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Regional Director CISO - Americas

Req ID:  6353


Workplace Flexibility: Hybrid

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.


Olympus, a leading medical technology company, has focused on making people’s lives better for over 100 years.

Our Purpose is to make people’s lives healthier, safer, and more fulfilling.


Our Core Values are reflected in all we do: Integrity – Empathy – Agility – Unity – Long-Term View


We deliver on our purpose and our core values by staying True to Life.

Job Description

Director, Regional CISO - Americas is responsible for implementing and monitoring the global group policy and strategy of Information Security, Cyber Security, and Product Security in Americas region. The candidate will be responsible for hardening the information/cyber security posture in Americas region, facilitating collaborations among the different information security domains (Information Security, Enterprise Cyber Security & Product Security) and engaging external stakeholders (industry bodies, government agencies etc.) in the region on Information Security / Cyber Security / Product Security issues where appropriate.

Job Duties

  • Establish appropriate governance structure and process in Americas region to enable the implementation of the global Information Security strategy and roadmap. Customize global initiatives for regional/local situation and oversee their implementation. 
  • Lead/facilitate security/compliance incident investigations and management. Align with Compliance, HR and Legal on disciplinary actions where appropriate.
  • Establish a robust risk management program that includes identification of critical information assets, defence in depth strategy, security and privacy incident monitoring, incident and crisis response process, disaster recovery etc. 
  • Monitor information & cyber security threat landscape and trends in Americas region. Partner with Business and Functional stakeholders to develop countermeasures and meet changing regulatory and market requirements. 
  • Regularly review and update the regional cybersecurity incident response plan in collaboration with IT Security. Improve the organization preparedness for a cyber attack through sharing of threat intelligence, training, and incident response drills.
  • Strengthen the human firewall by raising employee awareness on information/cyber security. Standardize onboarding training in Americas region and implement risk-based trainings. 
  • Regularly update the regional Executive Management and Board on information/cyber security risks.
  • Manage internal and external audit and certification requirements (DJSI requirements on information/cyber security, NIST/ISO 27001 certification etc.).
  • Engage with external stakeholders on information security trends and issues where appropriate (industry information security threats sharing etc.).

Job Qualifications:



  • Master’s or bachelor’s degree (preferably Information Technology Professional with completed university studies in information Technology and Cybersecurity education).
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Leadership role to provide leadership to others regarding work related systems, processes and challenges.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience of interpreting strategy and policy in order to set and deliver objectives within medium to long time frames.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in International IT company.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience Forensic experience against security incidents 




  • Preferable having certifications such as CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional).
  •  Uses expertise to act as organizational authority on planning, organizing, prioritizing and overseeing activities to efficiently meet business objectives.
  • Applies expertise to act as the organizational authority on developing appropriate plans or performing necessary actions based on recommendations and requirements.
  • Uses expertise to act as organizational authority on strategic planning.
  • Uses expertise to act as the organizational authority on developing, monitoring, interpreting and understanding policies and procedures, while making sure they match organizational strategies and objectives.
  • Uses expertise to act as organizational authority on developing and implementing policies.
  • Applies expertise to act as the organizational authority on making sure the organization develops and maintains the culture, values and design it needs to reach its objectives while managing structural change.
  • Uses expertise to act as the organizational authority on managing projects and/or programs within desired cost, time and quality parameters. 
  • Acts with expertise as the organization's authority on using clear and effective verbal communications skills to express ideas, request actions and formulate plans or policies.

Why join Olympus?

Here, people matter—our health, our happiness, and our lives.

  • Competitive salaries, annual bonus and 401(k)* with company match
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Visions coverage effective on start date
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
  • Free virtual live and on-demand wellness classes
  • Work-life balance supportive culture with hybrid and remote roles
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Educational Assistance
  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • Volunteering and charitable donation match programs
  • Diversity & Inclusion Programs including Colleague Affinity Networks
  • On-Site Child Daycare, Café, Fitness Center**

*US Only

**Limited locations


We care about your health and financial well-being and offer the resources you need to feel vital, confident and ready for wherever life takes you. Learn more about our benefit offerings at

About us:

Our Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients and their safety.

Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Olympus employs more than 31,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries and regions. Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,200 employees throughout locations in North and South America.  For more information, visit


Olympus is dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace

We recognize diversity in people, views and lifestyle choices and emphasize the importance of inclusion and mutual respect. We strive to continue to foster empathy and unity in the workplace so that our employees can fully contribute and thrive.


Let’s realize your potential, together.

Olympus requires all US new hires to be “fully vaccinated” against COVID-19, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on or before their first day of work. Individuals who have been offered employment who have a disability, medical condition, or sincerely-held religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to request and be granted a reasonable accommodation prior to their first day of work.


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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