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12 Sep 2022

Full-Time Information Security Manager

Ultima Genomics – Posted by Ultima Genomics Newark, California, United States

Job Description

Rapidly growing life sciences technology company

Ultima Genomics is a rapidly growing company that is developing ground-breaking genomics technologies. Our mission is to continuously drive the scale of genomic information to enable unprecedented advances in biology and improvements in human health. We have developed a foundational new approach to sequencing at scale that overcomes limitations due to the high costs of current technologies. We are well-funded and have raised approximately $600 million from global top-tier investors. Our team brings together unique and diverse expertise across multiple disciplines, from healthcare and life sciences, to engineering, to technology and software and beyond. We are a collaborative group of more than 350 employees, including successful entrepreneurs, chemists, hardware and software engineers, genomics and biotechnology experts, molecular and computational biologists, software and algorithm experts, and operations and commercial leaders. Join us to develop and commercialize technologies that unleash the power of genomics at scale and empower the future of human health.

We are looking for Information Security Manager to join our team!

The InfoSec Manager is a hands-on leadership role responsible for building and maintaining a mature security program. You will partner with teams across the company to enhance the security posture and reduce the overall risk profile of the organization, and to ensure that security is embedded into business and R&D processes.

This position is full-time and based in Newark, CA.

How You’ll Contribute

  • Lead the development, enhancement and execution of a comprehensive information security program for the company.
  • Define and implement security policies, controls, and procedures.
  • Drive the evaluation and implementation of security tools and projects in collaboration with IT engineering and operations teams.
  • Monitor for emerging security threats, provide analysis, and continuously align roadmap with the business to mitigate security risks.
  • Conduct periodic security audit and penetration testing.
  • Ensure that data is processed and stored in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Lead and coordinate incident response, analysis, remediation, and reporting.
  • Manage security services providers.
  • Develop awareness programs and provide information security training to employees.
  • Available for off-hour emergency escalations.

Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer or information science or a related discipline.
  • 7+ years of technical hands-on experience in Information Security.
  • Solid understanding of security frameworks, such as NIST Cybersecurity Framework, COBIT, and CIS Controls.
  • Experience in Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), vulnerability management, endpoint security, email security, and encryption solutions.
  • Experience in securing cloud environments, including AWS and GCP.
  • Experience with securing Office 365 environments, Windows, Mac OS, and Linux.
  • Strong background in data privacy and Data Loss Prevention (DLP).
  • Comprehensive knowledge of network protocols, firewalls, and VPN.
  • Experience with risk management methodologies, threat modeling, and vulnerability assessment.
  • Experience with application and software security.
  • Experience with event and incident response.
  • Strong project management skills with experience managing complex projects with multiple stakeholders.
  • CISSP or other industry-recognized security certification preferred.
  • Experience with regulatory compliance and NIST/ISO standards, such as HIPAA, GDPR, and ISO 27001.
  • Experience with software product security, secure coding practices, and secure SDLC desired.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to concisely explain technical concepts to business leaders.

Ultima Genomics is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable laws. See also Ultima Genomics’ EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by contacting

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: 467. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

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