Monday, May 18, 2020

Director of Cybersecurity

Director of Cybersecurity

High-level responsibilities of the CyberSecurity, Privacy, Risk Management & Compliance Programs Leader:

  • Develop, Implement, Monitor & Report on all aspects of the CPRC Programs
  • Develops, initiates, maintains, and revises policies and procedures to ensure world-class security for the general operation of the compliance programs to ensure continued compliance of DIS products with laws and applicable regulations in the various countries Manages day-to-day operation of the compliance programs. Leads organization’s response to any cyber incidents and evaluating or recommending the initiation of investigative procedures.
  • Lead and oversee the efforts to gain various industry certifications (HITRUST, ISO 27001, GDPR, etc)
  • Collaborates with other departments (e.g., Risk Management, Internal Audit, Chief Privacy officer, Legal, IT, etc.)
  • Identifies potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; develops/implements corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues, and provides general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future.
  • Monitors, and as necessary, coordinates compliance activities of other departments to remain abreast of the status of all compliance activities and to identify trends.
  • Direct and approve the design of systems for security and privacy policies.
  • Review and approve security policies, controls and cyber incident response planning.
  • Ensure that disaster recovery and business continuity plans are in place and tested.
  • Schedule periodic compliance audits (CyberSecurity, Privacy, Risk Mgmt, etc)

Who You are

You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.


  • BS in science, engineering or relevant area of study, required.
  • Master’s degree in relevant area of study, preferred.

Job-related Experience:

  • Typically 8+ years related work experience in driving cybersecurity, privacy, and risk management programs in medium to large enterprise organizations.
  • 6 – 8 years of related experience in the Medical Diagnostic Industry preferred.
  • Healthcare software experience preferred
  • Experience with clinical workflow solutions or in a clinical environment a plus.

Other Qualifications:

  • Leadership skills in managing multidisciplinary teams in a global, matrix environment
  • Effective at developing and building effective teams.
  • Effective change management skills.
  • Ability to resolve conflicts and adapt to change
  • Effective at driving results
The client is a prominent biotech company located in Santa Clara, CA. This is a full-time position with competitive compensation and excellent benefits. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this position will start of full-time off-site but is expected to eventually transition to be onsite in their Santa Clara location. 

Mark Dinan 
(650) 328-2790 
Dinan & Associates