IT Architect, Infrastructure & Security

Fastems supplies globally leading automation solutions. Our mission is to help metalworking manufacturers increase productivity and sustainability. We work with cutting-edge industrial companies from aerospace to various branches of machine building. There are almost 450 of us, and we like to keep our ways of working agile. We believe in our unique company culture that serves as the key to our continuous renewal. At Fastems you’ll get to work with some of the brightest people in the industry, so every day is an opportunity to learn something new.

Our ICT team is looking for a new talent and a colleague to work as a

IT Architect, Infrastructure & Security

As an IT Architect you will be responsible for developing and implementing global ICT infrastructure together with service providers. You will assist our delivery organizations in developing the ICT architecture of our solutions headquartered in Tampere, Finland. You will also be responsible for security (physical and cyber) related development at Fastems group, including also cyber security of our solutions.

Your main responsibility areas will be:

Strategy & Planning

-Provide architectural consulting expertise, direction, and assistance

-Document and develop in-depth knowledge of company’s existing IT architecture/infrastructure, and technology portfolio

-Develop and manage an infrastructure capacity plan

-Develop, document, communicate, and enforce a technology standards policy

-Conduct research on emerging technologies in support of infrastructure development efforts, and recommend technologies that will increase cost effectiveness and infrastructure flexibility

-Perform security assessments, identify gaps in existing security architecture, and recommend changes or improvements

-Design security architecture elements to mitigate threats

-Create solutions that align enterprise security architecture frameworks and standards (e.g. NIST, ISO 27001) with overall business and security strategy

-Participate in risk assessments for new technologies and projects

-Assist in developing a disaster recovery and business continuity plan. Identify and prioritize system functions required to promote continuity and availability of critical business processes such that in the circumstance of system failure critical business functions are restored or recovered promptly


-Define and communicate corporate plans, procedures, policies, and standards for the organization for acquiring, implementing, and operating new security systems, equipment, software, and other technologies

-Document security requirements and controls for protecting information, systems, and technology assets

-Communicate current and emerging security threats to project team members

Operational Management

-Collaborate with end users and senior management to define business requirements for complex systems development and gain buy-in for the plans

-Review new and existing IT projects, systems designs, and procurement/outsourcing plans for compliance with IT standards and plans

The job requires:

-Relevant university level degree, certifications in cyber security considered seen as an asset

5+ years work experience

-Hands-on experience with business requirements gathering/analysis

-Proven experience in systems design and development

-In-depth technical knowledge of network, PC, and platform operating systems

-Proven project planning and management experience

-Good knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws

-Knowledge of computer networking concepts and protocols (e.g. TCP/IP, DNS) and network security methodologies.

-Knowledge of network access, identity, and access management (e.g. public key infrastructure, Oauth, OpenID, SAML, SPML)

-Knowledge of remote access technology concepts

-Work experience in cybersecurity designs for systems, networks, and multi-level security requirements or requirements for processing multiple classification levels of data

-Knowledge of risk management processes and experience in conducting risk assessments

-Familiarity with the application of privacy principles to organizational requirements

-Knowledge of identity and access management methods

-Knowledge of business continuity and disaster recovery operation plans

To succeed in this position you have:

-Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills in English

-Strong interpersonal and consultative skills

-Ability to conduct research into emerging technologies and trends, standards, and products as required

-Strong analytical and problem-solving skills capable of managing projects that drive business objectives

-Ability to work in team environments and to negotiate with multiple stakeholders

Innovative thinker who is self-directed and resourceful

Why Fastems?

At Fastems, you’ll work in one of the top companies of a rapidly growing industry that revolutionizes the world of manufacturing. You will work in a truly global company where diversity is seen as an asset. We value the well-being of our employees and work hard to ensure that everyone can achieve work-life balance. This role is based in our modern headquarters in Lahdesjärvi Tampere which supports agility way of working with a flexible remote working possibility. We value our unique and inspiring work culture expressed through our values.

Interested in joining us #fastemsians?

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