Sr. Analyst Information Security

Lake County, IL, US
Sep 29, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
The Sr. Analyst, Information Security works with various internal and external groups to ensure that AbbVie information security policies, practices, and procedures are properly implemented within AbbVie Business Programs. The analyst reviews business programs, projects, and initiatives from inception, throughout the implementation, to end of life, to ensure that appropriate security controls are applied throughout the entire lifecycle.
  • Establishes and maintains strong relationships with IT and Business group leaders to understand goals, programs and strategic objectives. Evaluates and articulates program security requirements; identifies potential security risk factors and business impacts.
  • Engages AbbVie Third Party Suppliers to assess security posture, remediation requirements and compensating controls as they apply to Business Programs.
  • Develops in-depth knowledge of AbbVie Information Security policies, processes and procedures, as well as compliance processes and initiatives in order to provide subject matter expertise and guidance to other organizations (Commercial, R&D, Audit, Legal, Purchasing, etc) within AbbVie.
  • Provides Information Security expertise and guidance to Business group leaders and IT Owners to ensure an appropriate balance between security risks and business enablement for identified business programs and initiatives.
  • Acts as central point of contact with regard to Information Security matters and AbbVie security policies for AbbVie Purchasing, Legal/Privacy and Quality during the supplier evaluation and contract negotiation process.
  • Reviews current technology and information policies and practices for continued applicability with respect to AbbVie commercial and R&D business programs. Provides recommendations for improvements.

  • Minimum of 5 years Information Security experience or equivalent experience in Information Risk Management.
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or other equivalent certifications required.
  • Strong experience and up to date knowledge in Open Systems, Windows, Mobility, Internet and network security products and platforms, including user authorization, encryption tools and techniques, communication protocols, vulnerability assessments, data loss and penetration testing, and secure coding.
  • Mix of IT operations and business program experience required.
  • Demonstrated skills in project management, collaboration, communication and organizational skills required.
  • Information Security Consulting background and experience preferred.
  • Written and verbal communication skills are critical.
  • Adept at communicating concepts to diverse audiences with varying skill sets.


Bachelor's Degree required

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