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Lead Application Security Analyst

Lake County, Illinois
Start date
Feb 27, 2024

Job Details

Come to work each day with an inclusive and collaborative business technology team. As a Lead Security Analyst in AbbVie Business Technology Solutions (BTS), you’ll have opportunities to contribute to the digital transformation of a leading biopharma company, helping to create solutions that impact patients and their communities for the better.

  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with IT and Business group leaders to understand goals, programs and plans. Evaluate and articulate program security requirements; identify potential security risk factors and business impact.
  • Engage AbbVie Third Party Vendors to assess security posture, remediation requirements and compensating controls as they apply to Business Programs.
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of AbbVie Information Security policies, processes and procedures, as well as compliance processes and intiatives in order to provide subject matter expertise and guidance to other organizations (Commercial, R&D, Audit, Legal, Purchasing, etc) within AbbVie in these matters.
  • Provide 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.
  • Act 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.
  • Review current technology and information policies and practices for continued applicability with respect to AbbVie commercial and R&D business programs. Provide recommendations for improvements.

  • Bachelors Degree and 6 years experience OR Masters Degree and 5 years experience OR PHD and 0 years experience in Information Security or Information Technology and/or Risk Management.
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or other equivalent certifications preferred.
  • 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.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are critical.
  • Adept at communicating concepts to diverse audiences with varying skill sets.

Why Business Technology Solutions
For anyone who wants to use technology and data to make a difference in people’s lives, shape the digital transformation of a leading biopharmaceutical company, and secure sustainable career growth within a diverse, global team: we’re ready for you.

AbbVie is committed to operating with integrity, driving innovation, transforming lives, serving our community, and embracing diversity and inclusion. It is AbbVie’s policy to employ qualified persons of the greatest ability without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected group status.


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, and YouTube.

Stock Symbol: ABBV

Stock Exchange: NYSE

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1 North Waukegan Road
North Chicago

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