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Global IT Security Governance, Risk and Compliance

Req ID:  1710



Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
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Job Description

Seeking an IT Security Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) Lead to support the Olympus cybersecurity mission.
Looking for a senior cyber-professional to help solution and lead against an ever-evolving cyber threat landscape and protect critical information assets within the Healthcare and Manufacturing Industry. 
The IT Security GRC Lead sets evaluations standards of the IT security program or its individual components to determine compliance with published standards. The IT Security GRC Lead is accountable for developing governance strategy, establishing governance and quality standards, recommending tools and techniques, providing training and support, ensuring compliance globally to drive business value and operational efficiencies, and reporting to leadership. 

Job Duties

* Assist Global IT Security Head with day to day activities, including and not limited to IT Governance, Security Architecture reviews, Security Operations, IT Security Projects, Compliance, Policies, Controls, Standards, Audits, Global/Regional Regulations, IT budget preparations, Board meetings, CxO reviews and presentations, etc..

* Working on an alternate shift to support Global IT Security Head to cover global region 24/7 .

* Accountable for GRC capability areas such as enterprise security risk management, compliance management, policy management, security awareness training, third party risk management, metrics and reporting.

* Ensure Cyber security policies and procedures are communicated to all personnel and that compliance is enforced.

* Update the Cyber Security strategy to leverage new technology and threat information.

* Drive to perform periodic reviews of Olympus security compliance programs to support various compliance regulations both regional and global.

* Oversee IT Security Projects in all regions .

* Lead the Global GRC teams, employees, contractors and vendors including hiring and mentoring.

* Accountable to own and manage the GRC tool with updated IT risk register, controls, gaps, remediation and reporting.

* Coordinate and track all information technology and security related audits.

* Work closely with MSP’s, and business teams to drive towards a cohesive view of security risk and drive open remediation items to closure globally.

* Direct and approve the design of IT Security systems.

* Brief the executive team on IT Security status and risks, including taking  the role of champion for the overall strategy and necessary budget.


* Partner with a regional CIO to be key contact for security initiatives, understanding and supporting regional business requirements and represent the global security team in Information Security & Privacy and other business meetings.

* Provide regional support for any security incidents or operational issues.

Job Requirements



* Minimum of Bachelor’s degree IT/IS/Business/Technology.


* Minimum 12 years of Information Technology/Security work experience collaborating with different parts of the organization; emphasis on developing and implementing IT Security Policies, standards and procedures that lead to substantive improvements in Information security compliance with large scale companies.

* Minimum 10 years of Leadership and/or Management experience.


* Minimum 7 years of experience in Information Security Governance.




* Should hold at least one security certification (ex: CISM, CISSP, CISA, CRISC, CCSK, Certified CISO, PMP, etc.)


* Knowledge of industry leading Information Security protection practices.

* Thorough Knowledge and understanding of Cybersecurity Frameworks, like ISO 27001/27002, NIST, CoBiT, BCM, ITIL, GDPR, ITAR, SOX (JSox) and IT Risk Management.

* Internally and externally recognized subject matter expert that influence the way things are done.

* Demonstrated consulting skills, with IT Security concepts and strategies, including communication, culture change and performance measurement system design.

* Embrace and lead change effectively and cultivate an environment of security driven thinking, innovation, experimentation, rigor and continuous improvement.

* Results oriented, high energy, inspirational and self-motivated leader.

* Strong interpersonal and motivational skills.


* Strong analytical skills.

* Excellent written, verbal communication and presentation skills with ability to effectively communicate with leadership team.

* Multi lingual communication preferred.

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.

Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,500 employees throughout locations in North and South America. For more information, visit

Olympus…True to You. True to Society. True to LIFE.

It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Pennsylvania (US-PA) || Center Valley || 

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