Pfizer’s Global Information Security (GIS) organization delivers proactive cyber defense for the global enterprise. Our mission is to secure all of Pfizer’s digital information assets ranging from our scientific breakthroughs to the manufacturing floor, and out to the patients we serve. We achieve this mission through a combination of world-class talent, top-tier technologies, industry leading best practices, and the promotion of a cybersecurity ownership culture across the company.

Securing remote connectivity to Pfizer’s resources is vital to the security and operational resilience of Pfizer. The Senior Manager of Secure Connectivity Engineering owns the strategy, roadmap, technology, and operations of Pfizer’s global secure remote connectivity processes & systems. The leader will be responsible for reducing risk, increasing operational effectiveness, and driving innovation which improves both security and user experience.

The role reports to the Senior Director of Cybersecurity Engineering and will be a leader of a globally distributed team. This role requires subject matter expertise across the domain of remote connectivity and network micro segmentation enabled securely applying zero trust principles with hands-on expertise in delivering secure remote connectivity solutions, at massive scale, across cloud, on-premise and SaaS environments.

Strong business communication skills are required to influence senior business leaders at the global business unit level. Effective project management skills and a demonstrated aptitude to rapidly apply expertise in a complex business and technical environment are required to drive transformational strategies to successful implementation.


Leads the strategy, roadmap, and operations of Pfizer’s complex remote connectivity ecosystem. Ensures that security, compliance, capacity, and resiliency considerations are implemented across all aspects of the program with a specific focus on continuous improvement and innovation external remote connectivity and network micro segmentation, which driving a least privilege and zero-trust mentality across all environments at Pfizer.

**Automation** : Uses business, security, and risk requirements to design secure remote connectivity related automations and review strategy focused on automating routine tasks across disparate systems. Drive continuous improvement initiatives to streamline processes, increase automation, and enhance the overall efficiency and effectiveness of zero trust enablement services.

**Strategy and Vision:** Maintain knowledge of latest and industry leading remote connectivity technologies and practices to drive new solutions and ideas across Pfizer and create a least privilege and zero-trust mentality across all digital environments at Pfizer.

**Metrics and Reporting:** Define key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics to measure the effectiveness and adoption of zero-trust secure connectivity. Produce regular reports for leadership, highlighting the status of secure connectivity initiatives and identifying areas for improvement.

**Organizational Leadership** : Leads a global team of colleague staff and contract service providers. Ensures that all positions are staffed with qualified personnel, properly trained, and aligned to a culture of continuous innovation.

**Policy and Procedure Development** . Collaborate with legal, compliance, and IAM governance teams to ensure alignment with data protection and privacy regulations. Develop and deliver training programs to educate employees and contractors on secure remote connectivity solutions, policies, and procedures.

**Risk Management:** Identify remote connectivity related risks and vulnerabilities and develop strategies to mitigate these risks. Maintain a continuous review of remote connectivity hygiene and metrics identifying and remediating security gaps. Respond to security incidents related to access compromise and lead investigations to determine root causes and remediation actions.


+ Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline and 7+ years of experience in IT/cybersecurity in a corporate environment

+ 4+ years of experience running remote connectivity solutions in organizations with greater than 10,000 users.

+ 5+ years of experience with remote connectivity and/or network micro-segmentation technologies, on-premise enterprise environments and software delivery models (SaaS, IaaS).

+ Experience with industry leading remote connectivity and network micro segmentation enterprise and open-source solutions, support, and operations.

+ Experience collaborating with technical, strategic, and business stakeholders to create innovative technical solutions to meet business and security requirements.

+ Experience developing and implementing technical strategies and product roadmaps that create measurable improvements over time.

+ Strong ability to drive strategic solutions and meet rigorous deadlines through project management and team leadership.

+ Strong leadership skills with proven ability to develop talent and build bench strength in a high demand technology field.

+ Outstanding communication skills, including the ability to write and verbally articulate industry terminology to interact at a technical level, management level and senior executive level.

+ Demonstrated experience in an agile work environment possessing qualities such as a collaborative mindset, adaptability to change, and a proactive problem-solving approach.

Candidate demonstrates a breadth of diverse leadership experiences and capabilities including: the ability to influence and collaborate with peers, develop and coach others, oversee and guide the work of other colleagues to achieve meaningful outcomes and create business impact.


No special physical requirements. Applicants should be capable of working through a personal laptop computer or mobile device for extended periods.


Periodic international and domestic travel required (less than 5%)

**Other Job Details:**

+ **Last Date to Apply for Job: 4/22/2024**

+ Additional Location Information: Parsippany, NJ

+ Work Location Assignment:Hybrid. Must be able to work from assigned Pfizer office 2-3 days per week, or as needed by the business.

The annual base salary for this position ranges from $131,200.00 to $218,600.00. In addition, this position is eligible for participation in Pfizer’s Global Performance Plan with a bonus target of 17.5% of the base salary and eligibility to participate in our share based long term incentive program. We offer comprehensive and generous benefits and programs to help our colleagues lead healthy lives and to support each of life’s moments. Benefits offered include a 401(k) plan with Pfizer Matching Contributions and an additional Pfizer Retirement Savings Contribution, paid vacation, holiday and personal days, paid caregiver/parental and medical leave, and health benefits to include medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage. Learn more at Pfizer Candidate Site – U.S. Benefits | ( Pfizer compensation structures and benefit packages are aligned based on the location of hire. The United States salary range provided does not apply to Tampa, FL or any location outside of the United States.

Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.

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**EEO & Employment Eligibility**

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer. This position requires permanent work authorization in the United States.

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