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 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:



  • Understand current and emerging security threats and design, implement, and maintain an adequate cyber security architecture with protection measures corresponding to security risks
  • Support the CISO in the implementation of the information security program
  • Serve as information security subject matter expert and provide advisory and consulting to internal departments
  • Support production IT on all security aspects in the shift towards automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies (industry 4.0)
  • Ensure that a secure Software Development LifeCycle (SDLC) is followed and security is integrated into the application and product design (IoT)
  • Maintain a knowledge base comprising a security reference library, advisories, and best practices
  • Participate in ITIL processes and support with security expertise and security approvals
  • Define and implement processes to securely maintain identities and permissions
  • Plan and coordinate security assessments, penetration tests, remediation activities, as well as monitor and report on compliance with security policies
  • Overlook and coodinate threat and vulnerability management, as well as security incident management
  • 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
  • Expert level knowledge of information security management standards
  • Proven knowledge of security architectures, principles, concepts, and designs
  • Broad technical and market knowledge on security solutions, technologies, and services
  • Ideally relevant certifications in e.g. CISSP, CCSK, SSCP, CCSP, OSCE, and GISP
  • Proven experience of service management frameworks (e.g. ITIL, COBIT) - ideally ITIL Foundation certified
  • Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills coupled with business acumen, governance skills, and the understanding of the business impact on security policies, standards, and processes
  • 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