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IT Director Security & Operations (Biotech/Pharma/Healthcare)

PRI Technology
Atlanta, GA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

I have a full time opportunity for a Director of IT Ops & CyberSecurity for one of our top tier clients in Atlanta, GA. This is a highly visible role within the organization and will require significant leadership experience. Please see the job description below and let me know if you are interested.


This role is 3 days onsite, 2 days remote.


It comes with a very generous base salary and employee benefits package.



  • Serves as internal security consultant to the organization and monitors advancements in cybersecurity technologies
  • Advise the organization with current information about technologies
  • Develops the organization design, resources, and processes to effectively accomplish product and enterprise IT objectives
  • Guide and influence technology investments within the context of operational effectiveness and organizational alignment with business and IT strategic plans
  • Oversee the selection of testing, deployment, and maintenance for security hardware and software products as well as outsourced arrangements
  • Improve information and product security policies, business and IT risk roadmaps and a formal process around security risk assessment, mitigation, response, and governance
  • Participate in the strategic plans of Business Units, Regions, and Enterprise IT
  • Plan, test and execute responses to security breaches, including outreach as necessary with customers, partners, or the general public
  • Partner and coordinate security activities with related compliance, regulatory and quality organizations (e.g., Privacy, Ethics & Compliance, Regulatory Affairs)



  • Minimum of 6 years of IT and cyber security leadership experience
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience managing internal talent, as well as 3rd party consultants
  • In-depth knowledge of networking and protocols
  • Strong understanding of a wide variety of cybersecurity technologies for architecture and testing relating to Multi-Factor Authentication, Passwordless Authentication, Digital Rights Management, PKI, Endpoint Protection, Mobile Device Management, Patch Management, Vulnerability Management, Security Incident and Event Management, Data Loss Prevention, Zero Trust
  • Strong understanding of Incident Response (red, blue, purple teams)
  • Able to align and connect business strategies with technology solutions
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Manage a security engineering program assuring that project teams are well-managed and that appropriate resources are provided
  • Subject matter expertise relevant to assigned business area
  • Ability to communicate complex technical challenges in a non-technical and simplified manner to business audience
  • Ability to effectively communicate business needs to the technology teams


  • BA/BS in Computer Science or related discipline required,
  • Advance degree preferred
  • Certifications such as MCSE, CCNA, CCIE, CISSP, CISM, GIAC, CEH preferred



Lori Sklarski

Senior Technical Recruiter

PRI Technology

P: 973.732.5454 x27

C: 973.432.9968

F: 973.732.5456

PRI Technology


Atlanta, GA



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