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Danaher Corporation Lead, Data Protection & Risk in Washington DC, District Of Columbia

Are you are a highly motivated and hardworking Lead for our Data Protection program who would love to join the growing security organization at Danaher Corporation? This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to lead data protection projects and assess risks across more than 20 globally diverse science and technology operating companies! Whether it’s leading data classification and data loss prevention initiatives, assessing security risks of critical third parties, or updating our security controls framework, this position plays a pivotal role in protecting Danaher’s sensitive data! Working with the Senior Manager, Information Security Risk and Compliance, you will perform critical risk management activities throughout the organization.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead data protection initiatives, functional teams and projects throughout Danaher’s operating companies including definition, selection and implementation of data classification and data loss prevention solutions, tools and technologies

  • Investigate and make recommendations about data protection and loss prevention solutions (e.g. CASB, DRM, Zero Trust, Internal Threat, etc.)

  • Define and monitor data classification and data loss prevention metrics to uncover, what’s working, what’s missing, areas needing improvement or concerns that require further investigation

  • You should be able to communicate difficult concepts and work with others to adopt a different point of view. In most cases the ability to influence without authority will be key to the success of the process and will impact the achievement of the project or service objectives.

  • Assess and report on information security risks related to internal organizations, projects and external third parties

  • Monitor and find opportunities to enhance the effectiveness of data protection and other risk management processes and activities

Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience in information security related roles

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent level of education and expertise

  • Expert knowledge in data loss prevention concepts and technologies such as Azure Information Protection (AIP), CASB, DRM, Zero Trust, etc. and data classification and data inventory tools

  • In-depth expertise of common security control standards, regulations, and frameworks such as ISO 27001/2, NIST 800-53, CIS Top 20, SOC 2 Type II, PCI, or similar

  • Leads DLP projects with notable risk and complexity, develops the strategy for project execution

  • Understanding of information security risk management and assessment practices

  • Effective at building relationships with internal and external stakeholders

  • Familiarity with privacy regulations such as GDPR

  • Superior verbal and written communication skills

  • Self-motivated, able to work independently and with a team

Preferred Qualifications

  • CISSP, CISM, CRISC or similar certification

  • Experience using an enterprise GRC or third-party risk management platform

  • Solid understanding of NIST CSF and FAIR

  • Demonstrated success working in a matrixed and geographically diverse environment

  • Ability to work with/lead others and independently contribute successes

  • Comfortable interacting with all levels within the organization

  • Familiarity with privacy regulations such as GDPR

Diversity & Inclusion

At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

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