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IT Security Architect

Requisition ID:  30578

Aarhus N, Region Central Jutland, DK

Work experience:  Specialist
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Family:  Information Technology

Vestas Factory

Do you want to influence the future IT security solutions in the most sustainable company in the world? Vestas is currently investing heavily in security solutions, so you will work with the newest technologies together with a team of highly skilled colleagues within the IT security domain!


Digital Solutions > Global IT > User Productivity & Digital Foundation
The User Productivity & Digital Foundation (UPDF) department ensures that business requirements and related solutions are appropriately designed, developed and optimized across their lifecycle. We take responsibility for our solutions and interact directly with both development and daily operations. UPDF ensures continuous improvement and utilization of our environment in order to maximize value and reduce risk.


As an IT Security Architect you will not only influence the future security solutions in Vestas - you are also designing, building and documenting them, and thereby making sure Vestas has the best possible future solutions. You will participate in defining strategies, laying budgets, completing the job and you will work with colleagues and consultants both within the Security domain and across other areas to coordinate and utilize synergies.


As an IT Security Architect lead for your area you will be responsible for:
•    Design, build, document, deploy and optimize a global and complex landscape
•    Ensuring optimal utilization of best practice and global standards
•    Engage with Vestas Security Operations Center and other stakeholders for adoption and optimization of the Security platforms
•    Updating the Security roadmap
•    Laying and keeping budget for your area
•    Providing knowledge and expertise as security consultant when needed
•    Engaging with our vendors and deliver solutions in collaboration with them


You understand that IT is a business driver and can demonstrate your enterprise and commercial view on IT. You will be working with the latest technology, and both your technical and people skills will be challenged every day. It is important that you can work across different organizations and on many organizational levels. 


The ideal qualified candidate has the following qualifications and experience:
•    Specialist technical skills in IT Security area, ideally familiar with some of the platforms Vestas uses such as Microsoft Azure/Defender platforms, MS Sentinel, Tenable, McAfee ENS/EDR and ServiceNow Security platforms
•    Solid understanding of the interaction and integration between different technologies, such as API security, Federation etc.
•    A thorough interest in and understanding of how IT is related and adds value to the business
•    Fluent in English both orally and written


Moreover, your personality is of outmost importance. Thus, we add importance to the following personal competencies:
•    Team spirit and desire to drive and lead change
•    Being Visionary
•    Thrives with tight deadlines and ambitious targets
•    Ability to seek and deploy new knowledge regarding infrastructure solutions
•    Desire to coach and guide others
•    Team player with a global attitude
•    Motivator with positive spirit


What we offer
In this position you will be able to put your experience to the test. You will have the opportunity to help ensure quality and excellence within your department and across the organization. Join Vestas and you will cultivate your career in an inspiring environment at the world's leading wind turbine manufacturer which has an ongoing dedication to sustainability. We value individual initiative, the desire to take on responsibility, and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. At Vestas your success is our success

Additional information
The role will be based in Aarhus N, Denmark. 


Please note: We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Please be advised to apply on or before December 3rd 2022.


For additional information regarding the position, please contact Director, Kenneth Kallestrup via phone +45 22759526.

About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. 
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 145 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future. 
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity. 
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at and follow us on our social media channels. We also encourage you to join our Talent Universe to receive notifications on new and relevant postings.