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IT Principal Security Technologist


Poznań, PL, 60-829

Req ID:  78092
Facility:  POZNAN-6731
Department:  Security Foundations
Division:  Global Business Services

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Driven by its employees around the globe, LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are key to advancing solutions to modern challenges like enhancing food safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supplies through stronger and more versatile pipes, improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road, and ensuring the safe and effective functionality in electronics and appliances. LyondellBasell sells products into more than 100 countries and is the world's largest producer of polypropylene compounds and the largest licensor of polyolefin technologies. In 2022, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fifth consecutive year.

Basic Function

This position is part of the Operational Platforms group reporting into the Global Technology Services department. The primary role of this position is to provide guidance toward, technical support of, and implementation work on projects within the Security Technology Foundation group. The position works closely with leadership, the other infrastructure groups (networks, perimeter security, and desktop), as well as the application teams and digital security teams to secure the enterprise and develop, maintain, and advance the security posture of the company. The position will perform the day-to-day duties on the team, work on call, etc.; and be the go-to technical expert for their area of expertise which includes Active Directory, anti-virus, anti-spyware, intrusion prevention, and numerous identity and access systems. The position leads and provides direction for implementation of corporate security policies, programs, and procedures necessary to protect information systems’ assets from intentional or inadvertent modification, disclosure or destruction. The principal will report to management regarding the effectiveness of network and data security, and make recommendations for the adoption of new policies, procedures and technologies as required as well as managing and coordinating compliance for required industry audits. This position requires a broad range of knowledge across multiple IT disciplines.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Maintain broad technology breadth with the ability to define solutions that span IT vertical boundaries
  • Research, design and implement new tools to enhance IT value to the business
  • Identify areas for process improvement and drive efficiency
  • Create system-level security architecture and design which includes definition of technical security controls (e.g., access control, authentication, encryption, deterrence measure, etc.) and definition of non-technical security controls (e.g., process and procedure) necessary to achieve the security requirements and remediate audit finding.
  • Overall enterprise responsibility for endpoint protection, including anti-virus, anti-spyware, intrusion prevention, host DLP, and data encryption.
  • Maintain and develop two factor authentication infrastructure leveraging identity management.
  • Manage Azure AD (SSO Configuration, Application Registration, MFA, etc.) and on-prem Active Directory (GPO, Kerberos/SPN, Domain Controllers, Distributed File System, etc.).
  • MCAS Policy Creation/Modifications.
  • Network Policy Server Support.
  • Oversee the deployment, integration and configuration of all new security solutions, and any enhancements made to existing security solutions, to improve overall enterprise security.
  • Develop and maintain the company’s infrastructure security documents (policies, standards, baselines, guidelines and procedures).
  • Determine appropriate levels of security controls and systems monitoring.
  • Use effective measures to respond to infrastructure security alerts.
  • Understand the latest hacker techniques and propose appropriate countermeasures.
  • Lead and assist in advanced troubleshooting of complex issues that cross multiple domains, applying core knowledge and troubleshooting to lead group to resolution.
  • Manage workstation policies to lockdown end-points without sacrificing user experience.
  • Work with members of the IT staff to realize enterprise approach to security.
  • Perform ticket queue monitoring and prioritization.
  • After-hours / weekend work as required.
  • Assist with IT audits to support SOX and ISO 27001 certifications.
  • Facilitate the authorship and maintenance of security technology configurations and standards.

Min. Qualifications

•    8+ years of experience in a technical design/architect level position
•    8+ years of experience designing, implementing and supporting a broad scope of core technology solutions including Active Directory, Virtualization, Servers, Storage, custom development, technical trends, innovation, etc.
•    Broad infrastructure security experience, with end point and infrastructure level applications.
•    Excellent communication skills, ability and experience presenting technology to executive level staff – both oral and written
•    Experience driving technical conversations with stakeholders at various levels within an organization, including clients, IT technicians/managers and C-level executives
•    Ability to present technical solutions to audiences of varying technical expertise
•    Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in related field, e.g. Computer Science, Information Technology or Engineering


Builds effective teams
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

We Offer

We offer an environment where we encourage personal and professional growth and where you will be rewarded for your performance and results. You will have the possibility to work with specialist on all fields to develop innovative solutions and to extend your national and international network. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary and benefits package.

The Company's Global Remote Work Policy allows eligible employees the option to work up to two days a week from home.

LyondellBasell is committed to advancing diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) to ensure a positive experience for all employees.

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