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Cyber Security Architect - Software and Product Development


New Bremen, OH, US, 45869

Company Description:


Crown Equipment Corporation is a leading innovator in world-class forklift and material handling equipment and technology. As one of the world’s largest lift truck manufacturers, we are committed to providing the customer with the safest, most efficient and ergonomic lift truck possible to lower their total cost of ownership.


Job Responsibilities:


Oversee Cyber Security compliance for software development and engineering product teams.  Oversee the documentation, implementation and execution of the Cyber Security program based upon Company and customer needs and industry best practices.  Develop and facilitate education and mentoring of the development teams on defensive programming and building a security awareness across the product development organization.  Ensure the execution of scheduled and random security inspections of the product’s cloud implementation and product engineering devices to verify program compliance.  Analyze and help resolve newly discovered security vulnerabilities and/or breaches.


  • Cyber Security Program Task Management - Work with software development and product teams to ensure vulnerability scanning, vulnerability patching, applying security controls, penetration testing, security certificate management and other elements of the cyber security program are met.  Provide oversight for the implementation and sustainment of a sound defense-in-depth plan.  Function as a security architect and project lead in discovering, developing and deploying new capabilities.  Provide feedback to the business for security questions during Request For Quote (RFQ’s) opportunities.  Provide recommendations for on-vehicle security architecture based on automotive industry or other cyber standards.
  • Cyber Security Auditing - Using appropriate tools and methodologies manage the inspection of the product’s program compliance and/or new vulnerabilities.  Identify, manage, and communicate deviations to department management.  Use intuition and instincts to predict and pre-empt possible threats by utilizing an effective risk management process.
  • Cyber Security Governance - Develop cyber security standards, conduct technology product risk assessments, provide Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) (GDPR and Schrems II), ISO 27001, privacy review for Personally identifiable Information (PII), and coordinate third party risk assessments. Engage with other Company security teams in complying with governmental requirements such as Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS). Follow relevant ISO standards and determine if Company should achieve compliance (for on vehicle).
  • Cyber Security On-going Training and Self-Study – Keep up with industry trends to maintain proficiency and to keep current with emerging cyber security threats.  Remain informed on trends and issues in the cyber security industry, including current and emerging technologies.  Lead efforts to educate Company end users on cyber security risks and best practices.
  • Cyber Attack Post-Mortem Analysis - Upon the mitigation of a cyber security incident, lead post-mortems which discover and document root cause analysis, specific chain of events, scope of the breach, and mitigation steps with emphasis on identifying effective and ineffective elements of our security program.  Using the findings, create a recommendations report to improve the Company’s cyber security posture.  Perform other duties as assigned.


Remote Work: Crown offers hybrid remote work for this position. A reasonable commute is necessary since some onsite work is required. Relocation assistance may be available.


Location: This position is based in our New Bremen, Ohio global headquarters with possible option to work from the Troy, Ohio office.


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Minimum Qualifications:


  • Minimum of 8 years of related professional experience, including software development
  • Bachelor degree in Cyber Security, Software Development, Computer Science, or related field
  • Excellent written and oral communication, interpersonal, deductive reasoning, and analytical troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to occasionally travel with overnight stays


Preferred Qualifications:


  • IT Security certifications such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and System Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) strongly preferred
  • Post Graduate Degree (Cyber Security, Computer Science or related)
  • Knowledge of GDPR, Schrems II, and PII Data Privacy within a product development environment
  • Experience in cloud-based security protocols and solutions, such as AWS or other
  • Knowledge of DFARS compliance and information protection methodologies


Work Authorization:


Crown will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States.

No agency calls please.


Compensation and Benefits:


Crown offers an excellent wage and benefits package for full-time employees including Health/Dental/Vision/Prescription Drug Plan, Flexible Benefits Plan, 401K Retirement Savings Plan, Life and Disability Benefits, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Tuition Reimbursement, and much more.

EO/AA Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled


Nearest Major Market: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

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