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Senior Security Analyst, Cybersecurity Operations (Information Protection, English, remote work, later 50% HO)

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Date posted: 17.8.2022

Location: Bratislava, Slovakia

Salary: 4 190 EUR/monthMotivated employees must be remunerated appropriately. The minimum salary for this important and responsible position is € 4190 gross per month (full time). The actual remuneration package will be guided by your professional experience and your qualifications, increased payment is possible.

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Job description, responsibilities and duties

Job Description
The Future Begins Here

At Takeda, we are creating a future-ready organization, one that evolves at the speed of science and technology using data and digital to meet the needs of patients, our people, and the planet. In order to make that happen, we need your help.

Join our exciting and new Innovation Capability Center (ICC) in Bratislava, Slovakia. This specialized, innovative and state of the art center of technological resources will drive data and digital capabilities and solutions across Takeda. The Center will be home to approximately 300 change agents, organized into chapters and cross-functional squads based on agile ways of working.

Grow your data and digital skills, create and enhance solutions for patients around the globe, and help us create a data and digital-forward Takeda. This is a unique opportunity to become the heart of our internal innovation engine.

Position Overview

Takeda Pharmaceuticals is seeking a candidate within Information Security & Risk focused on cyber security controls and analytics
Act as a technical lead and escalation point for analysts and junior analysts do not have advanced security operations or tool knowledge, skills, or experience
Selected candidate will lead program functions within a high-performance dynamic environment and required to adjust priorities of work based on changing operational needs and the evolving threat horizon

Ensure the efficient and effective operation of cybersecurity operations processes that protect the company’s network, endpoints, servers, and information from compromise
Provide advanced subject matter expertise and plan / execute project work as it relates to the delivery and operations of cybersecurity controls such as endpoint detection and response, data protection, network security, cloud security, data analytics, etc.
Possess deep, specialised knowledge and skills in the configuration and operation of common enterprise cybersecurity controls and a continuous improvement mindset for fine-tuning the controls to reduce risk exposure and data loss through investigation, testing, implementation, and verification
Develop, manage, and maintain information security standards, processes, and guidelines
Manage the collection, management, and evolution of cybersecurity operations metrics and measures
Ensure team delivers high quality outcomes and timely service delivery
Mentor and oversee day to day activities of less senior information security and risk resources such as analysts and junior analysts
Lead administration, testing, and remediation (including RCA) of security controls and identify and participate in tactical and strategic process improvement actions
Partner with business and IT teams to effectively predict, protect, and respond to security threats
Lead research and evaluation of new security technologies, processes, and methodologies

Employee perks, benefits

What Takeda Can Offer You

• A meaningful career grounded in our values.
• Continuous professional growth and global careers
• A diverse and inclusive network of colleagues
• Flexible work environment, including hybrid working
• A collaborative culture encouraging an entrepreneurial spirit and agile thinking

• Healthcare
• Retirement plan
• Life insurance
• Paid leave
• Competitive salary
• Annual bonus

Extra Benefits
• Food stipend
• Professional Development
• Paid volunteering time
• Summer schedule
• Education and Internet allowance
• Referral bonus


Annual Bonus
Employees have the opportunity to earn an annual bonus based on company, business unit, and individual performance.

Referral program
Bonuses are available for referrals if your friends join Takeda.


• We care about your future. So we offer a retirement plan for employees, which includes up to a 3% match. You'll also have access to life insurance covering short-term and long-term disability in case of injury or death.

• When in need, we'll support you. Our Takeda-sponsored individual medical plan will give you access to timely health treatment for your medical needs. We also have additional payment available for critical illnesses.

• We understand mental health is also important. Counseling and support resources are available 24/7 through our assistance program for employees and immediate family members.

• We want you to spend time away. We offer generous paid leave and also additional time off for maternity, paternity and parental leave.

• We are committed to helping the world. You'll have the opportunity to participate in paid time away for volunteering activities.

• We know there's more to life than work. we return to the office, you'll enjoy a mix of remote working and in-office collaboration in our state-of-the-art facilities. During summer we have flexible workweeks with half-day Fridays.

And some additional benefits because at Takeda, we invest in our people.
You’ll have access to:

• Daily allowance for meals
• Supplementary monthly payment to spend on retirement savings, educational courses, and leisure activities
• Assistance for home office internet or English learning expenses

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

Skills and Qualifications


Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, engineering or the equivalent combination of formal education, training, and experience
5+ years of work experience delivering cybersecurity operations and/or operational technology
Strong analytical abilities, interpersonal skills, and verbal / written communication
Strong knowledge of system operations, networking, and devices
Quickly adapts to changing events, reprioritizing efforts, and realign resources to fulfil large scale / complex requests
Willingness to be on-call, work non-standard hours, and travel (up to 15%) when required
Experience working in high stress and ambiguous environments
Fluent in the English language

Master’s degree
Industry certifications from SANS, ISC2, ISACA, Offensive Security, or equivalent
Experience deploying / managing global industry leading security solutions, platforms, and technologies
Experience understanding common cybersecurity attack patterns and how to configure common cybersecurity controls to ensure adequate detection and/or blocking of attacks
Significant experience working independently to manage and effectively respond to security requests
Demonstrated experience developing & maintaining operations playbooks, run books, and performance measures
Strong knowledge of information security leading practices and techniques
Strong knowledge of networking protocols and log formats
Effective time, prioritization, and workload management skills
Experience working in validated environments (GxP)
Experience working within a global or multi-tiered organization
Additional Information

Access to transportation to attend meetings
Ability to fly to meetings regionally and globally


Brief description of the company

Takeda is an industry-leading, global pharmaceutical company with an unwavering dedication to putting patients at the center of everything we do. We live our values of Takeda-ism – Integrity, Fairness, Honesty, and Perseverance – and are united by our mission to strive towards Better Health and a Brighter Future for people worldwide through leading innovation in medicine.

Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. At Takeda, you will make an impact on people’s lives – including your own.

Takeda is an equal opportunity employer.

We are taking a giant step forward to create a future-ready organization that evolves at the speed of science and technology, to meet the needs of patients by seeking and incorporating novel digital capabilities, data, and agile methodologies. Our aim is to provide digital solutions that are personalized to each patient’s unique needs and health circumstances. With individual care at the center, we can support patients in actively managing their personal care journey – from the moment they are diagnosed through treatment and beyond. Our Digital and IT team plays an integral role in accelerating this exciting journey.
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ID: 4330913  Dátum zverejnenia: 17.8.2022  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 4 190 EUR/month