Application Security Governance Spclst Job

Date: Jun 21, 2019

Location: Prague, CZ

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Requisition ID: COM000857

MSD is an innovative, global healthcare leader committed to improving health and well-being in 140 countries around the world. Our product categories include heart and respiratory health, diabetes, 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 further expanding our strengths in areas such as vaccines and biologics. We aspire to be the best healthcare company in the world and are dedicated to providing leading innovations and solutions for tomorrow.

Increased risks in both the information security (e.g. cyber threats, malware, etc.) and the regulated areas have required that staff possessing such skills is 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.

We are seeking motivated talent interested in solving problems to improve tomorrow by joining a new team focused on Application Security and Software Assurance.

You will:
• Contribute to the success of firmwide application security program by leading the governance and engagement capability to provide strategic oversight of application security controls across divisions
This position is responsible for
• Development and maintenance of information security policies, standards and guidance for application security
• Drive standardization, efficiency and effectiveness of application security processes and controls
• Coordinate the enterprise security training for development staff
• Recommend and help implement enterprise controls to support application security among development teams
• Partner with various stakeholders, including application development teams, IT Risk Management to drive the Secure SDLC strategy
• Develop and publish metrics to guage security health of MSD products and applications
• Support special projects and other activities 

You will work and learn more about:
• Integration of leading edge cybersecurity initiatives with application development
• Working globally across our market and hub network
• How to define meaningful metrics that lead to a reduction in security flaws
• Acquire deep understanding and knowledge of business processes working with development team

Education Minimum Requirement:
A Bachelor's Degree is required. Concentration in one of the following fields preferred.
• Computer Science
• Cybersecurity
• Management/Computer Information Systems
• Information Assurance

Required Experience and Skills**:
• 5+ years of Information Security Experience
• Leadership skills required
• Application development experience with Agile/SCRUM software development models
• Strong knowledge of IT Internal control requirements for application security
• Experience working with application security and controls for Enterprise Systems
• Excellent communication skills, able to network, interface and influence at all levels of the organization, cross sector, cross functionally and globally required
• Passion for learning about new technologies and emerging security threats.
• Familiarity with common programming languages (Java, .NET, C/C++, etc.)
• Familiarity with build tools and processes (Jenkins, Bamboo, Ant, TFS/VSTS, Source Control, etc.)
• Familiarity with bug trackers such as JIRA and Bugzilla

We offer
• Competitive remuneration
• Position in a leading global healthcare company
• Challenging career
• Professional growth based on performance
• Innovative and flexible working environment
• Wide range of benefits

Your role at MSD is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At MSD, we’re inventing for life.            
MSD is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms / recruitment agencies for this employment opportunity.  Please, no phone calls or emails.  All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at MSD via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of MSD.  No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by MSD as a result of the referral or through other means.             

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Employee Status: Regular
Number of Openings: 1
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