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Security Specialist with management skills


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Veldhoven, Netherlands




3-7 years



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Founded in 1984, ASML is the world's leading provider of lithography systems for the semiconductor industry, manufacturing complex machines that are critical to the production of integrated circuits or chips. ASML has its R&D and manufacturing operations over the whole world.

The IT division supports information management, infrastructure and key business processes across ASML. The ICT infrastructure, hardware and applications are absolutely mission-critical for almost all ASML’s internal and external activities.

Job Mission

The Security specialist will closely work together with the IT P&T SW Security Epic Owner and IT P&T SW Security Architect on a number of the Security topics and guidelines for IT P&T SW departments.
The Security Specialist will also support all the DevOps teams in the different business lines and different ART’s.

Job Description

- Manage specific Security topics throughout the IT P&T SW organization on both the content as well as the execution together with the involved DevOps teams;
- Develop and maintain IT P&T SW specific security guidelines and solutions;
- Support teams with the implementation and maintenance the guidelines/solutions within their service(s);
- Work together with agile scrum teams.
- Demonstrate end-to-end ownership.
- Alignment with stakeholders such as service owners and user representatives.
- Strong partner in discussions with Security Epic owner, Security Architect,Infrastructure architects and DevOps teams;
- Keep abreast with relevant literature, means and methods.


Candidate is well acquainted with software development. Further requirements on candidate:
- HBO+ or Academic level education;
- Minimal 5-10 years of relevant work experience;
- Knowledge of and/or certified in information security (ISO27001), risk management and cyber security (SSCP/CISSP)
- Relevant experience and proven experience in large technical complicated development environments
- Knowledge of and experience in managing topics(Management Skills) within complex organizations;
- Knowledge of and/or experience in supporting teams within complex Security Topics (Consultancy skills).
- Familiar with software development, CI/CD and networking.
- Familiar with infrastructure, Application security and with Information Security
- Strong verbal and written communication skills (English)
- Strong documenting capabilities


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Personal skills

- Shows initiative and problem solving attitude.
- Management skills
- Consultancy Skils
- Pragmatic, flexible, committed to quality.
- Ability to plan and set priorities.
- Team worker, good social skills, customer-oriented.
- Think practical on the impact of decisions for end-customer / user.
- Have affinity with IT systems and structures and think in business process modeling terms.
- Experience with Agile/ DevOps

Context of the position

The Competence Center Product and Technology(IT P&T) is a sub-department within the IT organization; this department is responsible for the infrastructure and tooling for ASML’s development and engineering departments. Within this competence center there are multiple solution teams: electrical and software. The Security Specialist will be working within the IT P&T -Software team.
IT P&T -Software team is responsible for the complete software development environment that is used by more than 4000 product software developers within ASML.

This environment consists of an integrated development, build, test and release environment and must be capable to support the lifecycle and configuration management of the ASML product software.
The environment is developed and maintained in close cooperation with the ASML software development community. Key challenge is on one hand to have a state of the art environment to support the newest product development and on the other hand safeguard the stability and reliability and long term support for the growing installed product base at our customers. The IT P&T- SW organization is in transition toward an Agile (SAFe) set up with DevOps teams. There are more than 30 DevOps teams working on the different business lines and within different ART’s. Security has a major focus within the SAFe teams.

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