IS Security Specialist for Service Management and Effectiveness at ABB

Application ends: March 31, 2023
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Job Description

This position reports to

IS Security Effectiveness Manager

Your responsibilities

  • Operations/Services: Performance Monitoring and Status Reporting: Review the effectiveness of security measures on an ongoing basis, establish and oversee internal and external information delivery channels, and monitor security skills coverage
  • Quality Monitoring of Strategic Security Partners: Monitor the service operations of service providers, manage performance, handle escalations, and monitor the effectiveness of security tools
  • Documentation and Processes Monitoring: Identify gaps in services documentation and processes, manage improvements, and evaluate the delivery of the services roadmap
  • Service Delivery: Ensure that the organization’s information security services are delivered effectively and efficiently
  • Process Improvement: Identify opportunities for process improvement, implement new processes and procedures, and continuously monitor their effectiveness
  • Stakeholder Communication: Communicate with stakeholders, including senior management, customers, and external partners, to keep them informed about service delivery and to ensure that it is integrated into the overall business strategy
  • Continuous Service Monitoring and Improvement: Monitor the performance of service delivery and implement changes as needed to improve service effectiveness and efficiency
  • Governance, IS Compliance: Executes, for assigned tasks, all actions in IS processes according to agreed RACI specification
  • Is responsible to act in compliance with Corporate IS Regulation and IS Policies; with ABB Regulations and ABB Guidelines of which accountability and responsibility for this position are derived; and with any other Internal Control regulations that may be assigned
  • Strategy: Consults and gives advice to ensure others comply with ABB IS Security Strategy
  • Information and Technology: On assignment and request identifies, proposes, advises and implements IS services, sharing knowledge using understanding of existing technology and business requirements
  • Best Practice & Knowledge sharing: Actively shares up to date knowledge regarding new and emerging IS technology and industry practices, bringing learning into ABB, all within in the area of responsibility

Your background

  • Master’s in IT, Engineering, Business Administration, or equivalent with minimum of 10 years of experience
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT)
  • Demonstrates leadership and effective communication both formal and informal
  • An analytical mind and inclination for problem-solving with strong attention to detail
  • Strong IT skills and knowledge including hardware, software and networks
  • Good management skills for interaction with service provider and internal organization, a team player and quick learner
  • Extensive knowledge of security tools, techniques & methodologies
  • Fluent in English language (spoken and written)
  • Experienced in working in outsourced environment
  • Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of IT systems
  • Degree in computer science, information systems, or a related field is preferred
  • Certification in information security, such as the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification, is a plus
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) preferred
  • GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC) preferred
  • A deep understanding on how hackers work and ability to keep up with the fast pace of change in the criminal cyber-underworld

Company Profile

Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.