Security Architect/consultant

  • Aanbod Excellent remuneration
  • Functiegroep IT
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer 9615700
  • Locatie Veldhoven
  • Contract Via YER
  • Branche High Tech

Over deze vacature

The Security Architect will be responsible for the security design of IT security solutions and security solutions for specific projects that are implemented. Protection of ASML’s information, Intellectual Property (IP) and assets, and that of ASML’s customers and suppliers for the scope of the projected solution. This includes the alignment of the solution with ASML Information Security strategies and security policies/standards/guidelines, and where necessary suggesting additions to standards in case the standards are not comprehensive for the projected solution.

This position will actively participate, partly day-to-day in the project team, and partly defining IT security solution architectures and support for the IT organization. Tasks include creation of security-specific parts of the solution design in close cooperation with the overall solution designer. Aligning security designs with all relevant stakeholders on people, process and technology level. The Security Architect is partly project member, while also reporting to the Security Domain Architect.


Be the single point of contact for IT and Information security subjects within the project team.

  • Develop and create a solution security design as part of overall solution designs.
  • Ensure compliance with ASML Security strategies and security standards/guidelines.
  • Support the IT Security Risk Manager in performing security risk assessments of the solution at design and implementation phases of the project.
  • Follow-up any potential findings by proposing risk reducing measures.
  • Build excellent working relationships with the project team members and all project stakeholders, including security risk officers and IT Operational staff.
  • Present the security design at relevant security, architecture and risk boards, defending the design and ensuring project timelines are not hampered by security/risk discussions.


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.


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

  • Good employee benefits (e.g. work-life balance, pension, lease car, bonus model)
  • 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


  • More than 8 years’ experience in the IT Security field.
  • More than 5 years’ broad experience in a Security Architecture/Solution Designer role.
  • Experience with both business as well as technical side of IT Security and information security
  • Working knowledge of Architecture methodologies such as ToGAF, SABSA or equivalent.
  • Experience in gaining approval of security designs from Business, Architecture & Risk management approval boards
  • Translating the output of security (risk) assessment into security design.
  • Communicating with Stakeholders, users and Senior management.
  • Able to operate independently, self-starter
  • Ability to interact with all levels including users, engineers, executives and senior managers
  • Deep technical knowledge of IT-security and Information Security and Architecture methodology.
  • Ability to overcome organizational resistance
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks, projects and assignments
  • Analytical, precise, tenacious, autonomous
  • Able to digest large amounts of new information quickly, and derive key security requirements
  • Able to grasp the deep technical characteristics of new environments quickly
  • Able to draft clear and concise visualizations of complex environments
  • Able to fairly represent conflicting stakeholder needs to enable informed decision-making
  • Able to stand your ground in a flexible/changing environment