Security Architect at Eurofins, Katowice, Poland

Application ends: March 31, 2023
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Job Description

As a Security Architect, youwill be responsible for analysing security risks and ensuring an adequate understanding of the confidentiality / integrity / availability requirements for the region and for each laboratory in scope. Your goal is to ensure that risks are mitigated or formally accepted by management, support the implementation of remediations and follow-up regularly with laboratories.

In the role, you will be a part of the Regional IT Security Office for multiple European businesses of the Eurofins Group (Food & feed testing, Environment testing, Sensory testing).

At regional level, the scope includes:

  • Establishing a security classification of applications;
  • Ensuring that security is considered within the regional architecture, applications, and processes, with a “security by design” approach based on Group standards;
  • Ensuring that changes are reviewed and approved prior to release;
  • Reviewing/assessing third parties that the region contracts with;
  • Preparing answers to client audits/questionnaires.

At laboratory level, the scope includes:

  • Adapting policies, procedures, guidelines and/or standards and their implementation to the needs and capabilities of each laboratory, and to regulations applying to each;
  • Creating and managing a security plan for each laboratory independently, when needed;
  • Prioritizing audits and security scans and supporting laboratories during third party audits;
  • Ensuring that adequate inventories of assets, third parties and local processes is maintained, with a special focus on internet facing asset;
  • Assessing security posture during M&As and onboarding newly acquired laboratories.


Are you our kind of extraordinary?

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Computer Science, IT or similar is preferred, but not required;
  • Minimum 5 years work experience in a similar role;
  • Experience in establishing cyber security and risk metrics for reporting;
  • Experience collaborating with legal, audit, operations and compliance teams;
  • Experience developing and maintaining policies, procedures, standards and guidelines;
  • Experience with Cloud deployments is appreciated;
  • Experience with common Information Security management frameworks, such as International Standards Organization (ISO) 2700x, the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) the European Union Privacy Directives is preferred;
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Certification, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certification, and/or Project Management certifications are an asset;
  • At ease with managing multiple priorities, ambiguity and rapidly moving business environment;
  • Ability to communicate information security and risk-related concepts to technical and non-technical audiences;
  • Strong English language skills (written/oral) required. Knowledge of another language is an asset.

Additional Information

What can we offer you?

  • competitive salary package, including bonus and benefits;
  • Extensive on-the-job coaching and training opportunities;
  • Challenges within a multi-cultural and cross-regional team as part of the international and fast-growing Eurofins organization;
  • dynamic working environment with a good team spirit where personal development and growth are highly encouraged.
  • Flexible hybrid working situation, with both on-site and remote work.

Your application:

  • As the role and Eurofins’ IT Talent Acquisition team are international, please ensure to submit your application in English.

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