IT Continuity specialist

  • Job category IT
  • Employment Fulltime
  • Reference number VAC-10022434
  • Location Veldhoven
  • Contract type Interim/independent, Secondment with contracting
  • Industry IT & Telecom, High Tech

About this vacancy

At ASML they enable groundbreaking technology to solve some of humanity’s toughest challenges. Together with their partners, they provide leading patterning solutions that drive the advancement of microchips. Would you like to contribute by having continuity embedded in the processes and Information Technology?

Currently, we are looking for a talented candidate who would like to work with an amazing multicultural team of Security professionals, would like to work on cool projects, and collaborate with a group of experts. Technology Security experts think ahead and possess the best skillset for their role. Are you one of the most talented and creative minds? If yes, please apply for this role!

Job description

As an IT Continuity specialist you are part of the IT Risk and Compliance team which is part of the Office of the CIO in the ASML IT Organization. Within this Risk and Compliance team you will be responsible for second line activities, this based on the 3 lines of defense. Also described in the job description below. You will be interacting with stakeholders on different levels in ASML IT, Security and within ASML sectors. In this role you will also be participating in PI/CI events and as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) involved in the Agile way of working.

Role and responsibilities

The role is contributing to IT resilience and as such contributing to the safeguarding of ASML’s information, Intellectual Property (IP) and assets. Also, availability of services provided to ASML’s customers and suppliers as well as Operations and Global enabling Services. This requires compliance with ASML corporate policies/standards/guidelines.

Responsibilities:

As a IT Continuity specialist you will be responsible for:

  • Monitoring the performance and quality of our BCM process
  • Overlook Disaster Recovery test effort
  • Report on test planning and -performance
  • Monitor the quality of recovery (master) runbooks
  • Verifying the correctness and effectiveness of all the different IT Continuity engagements processes
  • Giving advice on DR capability improvements
  • Align DR readiness with ESP’s
  • Verifying the correctness of 3rd party contracts
  • Providing guidance and oversight for the first line of defense
  • Acting as a delegate for internal audit

Company

ASML is a successful Dutch high-tech enterprise that produces complex lithography systems used by chip manufacturers in the production of integrated circuits. ASML is at the cutting edge of this technology and delivers systems to all the world's leading chip manufacturers. ASML's employees are among the most creative talents in the fields of physics, mathematics, chemistry, mechanical engineering and software. Every day they collaborate in close-knit multidisciplinary teams in which members listen to and learn from one another and exchange ideas. It is the ideal environment for professional development and personal growth.

ASML is headquartered in Veldhoven, the Netherlands.

Offer description

You will be employed by YER and seconded to ASML. We offer:

  • Good employee benefits
  • Challenging assignments
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office
  • Development opportunities, including the YER Talent Development Programme with a personal coach
  • Intensive support for international candidates (including Dutch lessons, tax-return and accommodation assistance)
  • Cooperative and results and relationship-driven
  • Friendly atmosphere and open culture
  • Community/network with other technology professionals from a variety of multinationals
  • Events and master classes with interesting speakers and attractive companies


Candidate profile

Responsibilities:

As a IT Continuity specialist you will be responsible for:

  • Monitoring the performance and quality of our BCM process
  • Overlook Disaster Recovery test efforts
  • Report on test planning and -performance
  • Monitor the quality of recovery (master) runbooks
  • Verifying the correctness and effectiveness of all the different IT Continuity engagements processes
  • Giving advice on DR capability improvements
  • Align DR readiness with ESP’s
  • Verifying the correctness of 3rd party contracts
  • Providing guidance and oversight for the first line of defense
  • Acting as a delegate for internal audit

Education and experience:

  • Security/Technical/ or Business Information Management background, at least bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience)
  • Valid industry certifications such as CISSP, CISM and/or CISA are a plus
  • CCSP or equivalent is a plus

Experience:

  • Min 5+ years professional experience with a focus on IT resilience / continuity / information security / risk and compliance
  • Experience with defining Disaster Recovery scenario’s and plans
  • Experience with Disaster Recovery testing
  • Good working knowledge of Office suite applications like Excel, SharePoint and Teams
  • In-depth working knowledge of IT continuity frameworks and best practices, such as: NIST Cyber, security, framework, ISO 22301 framework
  • Working experience within the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) is a plus

Skills

Working at the cutting edge of tech, you’ll always have new challenges and new problems to solve – and working together is the only way to do that. You won’t work in a silo. Instead, you’ll be part of a creative, dynamic work environment where you’ll collaborate with supportive colleagues. There is always space for creative and unique points of view. You’ll have the flexibility and trust to choose how best to tackle tasks and solve problems.

To thrive in this job, you’ll need the following skills:

  • Able to operate independently/with minimal supervision, self-starter
  • Comfortable in starting up a number of projects at the same time, but also taking responsibility for finishing tasks
  • Ability to interact with all levels including users, engineers, executives and senior managers
  • Analytical, precise, tenacious, autonomous
  • Knowledge of IT-Continuity / Security related concepts
  • Ability to overcome organizational resistance
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and assignments
  • Able to manage large amounts of new information quickly; grasp the deep technical characteristics of new environments; draft clear and concise visualizations of complex processes and environments, stand your ground in a flexible / changing environment