Enterprise Information Security Architect

Ashford, GB, TN24 0LT


Givaudan develops tastes and scents that delight consumers all over the world.

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Join us and celebrate the beauty of human experience. Create for happier, healthier lives, with love for nature. Together, with kindness and humility, we deliver food innovations, craft inspired fragrances and develop beauty and wellbeing solutions that make people look and feel good. There’s much to learn and many to learn from, with more than 16,000 employees around the world to explore ideas and ambitions with. Dive into varied, flexible, and stimulating environments. Meet empowered professionals to partner with, befriend, and stretch your skills alongside. Every day, your energy, your creativity, and your determination will shape our future, making a positive difference on billions of people. Every essence of you enriches our world. We are Givaudan. Human by nature.  

Enterprise Information Security Architect - Your future position?


As an Enterprise Information Security Architect in Europe (see list of countries below), you will shape the future of cybersecurity at Givaudan. As a subject matter expert, you will coordinate and govern the Enterprise Security Architecture Strategy. You will report directly to the Corporate Information Security Officer and your main partners will be from the IT organization and 3rd party security architects.

You will manage the Information Security Architecture team with one Information Security Architect reporting to you.


Here is our exciting role for you:

Plan and Design Activities


  • Maintain a security architecture process that enables the enterprise to develop and implement security solutions and capabilities that are aligned with the business, technology, and threat drivers and avoid threats as they emerge.
  • Develop IT and OT technological security strategy plans and roadmaps based on sound enterprise architecture practices.
  • Develop and maintains security architecture artifacts (e.g., models, templates, standards, and procedures) that can be used to use security capabilities in projects and operations
  • Identify security design gaps in existing and proposed architectures and recommend changes
  • Develop information security standards that must be applied by the operational and project teams (baseline security configuration standards, network segmentation, and identity and access management (IAM), data encryption and tokenization, application security…)




  • Track developments and changes in the digital business and threat environments to ensure that they're adequately addressed in security strategy plans and architecture artifacts
  • Build a security assurance framework and plans to ensure security standards are adequately applied, security controls are efficient and identify vulnerabilities.
  • Facilitate threat modeling of applications that tie to the risk and data associated with the service or application
  • Support the testing and validation of internal security controls, as directed by the CISO or the internal audit team
  • Review security technologies and services, and make recommendations to the broader security team for their use, based on security, financial and operational metrics





  • Be part of the Enterprise Architecture team and communicate with other architects and security practitioners to share best practices, agree on architectural goals and define common roadmaps.
  • Communicate with the vendor management (VM) team to conduct security assessments of vendors,




Are you someone who wants to shape your own world? Who grows being in a culture where you can express yourself in a creative team environment? Who wants to collaborate and learn together with teams who are as passionate as you are? Then join us – and improve your world.


Your profile includes:


  • College or University Degree preferably in IT related field specialized to IT Security or IT architecture
  • At least 5 years of work experience in several domains of security architecture (Operational Technologies, Software Development, Networking, Identity and Access Management, Mobility)
  • Experience with Security architecture, demonstrating solutions delivery, principles, and latest technologies - Implementing security solutions. This includes monitoring and making improvements to those solutions, working with an information security team.
  • Consult and engineering in the development of security best practices and implementation of solid security principles across the organization, to meet team goals along with customer and regulatory requirements.
  • Certification as an Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (CISSP-ISSAP or equivalent certifications)
  • Security considerations of cloud computing: They include data breaches, broken authentication, hacking, account hijacking, malicious insiders, third parties, APTs, data loss, and DoS attacks.


Soft skills :


  • Project, and team-building skills, teams and guide projects in multiple departments
  • Identify risks associated with business operations, information security programs, and technology projects
  • The ability to be the enterprise security subject matter expert who can explain technical topics to those without a technical background
  • Fluency in English
  • TOGAF certification
  • Availability for occasional travels


Our benefits:

  • Bonus payment
  • Flexible work
  • Pension support
  • Private Medical
  • Further company discounts


Givaudan embraces diversity and is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone impacts our world.


Multiple location: Argenteuil (France), Budapest (Hungary), Baierbrunn (Germany), Sant Celoni (Spain), Ashford (United Kingdom), Kemptthal - Zurich (Switzerland), Naarden (Netherlands), Dortmund (Germany), Vernier - Geneva (Switzerland), Avignon (France)



At Givaudan, you contribute to delightful taste and scent experiences that touch people’s lives.
You work within an inspiring teamwork culture – where you can thrive, collaborate and learn from other talented and passionate people across disciplines, regions and divisions.
Every essence of you enriches our world.
Givaudan is committed to equal opportunities. Therefore, we welcome applications regardless of cultural and social background, gender, age, religion or sexual identity. 
We also have a safe working environment, progressive working conditions and are certified as an equal pay employer.

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Tags: Application security CISO CISSP Cloud Encryption IAM Monitoring Security assessment Security strategy Strategy TOGAF Vendor management Vulnerabilities

Perks/benefits: Career development Flex hours Team events

Region: Europe
Country: United Kingdom
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Category: Architecture Jobs

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