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Executive Director, Cybersecurity

Employer
Amgen
Location
Los Angeles, CA
Start date
Nov 9, 2022
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Job Details

At Amgen, every challenge is an opportunity. And every opportunity brings the potential to change lives. Our shared missionto serve patientshas driven our status as one of the worlds preeminent biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Leverage your high-level expertise to lead and forge partnerships that advance the biotechnical and biopharmaceutical science that can turn the tide of serious, life-interrupting illnesses.

Live

What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role, the Executive Director, Cybersecurity will be directly accountable for delivering high quality Digital Forensics & Incident Response (DFIR) and Cyber Operations services across Amgens global operating environment. This leadership position provides timely reports to the Global Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and other leaders to help manage broader business risk decisions. The Executive Director works with stakeholders from Digital, Technology & Innovation (DTI), Human Resources, Compliance, Law, Corporate Security, and Privacy to effectively monitor, detect, respond, and recover Amgens valuable information systems during a cyber crisis. The Executive Director is responsible for organizing, developing, training, and equipping a diverse global team of Amgen staff and contractors in manner that is aligned to Amgens core values.The leader performs all activities that support service delivery management to include planning, designing, building, testing, and deploying solutions and processes that enable Amgens ability to serve patients.The role incorporates stakeholder driven engagements and requires 24/7 coverage, as cyber crises can emerge at any moment. The leader, by way of effective targeted communications, ensures strategic alignment with staff, business constituents, key stakeholders, and leaders. The Executive Director, Cybersecurity is part of the Global Information Protection Leadership Team and reports to the Vice President Information Security and Global CISO (based at Amgens Headquarters in Thousand Oaks, California).

Key responsibilities include:

  • Leads strategy development, quality control, compliance, and continuous improvement of Amgens global Cybersecurity Operations (Monitoring, Detection, and Attack Surface Reduction), and Digital Forensics & Incident Response, eDiscovery, and Security Orchestration and Automation Response (SOAR) services

  • Delivers timely transparency reports to the key stakeholders and senior business leadership

  • Engages in collaboration with global industry partners and service providers on Cyber Resilience as a contributor for the Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center (H-ISAC)

  • Manages cross-functional security teams to achieve continuous improvement in cyber defense/response

  • Accountable for technologies and designs that ensure integration and interoperability with Amgens technology ecosystem

  • Builds and manages services and technologies roadmap based on industry frameworks (e.g., ISO 27001/2)

  • Maintains outstanding service delivery and ensures effective issue identification, problem resolution, tool integration, documentation, gap assessment, gap resolution and continuous improvement

  • Collaborates diligently with global functional teams (e.g., Law) to manage cyber risk

  • Builds and executes effective communications plans during incidents

  • Adheres to the DTI enterprise tool rationalization process by employing best of breed and platform technologies that align to the GIP and DTI ecosystem

  • Acts as an escalation point for procedural issues and becomes engaged in critical system related issues/events, as needed

  • Manages a diverse global team of security engineers, security analysts, and security managers across JAPAC, EU and North America

  • Creates and manages budgets for yearly support, enhancements and build efforts and maximize resource allocation across multiple services and tools; this includes operational costs for resources (full time employees, contract workers, and managed service providers) used to operate the department

  • Empowers employees through Amgens Decision, Advice, Inform (DAI) model; delegates responsibilities accordingly and expects accountability and regular feedback

  • Fosters teamwork and unity among department members that allows for disagreement over ideas, conflict and expeditious resolution, and the appreciation of diversity

  • Coaches, mentors, and develops staff, including overseeing new employee onboarding and provides quarterly career development sessions

  • Leads employees using a performance management and development process that provides an overall context and framework to encourage employee contribution and includes goal setting, and continuous feedback

  • Guides the talent identification and development processes

Win

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The professional we seek is a leader with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree in Engineering, Information Systems, or Computer Science & 6 years of directly related experience OR

  • Masters degree in Engineering, Information Systems, or Computer Science & 10 years of directly related experience OR

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering, Information Systems, or Computer Science & 12 years of directly related experience AND

  • 6 years of managerial experience directly managing people and/or leadership experience leading teams, projects, programs or directing the allocation of resources

Thrive

What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates professional and personal growth and well-being.

  • Clear and disciplined strategic vision for the future that leverages superior-quality products, operational excellence, and top-shelf-talent

  • Diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act

  • Generous Total Rewards Plan comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits

Our culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission to serve patients. We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment, and inclusion in all that we do. We equip all our staff members to live well-rounded, healthy lives. Most recently, Amgen added benefits for transgender employees and continues to pride itself on industry-leading, family-friendly offerings for families of all compositions.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and uses its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve peoples lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the worlds leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Amgen requires all staff in the United States and Puerto Rico to be vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of employment. In accordance with applicable law, Amgen will provide reasonable accommodations to staff members who qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship to Amgen, its operations, or its staff.


Join Us

If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Amgen requires all staff in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada to be vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of employment. In accordance with applicable law, Amgen will provide reasonable accommodations to staff members who qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship to Amgen, its operations, or its staff.

Company

We are all different, yet we have this in common: our mission to serve patients. This sense of shared purpose is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. It guides us as we continue to launch new medicines and reach millions of patients worldwide.

We live the mission.

We win together.

We thrive on continual challenge.

Our team of 22,000+ scientists and professionals worldwide bring distinct perspectives and experiences to all we do. We leverage our global talent to achieve together—to research, manufacture and deliver ever-better products and greater depth to our mission.

At Amgen, there is a strong correlation between our high level of diversity and performance. Because addressing issues with a wider range of perspectives and approaches leads to more creative problem-solving. Together, we’re transforming the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health.

Connect with us to explore how you can Win, Live, and Thrive at Amgen.

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Phone
805-447-1000
Location
Corporate Headquarters
One Amgen Center Drive
Thousand Oaks
California
91320-1799
US
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