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Security Analyst for Product IT Center of Enablement

Company: Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Who we are

Roche Diagnostics IT (DiaIT) is responsible for the foundation to run and develop, and scale security and Infrastructure to enable our global digital Products In Roche Diagnostics. The organization will provide services associated with tools and technologies, processes to help products succeed - be it cloud or edge infrastructure. With this the team contributes to digital solutions facilitating the aggregation of patient-specific detail with relevant, curated scientific and medical data from an ever-expanding knowledge base, allowing clinicians to make better decisions across the care continuum.

The Position

Roche's expanding digital product portfolio demonstrates its commitment to provide healthcare professionals, laboratories, and patients with digital and digitally-enabled solutions that transform patient care. The existing product portfolio includes decision support systems, data management solutions, and workflow solutions. At the center of these diverse types of solutions is always patient data security and privacy as the highest priority for Roche.

In this context, Roche has built a global team that builds, secures, and operates infrastructure platforms (cloud and on-prem) for its digital products. This team is responsible for tackling the cybersecurity, compliance, and infrastructure challenges of the healthcare industry while enabling high-velocity product development. The Head of Product IT Center of Enablement will lead this team, continuously evolve the platform, will ensure a consistent and high-security posture, and will ensure operational stability of all components across the globe.

Your Responsibilities

  • Create and analyze security policies and procedures to determine weakness in infrastructure security and complete a thorough audit of existing measures

  • Anticipate data breaches by ethically hacking into the company's secure systems while determining future flaws and their prevention

  • Utilize security tools to improve the company's security posture

  • Monitor network traffic as an intrusion prevention specialist to detect possible threats and respond to threats immediately as they occur

  • Document playbooks and run books for security incidents

  • Understand reverse engineering to have a thorough knowledge of malware analyzation and bug patching on various software platforms

  • Minimize the negative impact of the security breach by shifting security measures for future prevention and creating information assurance and firewalls

  • Have a strong shift left and security-first mindset

  • Create scripts for automating daily tasks using python

  • Demonstrated knowledge of bug bounties, cross-site scripting, broken authentication, cross-site request forgery, and web application scanning

  • Analyze logs from SIEM and create meaningful alerts and dashboards

Your Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's in Information Systems, Computer Science or related technical field

  • Minimum of 2+ years in the information security field

  • Strong communication skills, both written and spoken.

  • Basic Knowledge of host level forensic

  • Experience creating meaningful alerts to detect security incidents.

  • Basic Understanding of perimeter protection tools: AWS native components/tools, NIDS, Web Application, and Network Firewalls.

  • knowledge of shell scripting, Python (desirable)

  • Basic knowledge of operating systems: required Linux, desirable Windows.

  • Knowledge of OWASP standard.

  • Understanding of host protection concepts like file integrity, next-generation antivirus, host intrusion detection, whitelisting.

Roche is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon an individual's race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in connection with the on-line application process, please email us at

Keywords: Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Santa Clara , Security Analyst for Product IT Center of Enablement, Other , Santa Clara, California

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