Head of Cybersecurity Operations

18 Nov 2016
12 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
In the context of our Next Level Strategy, our Chief Digital Office (CDO) and his team will lead the development and deployment of ABB's digital solutions for customers globally and across all businesses. The goal is to take the software-led differentiation of our offerings to the next level through a digital transformation and cement ABB's pioneering technology leadership, building on our more than 40 years' history in embedded, control and applications software. Cybersecurity being a central topic to digitalization and an increasingly important issue for ABB's industry and utility customers, we are looking for a Head of Cybersecurity Operations to lead, develop, and continuously improve the 24/7 operation infrastructure for ABB's digital automation platform. The role will report to our Global Head of Cybersecurity. The job location is Krakow (Poland).

Infrastructure, processes and organization to assure secure 24/7 operations of the mission critical platform. Build Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, and Continuous Deployment automation leveraging tools and best practices that will scale out. Drive increased efficiency across the teams, eliminating duplication, leveraging product and technology reuse.

Work directly with internal customers, the Digital ABB Platform and Application DevOps Leads to understand business and technical needs; support accelerating the generation of value by quickly translating that vision into demonstrable prototypes and via those to production deployments.

Recruit, build and develop a world-class cyber security operations team to enable the continuous delivery of enhanced cyber security platform capabilities into continuously running mission critical infrastructure. Coach, mentor and lead a diverse group of cyber security engineers and collaborate closely with different groups within Digital ABB.

Provide expertise and guidance on the design and establishment of cybersecurity infrastructure standards while enabling cyber security and system performance qualities such as availability, scalability, recoverability and reliability. Act as a change agent in adoption of new technologies, and apply understanding of industry trends to maximize value while carefully balancing the risk.

- Hands-on experience in designing, developing and running cybersecurity programs aimed at securing large-scale, high-availability distributed platforms, both Cloud based and on premise architectures.

- Experience in working with state-of-the-art cybersecurity solutions and technologies, PaaS and SaaS models, and leading and developing 24/7 cyber security operations

- Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related disciplines. (ISC)2 CISSP or ISACA CISM qualifications and industry-standard qualifications are a plus

- Experience with workload management

- Good DevOps understanding and experience in working with TFS, build automation tools, test automation frameworks, deployment automation, containerization, etc.

- Previous exposure to communications, database technologies, application frameworks, architectures, incl. on premise/real-time as well as cloud scale technologies and mission critical distributed software systems

- Excellent influencing and networking skills, paired with stakeholder management experience in a multi-layered, global environment

- Solid presentation skills and fluency in English, both written and spoken

- Availability to travel internationally as required