IoT Security Architect

Posted date: Jan 22, 2021

Location: Budapest, BU, HU

Company: Ericsson

As the tech firm that created the mobile world, and with more than 54,000 patents to our name, we’ve made it our business to make a mark. When joining our team at Ericsson you are empowered to learn, lead and perform at your best, shaping the future of technology. This is a place where you're welcomed as your own perfectly unique self, and celebrated for the skills, talent, and perspective you bring to the team. Are you in?

Come, and be where it begins.

Our Exciting Opportunity

Ericsson IoT Accelerator is an as-a-service (aaS) solution for mobile operators and enterprises supporting Internet of Things (IoT). The platform provides Connectivity Management and Device Management service for IoT Devices. We're looking for a Security Architect with broad security skills in product security and/or cyber security. The role will be to set and drive the direction for the overall security of the as-a-Service solution (end-to-end) with a focus on the development / pre-production phase. The service contains of a virtualized BSS environment and a telecom core network environment, and we work with continuous deployments. The service is deployed globally and has a large customer base which has been built up during the more than 10 years that the service has been available. The service contains privacy data so EU-GDPR as well as other local privacy regulations are applicable. It is also used by Critical Infrastructure which adds additional security requirements. In your role as Security Architect you will collaborate with the Head of Development Unit Security and work in a global team with other security professionals. As a team we encourage cooperation, sharing knowledge and helping each other. You will also be cooperating a lot with other units, such as e.g. the Development teams, Product Management and other Security teams within Ericsson.

If you’re confident about your security skills and you are ready to tackle challenges driving the security of a large IoT platform serving more than 50 million subscribers, that you shall apply for this job!

You will

  • Investigate and progress the security posture in response to our strategy
  • Support the implementation of our security strategies across the portfolio
  • Cooperate with Security Masters and our development teams
  • Explain our product to customer executives

To be successful in the role you must have

  • MSc in Computer Science or related technical field
  • Minimum 7-10 years security experience from product security and/or cyber security, preferable a broad security experience from several different security domains
  • Experience from a leading role within Security (Security Architect, Security Lead or equivalent)
  • Solution driven approach and be comfortable with driving the direction for the overall security solution (end-to-end)
  • Business and customer focused attitude
  • Good English, both written and spoken


  • Experience from security during product development, including the Security Master concept and Ericsson Security Reliability Model (SRM)
  • Experience from security of large operational environments, e.g. a large enterprise IT environment or from a telecom operator
  • Experiences from Risk Management, including performing risk assessments
  • Security and privacy frameworks as e.g. ISO27001, NIST Cyber security Framework and EU-GDPR.Security certifications such as e.g. CISSP or CISM

What we offer

  • Flexible working hours
  • High standard working environment (recreation room, bicycle storage, parking lots…)
  • Easily accessible location
  • Competitive compensation package, wide range of cafeteria elements, annual bonus
  • International career opportunities
  • Great team spirit, fun events
  • Professional communities
  • Extensive professional development opportunities
  • Subsidized language courses
  • Mobile with 4G, laptop
  • Local medical service
  • Relocation support

What´s in it for you?

Here at Ericsson, our culture is built on over a century of courageous decisions. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds – you will be redefining it. You won’t develop for the status quo, but will build what replaces it. Joining us is a way to move your career in any direction you want; with hundreds of career opportunities in locations all over the world, in a place where co-creation and collaboration are embedded into the walls. You will find yourself in a speak-up environment where empathy and humanness serve as cornerstones for how we work, and where work-life balance is a priority. Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless.

What happens once you apply?

As a first step within our selection process, you will be asked to fill out our technical tests based on your experience and preference to work in.

The candidates who best match the criteria for the position, will move on to the next step in the process – the interview.

Do you believe that an organization fostering an environment of cooperation and collaboration to execute with speed creates better business value? Do you value a culture of humanness, where fact based decisions are important and our people are encouraged to speak up? Do you believe that diverse, inclusive teams drive performance and innovation? At Ericsson, we do. 

We provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, religion, political opinion, nationality, ethnic background, social origin, social status, indigenous status, disability, age, union membership or employee representation and any other characteristic protected by local law or Ericsson’s Code of Business Ethics.

Primary country and city: Hungary (HU) || || Budapest || R&D

Req ID: 470344 

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