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Senior Lead Specialist - Cyber & IT Security Architecture


Częstochowa, WP, PL, 42-200 Łódź, Lodzkie, PL, 92-202 Gliwice, Śląskie , PL, 44-121

Req ID 21191 Częstochowa, Gliwice, Lodz, Poland


Location: Częstochowa, Gliwice, Łódź, Wrocław.


We are strengthening our team in IT Architecture, IT Strategy, IT Compliance and IT Security. Join us in our Poland IT Center.


Your Role:
• Conception and continuous improvement of IT Architecture regarding security requirements for on-premise and cloud application and platforms of R&D, Production and Quality (PDPQ); Proactive review and testing of the established and partly already existing applications, platforms, infrastructure and technologies as well as deriving and implementing suitable measures for continuous optimization
• Supporting and setting architectural guidelines for the feature team of ZF Friedrichshafen AG for the implementation of the IT Architecture approach; Governance, decision-making and control competence for all topics relevant to the PDPQ platforms in accordance with the guidelines agreed with the ZF department and project management; Evaluation and introduction of new applications / products / technologies with regard to a holistic "on premise, cloud and platform architecture strategy"; perform CDR / PDR
• Technical control of the further development taking into account best practices, IT security requirements, requirements of ZF IT architecture in PDPQ, the business models and the systems to be connected
• Close cooperation with internal and external requirements analysis as well as the security design and surveillance of the implementation of the security aspects in solutions like e.g. the "Catena-X platform" environment, DMP, OMP, PLM/PDM, etc.; Advice and close coordination with international specialist and IT departments on security-related issues in the specified sphere of activity
• Coordination, control and cooperation with external service providers; Teamleading / management of international team of cyber security of PDPQ

Your profile:


• Successfully completed studies in computer science, electrical engineering, business informatics or a comparable training
• 8+ years of professional experience and 4+ years in described area; deep knowledge of the above technologies, methods, processes and systems.
• In-depth knowledge of issues in the areas of operating systems (Windows & Linux), CDR, PDR, ORA-process; IT Applications; IT systems like e.g. PDM/PLM/ALM, ERP, databases (Oracle, SQL, HANA, etc.) – on premise and in the cloud, as well as platform and application development
• Excellent social skills, ability to work in a team, flexibility, commitment, resilience, personal responsibility, very high communication skills, assertiveness, analytical working methods and a high degree of independence; Good written and spoken English knowledge
• High customer and solution orientation as well as willingness to travel


We offer:


• 100% remote work during pandemic, hybrid model of work afterwards (60%remote, 40%on-site)
• Relocation package within Poland to the Czestochowa IT Center headquarters
• Medical care and ‘MyBenefit’
• Good working environment and multinational team
• Exposure to modern technologies


Be part of our ZF team as Senior Lead Specialist - Cyber & IT Security Architecture and apply now!




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