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APAC Information Security Officer

We are people who want to make a difference.

Everything we do starts with people. It’s what makes us different from all other car companies. If you share our belief in the power of people and our passion for human-centric innovation, you will thrive together with brilliant, like-minded colleagues who are committed to making a true difference?


Volvo Cars is on an ambitious journey to re-define the customer experience in automotive through digital technology.  While Volvo is pushing the boundaries on several fronts – autonomous driving, vehicle electrification, cutting-edge vehicle engineering design, and more – some of the most exciting action is happening in our Digital Group. We are taking consumer-facing technology around the driving experience to places most players are only dreaming about – and changing how people think about automotive transportation as a result.  We’re committed to giving Volvo customers an entire week of quality time back per year by 2025 through these types of innovations that simplify their lives.  We’re looking for team members in this Digital organization who think about technology problems and opportunities in exciting and different ways – creative and critical thinkers who want to change the world with us here at Volvo.
This role is within our Digital APAC Security team, which is to build the shared information security service among within all APAC region; the mission is to protect our valuable intangible asset (data & information) and key IT systems, and to protect our critical customer information.  It is the mission critical role by giving the increasing challenge of cyber threat and law and regulation requirements.
Job purpose: 
With the minimal supervisory of line manager, you will be responsible for many security areas, including partnership with security-critical department to build the solid cyber-secured environment, deploy different technical solution to mitigate most critical risks, or implement administrative control to fulfil management team & employee exception.

You will work very close to a lot of departments, including but not limited, group Digital Cybersecurity team, local Digital team, Sale & Marketing, R&D, HR, vendor/supplier.

Main job requirements/ responsibilities: 
- Serve as the security lead in the plan, design and implementation phase of Technology & Digital products to meet security requirements, address identified security gaps in on-premise and cloud-based solution.
- Serve as the security expert across security architecture functional areas: Application Security, Infrastructure Security, Security Monitoring, Operation Security, Container Security, Web Application Firewall (WAF), vulnerability Management, OT security. 
- Develop security test plans and integrate into the software development lifecycle.
- Achieves security architecture compliance on requirements, including but not limited to GDPR, China Cyber Security Law, MLPS, as well as any national regulations. 
- Build the rational security dashboard and KPI to help stakeholder easily understand status and priority.
- Complete all cyber-risk related mitigation actions.
- Improve employee security awareness by different programs,
- Setup/align with security service.
- Setup/align/implement security process, like security incident response.


Required Skills: 
- Strong problem solving skills 
- Strong communication skill
- Strong project management skill
- Strong English capability
- Strong security background to understand major security threats, and solutions
- Agile, proactive, ownership 
Job qualifications:
Bachelor's degree required,

5+ years' experience in security management; 3+ years’ experience in global, Fortune 500 organization or similar high scale, multinational environment

3 years of experience as security project manager, architecture, or similar role

Experience in security technical scanning, SDL, technical assessment will be a plus

Professional certification like PMP, ITIL, ISO27001 LA, CISSP, CISA, and CISM will be a plus


Who are we?

Everything we do starts with people. Our purpose is to provide freedom to move, in a personal, sustainable and safe way. We are committed to simplifying our customers’ lives by offering better technology solutions that improve their impact on the world and bringing the most advanced mobility innovations to protect them, their loved ones and the people around them. 

Volvo Cars’ continued success is the result of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. The people of Volvo Cars are committed to making a difference in our world. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with over 40,000 employees across the globe. We believe in bringing out the best in each other and harnessing the true power of people. At Volvo Cars your career is designed around your talents and aspirations so you can reach your full potential. Join us on a journey of a lifetime as we create safety, autonomous driving and electrification technologies of tomorrow.


Job requisition ID:  48361

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