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Deputy Global Head of Information Security

Req ID:  4345




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

Job Description

The Deputy Global Head of Information Security (Deputy Chief Information Security Officer/CISO) is responsible for overseeing and executing enterprise-wide information security strategies, policies, and ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data. This critical role drives the development, implementation, and enforcement of global information security standards and procedures. This person also coordinates the identification, management, and mitigation of risks presented by global Information Security threats; as well as conducts Information Security risk evaluations, audits, and security incident investigations.

Job Duties


*  Oversee a strategic, comprehensive global information security and IT risk management program


*  Ensure that global security policies and processes are designed and implemented


*  Deliver the design, build and implementation of enterprise-wide security systems for the organization


*  Work directly with the business units to facilitate risk assessment and risk management processes


*  Develop and enhance an information security management framework


*  Understand and interact with related disciplines to ensure the consistent application of policies and standards across all technology projects, systems, and services


*  Partner with business stakeholders across the company to raise awareness of risk management concerns


*  Assist with the overall business technology planning, providing a current knowledge and future vision of information security


*  Accountable for the management and functional leadership of the regional IT Security leaders. Responsible for direct hires and accountable for people management.


*  Perform all other related tasks as requested

Job Requirements




*  Advanced degree in Computer Science or equivalent, plus comparable education/work experience


*  8+ years experience in a technology leadership role, preferably with experience at an executive level within a global company setting


*  Strong technical background across multiple disciplines (e.g., infrastructure, architecture, application development) with a focus on information security


*  Experience setting up complex corporate IT security and risk management frameworks




*  Ability to successfully lead a team of experienced leaders (VPs, Directors, Managers) as well as individual contributors


*  Able to manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously.


*  Self-driven leader with strong organizational skills and people management capabilities


*  Excellent written and verbal communication skills


*  Excellent customer service skills


*  Ability to speak and write in multiple languages is a plus but is not required


*  Available to travel Globally without restriction


*  Innovative thinking and leadership with the demonstrated ability to lead and motivate global, cross-functional, interdisciplinary teams or managers and individual contributors


*  Proven practical experience in IT crisis management


*  Experience successfully utilizing contractors and managed service providers


*  Confident and positive mindset balanced with strong sense for urgency, as well as sound business understanding; high level of personal integrity


*  Expert knowledge of common information security management frameworks, such as ISO/IEC 27001 and NIST


*  Knowledge of development and delivery methodologies such as Waterfall, Agile, SDLC and DevOps


*  Experience with hybrid infrastructure: voice and data networks, data centers, server and storage platforms, virtualized environments, and cloud computing


*  Self-driven leader with strong organizational skills and people management capabilities


*  One or more professional security management certification(s):
CISM (Certified Information Security Manager)
CISO (Certified Information Security Officer)
CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)
CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor)


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.


EVIDENT is passionate about the solutions it creates for the life sciences, and industrial equipment industries. 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 has manufactured microscopes since the company’s founding in 1919. Today, EVIDENT is a leading manufacturer of optical and digital microscope systems for life science solutions. EVIDENT’s Life Sciences division supplies microscope systems for biological use in clinical, research, and educational applications. For more information, visit


It is the policy of EVIDENT 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) || Massachusetts (US-MA) || Waltham || 

Nearest Major Market: Waltham
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston

Job Segment: Information Security, Information Systems, Cloud, Computer Science, Application Developer, Technology

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