Director IT Operations & Security

Backup, Biotechnology, Business administration, Business systems, CFO, CSO, Compliance, Cross-functional, Data management, Desktop, Disaster recovery, Embedded systems, IT, IT infrastructure, IT operations, Implementation, Information security, Infrastructure, LED, Life sciences, Linux, Microsoft Windows, Networking, OS X, OSS, Pharmaceutics, Policies, Policies and procedures, ProVision, QA, Roadmaps, Sarbanes-Oxley, Security, Software, Strategy, System on a chip, Systems management, Tablet, VIA
Full Time
Depends on Experience

Job Description


  • Set the strategy for the IT systems & infrastructure of the platform and subsidiary companies to achieve ambitious development and growth targets
  • Collaborate closely with the CSO, CMO, CFO and other senior leaders to enable their departments to innovate and efficiently deliver their goals
  • Define business system roadmaps, including data management & security, to meet strategic and operational needs of each company
  • Ensure that security is embedded in all IT operations through appropriate application of information security tools, policies, practices, and oversight
  • Manage the delivery of IT assets for all employees, who all work remotely, tracking and checking the quality of the assets ordered
  • Manage the IT Infrastructure globally across the US and Europe
  • Foster a business oriented, technology led culture and mindset driven by continual service improvements.
  • Manage and own all crucial IT systems infrastructure across all departments
  • Establish and maintain company wide security policies and procedures
  • Manage an IT service & security provider to ensure timely and scalable provision of all required services, including employee support
  • Ensure appropriate data backup and disaster recovery plans are in place and have been tested for recoverability
  • Assess and facilitate the implementation of GDPR standards and ensure ongoing compliance


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or a related field
  • 10+ years of IT systems management experience in both privately held and publicly owned companies
  • 5+ years of experience in the biotech / pharma / life sciences industry
  • Experience with SOC 1 and SOX compliance
  • Experience in working with a unified enterprise management approach of multiple OSs (windows, mac OS, linux) and device classes (desktops / phones / tablets)
  • Strong track record in contributing to cross-functional teams in advancing projects 
  • Highly empathetic with an outstanding ability to work multi-culturally 

Bonus Points

  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration or a related field
  • Experience managing and providing services to a network of subsidiaries.


  • A fast-paced environment where you’ll work on a wide range of topics  
  • Be a major contributor to the success of a well-positioned, well-financed, rapidly growing biotech company  
  • Become part of creating a radically new and impactful paradigm shift in drug development and patient care  
  • To work from where you want, when you want, and with the device and equipment you choose  
  • The opportunity to participate in the company's success via an equity incentive plan.



Dice Id : 90999984
Position Id : 6848680
Originally Posted : 1 year ago
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