Volvo Group PKI IT Architect in Lyon, France

PKI IT Architect, Infrastructure Network & Security

In this role you will be reporting to the Director of Core (Network and Security) Infrastructure Services, in the Service Management department of Infrastructure & Onsite Services.

Role mission & context

In this role, together with the other members in the TSPKI team, you will be responsible for the architecture of the PKI service for the vehicle connectivity used by Volvo Group Brands. In close relationship with the partner(s) in charge of the detailed technical architecture, you will identify, design, document, communicate and enforce architectural choices that can support Volvo Group long term strategy, while on the other hand preventing architectural choices that can be an obstacle to Volvo Group long term strategy. You will be responsible for driving and creating a consistent infrastructure architecture for the Transport Solution PKI service within Volvo Group.

Main areas of responsibility

  • Produce and maintain the long term technical architecture strategy and roadmaps, in collabaration with partner(s) and vendors

  • Secure PKI infrastructure architecture compliance

  • Participate and in some cases drive research activities, and keep updated on market trends

  • PKI Infrastructure architecture quality assurance and making sure that external Audits and Assessments is performed yearly

  • IT-architecture competence to support Volvo Group new PKI initiatives (incl. secure commonality and reusability)

  • Contact towards Volvo Group users; review and agree on requirements and methods for certificate lifecycle management throughout Volvo Group BA’s

  • Participate in Tactical PKI Forum

  • Anomaly review and development (decide what SOC shall monitor)

  • Supplier speaking partner regarding service run-time changes.

  • Certificate administration; manually create new certificate and control validity of current certificate. (via Supplier portal).

  • Access Management

  • Co-ordination and prioritization of incidents and problems (in case not fully managed by support and involving several systems and services in addition to Supplier PKI certificate service)

  • Work with Volvo Group IT Security and Compliance department to define the security architecture concept that can support Volvo Group long term

  • Up to date expertise in the Vehicle Connectivity and Security area

Required competencies and experience

  • Minumum 5 year experience as a PKI IT architect role

  • At ease in a multi-cultural environment

  • Innovative and creative mind-set in order to inspire and challenge in your organization

  • Strong quality focus and a personal drive to reach the objectives and targets set for your unit, understanding how these contribute to the Volvo Group vision and strategy

  • Relevant university degree or equivalent

  • Service and result oriented mind-set

  • Excellent communication & presentation skills

  • Fluent in English, (BULATS level above 55 points)

Volvo Group IT can offer

You get an opportunity to work together with highly skilled colleagues in an exciting, global environment which provides opportunities to develop both professionally and personally. You will be a key player in building the new Volvo I&O organization. You will work in close collaboration with various stakeholders inside as well as outside the Volvo Group.

At Volvo Group we are actively working to establish teams that will take maximum advantage of the strengths inherent in differences in knowledge, experience, age, gender, nationality etc

Application screaning will start immediately.

About us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Group IT manages the Group’s overall IT strategies and plans and has the end-to-end responsibility for all development, delivery, support of IT solution and services for the Volvo Group.

We are more than 6000 people based in 36 countries working in a completely global organization. We are a team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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