Job Summary This role is responsible to develop and maintain the Swissport IT Security Architecture on a group level.
As a central resource in the IT Security organization, this role will, in cooperation with the Global Head of IT Security, develop, maintain and monitor the overall IT Security Architecture area with specific security mechanisms and processes and bring them into operation to minimize corporate risk, vulnerability or incident exposure, information leakage, loss of material assets or reputational damage.
This role is also responsible to establish and maintain good working relationships with Swissport and support partner IT representatives, internal business contacts and 3^rd party technical and security contacts.
Define, implement and maintain corporate IT Policies, Standards, Guidelines and security requirements (including principles and checklists for external vendors and in-house project groups)
Provide technical supervision (support and guidance) to IT as a subject matter expert on data protection and security
To act as the central point of contact, for vulnerability or penetration tests, application or security risk analysis and assessments
Plan, research, design and implement a robust security architecture for new and existing IT projects, both for on prem., in cloud and for hybrid solutions
Review and assess security compliance for new installations, connectivity, updates, logging or changes to network, application, system, security, scanning, and end-point (for example mobile devices, servers, workplaces etc.) technologies, solutions and infrastructures
Provide security analysis and approvals for changes to operational infrastructure
Security incident analysis and mitigation support as part of the SOC function
Take part in application, system and architecture security and risk analysis for new or changed IT applications, platforms and systems
Provide technical supervision (and guidance) to IT as a subject matter expert for LAN, WAN, Wi-Fi, VPN, network infrastructure components and storage security
Deputize for Global Head of IT Security which may involve some working out of hours and on call duty.
Qualifications and Competencies
Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field highly desirable
Min. 4 years of professional experience in IT Security Architecture role
Good working knowledge of current IT risks and experience implementing security solutions
Solid understanding of security protocols, cryptography, authentication, authorization and security
Detailed knowledge of VCP-DCV, AWS, TOGAF, Cloud Platform and Infrastructure
Forensics experience an advantage
Hands-on person with drive, persistence and can-do-attitude working with limited resources
Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence at all levels
High proficiency in spoken and written English as the corporate language