Enterprise Security Architect

NLD-Zaandam, Provincialeweg 11
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What do we offer?

Important: For this role it is required to travel 2+ times per month to our office in Belgium


If you are interested about cyber security architecture in a large, multinational organization – consider joining a dynamic and energetic team at Ahold Delhaize. We are a leading multinational retailer with over 370,000 associates, serving customers in Europe, the US and Indonesia by iconic brands like Albert Heijn, bol.com, Delhaize, Giant Co. and Super Indo (and more!) .


The enterprise security architecture team looks ahead; identifying solutions to problems that will become more relevant over the next few years. They evaluate new tools and principles, considers trends in security landscape and craft tactical and strategic solutions. Through clear and informed guidance, the enterprise security architect enables transition to a more secure state.


Enterprise Security Architect responsibilities

· Aligning Enterprise Security Architecture methods, principles and building blocks

· Selecting and advising on security technology for improving security capabilities

· Providing expert guidance on Security Architecture and Secure by Design

· Map business and security requirements into Domain and Solution Architecture

· Document, socialize and present solutions to stakeholders and senior management.

· Own and managed the security technology roadmap aligned to our security reference model



· Provide strategic input by translating enterprise goals and risks into security architecture direction.

· Consider enterprise architecture principles around business, data, application, technology requirements.

· Incorporate relevant information security market trends and general technology trends

· Design solutions and ensure alignment with standards, policies, and procedures

· Validate solutions, ensuring secure by design and compliant by design

· Advise on Information Security technology and solutions

· Perform security product analysis and comparisons to select security technology

· Understand the business objectives and ensure that the usage of Security Architecture does not interfere with the business objectives and processes

· Promote, evangelize and disseminate within business and the rest of the organizational units, the benefits of security and the need to utilize defined building blocks

· Evaluate and identify required changes and enhancements in the security reference model


Engagement and collaboration

  • Operating companies and application or service owners: Gather requirements, identify risks and propose solutions
  • Cyber Defense (incident response team): Understand attack vectors and risks, ensuring that the roadmap and architecture are aligned to threats.
  • Business Security Advisors: Deliver end-to-end evangelism and incorporation of proportional and enabling security to business processes
  • Governance and compliance: Provide input into security policies, standards and controls. Define security reference architecture that could be applied across the organization


Education And Experience


· Master's degree (preferred) in information systems, information management, cybersecurity, computer science, or a related field

· Required certifications: TOGAF, SCF, SABSA or equivalent.

· Additional certifications are a plus: CISM, CISSP, SANS GAIC, CISA.

· Strong knowledge of industry frameworks and standards (NIST, ISO 27001,etc)

· Proficient in cloud technologies (preferably Microsoft Azure)

· 8+ years in IT industry ( including but not limited to security)

· 6+ years information security industry



· You are organized, effective communicator and love getting things done. You are a great collaborator and have experience working in an international organization with partners and customers in multiple countries. You also have the ability to effectively operate in a large matrix organization and to work effectively with stakeholders and partners across the organization.

· Presenting solutions and architecture to senior management

· Solid decision making and prioritization skills

· Self-motivated and dedicated with proven creative and critical thinking capabilities

· Strong written and verbal English communication

· You have a deep understanding on advanced technologies and on the information security landscape


Ready to reinvent food retail with us?

Click the apply button and discover how you can work together with diverse and enthusiastic colleagues to invent food shopping for generation Z. And beyond. Questions? Clifford Haakmeester can tell you everything you want to know about this role, via Clifford.haakmeester@ah.nl

Clifford Haakmeester

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