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Danaher Corporation VP, Data Privacy & Security - USA Remote in Portland, Oregon

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving health care through fast, accurate diagnostic testing. Our mission drives us, every moment of every day, as we develop scalable, groundbreaking solutions to solve the world’s most complex health challenges. Our associates are involved in every stage of molecular diagnostics, from ideation to development and delivery of testing advancements that improve patient outcomes across a range of settings. As a member of our team, you can make an immediate, measurable impact on a global scale, within an environment that fosters career growth and development.

Cepheid is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Danaher Diagnostics companies. Together, we’re working at the pace of change on diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges, driven by knowing that behind every test there is a patient waiting.

Learn about the Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) which makes everything possible.

The VP, Data Privacy & Security drives the Business Unit’s data and privacy efforts. This key leadership role works to evolve the data privacy and security roadmap and mentor and develop a high functioning team. Strong technical knowledge of security issues and a passion for team-oriented approach to problem solving with stakeholders to identify business requirements and expected outcomes. Models and frames meaningful scenarios which materially impact critical business processes and/or decisions. Deep understanding of our markets, payer, provider, and patient dynamics alongside knowledge of the digital technology and partnership landscape are highly desired.

This position is part of the Data Privacy & Security team and will be located in Sunnyvale, CA or USA remote. At Cepheid, our mission is Delivering a Better Way to improve patient outcomes by enabling access to molecular diagnostic testing everywhere.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Deliver high-quality, innovative, and customer-centric security and privacy experience for internal and external customers.

  • Manage and develop an existing team of security and privacy professionals.

  • Work with the BU leaders and teams to create strategic security and privacy plans and oversee security and privacy risk management programs.

  • Lead the development of security and privacy solutions. Manage security and privacy incidents and breaches.

  • Supervise the development of security-related policies, standards, and procedures

  • Collaborate across departments to develop and maintain a secure and privacy-driven infrastructure

  • Plan, monitor, and forecast security and privacy budgets. Lead employee awareness programs on security-related matters.

  • Identifying technology trends and evolving social behavior that may support or impede success. Developing strong external relationships with industry experts in data solutions

  • Ensuring data privacy and security plans are aligned with corporate quality system, regulatory requirements, and digital health regulatory models and initiatives.

  • Collaborates with senior leaders across the business and influences the opinions of others within the business unit, in external organizations, and across Opcos; exercises sensitivity to the audience.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 20+ years of experience OR Master’s/Doctoral degree with 18+ years of experience AND 6+ years managing people.

  • Ten (10) or more years of direct work experience in data management / privacy, enterprise DevSecOps / architecture, and product DevSecOps / architecture.

  • Fifteen (15) or more years of work experience in computer engineering/science or related fields.

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Medical device experience.

  • Experience in Quality System Regulations (QSR) 21 CFR 820; Design Control: ISO 13485:2003, FDA regulations.

Cepheid, a Danaher company, offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to our lives. Whether it’s a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits at danaherbenefitsinfo.com.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out. #LI-Remote

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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