Technical Security Architect
Location:
Deerfield , Illinois
Posted:
September 23, 2017
Reference:
1700830


Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Technical Security Architect in our Deerfield office.

Takeda is a global pharmaceutical leader with more than 31,000 professionals working together across 70 countries. We have an unwavering dedication to put people first and we live our values of Takeda-ism—Integrity, Fairness, Honesty, and Perseverance. We are united by our 235-year legacy of research-based pharmaceuticals and our mission to strive toward Better Health and a Brighter Future for people worldwide through leading innovation in medicine.

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Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Technical Security Architect working on the Security Strategy and Architecture team, a typical day will include:

  • Serves as domain expert and principal designer for major infrastructure within area of specialization.
  • Develops the strategic vision with IT Management for area of responsibility.
  • Analyses the current IT environment to detect critical deficiencies and researches/evaluates alternative solutions while weighing costs, efficiencies, and industry best practices to provide recommended solution within area of responsibility.
  • Develops the strategic vision with IT management for the security infrastructure within area of responsibility by translating the needs of the business and security considerations into IT solutions.
  • Collaborates with Architects and Engineers to ensure that solutions are both strategically and technologically aligned.
  • Defines, publishing and communicates the global standards within their area of specialty.
  • Analyses the current IT environment to identify opportunities to bring new or improved capabilities to the business within each area of responsibility.
  • Leads the introduction of new capabilities into the organization including technology selection, design and pilot. Works closely with Architecture, PMO and Service Delivery to introduce new services into production.
  • Manages the design, development and implementation of security infrastructure required to support the integration of projects and technology into the existing environment
  • Resolves unique and complex IT security architecture problems within area of responsibility
  • Collaborates with Architecture, PMO and Service Delivery functions on the delivery of IT projects and the support of security infrastructure within area of responsibility
  • Develops and manages relationships with key vendors within the area of responsibility




Qualifications:


EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS

Required:
  • Bachelor’s degree / (Information security, Management Information Systems (MIS), Computer Science or related IT field) and five years IT experience, or High School Diploma and seven years of IT experience
  • 7+ Years IT experience
  • 5+ Years experience with infrastructure, systems, applications or services within area of responsibility
  • 3+ years of work experience in designing and architecture security solutions
  • Experience with implementing and operating security programs in a global environment

  • Proven ability to analyze a wide variety of data and make calculated, risk-based decisions, incorporating industry best practices and standards
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to explain technical concepts to lay audiences. Experience of with working with board level stakeholders.
  • Strong critical thinker with problem solving aptitude
  • Experienced cross-team leader to ensure successful delivery of solutions
  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills - demonstrating outside-the-box problem solving skills
  • Strong experience of developing Services Orientated Architectures (SOA)
  • Excellent knowledge of Enterprise Architecture methodologies such as TOGAF or the equivalent
  • Deep knowledge of technology in their domain area
  • Ability to write and speak in the English language


Desired:
  • Information security certification (CISSP, CISM, CISA, GIAC, CEH, CCSK)
  • Experience with IDS, IPS, Malware Detection, Firewalls
  • Experience with Remote Access


LICENSE / CERTIFICATIONS
  • Desired:
  • Formal qualification in Enterprise Architecture (e.g. TOGAF or equivalent)


TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS
  • Access to transportation to attend meetings
  • Ability to fly to meetings regionally and globally




WHAT TAKEDA CAN OFFER YOU:
    401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan Tuition reimbursement Company match of charitable contributions Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days Community Outreach Programs

Learn more at takedajobs.com .

Takeda is an EEO employer of minorities, women, disabled, protected veterans, and considers qualified applicants with criminal histories in accordance with applicable laws. For more information, visit http://www.takeda.us/careers/EEO_Policy_Statement.aspx

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