Data Security Response Manager

United States
Jan 05, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women's health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at . Follow @abbvie on Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and LinkedIn .

Purpose Statement:

The Data Security Response Manager will provide oversight and support for the data security response team in the endeavor to detect, respond, and protect AbbVie from internal risks. In this role, you will be responsible for supporting the analysis, quality, and effectiveness of the data security response analysts. This role will act as a liaison between the response, engineering, and consulting teams of the data security program and broader cyber security team to champion tactical and strategic requirements. Through understanding current and future needs, this role will shape the direction of data security program as we venture to protect patients, data, systems, and our brand.

Job Location : Flexible with some travel options to Lake county office @ IL

Major Responsibilities:
  • Manage the Data Security Response team analysts, ensuring strategic and tactical team objectives are met with adequate quality and within timeframe expectations.
  • Serve as an active and consistent contributor in the analysis of alerts from Data Loss Prevention (DLP) and data security monitoring solutions.
  • Develop and improve team capabilities and advance formal process maturity.
  • Provide support and guidance to data security response analysts based on available information and exercise good judgement in support of the data security program objectives.
  • Work with data security program leadership and stakeholders to define and implement metrics and reporting strategies to effectively communicate position of the data security response function.
  • Assist with resolution of operational data security solution deployment, implementation, and functional issues.
  • Develop and improve processes for data security response activities balancing quality and speed.


  • Experience within the realm of data security, including topics such as Data Loss Prevention, encryption, security monitoring, and/or Privacy
  • Willingness to engage and learn new processes and technologies to meet teams changing needs.
  • Dependable team player who works collaboratively with peers in a team-oriented service environment.
  • Experience in leading teams to meet achievable quality and effectiveness standards for a service.
  • Hands-on experience with analytical tools for data reporting
  • Ability to analyze and understand technical information; and transform into clear and concise reports
  • Ability to successfully understand the perspectives and interact with non-technical in-business contacts across legal, human resources, compliance, and privacy.
  • Ability to develop new data and trend analysis to identify areas of improvement.
  • 10 years of IT experience
  • Atleast 5+ years in an Information Security focused role
  • 2+ years of experience managing people
  • Bachelors degree in computer science or related field
  • Background in life sciences or work experience in the pharmaceutical industry

Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
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