IT security competence lead


In a nutshell


Eindhoven, Netherlands



Work Experience

10-15 years

Educational Background

Computer Science



Remote Work


Time Type

Full time

Job ID: J-00243719


We at ASML enable groundbreaking technology to solve some of humanity’s toughest challenges. Together with our partners, we provide leading patterning solutions that drive the advancement of microchips. Would you like to contribute by having security embedded in the processes and Information Technology?

Currently we are looking for a talented candidate who would like to work with an amazing multicultural team of Security professionals, would like to work on cool projects, and collaborate with a group of experts. Technology Security experts think ahead and possess the best skillset for their role. Are you one of the most talented and creative minds? If yes, please apply for this role!

Job Mission

As a IT Security Competence lead, you are part of the IT Risk and Compliance team which is part of the Office of the CIO in the ASML IT Organization. Within the Risk and Compliance team you will be responsible for supporting the Agile Release Trains in meeting compliance with Security Policies and standards and driving security by design for IT solution building. You will be interacting with stakeholders on different levels in ASML IT, Security and within ASML sectors.
In this role you will also be participating in increment planning events as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) involved in the Agile way of working.
The role is contributing to IT Security and as such contributing to the safeguarding of ASML’s information, Intellectual Property (IP) and assets. Also, availability of services provided to ASML’s customers and suppliers as well as Operations and Global Enabling Services. This requires compliance with ASML corporate policies/standards/guidelines.

Job Description

As an IT (security) risk manager you will be responsible for: 

  • Act as a Security competence lead towards the IT delivery organization;
  • Orchestrates implementation of corporate policies and standards by translating requirements into clear actionable Standards, Controls and Procedures for IT development and support teams.
  • Monitoring compliance with agreed IT solution delivery processes, validating effectiveness of  controls
  • Engages with second line and third line counterparts within the ASML organization including Enterprise risk management and Internal Audit.
  • Giving advice on security improvements and additional controls;
  • Participating in security maturity improvement initiatives


  • Risk Management / (IT) audit / Security / IT informatics background at least bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience).
  • Valid industry certifications such as CISSP, CISM and/or CISA are a plus;
  • CCSP or equivalent is a plus


  • Min 8+ years professional experience with a focus on IT applications / information security, risk and compliance;
  • Experience in executing IT Security risk assessments on IT services and applications;
  • Experience with Cloud security and 3rd party management;
  • Good working knowledge of Office suite applications like Excel, SharePoint and Teams.
  • Knowledge of current security technologies and governance processes;
  • In-depth working knowledge of IT Risk / security frameworks and best practices,
  • IT audit experience is a plus;
  • Knowledge of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) is a plus

Personal skills

  • Able to operate independently/with minimal supervision, self-starter;
  • Comfortable in starting up a number of projects at the same time, but also taking responsibility for finishing tasks
  • Ability to interact with all levels including users, engineers, executives and senior managers;
  • Analytical, precise, tenacious, autonomous;
  • Knowledge of IT-security, Information Security and Architecture methodology;
  • Ability to overcome organizational resistance;
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and assignments;
  • Able to manage large amounts of new information quickly; grasp the deep technical characteristics of new environments; draft clear and concise visualizations of complex processes and environments, stand your ground in a flexible / changing environment

Other information

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ASML is GDPR compliant, therefore we cannot process applications sent outside of our recruitment system.

If you are interested in this vacancy please apply.