ITRMS Security Operations Sr. Specialist for Risk & Security Analytics- Remote
Who we are
Our Company is an innovative, global healthcare leader that is committed to improving health and well-being around the world.
Our product offering categories include heart and respiratory health, infectious diseases, and women's health. We continue to focus our research on conditions that affect millions of people around the world - diseases like Alzheimer's, diabetes, and cancer - while expanding our strengths in areas like vaccines and biologics.
We also devote extensive time and energy to increasing access to medicines and vaccines through far-reaching programs that donate and deliver our products to the people who need them.
The Security Operations are focused on Application and Process ITIL Operations. These Operations include such functional areas as Identify and Access Management, Corporate Directory and enterprise Cyber-Security tools and applications.
This organization was formed as a result of the increased risks in both the information security (e.g. cyber threats, malware, etc.
and the regulated areas have required that staffs possessing such skills are fully embedded within the IT organization.
The enterprise is now dependent on these security and compliance experts for identifying, escalating and remediating such IT Risks in a timely and efficient manner.
Also, emerging technologies like cloud, mobility and data analytics require strong IT Risk and Compliance early involvement.
Primary Activities include, but are not limited to :
Management of Risk & Security Analytics platforms
Participating in the onboarding of new technologies to ensure all assets can be supported in the production environment.
Act as Risk & Security Analytics SME supporting engineering, operations teams, and interfacing with other underpinning services.
Partnering with ITRMS Divisions and working with Agile development teams.
Support ITRMS use case development, roadmap, catalogue, and backlog management.
Support projects including participation in design, review documentation, development, testing, from an agile environment perspective as well as adoption and capturing value realization.
Ensure there is alignment with the Risk & Security Analytics Platform Governance (Engineering) and SDLC is followed.
Monitor and track Risk & Security and Analytics product usage and performance.
Ensure all Security tools are fully operational and limit downtime to only required intervals
Optimize Security infrastructure for maximum protection and efficiency
Correlate related Security Incidents / Events, Service Requests, Changes and Work Orders where information is available and supported by the functionality of Supplier-managed tools, processes, and solutions, execute analysis and diagnostic processes to determine technologies affected and determine business impact of the Incident(s), or multiple technologies, affected by the disruption.
Ensure all open cases and alerts are effectively managed through containing, resolving, and / or providing all available information to our Company teams and Partners to work to resolve Security Incidents based on an our Company-approved Security Incident prioritization process as defined in the Policies and Procedures Manual.
Possess the appropriate skills and qualifications to provide technical Security Services, including effective oral and written communication skills and an our Company-focused attitude (correct, polite, helpful, understanding, clear and understandable language speaking, listening and writing skills).
Use ServiceNow, JIRA and other reporting tools
Continue to be aware of all Service Management Processes (incident, work order, problem, change management procedures).
An understanding of business needs and commitment to delivering high-quality, prompt, and efficient service to the business.
An understanding of organizational mission, values, and goals and consistent application of this knowledge
Decision-making capabilities, with a proven ability to weigh the relative costs and benefits of potential actions and identify the most appropriate one.
An ability to work extremely well under pressure while maintaining a professional image and approach.
An ability to perform independent analysis of complex problems and distil relevant findings and root causes.
An ability to communicate complex and technical issues to diverse audiences, orally and in writing, in an easily understood, authoritative, and actionable manner.
A team-focused mentality with the proven ability to work effectively with diverse stakeholders.
Self-motivation, personal drive and high energy.
Hands on experience in Information Security domain and Risk & Security Analytics
Advanced knowledge of :
Splunk Enterprise & Agent Forwarder
SNYPR (New Securonix)
Understanding of ETL Engineering.
Experience using Jira for product development tracking
Working knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle practices.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of global teams in a fast-paced global environment.
Familiarity with laws and regulations, such as PCI and GDPR.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
IT Security certifications as CISSP, CISM, are desirable.
CISCO Certified (Preferred)
McAfee Certified (Preferred).
Familiarity with Agile methodology is beneficial.
We offer :
Position in a world leading global company
Professional growth based on performance
Innovative working environment
Wide range of benefits
Education : BS in Information Security, Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent experience
Minimum of 7 years of experience in IT.
Experience in working for an IT organization supporting vendor applications.
Strong knowledge of ITIL and Agile
Must have excellent verbal and written English skills along with the ability to work with both a team and independently.
Our employees are the key to our company’s success. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program.
Our Company’s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives.
Who we are
We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases.
Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.
What we look for
Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity.
You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time.
Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us and start making your impact today.
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Current Contingent Workers apply
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Employee Status : Regular
Relocation : Domestic
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