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Senior Security Architect

Proclinical Staffing
Switzerland, Zürich
Highly Competitive Salary
Start date
9 Aug 2022
Closing date
23 Aug 2022

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Information Technology, Operations, Security
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
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Job Details

Proclinical is seeking to hire a Senior Security Architect for a multinational manufacturer. This position will be based in Zurich and the individual will be responsible for detecting cyber- attacks, identify the perpetrator and take the necessary measures against the criminal. It is also your responsibility to protect customers' digital data.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Constantly monitor the cyber activities
  • Take care of confidentiality of client's digital assets
  • Be an expert handling issues related to intrusion detection, etc.
  • Monitor hardware and software, identify the areas of improvement with respect to its security
  • Secure the network infrastructure by building firewalls
  • Come up with new innovative and more effective ways to protect the IT infrastructure of the company
  • Identify the potential threats or attempts to breach the network
  • Effectively contribute to the improvement of cyber security processes in support of the company's cyber security program
  • Find the identity of the perpetrator and take necessary system actions
  • Select tool sets to aid with the various cyber security activities aiming for improvement in the cyber security program

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science engineering or other related fields
  • Proven experience as a Cyber Security Specialist or other related roles, ideally within a high-tech industrial environment
  • Working experience in digital forensics, intrusion detection, penetration testing or equivalent knowledge
  • Good at coordinating complex cyber security activities with respective departments
  • Excellent logical reasoning abilities
  • Ability to cope with continuous changes in the cyber world in a fast-paced manner
  • Understanding how hackers and other cyber criminals attack a system
  • Experience overseeing security testing such as penetration tests, DAST/SAST/IAST testing, etc.
  • Good teamwork spirit and attention to details and ability to work in global and in multicultural environments
  • Excellent leadership qualities with fluent verbal and written communication skills in English are a must

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Jana Van Zyl at +41 61 568 79 82 or

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.



At ProClinical we have one aim: to support life science companies in the many challenges they face while combatting unmet medical need worldwide.

Ageing populations, rare diseases, epidemics and the millions of patients without access to medication are just a few of the pressing issues that life science companies contend with. The industry is under increasing pressure to develop new and innovative ways to save and improve patients’ lives. 

ProClinical’s mission is to support their work by connecting life science companies with the highly skilled professionals they need to continue innovating. 

Internal recruitment and HR teams often struggle to continuously source skilled, experienced professionals to fill highly-specialised and niche roles. ProClinical combines a deep understanding of the industry with extensive candidate networks to provide both a technical and cultural fit for our life science partners.


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