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Date:  Jul 21, 2024
Location:  Ann Arbor
Company:  Wacker Chemical Corporation
Do you want to take responsibility and make a difference with your work? With your expertise, we can achieve great goals together. We are WACKER - Reliable. Determined. Ambitious. As one of the world's most research-intensive chemical companies, we've been making countless products that are an integral part of your everyday life possible for over 100 years. From vegan food to resource-efficient buildings to solar cells, we develop sustainable solutions that change the future.
To strengthen our team in Ann Arbor,
we are looking for you as a(n) CyberSecurity Specialist.




  • Oversees all IT security topics with a strong emphasis on ISMS processes for the US Region.
  • Handles all initial Security Incident Response initiatives in the US Region and invokes the Global IT Security Team when needed for support.  
  • Initiates and adheres to Wacker's Global Cyber Security protocols and implements Global Threat scanning standards based upon a close relationship and interaction with the Wacker Global IT Security Team.
  • Follows closely emerging threat actors and Vulnerability Management Paradigms that may threaten Wacker Systems.   
  • Develops and initiates vulnerability methodologies and tactics.  
  • Guards all company data, particularly sensitive information, from both internal and external threats by collaborating on and implementing defensive measures against would-be intruders.  
  • Maintains and stays current with emerging cybercrime tactics through continuous learning and an ongoing collaboration with the Wacker Global IT Security Team.  
  • Takes a strong team-focused role in all daily and/or major security events in Wacker's US Region.  
  • Provides user awareness training when needed and regularly initiates security monitoring, provides security reporting, including security KPI updates to senior management regarding security metrics and the overall security health of Wacker.  
  • Collects data on current security measures for risk analysis, conducts regular testing to identify vulnerabilities and updates defensive protocols when necessary. 
  •  Functions as a contributing member and/or leader of all required Regional and Global security team meetings with a strong, initiative driven focus on both collaboration and threat mitigation.  
  • Engages and collaborates closely with external partners to assure that Wacker's security landscape remains secure and healthy.
  • Develops and assures that Wacker's Business Continuity Planning is up to date, assuring that all Business Continuity Planning is tested at regular intervals, while providing all required documentation to support security auditing and reporting.



  • Required Education and Desired Field of Study
  • BS is required, preferred in Computer Science or a related field; master's degree preferred
  • Minimum Number of Years of Experience in Related Field
  • Minimum of 7+ years of position and security event mitigation experience
  • Additional Required/Preferred Credentials 
  • CISM (Certified Information Security Manager)
  • CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)
  • CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker)
What do we offer?
WACKER is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and sustainability. We are innovators, researchers, and pioneers and we believe that our individual differences are our collective strength. We foster an inclusive environment that promotes individuality, celebrates diversity, and builds cohesive teams. Together, we create exceptional value for our employees, our customers, and our communities by creating a culture of inclusion and equity that enables, empowers, and values our diverse contributions. 
WACKER strives to reward its employees in a fair and equitable manner. Our Total Rewards Package considers employee wellbeing and is comprised of compensation, benefits, work-life balance, performance & recognition, and career development.
  • Compensation and Incentive plans
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance effective day 1
  • Paid Time Off in addition to personal days and holidays
  • Paid parental leave
  • Wellbeing fund
  • Flexible hybrid work arrangements
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Career development and advancement opportunities
  • Support for Community Involvement
We are looking forward to your online application at
Reference Code: 25280 
The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job.
A minimum requirement for this US-based position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent unrestricted basis.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position, including for any type of US permanent residency (e.g., for a green card).
WACKER is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Ann Arbor
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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