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Böblingen, Germany
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Regular - Permanent
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Description & Requirements

About the Role

We’re looking for a Vulnerability Management Specialist to join our Global Product Cybersecurity team. You will be cooperating with the Vulnerability Manager and collaborate closely with the CTI automation, pentesting team and IT security. The Vulnerability Management team identifies and prioritizes all threats and vulnerabilities in our Product environment and provides respective reports to key stakeholders. If you are passionate about Product Security and want to develop solutions that will secure our enterprise across all HARMAN lines of business, then we want to talk to you. The nature of this position is a technical security function, not a compliance function.

What You Will Do

  • Closely collaborate with the Harman global Vulnerability Management (VM) team and ensure smooth operations
  • Drive analysis, rate, and confirm vulnerabilities reported by external researchers, as well as new technical vulnerabilities according to their business impact and prioritize remediation activities
  • Develop of the VM-related applications / scripts as well as provide Software Quality Assurance
  • Drive peripheral application and infrastructure patching tasks on the vulnerability remediation process
  • Drive tasks and root cause analysis for incident response for critical vulnerability
  • Mentor less experienced team members in tasks

What You Need

  • Bachelor’s relevant technical degree; apprenticeship with minimum or 5+ years of practical experience in a cybersecurity role
  • 3-5+ years in a technical cybersecurity position within corporate, military, or law enforcement
  • Skilled in IT, embedded systems, hardware testing, threat intelligence, or cybersecurity
  • Demonstrates integrity, strong influence in teamwork, promotes a knowledge-sharing and excellence-driven culture
  • Able to work under pressure, participate in technical discussions, provide advisory in technical matters
  • Experience in enhancing vulnerability management and incident response processes, especially in OT/ICS, embedded, or product contexts
  • Familiar with cybersecurity standards, risks, and preventative strategies
  • Proficient in programming/scripting (Python, bash, Ruby), and understands software/hardware
  • Proficiency in Cybersecurity controls, frameworks, terminology, and concepts
  • English (C1-C2); German is beneficial

What is Nice to Have

  • Cybersecurity experience (preferably from IT/OT or IoT/automotive)
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity standards and organizations (CC, FIPS, NIST)
  • Risk management knowledge
  • Active participation of conferences, consortiums, CTFs (capture the flag)
  • Publications, Blogs or Repos of past Cybersecurity work
  • Knowledge of CSIRT or PSIRT

What Makes You Eligible

  • Be willing to travel up to 5% of the time, domestic and international
  • Be willing to work in an office in Germany, Boeblingen

What We Offer

  • HARMAN offers a diverse and inclusive work environment that fosters and encourages career development opportunities, professional training and competitive market base compensation
  • You will also receive top-notch employee discounts on Harman’s Consumer Audio (JBL, AKG, HARMAN Kardon) and Samsung products
  • Flexible work schedule with a culture encouraging work life integration and collaboration in a global friendly working atmosphere and good work-life-balance
  • Attractive salary package based on the Metall & Elektro Tarif Baden Wurttemberg and an Employer contribution towards a company pension plan
  • Professional development opportunities through HARMAN University’s business and leadership academies which also includes extensive technical trainings
  • Internal talent management leadership acceleration programs
  • “Be Brilliant” employee recognition and rewards program

HARMAN is proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.