IT Specialist InfoSec

About the job

At Charles River, we are passionate about improving the quality of people’s lives. When you join our global family, you will help create healthier lives for millions of patients and their families.

Charles River employees are innovative thinkers, who are dedicated to continuous learning and improvement. We will empower you with the resources you need to grow and develop in your career.

As a Charles River employee, you will be part of an industry-leading, customer-focused company at the forefront of drug development. Your skills will play a key role in bringing life-saving therapies to market faster through simpler, quicker, and more digitalized processes. Whether you are in lab operations, finance, IT, sales, or another area, when you work at Charles River, you will be the difference every day for patients across the globe.

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered for this position, a resume/CV must be uploaded and submitted during the application process. Please make sure work history and education are added correctly.

Job Summary

The InfoSec Risk Analyst, at the direction of the team lead and InfoSec management, will perform functions related to third- and fourth-party risk. The employee will gather evidence of information security controls from third-parties, including vendors and partners, and report, monitor, and re-assess the parties’ information security posture for the duration of their relationship with CRL. The employee will liaison between CRL’s business lines, CRL legal, CRL procurement, and the prospective third parties. They will serve as a point of contact for third party risk oversight activities

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

  • Initiates and facilitates third party screening process.
  • Drafts due diligence and investigation reports as required.
  • Collaborate with assigned internal business partners to evaluate risks related to certain third-party service providers, as part of the company‘s overall Third-Party Risk
  • Coordinate and manage Third Party risk assessments on set schedules and ensure appropriate remediation activities
  • Assists in the enhancement and implementation of the third-party risk management program, including proposing new or enhanced processes.
  • Supports monitoring of third parties and other business partners to confirm alignment with compliance requirements.
  • Facilitates consistency with CRL compliance policies, procedures, and standards.

Job Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in computer science, information technology, or related discipline.
  • Experience: Minimum of 3-5 years related experience in IT security.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
  • Certification/Licensure: IT security related certification desired (e.g., Security +, CISSP, CISA, GSEC, or similar professional certification).

Other

 Understanding of HIPAA-HITECH, PCI, SOX, GxPs, Data Privacy regulations, etc.

 Knowledge of IT and information security best practices.

 Able to handle moderate problem resolution with general supervision.

 Experience in risk assessment, audit, and IT security assessments.

 Must have strong interpersonal, teamwork, self-initiative skills.

IMPORTANT: A resume is required to be considered for this position. If you have not uploaded your resume in your candidate profile, please return to upload field and attach your resume/CV.

About Corporate Functions

The Corporate Functions provide operational support across Charles River in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, IT, Legal, Sales, Quality Assurance, Marketing, and Corporate Development. They partner with their colleagues across the company to develop and drive strategies and to set global standards. The functions are essential to providing a bridge between strategic vision and operational readiness, to ensure ongoing functional innovation and capability improvement.

About Charles River

Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

With over 17,000 employees within 90 facilities in 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2019, revenue increased to $2.62 billion.

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2019.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer – all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to crrecruitment_US@crl.com. This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For more information, please visit www.criver.com.

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