Sr Manager Information Security, Threat & Vulnerability Management
Lisbon, Lisboa, PT
há 13 horas


THE AMGEN CAPABILITY CENTER IN LISBON, PORTUGAL (ACCP) will be home to over 300 multi-national and multi-cultural employees, representing a broad range of cross functional capabilities, including Commercial, General and Administrative, Research and Development and more.

The ACCP will offer rich career growth and development opportunities, regional and global exposure and the opportunity to LIVE, WIN and THRIVE in one of Europe’s most attractive cities.

If you feel like you’re part of something bigger, it’s because you are. At Amgen our shared mission to serve patients drives all that we do.

It is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve together researching, manufacturing and delivering ever-better products that read over 10 million patients worldwide.

It’s time for a career you can be proud of. Join us.



The Senior Manager Information Security is a vital leadership role directly responsible for delivering world class Threat Intelligence, Vulnerability Management, Insider Threat, and Adversarial Operations and Penetration Testing services across Amgen’s global operating environment.

These core GIP services are vital functions of our Cybersecurity Framework and effectively expose relevant risk to the company through a globally connected Threat Intelligence information sharing platform and a modernized vulnerability management program.

The leadership position provides relevant threat intelligence reports directly to the Deputy Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) to support Cybersecurity risk decisions that directly impact our Senior Leaderships’ broader business risk decisions.

The Senior Manager works with leaders and stakeholders from Customer Care Experience, Global Infrastructure Services, Information Systems, Human Resources, Law, Corporate Security, and Privacy to effectively protect Amgen’s valuable intellectual property and confidential information.

The manager is responsible for organizing, developing, training and equipping a diverse global team of Amgen staff and contractors in manner directly aligned to Amgen’s core values, principles and culture.

The leader performs all activities that support service delivery management to include planning, designing, building, testing, and deploying solutions that protect and secure Amgen’s ability to serve patients.

The role incorporates stakeholder driven engagements and authors the blueprints for Threat Intelligence and Vulnerability Management short and long-term strategies.

The leader, by way of effective targeted communication methodologies, ensures strategic alignment with staff, business constituents, key stakeholders, and leaders.

The Sr. Manager Information Security is part of Global Information Protection’s Strategy & Operations organization and reports directly to the Executive Director Information Security and Deputy CISO, based at Amgen’s Headquarters in Thousand Oaks, California.

Key activities include :

  • Leads strategy development, quality control, compliance, and continuous improvement of Amgen’s Global Threat Intelligence, Vulnerability Management, Insider Threat and Penetration testing services
  • Delivers transparency reporting on critical Threat Intelligence data to the CIO, CISO, key stakeholders, and senior business leadership
  • Directly engaged in collaboration with global industry partners and service providers on threat intelligence information and security topics as a vital contributor for the Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center (H-ISAC)
  • Manages cross-functional security teams to achieve continuous improvement in cyber defense / resilience
  • Directly responsible and accountable for technologies and designs that ensure integration and interoperability of Threat Intelligence and vulnerability management platforms with Amgen’s technology ecosystem
  • Effectively manages vulnerabilities across global servers, network, cloud, mobile, Internet of Things (IOT) devices, and Level 2 Operations Technology assets
  • Directs and guides development of Penetration testing, Adversarial Operations, Vulnerability Management, Threat Intelligence and Insider threat services and technologies roadmap
  • Maintains outstanding service delivery and ensures effective issue identification, problem resolution, tool integration, documentation, gap assessment, gap resolution and continuous improvement
  • Collaborates diligently with global functional teams to help detect and mitigate cyber threats, vulnerabilities targeting Amgen’s assets and resources
  • Analyzes business needs, leverages automation and technology, and develops relevant transparency reporting to senior leadership, key stakeholders and senior business leaders
  • Develops innovative and creative outcomes based on critical thinking, interpretation and deep analysis on opportunity / risk, cost / benefit
  • Serves as the Global Information Protection liaison for the corporate Insider Threat Program
  • Underscores accordance to the enterprise tool rationalization process by employing best of breed and platform technologies that align to the GIP and Information System (IS) ecosystem
  • Collaborates with multi-disciplinary teams and business units on identifying and implementing technology and processes to effectively reduce the number of threats and vulnerabilities
  • Manages Portfolio IS project execution with appropriate portfolio planning, finance, resources, vendor / risk management and leverages agile approach for flexible and nimble execution
  • Acts as an escalation point for system related technical issues and get engaged as needed in critical system related issues / events
  • Leverages leadership and management experience to guide project planning, resource allocation, troubleshooting and resolution of complex issues
  • Maintains vendor relationships and direct Managed Service Providers (MSPs)
  • Responsible for managing a diverse team of senior IS security engineers, ethical hackers, threat analysts and developers
  • Works with Human Resources staff to recruit, interview, select, hire, employ and retain the right talent
  • Creates budgets for yearly support, enhancements and build efforts and maximize resource allocation across multiple services and tools
  • Responsible for budget and operational costs for resources (full time employees, contract workers, and managed service providers) used to operate the department
  • Empowers employees, delegates responsibility accordingly and expects accountability and regular feedback
  • Fosters teamwork and unity among department members that allows for disagreement over ideas, conflict and expeditious resolution, and the appreciation of diversity as well as Team cohesiveness
  • Coaches, mentors and develops staff, including overseeing new employee onboarding and providing career development planning and opportunities
  • Leads employees using a performance management and development process that provides an overall context and framework to encourage employee contribution and includes goal setting, and continuous feedback
  • Maintain employee work schedules including assignments, job rotation, training, vacations and paid time off, telecommuting, cover for absenteeism, and overtime scheduling
  • Guides the talent identification and development processes

    Basic Qualifications :

  • Doctorate degree in Engineering, Information Systems, or Computer Science & 2 years of directly related experience
  • Master’s degree in Engineering, Information Systems, or Computer Science & 5 years of directly related experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Information Systems, or Computer Science & 7 years of directly related experience
  • Associate’s degree in Engineering, Information Systems, or Computer Science & 12 years of directly related experience
  • High school diploma / GED & 15 years of directly related experience
  • Preferred Qualifications :

  • 3 or more years managing development and / or security teams in a devOps context
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Passionate, collaborative and results oriented
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate / lead multiple projects / activities with competing priorities
  • Portfolio and project management skills
  • Excellent data-driven problem solving and analytical skills and proven experience within high performance team
  • Skilled in persuasion and negotiation of critical issues
  • Clear understanding of and ability to manage cognitive biases
  • Attention to detail and focus on providing vetted information
  • Constantly updated with current information security trends and topics
  • Demonstrated success in leading multi-functional initiatives without formal authority through the use of strong influencing and negotiating skills
  • Effective working with global, virtual teams
  • Successful management of multiple priorities
  • Must be team-oriented, placing priority on the successful completion of team goals
  • Self-starter with a high degree of initiative
  • Must be highly motivated and able to work effectively under minimal supervision
  • Experience with regulated systems (GxP, SOX) in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, healthcare industry
  • Preferred Certifications (Any) :

  • CISSP, CISM, CEH, GSEC, Security +, Network +


  • Vast opportunities to learn, develop, and move up and across our global organization.
  • Diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where colleagues are empowered to bring ideas to the table, take risks, and act.
  • Generous Amgen Total Rewards Plan comprising healthcare, finance, wealth and career benefits.
  • Flexible work arrangements.


    In our quest to serve patients above all else, Amgen is the first to imagine, and the last to doubt. Join us.



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