Senior Information Security Analyst (R1076093) in Durham, NC at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 7/22/2019

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Job Description

Join us on our exciting journey! IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.

The Senior Information Security Analyst role presents a dynamic opportunity to help the organization ensure the secure operation of the IQVIA global information technology (IT) infrastructure and processes through support and contribution to the delivery of a global information security program. This role is key to our Information Security team and will provide an excellent opportunity to liaise with key internal and external stakeholders while strengthening our Information Security risk management function. 
The Senior Information Security Analyst will provide support and contribute to success of information security risk management workstreams by responding to business requests, resolving queries related to information security, and taking part in risk assessments, while assisting in identifying and responding to attempted efforts to compromise systems security within IQVIA.
The Senior Information Security Analyst will also work together with other members of the IQVIA Information Security team, and liaising regularly with other management teams at IQVIA. 

Principal responsibilities will include:
• Perform risk assessments of new and existing vendors, products/systems/applications, and services to identify and report on their information security posture, including identification of gaps and recommended mitigation actions
• Communicate and report assessment results inclusive of recommendations for mitigation activities and overall risk rating
• Identify opportunities to improve risk posture, designing security controls for remediating or mitigating risks, and assessing the residual risk
• Generate responses to internal and external client questions, queries, and audits related to information security posture in support of sales opportunities, customer audits, or other stakeholders across the global organization
• Assist IQVIA project teams in assessing information security risks pertaining to the respective project scope and recommend suitable risk mitigation plans

Experience, Skills and Qualifications
Required skills and experience
• Significant professional experience in Information Security, Risk Management, IT Controls, IT Audit, or other related area
• Proven knowledge of information security concepts and best practices, as well as ability to apply these concepts to business scenarios
• Experience in risk assessments, information security controls, information security architecture, network security, information security governance
• Knowledge of IT infrastructure, networks, databases, processing systems, web applications, and mobile technology. Previous information technology related work experience is an advantage
• High level of accountability and ability to execute; familiar with estimating and planning own work effort including recognizing and escalating risks and issues in relation to delivery; attention to detail
• Ability to effectively influence and educate business partners when necessary to help bridge gaps in understanding while maintaining good working relationships
• Strong oral and written communication skills, excellent team player and collaborator
• Commitment to ongoing professional development
• Working knowledge of IT governance frameworks and standards such as CobiT, ITIL, ISO27001
• PC proficiency, including MS Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook

• Bachelor’s degree in information security, computer science, or information technology 
• A CISSP, CISM, CISA, or equivalent professional certificate is preferred
• An ITIL or project management certificates are not required but beneficial

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes. Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there! We invite you to join IQVIA™

IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities.  Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at to arrange for such an accommodation.

Job ID: R1076093