Information Security Specialist II

Almac Group is currently seeking a Information Security Specialist II for our Souderton, PA location. The Information Security Specialist II supports the operation of the information security management system that defends mission critical information and 24x7 systems at all Almac sites
Hybrid role after being onsite fully for 6 months. 
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Operation and maintenance of security devices including firewalls, SIEM, and IPS
  • Security Incident Response
  • Security Risk Assessment and Security Risk Treatment
  • Serve as a resource to all Almac Divisions to identify security requirements, manage security vulnerabilities, and maintain a current understanding of the latest security issues and trends 
  • Monitor compliance with the Information Security Management System by performing Application, Server, and Network security assessments, vulnerability scans, and policy/procedure/documentation audits.
  • Support internal, external and regulatory audits.
  • Monitor and respond to issues identified by deployed security technologies (SIEM, IPS, etc.)
Required Experience / Education:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related technical field, or equivalent experience or,
  • Associates Degree in Information Technology and 8 years experience, or
  • High School Diploma or greater and 10 years experience
  • 3+ years of related experience in Information Security
  • Expertise in firewalls, SIEM, and IPS.
  • Understanding of security best practices
  • Knowledge of network infrastructure, including routers, switches, firewalls and associated network protocols and concepts.
Preferred Experience / Education:
  • Operating systems (Windows, Linux)
  • Database platforms (SQL, Oracle)
  • Experience with common Information Security Management Frameworks, such as SOX, PCI, HIPAA, ISO27001
What can Almac Group offer you?
  • Medical, Vision & Dental benefits from the 1st of the month following start date
  • 20 days PTO per year, accrued monthly following start date
  • 12 holidays per year
  • Company paid Long and Short-term disability along with Life Insurance
  • 401k company contribution
  • Hybrid work available for applicable roles
  • Professional development programs/ continuous learning opportunities
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Almac is an exceptional, award winning, drug development solutions provider at the forefront of the pharmaceutical industry.  We are a privately owned organization that has organically grown over 50 years now employing 6,600 highly skilled personnel worldwide. Our US Headquarters is located at Souderton, PA with additional operations scattered around the US and Europe. ‘Partnering to Advance Human Health’ is more than just a tagline – it is our way of life.
Embracing diversity is at the heart of enhancing Almac Group’s unique culture and reflects our fundamental belief that all people deserve equality, inclusivity and the opportunity for advancement. We are committed to cultivating a welcoming, supportive, and inclusive environment for all.  Together, we will build on the strength in our diversity and deliver exceptional solutions to advance human health globally.
RECRUITMENT AGENCIES PLEASE NOTE: Almac will only accept applications from agencies/business partners that have been invited to work on this role through our portal. Candidate Resumes/CV’s not submitted through our portal or directly to Hiring Managers will be considered unsolicited and no fee will be payable. Thank you for your cooperation.
Almac Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled - Proudly embracing diversity in all of its expressions.
Almac provides reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities who need assistance completing the application process.  Please email us at [email protected] to request assistance.

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