Security Architect

Cham, ZG, CH


At Landis+Gyr, we create a greener tomorrow through leading smart metering, grid edge intelligence and smart infrastructure technology.

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Landis+Gyr is a leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions. We measure and analyze energy utilization to generate empowering analytics for smart grid and infrastructure management, enabling utilities and consumers to reduce energy consumption. Our innovative and proven portfolio of software, services and intelligent sensor technology is a key driver to decarbonize the grid. Having avoided more than 9.5 million tons of CO2 in FY 2022 and committed to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030, Landis+Gyr manages energy better – since 1896. 

With sales of USD 1.7 billion in FY 2022, Landis+Gyr employs around 7,800 talented people across five continents.


Our R&D team located at the company headquarters in Cham, Switzerland, is looking for a new teammate who will join us as Security Architect. 
As such, you will take the technology and architecture ownership for the security of our devices and solutions within the Business Unit Electricity. 


Your main activities:

  • Ensure cross-region state of the art security solution architecture and keep solution TCO, quality and performance at a competitive level by applying state of the art tools and design selections
  • Actively support and drive definition and implementation of relevant industry standards in the security domain
  • Support Product Management, Operations, R&D and Customer Projects in the development and implementation of best-in-class security in devices and solutions
  • Improve process efficiency and enable the organization to quickly respond to changing market needs 
  • Ensure and continuously improve solution end-to-end security quality and cost
  • Create and maintain detailed and comprehensive security architectural and functional specifications on different system levels, including manufacturing and embedded device areas
  • Effectively manage breakdown of market and industry high level requirements to subsystem level technical specifications
  • Define, support and/or perform Product Security Risk Assessments, penetration testing and vulnerability assessments
  • Act as interface and technical specifications translator between Product Management and R&D teams


Your education & experience: 

  • University degree or equivalent in IT or Electrical Engineering
  • Proven security domain knowledge with demonstrable track record and in-depth technical knowledge, including embedded devices, supply chain and IT domains
  • Several years of work experience in an R&D role within the electronic/mechatronic/IT-industry
  • Familiarity and in-depth understanding of development processes and their continuous improvement
  • Extensive experience in solution security for energy, electric utilities, telecom or other similar industries running critical infrastructure systems
  • In-depth knowledge of end-to-end security technologies, certification frameworks, standards and implementations


Your way of working: 

  • You are able to communicate and co-operate with numerous stakeholders, and to explain complex topics to a less cyber security technically skilled audience
  • You are a self-starter, highly flexible, able to work under pressure and team-oriented personality
  • You are able and want to learn new things, with high focus on the digital age
  • You work fluently in English
  • It would be perfect if you were also fluent in German, and any other additional language would be a plus


If you have the drive and enthusiasm to accept this challenge and to work in a very dynamic, cross functional and international environment, we are looking forward to meeting you. Click apply now.

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Tags: Analytics Pentesting Product security R&D Risk assessment

Perks/benefits: Flex hours

Region: Europe
Country: Switzerland
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Category: Architecture Jobs

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