Network Security Services Lead

Oct 07, 2021
Czech Republic

Job Description

Network Security Services Lead, Novartis, Prague, Czech Republic

120-thousand associates around the globe you would be supporting! Novartis is in the process of applying modern cyber defense as well remote access capabilities such as zero-trust, vpn-less access etc. for a large and complex infrastructure. In this role you will deliver the operational infrastructure protecting Novartis from being compromised by cyber criminal actors but also enable our associates to access Novartis data as well as application from remote.

Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Lead and manage all aspects of network security services which are part of a highly diverse and complex global corporate network that spans and support associates at 400+ sites worldwide.
• Work in close partnership and alignment with Technology Strategy, Architecture, Information Security, and Risk Management functions.
• Align with CTS IT strategy and operations in relation to enterprise architecture, information security, governance, risk management and regulatory compliance.
• Lead the development, ongoing management and execution of the network security roadmap in partnership with engineering, architecture and functional security teams.
• Work in complex and rapidly evolving environment, adapting quickly to new information and priorities as needed.
• Leads all aspects of the acquisition of technologies, vendor selection based on cost analysis review.
• People leadership, conducts goal setting and performance appraisal processes, coaches and develops employees as an organizational resource to support rapid digital transformation
• Lead all aspects of and monitor day-to-day operations of all systems and applications in scope to ensure stability, integrity & business continuity

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team’s representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
• 8+ years of demonstrable experience in leading global network and network security operations functions
• Prior experience in leading global network / network security teams preferably in a Healthcare / CPG or a regulated environment
• Demonstrable experience with new technologies, emerging delivery models and agile service Introduction approaches
• Broad experience including Vendor Management, IT Procurement, Strategy Development, Project Management and Business Continuity Planning
• High level of personal integrity, and the ability to professionally handle confidential matters and exude the appropriate level of judgment and maturity. Good mediation and facilitation skills and proficient English (oral and written)

You’ll receive:
Monthly pension contribution matching your individual contribution up to 3% of your gross monthly base salary; Risk Life Insurance (full cost covered by Novartis);; 5-week holiday per year; (1 week above the Labour Law requirement) ; 4 paid sick days within one calendar year in case of absence due to sickness without a medical sickness report; Cafeteria employee benefit program – choice of benefits from Edenred CZ in the amount of 12,500 CZK per year; Meal vouchers in amount of 90 CZK for each working day (full tax covered by company); Company Car / Car Allowance; MultiSport Card; Stock Options. Find out more about Novartis Business Services:

Why consider Novartis?
769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.

We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.

We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!

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Czech Republic
Information Technology
Full Time
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