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Philips Cybersecurity Lead, North America in United States of America - Home Based, Massachusetts


If you are a Colorado resident and this role is a field-based or remote role, you may be eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role, which we will provide upon request. You may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

Reporting to the Professional Services & Solutions Delivery Leader for North America, you will represent the cybersecurity of our products, solutions, and services. You will work closely with our Sales, Solution Delivery, and customer delivery management teams to cultivate key customer and partnership relationships, demonstrate thought leadership, and act as a trusted security advisor to existing and potential customers and partners to promote influence, and inform the security advantages of our products, solutions, and services. You will also be accountable for translating security threats & vulnerabilities into meaningful language for different audiences, including C-Suite (customer), business & technical staff, within a locally relevant context for North America.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Play a key leadership role in developing and defining our Cybersecurity Solutions portfolio and playbook.

  • Serve as an internal and external evangelist for our solutions offering for the market, partnering cross-functionally with Sales, Marketing, Product Management/Engineering and key customers.

  • Provide thought leadership and professional-level pre-sales and solution delivery consulting and advising to customers within the scope of the customer project.

  • Apply industry standard practices and Philips standard security knowledge to all customers looking to integrate Philips supplied solutions into their IT environment.

  • Generate plans for Philips’ security solutions and then aid in the management and implementation of those solutions into the customer environment.

  • Effectively collaborate with sales and service partners as well as collaborate with customers to maximize the security of Philips solutions into their IT environment.

  • Act as chief cyber subject matter expert for the market/customer engagement

  • Assist in the design, requirements development, and deployment of cyber security technical and architecture roles required in market-wide cyber strategy activation

  • Work with global and local cross-functional teams to develop and deploy cohesive customer cyber engagement strategy, to include coordination or marketing, sales, and delivery functions.

  • Harmonize cybersecurity policy and technology efforts into the North American Market, and ensures strategic plans and go-to-market plans are reflected in Annual Planning priorities

  • Work with Services, Marketing, and Strategy teams to raise market and customer awareness of Philips cyber strategy, research and build alliances and partnerships where needed to complete offerings.

  • Advise and design security solutions for implementation into complex customer IT environments which carry proprietary real-time life critical data and diagnostic quality images which require reliability and high availability output to clinicians

  • Provide consultation to healthcare institutions on IT security strategies and integration into hospital infrastructure

  • Communicate complex security strategies to local implementation teams.

  • Establishes role-based requirements for a diverse cross-functional team of internal and external installation resources as it pertains to network infrastructure.


  • At least 10 years’ experience in Professional Services leadership, with core focus on IT Risk, Cybersecurity, IT Compliance, customer experience, and solution development

  • At least 15 years’ experience with customer-facing and implementation experience working with cross-functional teams to support proposal, capture and / or complex sales and delivery motions / processes requiring deep solutioning with clients and / or partners and the development of proposals and / or programs with enterprise software (in Professional Services role)

  • Experience in a healthcare and/or IT/security vendor or provider preferred

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in related field (Information Security, Computer Science, Information Management Systems) required, advanced degree preferred

  • Cybersecurity certification such as CISSP, CISM, or equivalent experience

  • Proven ability to break down highly complex technical topics into language and diagrams understandable by a broad audience

  • Knowledge and/or experience in cybersecurity, ICT, Medical Device IoT, B2B enterprise software businesses or related fields

  • Experience in Health information security management (ISO 27799, ISO/IEC 80001)

  • Experience in HIPAA/HITECH, ISO 27001, HiTRUST, FedRAMP, RMF DoD, FDA, 21CFR820, laws, and regulations on privacy, data protection, and breach notification

  • Familiar with global laws and regulations on privacy, data protection, and breach notifications

  • Knowledge of enterprise IT security requirements and CIO and CISO needs in healthcare providers

  • Proven experience and successes accomplishing goals and building value in a highly matrixed organization including key partners and executive management

  • Knowledge of clinical and operational needs and issues of critical partners in healthcare providers

  • Knowledge of Healthcare (IT) and (IT) Services market dynamics

  • Experience in Incident handling and response

  • Strong project management and portfolio management skills

  • Domain-specific standards and approaches on privacy and product security (DICOM, IHE)


  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with other functions to achieve overall business objectives

  • Demonstrated strategic and problem-solving skills.

  • Demonstrated collaboration and teamwork skills

  • Ability to simplify and translate complex technical challenges into usable information for customer decisions

  • Must thrive in a fast-paced environment requiring a high level of collaboration

  • Able to communicate effectively with all levels of management both inside the company and with customers.

  • Experienced with Philips solutions and demonstrated broad knowledge of IT security and technologies

  • Self-starter with ability to work in a matrix environment.

  • Develop Security Processes and Postures in the following areas:

  • Security operations: Real-time analysis of immediate threats, and triage when something goes wrong

  • Cyber risk and cyber intelligence: Keeping abreast of developing security threats, and helping the board understand potential security problems that might arise from acquisitions or other big business moves

  • Data loss and fraud prevention: Making sure internal staff doesn't misuse or steal data

  • Security architecture: Planning, buying, and rolling out security hardware and software, and making sure IT and network infrastructure is designed with best security practices in mind

  • Identity and access management: Ensuring that only authorized people have access to restricted data and systems

  • Program management: Keeping ahead of security needs by implementing programs or projects that mitigate risks — regular system patches, for instance

  • Investigations and forensics: Determining what went wrong in a breach, dealing with those responsible if they're internal, and planning to avoid repeats of the same crisis

  • Governance: Making sure all of the above initiatives run smoothly and get the funding they need — and that corporate leadership understands their importance

  • Corporate response to breach or loss of data

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video.

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