Physical Security Operations & Infrastructure Expert

Real estate and facilities management

In a nutshell


Berlin, Germany


Real estate and facilities management

Work Experience

4-9 years



Job ID: 1859

Physical Security Operations & Infrastructure Expert

Your working environment

ASML is a high-tech company and leading manufacture of complex lithography machines that chip manufacturers use to produce integrated circuits or computer chips. What we do is at the heart of all electronic devices that inform, entertain and connect us. 

In the departments of the "Supporting Functions" you may not come into direct contact with our products, but with your expertise you contribute significantly to the smooth functioning of our company. Only with colleagues from these structured, efficient and supportive departments, such as Human Resources, Accounting, Controlling, IT and Communications, is it possible for us to grow beyond ourselves and achieve our goals as a company.

The Corporate Real Estate organization (CRE) is accountable to develop and implement an integrated Real Estate strategy (includes Facility Management and Asset Management) that enables ASML's business strategy. ASML’s CRE strategy and programs are to reflect the following broad objectives: enable the short and long term Industrial Strategy; meet ASML’s workplace requirements; ensure business continuity while minimizing risks; total costs of ownership and providing the appropriate level of flexibility (portfolio management, maintenance/service standards, production scalability, etc.). 

The CRE strategy is translated operationally through an efficient and effective governance, optimized/professional management structure, supported by clear policies, procedures and programs in all buildings' life-cycles. Part of this strategy is ensuring the Physical Security Operations strategy. The implementation of appropriate physical security concepts is essential to ensure ASML’s business continuity. Within ASML, the Corporate Physical Security department defines the global strategies, policies, projects, requirements and standards, provides guidance and assesses buildings to protect ASML’s intellectual property. The department CRE Physical Security Operations is responsible for proper execution of the policies, processes and requirements, and focuses on the people and organizational measures that protect ASML People, Property and Knowledge.

Your tasks

As part of the CRE team, the “Physical Security Operations & Infrastructure Expert” works in the physical security operations team at the main industrial site in Berlin. The Local Physical Security Operations team strengthens ASML’s resilience to internal and external physical threats in order to protect People, Property and Knowledge. 

The Physical Security Operations & Infrastructure Expert” is responsible for:
  • Works closely with the Physical Security Operations Manager and the global ASML Physical Security Team ensure the ASML standards implemented regarding the physical security infrastructure and technology;
  • Identifies and drives the implementation of the physical security operations infrastructure & technology at ASML Berlin locations. Proactively identifies respective risks, proposes and manages mitigation strategies. 
  • Works with the workers council, data privacy officer and the legal team to ensure compliancy with the respective regulations;
  • Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the security control room;
  • Has a key role in the Physical Security related projects concerning Physical Security Infrastructure & Technology;
  • Responsible for the operational access management, video management and cooperation with the deployed security and technology service providers;
  • Follows the defined Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) in the Physical Security Infrastructure & Technology to drive physical security improvements;
  • Cooperates with consulting firms, ASML departments and technical service providers on the subject of construction, operation and maintenance of safety technology; 
  • Supports security awareness measures for physical security infrastructure & technology domain;
  • Close cooperation with the physical security technology services providers and control of the provision of their services, with special assurance of order and security; Collaborates with the physical guard
  • Controls the general condition and direct correction of errors and implementation of measures to improve security processes withing the domain of physical security infrastructure & technology;
  • Supports the Physical Security Operations Manager with the Physical security operations strategic & operational / tactical tasks. 

Your qualifications

  • A relevant Bachelor degree in (physical) security; 
  • Certified Master for protection and security (IHK) or specialist for protection and security (FSS / IHK);
  • Practice / further training desirable;
  • More than 5 years working experience as an operational / tactical expert in the field of physical Security Operations; 
  • Experience in the installation and operation of security technology (IT network knowledge in the field of access control / video management / intrusion detection systems);
  • Experience in a manufacturing or high-tech environment with international exposure is preferred; 
  • Experience in corporate security 
  • Experience in dealing with contacts at different management levels
  • Proven track record to coordinate security service provider on operational & tactical level; 
  • Must be fluent in German, professional knowledge of English in writing & verbally.

Your skills

  • People oriented communicator;
  • Collaboration oriented;
  • “Hands on” attitude
  • Stakeholder management at tactical / operational level;
  • Self-starting professional;
  • Analytic; 
  • Personal responsibility, accountability and reliability.

Further information

*Diversity and inclusion
ASML is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.
What we offer you
  • A job with a promising future in Berlin Neukölln 
  • Your daily working hours can be organized on a flexible basis 
  • We reward performance with an attractive remuneration (including Christmas and holiday bonuses as well as variable remuneration components) 
  • A varied and innovative working environment in a strong team 
  • Together we can realize your professional plans for the future and offer you specific opportunities for advanced training and development 
  • Flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes that encourage independent work 
  • The opportunity to convert variable remuneration components into additional days off 
  • We promote team spirit through regular company events 
  • Extensive health and sports offers (e.g. subsidy for sports activities, health days, company doctor, free vaccinations, etc.) 
  • Travel allowance for BVG company ticket or bicycle 
  • We will reward your recommendations through our "Employees recruiting employees" program. 
  • Reimbursement of moving expenses for you and your family 
  • Access to organized childcare and vacation care 
  • A variety of attractive discounts
Are you interested? - Then apply now using our online application form, stating your expected salary as well as your earliest joining date.