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Technical Security Specialist

Date: Aug 26, 2021

Location: Solihull, GB, B91 2AA Herning, DK, 7400 Logstor, DK, 9670 Oettingen, DE, 86732 Brilon, DE, 59929 GB Bremgarten, CH, 5620 Emsdetten, DE, 48282 CH Mittweida, DE, 09648 DE Vienna, AT, 1230 Gänserndorf, AT, 2230

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.


JELD-WEN (NYSE:JELD), founded in 1960, is one of the world’s largest door and window manufacturers, with more than 22,000 employees operating in 24 countries globally. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, JELD-WEN designs, produces and distributes an extensive range of interior and exterior doors, wood, vinyl and aluminium windows and related products for use in the new construction and repair and remodelling of residential homes and non-residential buildings. 
Our products and services afford us the opportunity to enter peoples’ workplaces, homes and daily lives. With this privilege comes great responsibility to ensure that the products we deliver are reliable and enrich the places and lives that they touch. We bring beauty and security to the spaces that touch our lives.

We act with integrity, invest in people, inspire through innovation, deliver on our promises and improve every day. We are seeking talented individuals who share this purpose and values and want to excel in their field of expertise. We offer excellent benefits, a collaborative environment in which to apply your talent and a dynamic and growing company, with exceptional career progression opportunities.




This position, part of the global Cybersecurity and Compliance Team, will be embedded within our EU region to ensure that the requirements of JELD-WEN’s global Vulnerability Management Program can be balanced with the specific needs and expectations of our EU businesses.

The position will require hands-on technical skills and excellent planning and coordination skills to ensure that multiple EU-specific IT security initiatives are effectively prioritized, planned, communicated, and implemented. 


The successful candidate will collaborate with JELD-WEN’s Enterprise Architecture, Infrastructure, Platforms, and regional IT Teams to enable JELD-WEN to identify, protect, detect, respond to, and recover from Cybersecurity breaches.

Roles & Responsibilities:


  •  Perform, coordinate and work with the regional IT and business teams on the following:
    • Testing, scheduling, communication, and deployment of patches/upgrades
    • First-line security incident (e.g. Anti-Virus alert, Ransomware, etc.) response, escalation, and communication
    • Research involving legal/HR-sanctioned investigations
    • Network monitoring and analysis to determine whether there have been any attacks
    • Testing and continuous improvement of regional Cybersecurity defenses
    • Reviews and optimization of hardware and operating system security configurations
    • Assess compliance to JELD-WEN security policies and standards
    • Remediation of external pen-test observations
    • Cybersecurity due diligence for new acquisitions
    • Development and reporting of regional Cybersecurity metrics/KPI’s
    • Documentation of regional security operating procedures
    • Staying up to date with emerging threats and vulnerabilities through research and peer group networking
  • Manage multiple initiatives with a broad Cybersecurity scope
  • Prepare and present justifications to secure resource commitments
  • Other Cybersecurity-related activities that might reasonably be expected of the position


Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Business, Information Technology, or related field and 3 years of relevant experience, or 5 years of relevant experience with evidence of exceptional ability
  • Strong English language skills (spoken and written).  Other languages (especially German) would be advantageous
  • Demonstrated track record of delivering security improvements within cross-functional teams
  • Excellent planning, coordination, and communication skills
  • Minimum 2 years of security-specific technical experience in several of the following: threat modeling, incident response, OS hardening, vulnerability scanning, vulnerability management, cloud security, penetration testing, Windows Security Policy, VPN, Firewall, Intrusion Prevention/Detection Systems
  • Knowledge of information security solutions, including data loss prevention, intrusion detection and prevention, network security monitoring and vulnerability management
  • Relevant certifications, together with exposure to EU and International security/privacy standards (e.g., GDPR, NIST, PCI-DSS, etc.) would be advantageous


JELD-WEN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

Unless explicitly requested or approached by JELD-WEN, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services