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Senior CyberSecurity Engineer

Our company is an innovative, global healthcare leader committed to improving health and well-being in 140 countries around the world. Our product categories include heart and respiratory health, diabetes, infectious diseases and women's health. We continue to focus our research on conditions that affect millions of people around the world - diseases like Alzheimer's, Diabetes and Cancer - while further expanding our strengths in areas such as vaccines and biologics. We aspire to be the best healthcare company in the world and are dedicated to providing leading innovations and solutions for tomorrow.

Increased risks in both the information security (e.g. cyber threats, malware, etc.) and the regulated areas have required that staff possessing such skills is fully embedded within the IT organization. The enterprise is now dependent on these security and compliance experts for identifying, escalating and remediating such IT Risks in a timely and efficient manner. Also, emerging technologies like cloud, mobility and data analytics require strong IT Risk and Compliance early involvement.

To help meet these emerging challenges, we are seeking an energetic, forward-thinking security professional to support the development of Cyber Security Services and Analytics.

Primary job responsibilities include:

  • Based on current threats, regulations, and other internal/external drives, research, select, test and deploy security products providing data and system protection capabilities.
  • Ensure security solutions designed, engineered and deployed are in alignment with the security architecture and strategy, and support our policies and standards, best practices, as well as meeting performance, scalability and availability requirements.
  • Contribute to the Infrastructure Security strategy & architecture
  • Create a standard set of requirements, technical designs, recommended configurations and drawings necessary to design, implement and deploy our current and future state security capabilities.
  • Develop and execute various tests and procedures on a variety of security equipment to ensure that security systems are operating as designed.
  • Cooperate with the Security Operations by defining workbooks, procedures and processes.
  • The role requires active participation in security incident response and investigations when called upon, as well as requiring 3rd level operational support for production security solutions.
  • Contribute to enterprise-wide risk mitigation programs, processes and technologies
  • Cooperates with global IT teams and business stakeholders to assure tools are deployed with appropriate levels of protection to minimize business impact while providing effective security risk mitigation
  • Actively stay on top emerging cyber threats, trends and technologies.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience Required:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in IT information security.
  • Working knowledge in endpoint security solutions such as NGAV, EDR, DLP solutions, zero trust (SASE), USB restriction and data encryption
  • Familiarity with security standards such as NIST, ISO27000, and Mitre framework
  • Additional knowledge with security analytics and SIEM solutions
  • Specific experience with how security may integrate effectively with applications and a general understanding of network and endpoint security.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Position in leading global healthcare company
  • Global projects, international environment
  • Opportunity to learn and grow professionally within the company globally

Wide range of benefits:

  • Flexible working hours, home office
  • Yearly Bonus based on company and personal performance
  • Pension and health insurance contributions
  • Cafeteria benefits + meal vouchers
  • Internal reward system – INSPIRE – with redeeming option as services, goods or vouchers
  • Laptop and iPhone mobile device
  • Vacation entitlement 5 weeks
  • Sick days, volunteering days


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