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Director / Senior Director of IT & Information Security

Research Triangle, NC, USA | Asklepios Biopharmaceutical

  • Industry:
    Pharmaceutical / Biotech
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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The Director/Sr Director, IT & Information Security is a customer-focused IT leader who will manage our network and corporate IT (including network, server, storage and helpdesk) and deliver excellent performance and reliability.


He/she will also need experience as an information security professional who can plan and develop our security strategy to ensure confidentiality, integrity and availability of data and ensure compliance with laws and regulations such as HIPAA and GDPR.


Responsibilities and Accountabilities


You pride yourself on delivering exceptional reliability and rapid results

You enjoy interacting and engaging with internal customers addressing concerns with ease

You communicate in a manner that is both professional, clear, open and non-technical

You think strategically and are comfortable managing and optimizing the IT budget for a growing organization

You bring deep experience applying industry best practices to secure data and networks, while also enabling innovation

You are accountable for setting strategic information security strategy and driving execution

You are comfortable presenting to key stakeholders

You will interact cross-functionally with a wide variety of stakeholders, including manufacturing, Scientist, Operations, clients, sales and clinical staff

You have experience leading and managing a team of IT professionals of varying skill levels and expertise

You have excellent project management skills and can handle multiple tasks across different spectrums easily

You thrive innovating to solve complex problems and identify process improvements



About You


Bachelor’s or master’s degree (or equivalent experience) in computer science, information systems or related field

5+ years’ experience managing corporate networks, storage and hardware

3+ years’ experience IT lifecycle management

5+ years’ experience in information security, including shaping and applying security policies

3+ years’ experience in people management



 Preferred Experience


Experience working in a hybrid cloud environment such as Amazon Web Services

Experience with IT security frameworks such as NIST 800-53 or SOX

Experience in health/life science industry

Relevant Information Security certifications (e.g. CISSP, CCSP, CCSK, etc.)

Experience adapting and evolving policies and practices for a growing company


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