Director - IT Security Governance, Mergers and Acquisitions

Recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the "World's Most Admired Companies," Quest Diagnostics is the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services that doctors and patients need to make better healthcare decisions. They are pioneers in developing innovative diagnostic tests and advanced healthcare information technology solutions that help improve patient care.

With corporate headquarters in Secaucus, NJ, Quest Diagnostics is a Fortune 500 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: DGX) and included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. With 2020 revenues of around $9.44 Billion and approximately 46,000 employees and 6,600 patient locations across the US, Quest Diagnostics serves half of the physicians and hospitals in the US with their large variety of products and services.

The company offers the broadest access to diagnostic testing services through its network of laboratories and patient service centers and provides interpretive consultation through its extensive medical and scientific staff. Quest Diagnostics also provides services to employers, life insurance companies, other commercial labs, clinics, health plans, government agencies, and organizations involved in clinical trials research.

Approximately 150 million times each year, patients and their physicians rely upon Quest Diagnostics results to make important healthcare decisions and approximately one third of U.S. physicians - and many of the country's leading hospitals and health systems - relies on Quest Diagnostics healthcare information solutions to foster better patient care and outcomes.


· FORTUNE magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" list for 7 consecutive years; one of only five companies to attain Most Admired status in the "Health Care, Pharmacy and Other Services" industry category.

· Fortune magazine's Fortune 500 list

· Forbes® Global 2000

· Forbes®' America's Best Employers List for third consecutive year

· Forbes® 2020 America's Best Employers for Women for second consecutive year

· S&P 500

· Barron's 500

· Member of the Dow Jones® Sustainability World Index

· Included in the FTSE4Good, Calvert, and Ocean Tomo sustainability indices

· Listed in the most recent Newsweek Green Rankings

· Consistently named one of the best places to work in U.S. business journal rankings

· Named a DiversityInc Noteworthy Company for third consecutive year

· Listed on the Disability Equality Index® (DEI), a joint initiative of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and the US Business Leadership Network (USBLN), recognizing companies for prioritizing the inclusion of people with disabilities

· Named Top 23 'Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality' in New Jersey

· Achieved Cancer Gold Standard accreditation from the CEO Roundtable on Cancer, recognizing our actions to reduce the cancer risk of employees and their families

· Received C. Everett Koop National Health Award for Efforts to Promote Employee Health in 2020

Diagnostic Testing Services

Quest Diagnostics is the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information, and services that patients and doctors need to make better healthcare decisions. Their services range from routine blood tests - such as total cholesterol, Pap testing and white blood cell count - to complex, gene-based and molecular testing. They perform medical tests that aid in the diagnosis or detection of diseases, measure the progress or recovery from a disease or confirm that an individual is free from disease. In addition, they have specialized expertise in cancer, cardiovascular diseases, infectious diseases, and neurology.


In the $60 Billion and growing US Diagnostic Testing Market, Quest Diagnostics is the leader. Quest Diagnostics' reputation as a leading innovator, provider of high value, low cost solutions and its financial strength and flexibility make it well positioned to capitalize on the evolving healthcare landscape.

Quest Diagnostics' long-term strategy is to become the undisputed world leader in diagnostic testing, information, and services. To drive this profitable growth, Quest Diagnostics plans to leverage capabilities to create differentiation:

· Deliver Innovative Solutions

· Leverage their Unparalleled Access and Distribution Network

· Expand their relationships with large payors and health systems

· Deliver Superior Patient Experiences

Position Description

The Director, IT Security, Governance M&A, would be responsible for managing IT Security Governance over merger and acquisition activities to ensure that information assets, data and intellectual property are adequately protected. The role will partner with key business leaders, project and integration teams, technical leads, finance, IT Security, and IT to identify gaps and opportunities in the existing environment and plan for remedial action. This role requires a self-starter with high energy levels and strong leadership skills.

Duties and Responsibilities

· Leverage technical expertise and IT security support to perform due diligence for divestitures and acquisitions in alignment with Company IT security policies and standards.

· Provide strategic cyber security M&A and compliance advisory to identify and mitigate identified risks/gaps during the integration process.

· Develop strategies and guidelines as necessary for the acquired entity to achieve compliance and strengthen their cybersecurity posture

· Ability to weigh business needs against security concerns and recommend as necessary, changes to enhance information systems security

· Standardize and improve existing due diligence and security integration methods with inputs from across the acquisition, IT, and IT Security teams

· Work with IT Risk Management to assist in assessing for any inherent and residual risks identified during the integration process.

· Work with business owners, Business Continuity (BCP), IT Architecture, Infrastructure, and Application teams to implement governance processes for IT Security

· Proven ability interpreting and applying information security policies, standards, and procedures

· Strong technical IT background, understanding of application security, cloud, and network architecture

· Strong understanding of security operations, governance programs and processes, technology, and operational concepts

· Solid business acumen and judgment to evaluate topics of high complexity and make sound decisions.


· Bachelors' Degree and 8+ years' experience in IT Security, Audit, Compliance, and/or IT Risk Management required.

· IT Security Governance and Control Framework experience such as SOC 2, NIST, PCI, ISO27001, etc.

· Experience with Compliance requirements for HIPAA, PCI, SOX, etc. desired

· Professional certification: such as CISSP, CRISC, CISA, CISM, GSE, or SANS


· Business Acumen

· Intellectual Horsepower

· Learning on the Fly

· Dealing with Ambiguity

· Innovation Management

· Strategic Agility

· Developing Direct Reports & Others

· Command Skills

· Drive for Results

· Political Savvy

· Comfort around Higher Management

· Customer Focus

· Negotiating

· Managing Vision and Purpose

· Listening

All requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Quest Diagnostics is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.
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