Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, which provides a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries.
The Group believes it is the world leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products testing and in agroscience CRO services.
It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, CDMO, advanced material sciences and for supporting clinical studies.
In addition, Eurofins is one of the leading global emerging players in specialty clinical diagnostic testing.
In 2018, Eurofins generated 4.2 billion Euro proforma turnover in 800 laboratories across 47 countries, employing about 45.000 staff.
We are looking for a delivery focused Information Security Architect to design and evaluate complex network / system solutions from security standpoint.
The role is expected to contribute to technical integration scenarios, ensuring security in ongoing and planned projects.
This is a hands-on role that requires some traveling to establish close collaboration with the operations / infrastructure / project teams.
SPECIFIC ASSIGNMENTS :
Establish concepts for secure integration of systems / networks, ensuring end-to-end security for data flows;
Take part in projects to ensure the proposed / implemented architecture is in line with security requirements;
Contribute to business integrations after acquisitions / mergers to ensure these are commenced in line with security standards;
Create a strategy and implementation concept for secure integration of Eurofins global infrastructure with the external world (cloud);
Support the global Information Security team as architecture expert;
Responsible for researching, cost-justifying, recommending, and establishing current and future hardware architectures for all aspects of the company.
Liaise within the corporate Enterprise Architecture Office and IT Infrastructure for standardization of best practices, editing of guidelines and design of reusable components.
7-10 years of experience in security and or infrastructure architecture design and support;
Experience in (security) management of cloud-based services;
Talent to identify and create a broad vision for a security solution and to execute it;
Systems Thinking - the ability to see how parts interact with the whole (big picture thinking);
Proven experience of acting as the expert in project teams.
PERSONAL SKILLS :
Ability to explain your thoughts or findings also to non-technical professionals;
Ability to convince doubters and naysayers that your concepts are relevant / important;
Efficient communication and team-player skills;
Strong problem solving and analytical abilities Able to work under minimal supervision;
Excellent English (spoken and written).
TECHNICAL SKILLS :
Experience in architecting, deploying and managing security tools e.g. : vulnerability management, identity management, PKI, log management, multifactor authentication, pentesting, automated code analysis, and antimalware;
Project Management and follow up skills;
Experience in solution design principles, practices, system development methodologies, and software life cycles with experience in a combination of system and application architectures.
Good all-round understanding of server management, virtualization, networking, systems management.