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Senior Cyber Security Engineer Job

Date: Nov 11, 2017

Location: Prague, CZ

Company: MSD

Requisition ID: COM000561

MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where MSD has codified its 125-year legacy. MSD’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

MSD’s Information Technology division partners with colleagues across the business to help serve our patients and customers around the world. Ours is a high-energy team of dynamic, innovative individuals dedicated to advancing MSD’s contribution to global medical innovation by leveraging information and technology to efficiently advance the business by driving revenue and productivity.

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.

To help meet these emerging challenges, we are seeking an energetic, forward-thinking security professional to support the development of Cyber Security Services and Analytics.
Primary job responsibilities include:

• Based on current threats, regulations, and other internal/external drives, research, select, test and deploy security products providing data and system protection capabilities.
• Ensure security solutions designed, engineered and deployed are in alignment with the security architecture and strategy, and support MSD policies and standards, best practices, as well as meeting performance, scalability and availability requirements.
• Contribute to the data and system protection strategy & architecture
• Create a standard set of requirements, technical designs, recommended configurations and drawings necessary to design, implement and deploy our current and future state security capabilities.
• Develop and execute various tests and procedures on a variety of security equipment to ensure that security systems are operating as designed.
• The role requires active participation in security incident response and investigations when called upon, as well as requiring 3rd level operational support for production security solutions.
• Contribute to enterprise-wide risk mitigation programs, processes and technologies
• Cooperates with global IT teams and business stakeholders to assure tools are deployed with appropriate levels of protection to minimize business impact while providing effective security risk mitigation
Actively stay on top emerging cyber threats, trends and technologies.


• Minimum of 5 years’ experience in IT, with 3 in information security.
• Strong knowledge in Endpoint security tools such as but not limited to traditional signature-based antimalware , Endpoint Detect and Response (EDR) tools, Next Generation AV
• Working knowledge of data protection solutions such as encryption, HDLP, and data classification
• Working knowledge of network security such as IDS/IPS, firewalls, secure web proxies
• Additional knowledge with security analytics and SIEM solutions and web application protection
• Specific experience with how security may integrate effectively with applications and a general understanding of network and endpoint security.
• Basic knowledge of SDLC practices.
• Familiarity with advanced/emerging technology trends such as Machine Learning, Cloud and Data Science.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of virtual teams in a fast paced global environment.
• Familiarity with laws and regulations, such as PCI, GxP and GDPR.
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

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.

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Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
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