Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.

Emerging Risk & Security Capabilities Architect

Your tasks and responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this role, Emerging Risk and Security Capabilities Architect, are to: 

  • Drive end-to-end cloud security architecture;  
  • Maintain overall industry knowledge on latest trends, technology, etc. and serve as subject matter expert for Bayer;
  • Create security patterns for the public, private, and hybrid cloud initiatives;
  • Analyze and design cloud environments, deployments, and security strategy and processes;
  • Demonstrate leadership ability to back decisions with research and the why, and articulate several options, with pros and cons for each, and a recommendation;  
  • Accountable for partnering with stakeholders, IT and Business Teams to ensure understanding of and alignment with their business goals to develop security strategies for Bayer globally;
  • Develop long term security strategies to support business agility and partner with internal business personnel for adoption;
  • Identify and manage security products and vendor relationships pertaining to endpoints, cloud, IoT, API’s Agile development, and emerging security ventures;  
  • Provide recommendations for the selection and Lifecycle Management of 3rd party data security products;
  • Perform Vendor and Application Risk Assessments, and documentation of recommendations;
  • Document security strategies and patterns (Cloud, Managed Services, Reference Architectures), deployment plans, and business data focus;  
  • Provide IT Security consulting services to stakeholders, IT, Business Teams, and projects;  
  • Develop and coach other staff on how to implement security via established patterns.
  • Please note that this role can be based at our office in Creve Coeur, MO, USA or at our office in Leverkusen, Germany.


Who you are

Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values.  More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • 7+ years of relevant Information Security experience;
  • Experience with enterprise IT design concepts and strategies;
  • Working knowledge of the OSI Model;
  • Cloud systems engineering and operational experience (MS Azure, Google Cloud Platform, and/or AWS), including SAAS, PAAS, IAAS, and Serverless;
  • Broad-based working knowledge of cloud platforms, identity federation, networking, application, database, infrastructure and/or server/serverless administration;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of managed services and security best practices;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of encryption technologies;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of security perimeter controls;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with implementing a security control framework (ISO, NIST, COBIT, CIS, CSA);
  • Demonstrated ability to engage with senior leaders to define requirements and implement technology solutions that add value and reduce risk;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with managing complex projects;
  • Strong foundational knowledge of all domains of security;
  • Process oriented and strong documentation skills;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong written skills and presentation skills.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Active CISSP certification preferred


Your application

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans


Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.


Country: United States
Location: Leverkusen, MO-Creve Coeur
Functional Area: [sap_fa_8]
Entry Level: 5