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    Full-time Position
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  • Experience Required
    1 - 2 Years
  • Degree Required
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    • Date Posted
      December 01,2020
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    IT Data Quality & Security Specialist

    About us

    Abbott is a global health care company devoted to improving life through the development of products and technologies that span the breadth of health care. With a portfolio of leading, science-based offerings in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals, Abbott serves people in more than 160 countries and employs approximately 107,000 people. In 2019, the company's sales exceeded US$31.6 billion.

    Primary Job Function:

    • Contribute to the support of cybersecurity operations by designing, developing or recommending secure technical solutions, including policy, standards, applications, systems, architectures, and infrastructure that are operationally viable and efficient for EPD in line with Corporate standards and guidance
    • Perform responsibilities to ensure that the appropriate application of security products and technologies are in place to protect the organization's systems and information and enable achievement of the EPD objectives.
    • Contribute to the design of cybersecurity toolsets to enable more automated discovery, remediation, and alerting of network, servers and device vulnerabilities, as a means of improving the security posture.
    • Perform analysis of emerging technologies and design and build architectures and solutions to enable secure implementation of new technologies based on Division need and in line with Corporate.
    • Perform assessment of cyber security incidents to identify the root cause, respond, and recover the environment.
    • Apply technical knowledge to protect the Company against cyber threats (e.g., knowledge of firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems, data loss prevention solutions, endpoint protections, log aggregation technology and other leading-edge security technologies).
    • Act as the go-to person (linking-pin) related to Cybersecurity, Data Integrity and Data quality topics for the division.
    • Coordinate the needs of local IT to work closely with BTS, Country- and Division IT groups on Cybersecurity and Data Integrity.
    • Support the Data Integrity assessment activities in line with the BTS and Division approach.
    • This position will require an approximate of 25% domestic travel


    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
    • Ability to keep oversight (helicopter view) – do not drown in the details.
    • Good understanding of IT infra structure (servers, network, firewalls), OT networks (PLCs, HMI’s, etc.) cybersecurity
    • Pre-experience with working in a regulated industrial environment.
    • Familiar and experience with GAMP5, GxP and SLC

    Education Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree (preferred) in Information Security, Computer Science, or related field relevant for function.
    • Relevant training and experience in valuing and implementing industry standards such as ISO 27001/2, SOC 2, and the ISO 22301 Business Continuity Standard.
    • Experience with implementation and use of GRC toolset (Governance Risk and Compliance).
    • Certified Data Integrity specialist is a pre.


    • At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career.
    • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees
    • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
    • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
    • Paid time off
    • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities
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