DEPARTMENT/TEAM DESCRIPTION Production IT Security (PITS) Team is a member of the Engineering & Technology (E&T) division at Bayer.
E&T is an integrated global function that helps to create value for the Life Science divisions. It seeks to further strengthen its steering role in process and plant safety, for example, and to further advance the standardization of processes, methods and instruments for such things as the execution of capital expenditure projects. Technological innovations will continue to be developed in cross-divisional technology platforms to generate sustainable competitive advantages for Bayer. PITS is part of a group in the Americas region but works globally with our counterparts in Germany to ensure Production IT Security at the Bayer manufacturing sites.
POSITION SUMMARY To participate in IT security vulnerability assessments at manufacturing facilities (site) and provide remediation support for site production IT managers. The assessments are conducted on-site utilizing a variety of analysis tools to test production IT security against vulnerabilities that might be exploited by outside agents, taking the approach of an attacker or intruder into our manufacturing systems. Help sites in remediation of vulnerability findings and assist in site IT security managers reach company compliant levels of security. Report out on site activities and vulnerabilities and status if sites against project goals. Work on best practices for production IT Security.
POSITION DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES. • Manage and participate in on-site assessments to evaluate the IT security status at Bayer manufacturing facilities • Provide consultancy services and drive standardization for IT-based production systems and processes • Develop specifications and best practice guidelines for IT security-related topics • Contact for production IT-related topics within Bayer • Provide training/coaching on security-related matters for IT-based systems, applications and processes • Participate and promote production IT security topics in internal and external committees, workgroups, professional associations and societies • Help to grow business by innovative contributions to existing and future strategic initiatives
REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCES Education Requirement(s): • Bachelor degree with 1-3 years of experience • OR 3-5 years of directly related experience (attacking/hacking systems)
Skill & Competency Requirements: • Proven in-depth knowledge of IT systems, architectures, security components and technologies • High level of integrity, customer focus and motivation • Strong analytical, conceptual, communication and collaboration capabilities • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal with the ability to acknowledge, communicate, escalate and resolve problems • Work independently when not on team assignment
Preferences: • Fluent in Spanish • Manufacturing process experience • Project management skills and are able to manage complex IT projects
Travel Requirements: • It is anticipated that travel will be approximately 30% of the time including some international travel
Internal Number: 2758
About Syndicus, Inc.
Companies require specialized resources and technology to stay competitive, compliant and leading edge to solve business challenges and support continued growth. At Syndicus, we create strong relationships and an in-depth understanding of IT staffing and business solutions. We then draw on that collective experience with the goal of helping you fulfill your company’s specific objectives and optimal business strategies.
Syndicus was established in 2007 in Annapolis, Md., as a technical recruiting and staffing company. In 2009, Syndicus expanded its services to include staffing and solutions. Our focus areas for consulting are: Health IT, Life Sciences and Technology Services, especially cyber security resources.
In 2012, we received a full national accreditation from the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) and state designation as a Management Services Organization (MSO) by the Maryland Health Care Commission (MHCC). These noteworthy accomplishments allow us to continue working with healthcare providers on EHR adoption efforts – and subsequent achievement of Meaningful Use.
Today, we provide experienced consultants within our three focus areas ...for organizations across the country. We are a company that values strong relationships, personal connections and investments in our clients’ success. Whether you need staffing or solutions, we work with you to ensure success.