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Information Security Officer

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RUAG International is an international technology group focusing on the aerospace industry and employs more than 6000 employees worldwide. 67 different nationalities work at RUAG to produce innovative solutions to today's and tomorrow's challenges. Our business segments Aerostructures and Space are supported by the functions; Human Resources & Communication, Finance, Legal Compliance & Governance, IT & Procurement and Strategy & Corporate Development.


Workplace: Zurich


Your responsibilities

  • Support the CISO in information security management
  • Maintain the processes of the information security management system at Group level
  • Define information security policies and directives, taking into account compliance requirements and identified risks
  • Ensure the threat and information risk management landscape
  • Work with the stakeholders of RUAG International: to identify, assess and remediate security risks
  • Define information risk treatment plans and supervises together with the segmental ISO’s the implementation
  • Advise and supports management with defining their specific information security requirements and general questions concerning information security
  • Manage the exception handling process at Group level
  • Establish KPI’s on compliance and effectiveness of the information security controls and ensures the reporting to the different stakeholders
  • Promote desired behaviour and supports the management in education and awareness
  • Define and tracks the corrective measures of ISMS control results at group level


Your profile

  • 8+ years experience preferred: IT Controls, IT risk management and information security management including management of security risks associated with both internal and external vendors
  • Advanced degree preferred: MBA, Technical or other business related field and professional certification (such as ISO 27001 Lead Auditor, CISM, CISA, CISSP) is a plus
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a similar role or at least in senior security roles
  • Very good knowledge and experience in the design and implementation of internal IT controls framework and externally driven auditing and reporting frameworks (e.g. NIST, DFARS, ITAR)
  • Perform technical security assessments and provide security advisory services e.g. in the domains of Cyber Security, Identity & Access Management and Infrastructure related security topics
  • Establish a security-aware culture and manage security incidents together with the operational teams
  • Good hands-on experience in the design and implementation of security technology and related controls
  • Very good communication and presentation skills, incl. to senior management and other stakeholders
  • Fluent in German and English (both written and verbal)


Your contact

Did we spark your interest in this exciting position? Then we look forward to receiving your online application.

RUAG Aerospace | Recruiter/HR Manager: Fabiola Sidler | https://careers.ruag.com


Zürich, ZH, CH

Job Experience Level:  Professionals
Job Category/Job Family:  IT / Telecommunication

RUAG International is a Swiss technology group focusing on the aerospace industry. Based in Zurich (Switzerland) and with production sites in 14 countries, the company is divided into four divisions: Space, Aerostructures, MRO International and Ammotec. With its strategic focus on the Aerospace business unit, the company will consist of the two divisions Aerostructures and Space in the medium term. RUAG Space is Europe's leading supplier of products used in the aerospace industry. RUAG Aerostructures is a global first-tier supplier in aircraft structure construction. RUAG International employs around 6’000 people, two thirds of whom work abroad. 

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