Sr Mgr, Digital Architecture, Security
The Senior Manager Security Architecture leads the enterprise-wide technology directions and enterprise architecture to secure Pfizer’s platforms and solutions.
This Senior Manager influences business stakeholders and Pfizer Digital client partners and creation centers to envision and build security in upfront enabling business outcomes.
The candidate will lead security architecture decisions solving complex problems and suggesting innovative options.
This role reports to the Senior Director Cloud, Security and Infrastructure in the Pfizer Digital Architecture organization.
Digital Architecture leads the strategic efforts creating an enterprise architecture and master plan that ties together our experiences, data, workflows, capabilities, applications, integration and back end services in a cohesive and integrated way.
The team leads the efforts to architect scalable, modern experiences, platforms and solutions, using next generation enterprise architecture practices and emerging technology.
Key accountabilities :
Understands current and future security requirements and works with application owners, data domain owners, and security service owners to ensure strategic business goals are securely met.
Owns security design and architecture of solutions and platforms integrated with the Pfizer business ecosystem working in partnership with Pfizer Digital teams.
Acts a subject matter expert of the principles, concepts and theories and has advanced knowledge of this domain.Plays a critical role in external collaborations with security providers.
Works with business stakeholders and Digital & Technology leadership to craft security directions for value-added capabilities, services or applications.
Applies technical and business knowledge to plan / design security into projects and researches security optionsConsistently demonstrates excellent communication skills and ability to work effectively in a cross-functional and matrixed organization.
Ensures accurate and timely communication of the project milestones and creates a high-functioning team environment.
Service Delivery :
acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
Understands customers’ operational needs and helps to drive security directions.Manages relationships with other Digital and Technology Lines that are required for successful project deployment and operational activities.
Anticipates internal / external business and security, regulatory, compliance issues that impact the system design.
Strategy & Planning :
has broad-ranging personal and business interests and pursuits; can easily pose future scenarios; can think globally; can discuss multiple aspects and impacts of issues and project them into the future.
makes the directions sharable by everyone.
Understands business drivers and business capabilities (future and current state) and determine corresponding security designs and change requirements to drive the targeted business outcomes.
Facilitates exploration of new technologies, and new systems / configurations though reference implementation support & renewal for application in scope of this position.
Formulates solution implementation approaches, builds consensus on approach, and provides technical execution oversight of such solutions.
Designs security of complex systems, recommends technology choices, or directly partners with those who are doing so.Influences management decisions and serves as the expert in solving complex problems with modern security platforms and solutions including cloud capabilities.
Knowledgeable about the regulatory constraints in the healthcare industry (GxP, HIPAA, Sunshine, security audits & certifications, business associates agreements, etc.
Provides expertise in the definition of digital business security of APIs and connectivity that enables Pfizer to integrate into the broader global healthcare ecosystem, enabling greater value exchange with partners & customers and the digitization / automation of end to end value streams & processes.
Develops and sustains constructive partnerships between business and D&T stakeholders to ensure success of projectsWrites clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles and can get messages across that have the desired effect.
Ensures effective, accurate and timely communication across the portfolio; prepares and delivers regular updates on project status, both in written and presentation format, to stakeholder and service owner groups.
Innovation and Risk Taking
guides direct reports and team members on acceptable levels of risk taking
Matrixed Team Effectiveness :
Applies skills in a variety of settings; one-on-one, small and large groups, with peers, and management; is effective both inside and outside the organization.
Utilizes influencing, facilitation, meeting management and conflict resolution skills to enhance cross-functional team performance.
Arbitrates disagreements among solution stakeholders and recommends proposals when needed.Solicits and evaluates vendor proposals with to augment internal expertise in security delivery.
8+ years of experience architecting, designing and deploying secure applications, solutions and platforms3+ years of experience securing cloud provider solutions (i.
e. : Amazon, Google, Microsoft Azure), service models (IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS), cloud-native services and CI / CD pipelinesExperience designing and implementing security protection solutions including endpoints and networks, B2B security of digital collaborations and APIs with sensitive and regulated data, identity and access management including integrating with external identity ecosystems, threat detection and response, security automations and analyticsStrong interpersonal skills and evidence of enabling teamwork in a matrix environmentProven ability to build coalitions and develop strong partnerships across functionsEffective diplomacy and influencing skillsAbility to interact effectively with junior and senior levels within the organization An execution mindset focused on getting things done quickly and simplyBachelor’s Degree from accredited institution
CISSP and / or CISM certifications preferred
Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.
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