Director, Cybersecurity

at Paladin Consulting, Inc
Location Norwood, MA
Date Posted January 13, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-Time/Part-Time


Paladin Consulting is currently hiring a Director, Cybersecurity to join our team working onsite at our client's office located in Norwood, MA.

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Job Title: Director, Cybersecurity
Work Location: Norwood, MA
Duration: Contract to hire
Education/Experience Required: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering / Computer Science or related fields; 12+ years of direct experience as a Cybersecurity Professional

Job Description:

  • This role is an exciting opportunity to be a critical part of the talent engine fueling a high growth organization that is radically changing the biotech industry.
  • We are seeking an Associate Director/Director, Cybersecurity with experience in designing and maintaining IT security systems.
  • Success in this position requires a thorough understanding of IT security across multiple domains.
  • The individual must have a proven track record in delivering security solutions that are functional, secure, scalable, and reliable.
  • In addition to having a solid technical background, this candidatemusthave strong communications skills, be able to work with an outsourced service provider, and have a passion for service.
  • The ideal candidate will have worked in the Life Sciences industry.
  • We work collaboratively as a team, boldly strive for excellence, are constantly curious and committed to ongoing learning and improvement and are relentless in our pursuit of the best talent in the industry.


  • Define the Cybersecurity Strategy for company in partnership with the department leader.
  • Design, implement and monitor security solutions within a hybrid cloud environment in support of an increasingly mobile workforce.
  • Define security policies and translate them into specific technical guidance for IT and business teams.
  • Develop technical solutions to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks
  • Administer security-focused information systems, such as identity management, data loss prevention, SIEM, and eDiscovery/forensics.
  • Identify, assess, and communicate risks relating to data, systems, and personnel and provide guidance on changes to reduce risk.
  • Review violations of computer security procedures with and provide guidance to end users to ensure violations are not repeated.
  • Provide security incident response and perform triage, log analysis and investigation of events within agreed upon response times.
  • Perform (or coordinate) vulnerability and penetration testing and manage remediation of systems in response to findings.
  • Work with legal, technology, and business partners to establish and maintain controls that protect data and appropriately manage its lifecycle.
  • Understand complex technical issues and manage them within a fast-paced 24/7/365 business environment
  • Actively contribute to a high-growth, transformational company that is Bold, Relentless, Curious, and Collaborative.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering / Computer Science or related fields.
  • 12+ years of direct experience as a Cybersecurity Professional
  • Solid understanding of IT security principles including identity and access management, compliance, cloud security, encryption, BCP/DR and SIEM.
  • Experience with Linux and Windows controls including patch management, security hardening, AV, and other endpoint security solutions.
  • Proficiency with modern networking and cloud connectivity security principles.
  • Experience implementing or supporting some of or all the following: NIST CSF, ISO 2700x, SOX, HIPAA
  • Experience with tools/technologies such as SSO, /EPM, and DLP tools etc.
  • A passion for assessing emerging technologies and staying abreast of industry trends
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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