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ZF is a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility.

ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. In the four technology domains of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers. ZF electrifies a wide range of vehicle types. With its products, the company contributes to reducing emissions, protecting the climate and enhancing safe mobility.

IT Security Specialist (m/f/d)

Country/Region:  DE

Hannover, NI, DE, 30453

Req ID 39697 Hannover, Germany

We are looking for a new colleague in our department IT Perimeter & Cloud Security (FIIO52) at our location in Hannover.

Since the WABCO integration in 2020, the Hanover site has been part of the ZF Group and is one of our main development sites for the Commercial Vehicle Solutions division.


Your responsibilities as IT Security Specialist (m/f/d):

  • Operate the existing and implement new firewall / security solutions.
  • Provide day-to-day technical guidance regarding existing solutions for the Perimeter & Cloud Security team and its customers.
  • Troubleshooting, diagnosing and resolving hardware, software, and other network and system problems.
  • Create and implement global firewall policies / rule sets according to change-, config- and release-management
  • Serve as an internal subject matter expert for IT security, policies, trends, best practices and standards


Your qualifications as IT Security Specialist (m/f/d):

  • Degree in Cybersecurity, or foreign equivalent, in Information Systems or Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Several years of experience in IT Security operations and/or IT security infrastructure development preferred
  • Broad knowledge of upcoming and state of the art IT security related technology and regulations as well as ability to work autonomously and in a global virtual team
  • Familiarity with NIST, OWASP, ISO 27001/2, ITIL, Security Frameworks, etc.
  • Excellent spoken and written English skills as well as fluent spoken and written German skills


Grading/ Classification:
Depending on fulfillment of the above tasks and individual qualifications.





Be part of our ZF team as IT Security Specialist (m/f/d) and apply now!


Boris Gillissen

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