Abbott Cyber Risk Management Sr. Specialist (Internal) in Waukegan, Illinois

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

Support cybersecurity operations by designing, developing or recommending secure technical solutions, including policy, standards, applications, systems, architectures, and infrastructure that are operationally viable and efficient. Ensure appropriate application of security products and technologies to protect the organization's systems and information and enable achievement of the organization's objectives. Manage and design innovative integration of cybersecurity toolsets to enable more automated discovery, remediation, and alerting of network and device vulnerabilities, as a means of improving the security posture. Perform analysis of emerging technologies and design and build architectures and solutions to enable secure implementation of new technologies.

This role is within Information Security and Risk Management (ISRM), responsible for Abbott’s enterprise-level cybersecurity governance policies, procedures and standards to meet leaders’ objectives. The person will understand Abbott’s business and cyber risks and craft strategies to reduce those risks. They will liaise with Abbott divisions and affiliates to understand them and their differences, and the effects of cybersecurity on those divisions. They will proactively monitor the legal and regulatory environment for recent developments. This position will require experience with risk management technologies (e.g., GRC solutions) that enable a seamless and efficient process to manage strategy, risk and governance across the enterprise.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email