21 days ago - req11680

Senior Information Security Specialist


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In a nutshell


San Diego - CA, US




8+ years



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ASML US brings together the most creative minds in science and technology to develop lithography machines that are key to producing faster, cheaper, more energy-efficient microchips. We design, develop, integrate, market and service these advanced machines, which enable our customers - the world’s leading chipmakers - to reduce the size and increase the functionality of their microchips, which in turn leads to smaller, more powerful consumer electronics. Our headquarters are in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, and we have 18 office locations around the United States including main offices in Chandler Arizona, San Jose and San Diego California, Wilton Connecticut, and Hillsboro Oregon.

Job Mission

The San Diego Senior Information Security Specialist will be responsible for the protection of ASML’s information and assets, and that of ASML’s customers and suppliers within the U.S. region, through the alignment of ASML Information Security strategies and policies while interfacing with the Business, and enforcing system and application security controls. This position will continuously assess and report on security, operational, process, and physical threats to regional ASML systems, networks, and the Intellectual Property of ASML and its customers.

Job Description

  • Assess and mitigate the risks associated to the ASML regional network, systems and processes to provide a safe and secure environment.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining the Information Security Risk register for the U.S. region.
  • Evangelize Information Security polices and raise Security awareness knowledge to foster an attitudinal change in Security knowledge, process, and requirements.
  • Support ASML Cyber Defense Organization (CDO) activities and ensure 7/24/365 response on any major IT security incidents in U.S. region.


Technical/IT/informatics background bachelor degree (or equivalent experience)


More than 5 years’ experience as an IT Security professional in:

  • Conducting Security Gap Assessments
  • Communicating with Stake holders and Senior management
  • Translating the output of security assessment into security baseline/plan for the IT service
  • Security Awareness training for executive and employees

Additional Requirements:

  • CISSP/CISM or comparable certifications
  • IT Risk assessment frameworks e.g.
  • CSC Top 20 Controls
  • NIST SP 800 30 framework
  • ISO 27001 framework
  • MITRE ATT&CK Matrix knowledge a plus
  • Penetration Testing experience a plus
  • Flexibility to 10% travel

Personal skills

  • Ability to interact with all levels including engineers, executives and senior managers
  • Deep technical knowledge of Information Security
  • Incident Response
  • Threat Modeling
  • Security Assessments
  • Ability to overcome organizational resistance
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks, projects and assignments
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Analytical, precise, tenacious, autonomous