Information Security Analyst

Information Security Analyst

Sofia full-time

About us

PPDs mission is to improve health. It starts as an idea to cure. It becomes a life saved. All in-between, its you! We know that meaningful results not only require the right approach, but also the right people.  We invite you to re-imagine health promoting protocols with us, working alongside our talented, bright and energetic teams. 

We currently have an opportunity for Information security analyst to join our IT team in Sofia, Bulgaria.


Ensure consistency of security practice and standards across the organization
Documentation of the procedures, policies and controls
Conduct Information Security assessments including and documenting controls, identifying potential gaps and or inconsistencies and making sound recommendations for improvement and/or migration
Capable to lead regular Information Security related auditing engagements (CSC, ISO27001, etc.)
Collaborate on the technical definitions and oversee implementation of security controls and requirements for systems, infrastructure and solutions
Identify and communicate effectively information security risks across the organization
Design security controls for risk mitigation and assess residual risks.
Provide assistance and know-how for evaluation, design and planning of security solutions
Manage and investigate incidents related to breach of confidentiality, integrity or availability of data across the organization
Support departments across the organization which require advice related to Information Security
Conduct third party risk assessments and manage third party information security due diligence.
Provide information security consultancy to project teams.
Conduct security assessments following US government standards.

Requirements and necessary skills

Skills & Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related area or equivalent combination of professional training and experience that provide the individual with the required knowledge, skills, and abilities
Experience in managing the information security frameworks such as ISO 27001
Formal security certifications would be a plus: CISSP, CISA, CISM, CRISC
A minimum of five (5) years experience in an Information Security role
Excellent understanding of information security concepts, protocols, industry best practices and strategies
Experienced in performing risk, business impact, control and vulnerability assessments, and in defining treatment strategies
Sound awareness of legal, technical and assurance principles as they relate to Information Security
Understanding of GRC (Governance, Risk Management and Compliance) concepts.
Experience and/or an understanding of operating system internals and network protocols and application technology security testing & system technology security testing (vulnerability scanning and penetration testing) is preferred
Proven analytical and report-writing abilities
Comfortable speaking technically with analysts and strategically with senior executives
Strong presentation and interpersonal skills
Able to manage competing priorities
Inquisitive, high energy, and a strong will to win

We offer

What we offer:

At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognise the power of being one team. We understand that you will want to grow both professionally and personally throughout your career, and therefore at PPD you will benefit from an award-winning learning and development programme, ensuring you reach your potential.
As well as being rewarded a competitive salary, we have an extensive benefits package based around the health and well-being of our employees. We have a flexible working culture, where PPD truly value a work-life balance. Weve grown sustainably year on year but continue to offer a collaborative environment, with teams of colleagues eager to share expertise and have fun together. We are a global organisation but with a local feel.
- We have a strong will to win - We earn our customers trust - We are gamechangers - We do the right thing - We are one PPD -
If you resonate with our five principles above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the worlds most urgent health needs, then please submit your application wed love to hear from you.
If you are interested in learning more, please send your resume to, and well set up a time to connect!
As we are likely to receive many applications, sometimes we are unable to provide feedback to everyone.
Diversity Statement
PPD is proud to be an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength and fosters an environment of mutual respect. PPD is committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or status within any other protected group.