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Amgen, Inc.

Principal IS Security Engineer (Technical Security Consultant)

Amgen, Inc. - Tampa, FL

Amgen is searching for a Principal IS Security Engineer (Technical Security Consultant) who will report to the Director Information Security and will be based in Tampa, FL, at Amgen’s new Capability Center. At Amgen, our mission is simple: to serve patients. Our new Tampa Capability Center provides essential services that enable us to better pursue this mission. This state-of-the art center serves as a base for finance, information systems, and human resources professionals to make a meaningful impact at one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies.The Principal IS Security Engineer (TSC) plays an integral role in Information Security for Amgen.  The primary responsibility is to provide critical and valuable support to various functions within Amgen in designing and integrating security into their projects and solutions to deliver secure, compliant and innovative solutions protecting our ability to serve our patients.  The Principal IS Security Engineer will work with various stakeholders at Amgen in a manner aligned to Amgen’s values to define and implement Information Security strategies, standards, tools and processes.The Principal IS Security Engineer (TSC) will engage effectively with business stakeholders gathering and communicating security requirements and translating them into actionable steps to deliver a secure solution that meets business needs.  They will be a part of Amgen’s Information Security team and will be expected to contribute to and help deliver services and projects in other areas of information security. Job Responsibilities:The Principal Engineer will be part of the Global Information Protection (GIP) Business Engagement & Strategy group (Technical Security Consultant) team responsible for delivering security services across Amgen globally. Areas of responsibility include:
Collaborate with information security, project teams, business and application owners on the design, integrate, and implement of appropriate and fit-for-purpose information security controls in support of projects and solutions
Develop and maintain security configuration guideance documents for different technology categories (IoT, mobile, cloud…)
Understand the security risks in projects and solutions and help devise ways to mitigate or address the security risks
Translate complex technical controls and issues into business language and be able to present the same to different audiences
In depth knowledge of emerging/current technologies and development methodologies (e.g., IoT, cloud, docker…)
Provide technical leadership in the analysis, design and support phases of security controls in conjunction with the project teams
Leverage, integrate, and collaborate on enhancing existing information security solutions and services to address any gaps or deficiencies in the solution and service to address security risks
Collaborate with Information Security and other teams on addressing identified gaps in areas where there are no appropriate or insufficient information security controls or solutions
Participate in Enterprise Architecture Review Board meetings
Management of technologies and processes relating to continuous information security monitoring including issue identification and resolution, documentation, gap assessment, gap resolution and continuous improvement of the service
Keep up-to-date, make recommendations, and lead or participate in the implementation of technologies and services in security analytics and the continuous information security monitoring domain
Work with and provide guidance to Security Operations and other Information Security team activities on security strategies, processes, and technologies
Develop or participate in the development of business cases and presentations on information security technologies of interest to Amgen
Participate in projects or initiatives where an IS Security Engineer is needed with a focus on ensuring inclusion of information security requirements
Provide mentorship and training on areas of expertise to Information Security and Amgen teams
Collaborate, maintain and build relationships with Amgen and other parties that may impact GIP Business Engagement services and technologies
Participate in audits covering information security services and technologies
Participate in proactive research and provide recommendations for continuous improvement on information security technologies, processes and services.
Principal IS Security Engineers will also present project status reports to senior management, adhere to policies and practices relative to technical guidelines and change management processes, and may contribute to the development of new policies and practices by suggesting innovative ideas.Basic Qualifications:Doctorate degree & 2 years of Information Security experienceORMaster’s degree & 6 years of Information Security experienceORBachelor’s degree & 8 years of Information Security experienceORAssociate’s degree & 10 years of Information Security experienceORHigh school diploma / GED & 12 years of Information Security experiencePreferred Qualifications:
Broad knowledge of the workings of security-related controls like firewalls, intrustion detection systems, anti-malware, secure gateways, security monitoring, data encryption and other industry-standard techniques and practices
Ability to understand the risks and associated methods to address the risks and gaps to implement appropriate security controls
Ability to piece together different and complex technologies and solutions to help provide a solution that meets security requirements
Thorough knowledge of digital network telecommunications including TCP/IP and other related network protocols
Practical knowledge of information security standards and policies like ISO 27001/27002, NIST, and others
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated success in leading multi-functional initiatives without formal authority through the use of strong influencing and negotiating skills
Effective working with global, virtual teams with team-oriented interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate and interact with a broad range of people and roles
Accept responsibility and personal accountability
Successful management of multiple priorities
Team-oriented, placing priority on the successful completion of team goals
Self-starter with a high degree of initiative
Highly motivated and able to work effectively under minimal supervision
Experience with regulated systems (GxP, SOX) in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, healthcare industry
Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills
Experience with complex technologies that impact security
Experience with technical documentation as it relates to the delivery of information security services in a regulated environment
5 years as a senior security engineer supporting a multinational organization
CISSP or equivalent security-related industry certifications
Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people’s lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world’s leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.The invaluable contributions of our talented Tampa team will help us develop the vital and innovative medicines that treat serious illness and unmet medical needs around the globe.Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

12 days 21 hours ago

Amgen, Inc.


Principal IS Security Engineer (Technical Security Consultant) Amgen, Inc. - Tampa, FL, United States


Location: Tampa, FL

Company Profile:
Amgen discovers, develops, manufactures, and delivers innovative human therapeutics. A leader in biotechnology since 1980, Amgen was one of the first companies to realize the new science’s promise by bringing safe, effective medicines from lab, to manufacturing plant, to patient. Amgen therapeutics have changed the practice of medicine, helping millions of people around the world in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, bone disease, and other serious illnesses.