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We are seeking energetic, forward thinking professionals to join our Information Technology group in Prague as a Associate Director, Cyber Security Engineering
You will have the opportunity to work on global teams to identify the biggest opportunities as well as tackle the biggest challenges at the intersection of healthcare, information and technology with a focus on cyber security.
Primary job responsibilities include :
As a key member of the Information Technology, Risk Management and Security organization, the Data and System Protection Platform lead will manage a team of engineers to support development and deployment of cybersecurity solutions for the enterprise.
This professional will provide oversight, leadership and mentorship to the staff and contractors responsible for the technical activities pertaining to the delivery of security solutions, including most SDLC activities such as the testing, validation, documentation, production deployment and turnover to the Security Operations organization.
The security solutions and products involved include, but are not limited to, web security solutions (web gateway, web application firewall), application security solutions (SharePoint, Exchange, NAS protection), endpoint security solutions (antivirus, desktop firewall, web content filtering, intrusion prevention), data classification, encryption solutions (full disk, file / folder, key management), data leakage protection (DLP), SEIM, cloud and mobile security and enterprise log management systems.
The role includes managing resources focused on Network Segmentation activities, Application Security and Security Analytics
The role includes some level of responsibility for delivering company critical security projects
These solutions support our current and future state capabilities for achieving desired levels of information protection, confidentiality, integrity and availability of services.
The incumbent will ensure that the security solutions developed and deployed are in alignment with security architecture and strategy as identified by the Platform lead, and support MSD’s policies and standards, best practices, as well as meeting performance, scalability and availability requirements.
The role may require active participation and assistance with 3rd level operational support for production security solutions when required.
The role requires active and ongoing collaboration with many organizations both within and external to ITRMS such as Global Technology Operations, Business area IT leadership, IT Country Leaders and Client Service Leaders.
and other key business area leads. They will work closely with the other Data and System Protection Platform hub leads as well as the identified project managers and leaders in the ITRMS Strategy and Planning organization.
The candidate will also be expected to perform mentoring and guidance to staff members. They may also be expected to oversee / manage contractor engagements.
The incumbent must be able to lead independently and exersize appropriate judgement.
The incumbent will be expected to build and maintain a high performance team. They must foster and environment of technical excellence coupled with collaboration and teamwork.
The candidate must be able to keep up-to-date with current and emerging security solutions, threats and trends and be able to develop and present recommendations for the adoption of this information into an overall security solution strategy and roadmap.
The candidate needs to be able influence workfows and key leaders in order to adopt new behaviors that protects MSD’s critical information.
Required Experience and Skills :
Strong leadership qualities and ability to work well in a highly diverse environment.
Excellent collaboration skills, communication, and conflict resolution skills.
Ability to build strong working relationships within their organization and external to their organization.
Self-motivation and ability to act as an effective mentor for staff members.
At least 5 years of experience working within an information technology area.
Direct experience with staff management and oversight.
Experience with IT applications and how security may integrate effectively with those applications and a general understanding of network and endpoint security.
Familiarity with information security processes, solutions and products.
Solid technical understanding of IT, passion for problem solving and a desire to learn.
Ability to adapt and rapidly learn new technologies / technical concepts.
Desired Experience and Skills :
Technical skills working with a diverse range of IT technologies and products.
Experience with technologies that support the enterprise.
Working knowledge and demonstrated technical skills in security technologies.
Professional certifications desirable : CISSP, CISM, CISA or equivalent industry certifications.
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We offer :
Position in a leading global healthcare company
Professional growth based on performance
Innovative and flexible working environment
Wide range of benefits
Your role at MSD is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement.
At MSD, we’re inventing for life.