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Senior Information Security Specialist, West


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Computer Science & Software Engineering

Computer Science & Software Engineering

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San Jose - CA, US




3-7 years



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ASML brings together the most creative minds in science and technology to develop lithography machines that are key to producing faster, cheaper, more energy-efficient microchips. We design, develop, integrate, market and service these advanced machines, which enable our customers - the world’s leading chipmakers - to reduce the size and increase the functionality of their microchips, which in turn leads to smaller, more powerful consumer electronics. Our main headquarters are located in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, and we also have 18 office locations around the United States- including main offices in Wilton, CT, Chandler, AZ, San Jose, CA and San Diego, CA.

We are proud of bringing together the brightest minds all over the world to tackle the most challenging problems in making faster and smaller chips. As part of our team, you will have the opportunity to go beyond yourself in developing more advanced techniques and push the technology boundaries.

ASML San Jose, CA is an industry leader in computational lithography for integrated circuits. Our Tachyon platform enables capabilities that address chip design, photomask making and wafer printing for semiconductor manufacturing and the LithoTuner platform enables lithography optimization for ASML’s leading photo lithography tools, known as ‘scanners’.

“This position requires access to controlled technology, as defined in the Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. § 730, et seq.). Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require ASML to proceed with applicants who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.”

Job Mission

The North West U.S. IT Security Specialist will be responsible for the protection of ASML’s information and assets, and that of ASML’s customers and suppliers within the North West U.S. region (based in San Jose, CA), through the alignment of ASML Information Security strategies and policies while interfacing with the Business, and enforcing system and application security controls. This position will continuously assess and report on security, operational, process, and physical threats to regional ASML systems, networks, and the Intellectual Property of ASML and its customers.

Job Description

·Be the Information Security single point of contact and representative in the ASML North West U.S. region for any Information security related topics or issues.

·Build excellent working relationships with ASML Business units championing security risk management within assigned region.

·Assess and mitigate the risks associated to the ASML regional network, systems and processes to provide a safe and secure environment.

·Develop and maintain Information Security Risk register for the North West U.S. region.

·Assist the Sector Risk Managers (SRM) in understanding the regional security requirements and risks from regional offices, customers, and suppliers to obtain mutually agreed upon solutions.

·Evangelize Information Security polices and raise Security awareness knowledge to foster an attitudinal change in Security knowledge, process, and requirements.

·Support ASML Cyber Defense Organization (CDO) activities and ensure 7/24/365 response on any major IT security incidents in U.S. region.

·Fluent in Mandarin a plus.

·Flexibility to 25% travel.


·Technical/IT/informatics background bachelor degree, or equivalent experience.

·CISSP/CISM or comparable certification.


More than 5 years’ experience as an IT Security professional in:

·Conducting Security Gap Assessments.

·Communicating with Stake holders and Senior management.

·Translating the output of security assessment into security baseline/plan for the IT service.

·Security Awareness training for executive and employees.

·IT Risk assessment frameworks e.g.
CSC Top 20 Controls
NIST SP 800 30 framework
ISO 27001 framework

Personal skills

·Able to operate independently.

·Ability to interact with all levels including engineers, executives and senior managers.

·Deep technical knowledge of Information Security.

·Ability to overcome organizational resistance.

·Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks, projects and assignments.

·Analytical, precise, tenacious, autonomous.

Context of the position

This position primarily works in an office environment. It requires frequent sitting, standing and walking. Daily use of a computer is required. May stand for extended periods when facilitating meetings.
The physical demands of the position described herein are essential functions of the job and employees must be able to successfully perform these tasks for extended periods. Reasonable accommodations may be made for those individuals with real or perceived disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job described.

Other information

EEO/AA (W/M/Vets/Disability) Employer.