Lausanne, Switzerland


Information Technology



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At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible! We’re totally redefining our business and building our future on smoke-free products with the power to deliver a smoke-free future. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and you will have the space to move your career forward in many different areas/directions. IT at PMI PMI’s journey to a smoke-free future implies a shift from a tobacco manufacturer to a science and technology-based consumer facing organisation. Such a shift creates an abundance of unique and progressive IT projects to match all levels of skills and ambitions. You’ll feel like you’re working in a start-up – with the freedom to shape and define the future of digital, but with the support and scope of a vast global business. You’ll get a chance to work with innovative technologies (e.g., Cloud, APIs, AI) as well as management practices (e.g., Agile, Design Thinking, Product Management). Our environment is fast-paced and highly collaborative. If you want the freedom to find new ways to connect with consumers, there’s no better place to progress your career. Joining Information Security Running at the forefront of PMI's Digital Transformation, Information Security offers guidance, solutions and advisory all across PMI, supporting our secure journey towards a smoke-free future. Our scope ranges from security assessments, architecture, governance and risk advisory, through resilience, cyber threat intelligence and incident response, to supporting PMI Functions, Markets, and Platforms (e.g. Finance, People & Culture, Operations, Consumer or Product) and building an organizational security culture. What’s the purpose of this role? We are looking for a Security Architect with expertise in data security field to join our Security Engineering team. The Security Architect will play a key role in ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of our organization's data. The candidate will focus on the architecture of data security solutions, including DLP, data confidentiality classification, insider risk management, and other related technologies. This role requires a deep understanding of data security best practices, as well as the ability to design and implement robust security architectures. Key responsibilities: 1. Data Security Architecture: • Design, implement, and maintain data security architectures and solutions. • Develop and help implementing data security policies, standards, and procedures. • Conduct regular assessments of data security controls and make recommendations for improvements. 2. Data Loss Prevention (DLP): • Architecture, implement, and lead DLP solution (based on Microsoft Purview stack) to prevent unauthorized access, use, and transmission of sensitive data. • Design DLP policies and rules to align with organizational security requirements. 3. Data Confidentiality Classification: • Develop, maintain, and evolve data classification standards. • Implement data classification processes to ensure appropriate handling of sensitive information. Qualifications: • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field. • Demonstrable experience (2+ years) as a Security Architect, with a focus on data security. • Demonstrable experience (5+ years) in cyber security field (e.g. Security Engineer) in a large corporate organization • Deep technical expertise in major cloud computing providers' security and data protection tools, with a solid focus on Microsoft 365 solution stack (e.g., Purview, MDCA, Defender, etc.) • Familiarity with relevant data security standards and frameworks (e.g., GDPR, NIST, PCI DSS, ISO/IEC 27001 , etc.). • Good understanding of network security, encryption technologies, and identity and access management. • Relevant certifications such as CISSP, CISM, or similar are highly desirable. • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. • Superb communication and interpersonal abilities. • High level of personal integrity and work ethics to handle confidential matters professionally and responsibly. What’s in it for you? There are many IT Organizations out there, so why should you join ours? We believe PMI IT’s true strength is fueled by our people, and that our success depends on them coming to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. We are a people first organisation committed to providing you with first-class employee journey. Here’s a glimpse of what’s in it for you upon joining us: • Work-life balance: Wellbeing comes first. We offer a fantastic office environment and Smart working options to ensure you have the best work-life balance possible. • Learning & Development: Your growth is a priority. Our robust and varied learning & development ecosystem will help you strengthen your technical skills and enhance your soft skills and business acumen. The capabilities you will acquire with us will support your life-time employability within IT, PMI, and beyond. • Inclusion & Diversity: Our differences - much more than our similarities - generate the innovation we are looking for. We aspire to build a diverse and inclusive organization to access the breadth and depth of thinking and sensitivity necessary to thrive. Every single IT colleague is part of our Transformation journey. Join us and pursue your ambitions – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress. If this offer resonates with you, we look forward to receiving your application and getting to know you. Together, let’s deliver a smoke free future. #LI-Hybrid