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IT Sr. Analyst Information Sec - Germany  

Charles River (company)

Posted on : 28 August 2017

Project Description

For nearly 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.

About Corporate Functions

 The Corporate Functions provide operational support across Charles River in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, IT, Legal, Sales, Quality Assurance, Marketing, and Corporate Development. They partner with their colleagues across the company to develop and drive strategies and to set global standards. The functions are essential to providing a bridge between strategic vision and operational readiness, to ensure ongoing functional innovation and capability improvement. 

About Charles River

Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

With over 11,000 employees within 70 facilities in 18 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges.  Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2016, revenue increased by 23.3% to $1.68 billion from $1.36 billion in 2015. 

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~70% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2016.


We are seeking an experienced IT Sr. Analyst, Information Security for our Information Technology site located in Erkrath, Germany.

Provide monitoring and support to ensure information system data availability, integrity, authentication, confidentiality, and non-repudiation.  Collect and analyze event information and perform threat or target analysis.  Participate in first-level response and address reported or detected incidents.

The following are minimum requirements related to the IT Sr. Analyst, Information Security position.

  • Education:  Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in computer science, information technology, or related discipline.
  • Experience:  Minimum of 2 years related experience in IT security operations. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
  • Certification/Licensure:  IT security related certification a plus (e.g., Security +, CISSP, CISA, GSEC, or similar professional certification).
  • Other:
  • Understanding of PCI, SOX, GxPs, Data Privacy regulations, etc.
  • Familiarity with security controls relating to antivirus/antimalware, firewalls, DLP, network access control systems, or other similar products/technologies.
  • Experience and/or knowledge of SIEM, IAM, PAM systems desired.
  • Knowledge of IT and information security best practices.
  • Able to handle moderate problem resolution with general supervision.
  • Must have strong interpersonal, teamwork, self-initiative skills.


Are you interested?

If so, please apply with reference to "IT Analyst" with your significant application documents, your earliest entry appointment as well as your salary expectations within three weeks from appearance of the announcement. We are glad about your application.

Charles River Biopharmaceutical Services GmbH
Human Resources
Max-Planck-Str. 15a
40699 Erkrath

Phone: +49 211 9255-407 (Katja Schmitt)

Data Protection

The information preserved in the course of the application is used by Charles River Laboratories merely for the purpose of the recruitment, employee's choice and their management. The personal information which you give us is used also in a confidential manner to check our recruitment process. If you are employed by Charles River, your data are not used with the exception of the usual company expiry and the management of your employment with us. We possibly check the preserved information with third to check the correctness and we use or transmit the information into third to prevent criminal offences or to clear up. By submitting an application to us we assume from the fact that you agree with the use of sensitive personal data in the abovementioned manner