can you help us shape the future? We’re looking for dedicated people with the skills and vision to build a better tomorrow. Join team and help us create the technology that will transform entire industries, cities and even countries.

Change the future with!

The Product & Solution Security Expert (PSSE) for Secure Implementation provides technical consultation to OT product development teams to enable implementation of the required product & solution security. The PSSE needs to have experience in the following areas: development/testing on the Linux and Windows environments. The PSSE will function as an expert consultant as part of the PSS CoE, supporting multiple project teams.

Support project development teams to incorporate appropriate security practices across the development lifecycle (from product / solution concept to release).

Risk Management & Compliance, review documents produced during the development and engineering process (e.g., threat and risk analysis results, requirements specs, arch & design specs, test specs, user documentation) regarding PSS.

Threat & Risk Analysis, identify security weaknesses and vulnerabilities in the product, solution, or service offering, analyze the threats that might exploit these weaknesses or vulnerabilities, and evaluate the resulting risks.

Organize & facilitate threat & risk analysis workshops in accordance with organizational processes (including periodic triggering of workshops based on changes to the product and/or changes to the attack surface).

Security Requirements, specify and maintain security requirements for the project. Support for meeting international and regional security standards (e.g., ISA/IEC 62443, GB 40050-2021) and regional regulations (e.g., Chinese Cybersecurity Law).

Secure Architecture, apply expert knowledge in secure architecture practices (including secure communication & infrastructure security) to analyze & design secure network topologies and evaluate appropriate security products (e.g., VPN gateways, WAF, Malware protection).

Evaluate third-party components regarding PSS and providing clearance of implementation and documentation of security critical components (e.g., cryptographic functions, hidden functions, firewall settings).

Perform code analysis to identify security vulnerabilities and check compliance with secure coding guidelines.

Perform verification of implementation regarding security requirements (e.g., as part of system test, factory, or site acceptance test). This includes recommendation and creation of security testing tools.

Support validation (e.g., friendly hacking, penetration testing) to ensure that implementation fulfills security expectations of customers (e.g., to identify security vulnerabilities, and to evaluate the effectiveness of remediation measures). This includes recommendation and creation of security testing tools.

Support project teams to analyze vulnerabilities for their risk, prioritize and suitably mitigate risks to the products

Support Product CERT incident handling teams (no direct responsibility)

Expertise enhancement, coaching & guiding

Develop & maintain procedures, guidelines & support tools for projects.

Guide development teams in secure web application development, secure software development processes and DevSecOps.

Conduct security training and development of training material.

Support the development of the PSS community within the organization, with experience exchange internally and externally.

Demonstrating security concepts by doing PoCs.

Interfacing with Product Management to support in creation of security requirements in product backlog.

What you need to make real what matters

We need a graduate - BE/BTech/MTech/MCA in Electronics/Instrumentation/Computer Science.

Overall experience of at least 10 years in Information technology/Software development.

At least 5 years’ experience in defining security controls & measures for IACS/SCADA.

Active IT security certifications (CISSP, CSSLP or equivalent).

Up-to-date knowledge on the threat landscape, including capabilities of attackers, available attacker tools, and typical security weaknesses & vulnerabilities.

Excellent understanding (conceptual and implementation) of Asset Management incl., Passive & Active Asset Detection and Asset Vulnerability Association.

Excellent understanding (conceptual and implementation) of Anomaly Detection (Host & Network) and configuration/implementation/operation of SIEM solutions.

Experience designing and developing secure web applications. Awareness of best practices such as OWASP Web Application Security Standard and OWASP Top-10.

Experience in programming (C, C++, Java, Spring, JavaScript) in Linux & Windows and scripting (e.g., bash scripts) and ready to learn new technologies (e.g., Go).

Experience on securing containers (esp. Debian based distributions).

Knowledge of benchmarks (e.g., CIS-Security benchmarks and Microsoft security baselines).

Experience in remote access, malware prevention system, Snort IDS/IPS, Nessus.

Knowledge of PKI and certificate-based authentication

Knowledge of IIOT and digitalization solutions

Excellent communication and influencing skills

We’ve got quite a lot to offer. How about you?

This role is based in Bangalore. You’ll also get to visit other locations in India and beyond, so you’ll need to go where this journey takes you. In return, you’ll get the chance to work with teams impacting entire cities, countries – and the shape of things to come.


We’re Siemens. A collection of over 379,000 minds building the future, one day at a time in over 200 countries. We're dedicated to equality and we welcome applications that reflect the diversity of the communities we work in. All employment decisions at Siemens are based on qualifications, merit and business need. Bring your curiosity and creativity and help us craft tomorrow.


Find out more about Siemens careers at:

Organization: Advanta

Company: Siemens Technology and Services Private Limited

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

Can't find what you are looking for?