Technology Operations & Security Lead (m/f/d)

Technology Operations & Security Lead (m/f/d)
Consumer Goods, Beauty


Job Description

Our client is a producer of consumer goods located in Düsseldorf. The company is part of a global operation and has made its name as a top manufacturer of different beauty products. Its products are sold worldwide by retailers and company owned flagship stores. The global operating company unites tradition and modernity and provides its customers with high end products and technology. 

  • Industry: Consumer Goods / Beauty
  • Location: Düsseldorf

The Task

  • Work closely with 3rd party providers and I.T. colleagues to ensure the operation and continuity of the global network and infrastructure, perform “hands-on” configurations when necessary while mentoring junior IT staff members on best practices
  • Both conduct and oversee the configurations of O365 environment and associated MDM (In-tune)
  • Oversee company’s active directory audits and adoption of new policies/procedures as necessary
  • Serve as the technical lead on cloud migration initiatives (i.e. Azure) overseeing internal IT colleagues and 3rd party providers
  • Develop, disseminate, monitor and maintain up-to-date security policies, standards, and practices throughout the organisation
  • Provide security risk guidance for organisation-wide IT projects (internal, Saas/PaaS etc.), including the evaluation and recommendation of technical and procedural controls and solutions
  • Collaborate with external partners to identify risks and address vulnerabilities associated with data loss and/or privacy controls (i.e. GDPR)


  • University degree or comparable education with more than 5 years practical experience in information technology (e.g. configuring O365 and MDM management leveraging the In-Tune framework, managing Microsoft Advanced Threat Protection, leading global organisations through large-scale change management)
  • several years of experience in evaluating, planning, implementing and operating enterprise infrastructure technology solutions; preferably within a global organisation
  • 5+ years of experience in security architecture and IT controls implementation and operations (i.e. ISO/IEC 27002)
  • Experience in cloud migrations and overall technology transformation
  • Must have experience leveraging ITIL framework (ITIL4 certification highly preferred)
  • Advanced English skills, both written and verbal (min. CERF B2)

Renumeration: attractive salary package.  


We are looking forward to receiving your online application (Documents in English) preferably with a cover letter to our consultant Bastian Hamacher, stating your salary expectations or your current salary and your earliest possible starting date. Please have the most important documents ready as PDF files. We will contact you as soon as possible.