Cyber Security Manager (m/w/d)

Ideas need initiative.

Werum IT Solutions is the world’s leading supplier of manufacturing execution systems (MES) and manufacturing IT solutions for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries. Werum’s PAS-X software product is run by more than half of the world’s top 30 pharmaceutical and biotech companies as well as many mid-sized drug manufacturers. Founded in 1969, Werum is headquartered in Lüneburg, Germany, and has locations in Europe, America, and Asia. Werum is part of the Körber Group’s Business Area Pharma Systems.

The Business Area Pharma Systems provides high quality solutions for the production, inspection and packaging of pharmaceutical products and unites seven internationally successful companies under one roof.

The Körber Group is an international technology group with around 10,000 employees all over the world. It unites technologically leading companies with more than 100 production, service and sales locations and offers its customers solutions, products and services in the Business Areas of Körber Digital, Logistics Systems, Pharma Systems, Tissue and Tobacco.

For our location in Lüneburg we are looking for a

Cyber Security Manager (m/w/d)


  • Definition of a cyber security strategy in software development
  • Setup processes to build in security during the development stages of Werum’s products
  • Building security in software development will also include:
    • Training software developers
    • Setting up cyber security controls
    • Compliance testing and assurance with cyber security controls (e.g. by code reviews)
    • Organizing and/or executing penetration tests
  • Looking for vulnerabilities and risks in Werum’s software and in customers hardware environments
  • Establishing the role as a single point of contact for cyber security issues and enquiries from customers
  • Implementing ISA/IEC-62443 standard for Werum’s products
  • Publication of cyber security Information to customers and for Werum internally


Ideal Experience:

  • Five years of software development experience with large scale applications - especially in software architecture
  • Experience in IT infrastructure for the manufacturing industry, knowledge of Werum’s MES solution PAS-X is a plus
  • Experience in cyber security technologies and strategies
  • In-depth knowledge of  ISA/IEC-62443 with its implication on software suppliers
  • Understanding of the pharmaceutical environment and regulatory authorities is a plus
  • A Bachelor of Science Degree in a Science or Computer Science field is required, a Master of Science Degree is preferred

Desired Skills:

  • Self-motivated, energetic and enthusiastic personality
  • Strong analytical skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Thorough understanding of the software development life cycle
  • Strong desire to be the “go-to” person with the ability to figure things out on your own; needs to enjoy configuring software and troubleshooting issues
  • Ability to collaborate in and lead teams