Chief Product Security Officer

Greater Boston area, Massachusetts

Posted: 11/13/19 Category: Director & Executive Level Job Number: 8232

Position: Chief Product Security Officer 
Location: Greater Boston Area
Duration: Full time
Interview Expectations: phone, in person
Local Candidate: yes or maybe consider relo
Contract to hire: no
Remote: no
Travel: 10%-15% travel, domestic and international

Job Description:

The Chief Product Security Officer serves as the process owner of all cybersecurity activities related to the availability, integrity and confidentiality of Medical products. A key element of the CPSO' s role is working with executive management to determine acceptable levels of risk for the organization. This position is responsible for establishing and maintaining a corporate-wide product information security management program to ensure that the organization is in compliance with all applicable regulatory agencies.

Position Overview:
  • Develop, implement and monitor a strategic, comprehensive product information security management program
  • Work directly with the medical business units to facilitate common cybersecurity risk assessment and risk management processes
  • Develop and enhance a product information security management framework
  • Understand and interact with industry and customer key opinion leaders to ensure alignment with processes and procedures as well as identifying future trends.
  • Provide leadership across the product information security organizations
  • Partner with business stakeholders across the company to raise awareness of cybersecurity risk management concerns
  • Assist with the overall business technology planning, providing a current knowledge and future vision of technology and systems
  • Performs other duties as needed and assigned


Education: BS Cybersecurity, Computer Science or other technically related field; MS Cybersecurity or Computer Science a plus.

Related Experience:
  • 12 to 15 years’ experience in product/device security or medical/hospital IT.
  • Driven leader with up to date technical knowledge augmented with strong communication skills and the ability to re-focus complex projects and organizations. Excels in fast-paced, mission critical projects where timing, costs, and quality are the driving forces. Well respected and able to lead diverse teams to achieve difficult and complex objectives.

Special Competencies or Certifications:
  • CISA: Certified Information Systems Auditor
  • CISM: Certified Information Security Manager
  • GSLC: GIAC Security Leadership
  • CCISO: Certified Chief Information Security Officer
  • CGEIT: Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT
  • CISSP: Certified Information Systems Security Professional
  • CISSP-ISSMP: Information Systems Security Management Professional
  • Working knowledge of ISO 14971
  • Practices and methods of IT strategy, enterprise architecture and security architecture
  • Security concepts related to DNS, routing, authentication, VPN, proxy services and DDOS mitigation technologies
  • ISO 27001 & 27002, ITIL and COBIT frameworks
  • PCI, HIPAA, NIST, GLBA and SOX compliance assessments
  • Windows, UNIX and Linux operating systems
  • C, C++, C#, Java and/or PHP programming languages
  • Firewall and intrusion detection/prevention protocols
  • Secure coding practices, ethical hacking and threat modeling
  • TCP/IP, computer networking, routing and switching
  • Network security architecture development and definition
  • Knowledge of third party auditing and cloud risk assessment methodologies

Required: polished executive level, cybersecurity responsibility across multiple products

Brian Pedersen
Senior Technical Recruiter

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