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Amgen Business Information Security Official (BISO) in Tampa, Florida

This Global Information Protection (GIP) role is a member of the Business Information Security Official (BISO) network and will share the responsibility to engage with key business stakeholders in the America region, ensuring Amgen’s information security strategy, policies, standards, procedures and guidelines are aligned accordingly to dynamic business objectives.

The BISO will be responsible for educating business functions on information security services and processes by developing and implementing comprehensive branding, communication, staff awareness and change management strategies.

In addition, the role will act as an entry point into the GIP organization and will oversee the coordination and management of Information Security’s resources directly to the business functions, in accordance with the business engagement operating model. For this purpose, the role may interact with key leadership, staff, and external vendors. Travel requirements may vary and depend on specific client-facing engagements in and beyond the geographic region.

Key responsibilities:

  • Serve as a business-facing lead within the region for the Information Security organization to enable strong understanding and alignment of business needs, control objectives, and risk appetite

  • Implement Information Security’s strategy, , policies, standards, procedures and guidelines across the business functions and oversee compliance of information security program objectives within business functions

  • Advise the business on Information Security’s services, processes, and available resources and ensure proper alignment with business objectives

  • Facilitate general information security consulting services and communicate security threats, vulnerabilities, control objectives, and risks; ensure security by design across all business function’s emerging systems, network enclaves, and applications

  • Coordinate and manage Information Security’s resources for all business function initiatives to include efficient and proper usage of Amgen’s Decision, Advice, Informed Stakeholder model

  • Serve as the first point of contact and escalation for all business information security requests

  • Develop insightful strategies for engaging the Amgen business functions on information security matters and gain buy-in from Amgen’s functional business leaders to define what the business requires from information security

  • Collaborate with Corporate Communications, IS training, GSS and other functions to lead and coordinate the information security change management effort around branding, communications, staff awareness and training

  • Work cross-functionally to identify and remove stakeholder resistance and other barriers to progress tighter cohesion of information security with the business

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree


Master’s degree and 2 years of Information Systems experience


Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of Information Systems experience


Associate’s degree and 10 years of Information Systems experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Information Systems experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in business or information systems or equivalent experience

  • 3+ years of experience within biotechnology / pharmaceutical industry

  • 3+ years of experience within a multinational company

  • Exceptional teaming skills encompassing cross-functional teams, peer relationships, informing, understanding and appreciating differences

  • Strong ability to convey and influence complex information risk and security issues in a manner that is easily understood and actionable

  • Effective communication with senior leadership and medium to large audience discussions / presentations

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively facilitate and drive organizational change

  • Developing / delivering presentations to large audiences and at all levels within the organization

  • Working in large / global corporate environments involving multiple businesses

  • Experience applying change management methodologies

  • Proven experience as a member and leader of a high performing team

  • Salesforce user experience

One or more of the following certifications, including but not limited to:

  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

  • SANS Global Information Assurance Certifications (GIAC)

  • Certified in Risk & Information Systems Control (CRISC)

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)