Senior Manager Product Security

Location: Headquarters (Thalwil) - Switzerland

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About u-blox

u-blox (SIX:UBXN) is a global technology leader in positioning and wireless communication in automotive, industrial, and consumer markets. Their smart and reliable solutions, services and products let people, vehicles, and machines determine their precise position and communicate wirelessly over cellular and short range networks. With a broad portfolio of chips, modules, and secure data services and connectivity, u blox is uniquely positioned to empower its customers to develop innovative and reliable solutions for the Internet of Things, quickly and cost effectively. With headquarters in Thalwil, Switzerland, the company is globally present with offices in Europe, Asia, and the USA. (www.u-blox.com)

Job Description

As part of our Corporate Security Organization, the Product Security Teams are responsible for developing and maintaining a high-quality service toward our internal and external customers. With our strong customer focus attitude, we want to provide world class guidance and a best-in-class global support for our products and services.

We are looking for a highly skilled person who will be responsible for the position Senior Manager Product Security within u-blox. In this role you will represent u-blox Product Security internally and externally, leading and coordinating all Product Security activities across the u-blox product centers.

This IoT security position is an excellent opportunity to apply a broad range of technical and functional kills and to gain strong visibility within the company. You will be accountable for driving definition and implementation of Product and Service Security Standards across all Product Centers.


Besides, you will play a key role in developing our companys security strategy, collaborating with your peers in the Corporate Security Organization and from other parts of the organization (product management, quality, sales). You will contribute to shaping the u-blox product and service roadmap in security, by identifying security requirements from applicable laws, standards and market feedback, and driving consideration of them in the definition of new products.


Your responsibilities

  • Functionally lead the Product Center Security Experts, and interfaces with Product Center management to ensure development of secure products and services, in accordance with the defined policies and standards
  • Manage the u-blox Red Team, which is responsible for in-house security testing of products and IT Services
  • Define and own product security & service security policies, processes and standards, drives implementation and ensures adherence is audited
  • Ensure and promote product and development security awareness within the company
  • Identify and assess internal and external product and service security threats and risks, define mitigation activities, review implementation and report residual risks & KPIs to Corporate Security
  • Interface with customers, suppliers, certification bodies, auditors, security researchers and other external stakeholders regarding u-blox product & service security
  • Coordinate Product- & Service Security Vulnerability Handling & Incident Response
Your skills and experience
  • Degree in Computer Science or Comparable Fields, specific security certifications would be a plus (e.g. CISA, CISSP, CEH, OSCP)
  • Min. 12 years of broad IT experience, in incorporating software solutions (e.g. software, system engineering, software architecture, IT project management)
  • Minimum 7 years of specific experience in Cyber Security / Product Security, ideally with electronics industry background
  • A self-motivated, strong team player and lateral leader with very good analytical skills
  • Experienced in communication, training, and coaching, negotiating, and handling conflict situation
  • Able to handle multitasking within a fast-moving environment
  • Readiness to travel globally up to 20% of time
  • Very good English skills, both spoken and written, German or Italian skills are a plus
  • Swiss or EU/EFTA citizen or resident with valid work permit for Switzerland

What are your perks?
  • A multicultural and international company with over 50 different nationalities
  • Project-based activities working with colleagues across the globe
  • A start-up and innovation mindset while in the process of scaling-up processes and efficiencies
  • Up to 40% remote work & flexible working hours
  • Training and career growth opportunities
  • Company Bonus and Stock Option Plan
  • Nice location on the Zurich Lake side, 15 min away from Zurich with public transport
  • Sport activities, Friday beers, barbecue, and an amazing roof terrace
  • Between 25 and 30 days of vacation a year, employee insurance contribution taken over by employer and additional contribution from the company to the pension fund, participation to public transport costs

Learn more about u-blox and its mission by watching this video !
We see diversity as a strength and promote a culture of inclusion among our employees. Our varied backgrounds, ideas and experiences are critical to our success. We strive to become a strong learning organization and are committed to provide our employees with equal opportunities regardless of differences such as gender, race, ethnicity, generations, belief.

Are you interested in this challenging position within an international work environment in a successful company? Apply now! You will be working with a motivated team in an exciting technology. We are looking forward to receiving your application.

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