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Director IT Security/Americas CISO

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Parsippany
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: Kristy Lee 05/07/18
  • Sector: Cyber Security , Glocomms
  • Date posted: 07/05/2018
Director IT Security/Americas CISO
Global Pharmaceutical Leader
Parsippany, New Jersey, USA
Compensation: $170,000 + Bonuses & Benefits

A leading global pharmaceutical leader is looking for an experienced IT Security professional to lead the Security space of the Americas and Canada.

The position is located in Parsippany, New Jersey, where my client is currently moving its headquarters. As a Director of IT Security, you will get the opportunity to grow the security space from the ground up and report to the global CISO. They are the world’s largest generic medicines producer, reaching over 100 global markets. Their goal is to offer safe, effective medications to people around the world.

Desired Skills and Experience:
  • In-depth knowledge of IT technology and IT systems. Hands-on experience required.
  • Professional Experience in IT Security Functions for 8 to 12 years
  • Knowledge of service design and architecture
  • Good knowledge of technical information security devices such as firewalls, content filters etc.
  • Good knowledge of networking and communication protocols.
  • Able to use IS tools such as vulnerability scanners, data search
  • Understanding of standards which the IS organization has to be compliant to (ISO 27001, COBIT, ITIL, GxP, etc
Your role will involve the following:
  • Ensure compliance with infrastructural, organizational and technical standard security measures to achieve a level of security for IT assets and resources
  • Coordinate with local IT managers to appoint local IT security trustees
  • Manage IT security activities in order to continuously improve security as part of global IT security governance and report IT security status to global IT Security
  • Ensure compliance with global IT security policy and guidelines.

This is a phenomenal opportunity for the right candidate that will offer the unique opportunity to not only work for a well-established company but to also make an immediate impact during this massive growth phase. If you are interested please send call 917-338-5248.