As an international, family owned company, Vorwerk offers some 20,000  employees and 600,000 sales advisers in more than 60 countries a host of opportunities for personal development. Our successful direct sales concept, the fascination of our well-known brands and the long-term prospects we offer represent ideal conditions for anyone eager to make the most of every chance to actively help shape their own future.

The Corporate IT Department at Vorwerk & Co. KG in Wuppertal and Dusseldorf is looking for a
Security Architect (m/f)
We are an international and dynamic group that operates successfully in many markets. We offer a pleasant working environment within a motivated team, coupled with both professional and personal development. Moreover, we advocate occupational health management and the reconciliation of work and family life. We give our employees the freedom they need to creatively shape the future of the Vorwerk Group together with us.

Job Responsibility:



  • Design, implement, and maintain a cyber security architecture in order to build appropriately aligned and structured protection measures corresponding to security risks
  • Participate in solution designs, lead security efforts assisting with the integration and initial implementation of solutions for commercial IT, as well as production IT
  • Support production IT on all security aspects in the shift towards automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies (industry 4.0)
  • Define and develop data security principles, technical security principles for the protection of and requirements for LANs, WANs, VPNs, network components, security gateways, mobile devices, etc.
  • Ensure security is integrated into the software development lifecycle (SDLC) and embedded into the application design process
  • Support the CISO in defining the information security strategy, as well as in the development of information security policies, standards, and processes
  • Serve as information security subject matter expert and provide advisory and consulting services to internal departments as needed
  • Consult projects on information security requirements to ensure that security is factored into the evaluation, selection, installation, and configuration of IT solutions and business demands
  • Successfully completed university degree or a comparable education in computer science, engineering, or related disciplines
  • Proven track record in designing and implementing security architectures and solutions
  • Broad technical knowledge in security architectures, solutions and services, as well as previous consulting or sales engineering experience is ideal
  • Proven knowledge of information security management standards and security standards for industrial control systems (e.g. ISO 27000 series, NIST SP 800-82)
  • Ideally worked for an IT service provider
  • Relevant certifications in e.g. CISSP, SSCP, CCSP, OSCE, and GISP are an advantage
  • Basic knowledge of project management frameworks (e.g. PMI, PRINCE2)
  • Strong understanding of the business impact of security policies, processes, and the cyber security architecture
  • German native speaking skills are a must, as well as business fluent english skills, any addional language is a plus



Vorwerk & Co. KG
Eleonora Palazzesi,
+49 202 564 1256