Schaefer Systems International, Inc.

Information Security Manager - Charlotte, NC or Remote

Posted Date 2 months ago(6/7/2021 5:34 PM)
Information Technology


You are part of the Group Information Security Organization of the SSI SCHÄFER GROUP and are responsible for the locations within your region. You report directly to the Group Head of Information Security.

As an Information Security Manager, you will find an exciting and challenging work environment in which you will continually evolve. The Information Security Manager is also responsible for the constant development of the information security of the internal SSI SCHÄFER IT network, in particular the SSI SCHÄFER logistic solutions and IT products.

Your daily work will consistent of management of all aspects on Information Security within your area of responsibility.  At SSI Schäfer we define an area as a group of countries in a common geographic area.  Your tasks will include execution of security framework standards, continuous improvement of Information Security and constant communication within your area of responsibility and globally.


Note: This individual can reside in Charlotte, NC or remote.


  • Information Security Incident Response
    • Initiate and execute measures for current threat situations
    • Incident handling within the region and the group
    • Support internal business units and IT during remediation and lessons learned
  • Information security governance
    • Develop information security standards and guidelines for systems, products and processes
    • Evaluate (audit) the implementation of and the compliance with the IS standards
    • Advise the internal departments for security-relevant IT projects, product development and customer solutions to meet compliance requirements.
  • Information Security Reporting
    • Design and distribute security metrics to meet regional needs
    • Consult and support internal business units and IT for closing vulnerabilities (and treating risks)
    • Create risk analyzes and mitigation strategies
  • Information Security Awareness Training
    • Support localization and design on Information Security Training program
    • Provide regional support to employees
  • Information Security Consultancy
    • Security by Design Conception / safe software development
  • Support business units with the conception and implementation of "Security by Design" for all products
  • Support Internal IT will the conception and implementation to secure services and applications with a security first approach.
  • Represent the Head of Information Security in committees and work groups
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor degree, and at least three years of professional experience in an Information security role or Advanced Degree in Information Technology or Business (Master’s degree preferreIn-depth knowledge of operating systems (Linux and Windows), network technologies, databases and (web) applications
  • Knowledge of common IT Security Standards, norms and laws (e.g. ISO 27000, CIS, PCI DSS)
  • Experience with technical IT security architectures
  • Experience in risk management, in internal and external audit management as well as in international cooperation
  • Recognized certifications such as, for example, CISSP, CISM, CISA, etc. are an advantage
  • Very strong communication skills (spoken and written) in English and local language.
  • Continuing Education to maintain skills and awareness in Information Security.

  • Responsiveness and timeliness to assigned task and duties.


Benefits and Perks:


SSI SCHAEFER is a family-owned company that values the professional success and personal fulfillment of employees. When you join the team, you join the SSI SCHAEFER family. Here are just a few of the perks and benefits that employees enjoy:

  • Health and life insurance benefits
  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Comprehensive paid training
  • Emphasis on work/life balance
  • Industry stability
  • Positive and fun company culture
  • Generous Paid Time off package


Schaefer Systems International provides storage, materials handling, logistics and waste technology solutions to businesses throughout North America. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Schaefer Systems International is part of the SSI SCHAEFER Group, a global leader in logistics and materials handling founded in 1937 with offices and plants in over 50 different countries. Learn more about our company at

SSI Schaefer is an equal opportunity employer. 





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