Director/Senior Director, Information Security 2018-170 - SomaLogic, Inc. - Boulder, CO

SomaLogic is a 200-person privately owned biotechnology company that delivers precise and personalized health insights using its proprietary technology, which measures changes in thousands of different proteins in blood and other sample types. We have a CLIA certified lab in Boulder and are setting up a branch lab in Oxford, England. We are a dedicated team working to build new tools and products based on our technology that will change the way healthcare and wellness is practiced. We are seeking a strong Information Security leader with the expertise and knowledge to develop and implement a comprehensive, enterprise-wide information security strategy. This individual will be responsible for the further development of our information security program, the information security strategy for our products, and the tactical activities promote information security as a core value internally and externally. The successful candidate will also provide cross-functional leadership within the various Informatics departments including IT, Software, and Bioinformatics. This position requires strong leadership and management skills and a strong background in privacy and information security. Experience with best practices in the healthcare environment desired. Key Job Responsibilities: Lead and directly manage the Information Security team including direct supervision, coaching and management of people Aid in creating a vision for information security aligned with our business strategy Lead the enhancement of our global organizational security, including oversight of all data/information security policies and programs, security architecture development, and risk management Create and implement a comprehensive information security program to ensure appropriate levels of confidentiality, integrity, availability, safety, and privacy; liaise with the Data Protection Officer to ensure that data privacy requirements are captured in the security program Work with product and software development teams to embed “security by design” into the product development process Define metrics to monitor information security, ensuring compliance and governance is met across the organization Collaborate with the Legal and Data Protection Officer to ensure all data collected, used, and controlled by or on behalf of SomaLogic is processed and stored in accordance with applicable laws and other regulatory requirements Interface with senior leadership and management across the company to determine acceptable levels of risk for the organization and drive security into business processes throughout the organization Oversee annual HIPAA/GDPR risk assessments Devise strategies and solutions to minimize the risk of cyber threats and protect the intellectual property of the organization at all times Create a framework for roles and responsibilities with regard to information ownership, classification, accountability, and protection Maintain expertise by staying abreast of changing data protection laws as applicable to information security Provide cross-functional leadership within the Informatics team consisting of IT, Software, and Bioinformatics Education Bachelor’s degree in Information Security, Computer Science, or related field; or equivalent experience Certification as a Privacy Professional (CIPP) is preferred Other professional security management certifications, such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or other similar credentials are strongly desired Skills and experience 20+ years of experience within information security, data privacy, information technology, data analytics, or similar areas, with at least 10 years as a senior leader of people, manager, and mentor Experience with common information security frameworks, such as ISO 27001, NIST Cybersecurity Framework, HITRUST, and HIPAA required GDPR and International experience preferred 5+ years of experience in health information, healthcare, or industry dealing with extensive personal data is preferred Demonstrated ability to lead through influence in a matrixed organization

Work Environment: The SomaLogic campus consists of several buildings adjacent to each other with frequent meetings spread over the campus. This position involves extended time at a computer. Up to quarter time travel to vendors, conferences, customers, and partners is anticipated.

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