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Date: Sep 30, 2021

Location: Arden Hills, MN, United States, 55112

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: US-MA-Marlborough; US-MN-Maple Grove


Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.


About the role:
The Director, Cybersecurity Architecture, Technology and Engineering Operations is responsible for the leadership and execution of all facets of cybersecurity architecture, technology solutions, and engineering operations to ensure the protection and enablement of Boston Scientific’s business.  Reporting to the VP, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), the Director collaborates extensively within the Cybersecurity organization as well as across the Information Technology (IT) organization as well as across Boston Scientific as a whole.  The Director should be available and empowered to represent the CISO in all activities.  


Your responsibilities include: 

  • Leads all facets of security infrastructure design, development, integration, and deployment including the Security Engineering and 24 X 7 X 365 maintenance and help desk operations
  • Executes the leadership and vision of cybersecurity technologies (scout the future) in concert with the Enterprise IY and Global Digital Enablement Team
  • Closely coordinates cybersecurity architecture principles, concepts, designs, and solutions with the Director, Enterprise Architecture, as well as across the IT architect community
  • Provides leadership and guidance for Architecture Assurance (Security By Design, Threat Modelling), Architecture and Engineering Reviews, Technical Review Boards, etc.
  • Leads and executes programs critical to the overall cybersecurity strategy of Zero Trust Architecture including Identity and Access Management (IAM) and Network Segmentation
  • Directs the Cybersecurity Digital Enablement of DevSecOps/Continuous Integration/Continuous Development/Delivery (CI/CD) through Security By Design and through Security Broker/Security Champion methodology

What we’re looking for: 

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Security Engineering, Information Technology or Computer Science or equivalent work experience; Master’s Degree in a technical discipline is preferred
  • 10+ years security experience; preferably in securing enterprise infrastructure, digital and cloud platforms; with at least 5 years in a technical leadership role
  • 10+ years of experience leading execution of information security frameworks such as ISO27001/2, NIST 800-53, and NIST CSF, CSA and CIS Controls.
  • 5+ years people management with a proven track record of building, training, and developing a high-performing team; ability to lead and motivate an organization of technical teams to achieve tactical and strategic goals
  • Experience working on cross-functional teams including IT engineering, products teams, legal and compliance
  • Experience performing risk and threat assessments as part of product development
  • Experience with communicating and presenting to executive stakeholders including engineering, legal and C-suites.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrates strategic and critical thinking capability
  • Solid understanding of industry best practices in information security
  • Strong knowledge of compute, cloud, and security architectures including experience working with leading enterprise tools and vendors 
  • Infrastructure and Cyber / Information Security Strategy experience in healthcare or related industries 
  • Strong planning, communication and presentation skills, and the capability to listen and influence
  • Experience designing and implementing Identity and Access Management, network segmentation as well as enterprise solutions
  • Excellent presentation skills



Requisition ID: 507158


As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.


So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!


At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.


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