6 days ago - req31590

Security Architect

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Veldhoven, Netherlands


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3-7 years



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Introduction to the job

As an ASML Security architect you will be helping the organization’s protection of information, Intellectual Property (IP), assets, and that of ASML’s customers and suppliers.
In an organization that is rapidly growing and constantly evolving and pivoting to create the next innovation, there are many moving parts in the business, the larger ecosystem we are part of, our IT and our risk landscape. This requires a focus on the security of the current and future organization and information it processes.

Role and responsibilities

The security architect will be responsible for the following activities and functions:

- Support projects and risk managers in performing security risk assessments at design and implementation phases of projects. Follow-up potential findings by proposing risk reducing measures.
- Provide advise on how identified risks can be mitigated and practical guidance on how to achieve the best balance between risk and needs.
- Translate the relevant security policies, standards and best practices into practical guidance and help identify solutions.
- Develop and maintain security architecture artifacts (e.g., models, templates, standards and procedures) that can be used to leverage security capabilities in projects and operations.
- Participate in application and infrastructure projects to provide security-planning advice
- Draft security policies and standards to be reviewed and approved by executive management and/or formally authorized by the CISO.
- Conduct or facilitate threat modelling of services and applications that tie to the risk and data associated with the service or application.
- Review security technologies, tools and services, and make recommendations to the broader security team for their use, based on security, financial and operational metrics.
- Effectively collaborate with other (security) architects for quality assurance, information sharing, prioritizing and distributing the architecture workload.

Education and experience

Master's degree in computer science, information systems, information management, cybersecurity, or a related field. Any of the following certifications are a plus: CISSP, TOGAF, SANS’ GIAC, SABSA (SCF).

- 3-7 years’ experience working in IT security across several IT domains.
- Strong understanding of an IT environment and its business needs is required, along with the security expertise to assess and mitigate the (domain specific) security risks with secure designs.
- Excellent understanding of security operations (SOC) and tooling to support its processes
- Full-stack knowledge of IT infrastructure on all technology layers and ITIL processes
- Hands on experience to review security architecture & able to provide expert feedback
- Experience designing the deployment of applications and infrastructure into public cloud services.
- Experience in both the people & processes side of security as well as technology security capabilities
- You are familiar/have experience with the following regulations, standards and frameworks: NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF), ISO 27001 and GDPR


To thrive in this job, you’ll need the following skills:

The main behaviors and competencies:
- Adaptability
- Business Acumen
- Openness to Learning
- Great communication skills
- Outstanding analytical and conceptual thinking skills
- Strategic planning
- Content Leadership
- Project management

Diversity & 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.

Other information

The position is based in the Netherlands (Veldhoven). The employee will report to the Lead Security Architect in the Technology Security Architecture team.

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