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Data Security & Access Engineer

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

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Location: Bratislava, Region of Bratislava, Slovakia Posted: Feb 23, 2024

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Job Description

The Future Begins Here

At Takeda, we are creating a future-ready organization that uses data and digital to meet the needs of patients, our people, and the planet.

We need your help to make this happen. Join our new Innovation Capability Center (ICC) in Bratislava, Slovakia.

In this role at our state-of-the-art center, you will have the opportunity to grow your skills and create solutions that will benefit patients around the world. Become the heart of our internal innovation engine.

At Takeda we unite in diversity
Takeda is committed to creating an inclusive workplace, where individuals are recognized for the diverse backgrounds and abilities they bring to our company. We are continually improving workplace experience and accessibility for everyone, and welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Here, you will feel welcomed, respected, and valued as an important contributor to our Team.


The Data Security & Access Engineer is responsible for providing critical support to the Data Security, Access, and Privacy ecosystem. They will be responsible for driving innovation and operability in an organizations Data Security Platform. The data security engineer will be responsible for analyzing the security and operations of our Enterprise Security & Access platforms and services, discovering and addressing security and availability issues, building automation, and quickly reacting to new business scenarios. This role will have the opportunity to learn from, and be mentored by, those who are building and securing our Enterprise data security, access, and privacy platform.


  • Collaborate with partners to integrate data security platforms into our larger data fabric
  • Collaborate with partners to develop, deploy, and maintain data access policies
  • Drive automation and deployment of Data Access through DevSecOps practices
  • Maintain availability and up-time of the data security platforms
  • Work with architecture teams to drive improvements in the Data Security Platforms
  • Provide incident response and support for the Data Security & Access Platforms
  • Develop standards around data access patterns and controls implemented
  • Collaborate with cross domain governance teams on data identification, classification and tagging strategy
  • Coordinate global policy enforcement needed to comply with security guidelines and regulations.

Essential Qualifications

  • BS in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a deep technical role with any combination of the following: secure coding, identity management and authentication, software development, cryptography, system administration and network security
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with a focus on security engineering, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, application, database, or storage security
  • Experience implementing security solutions in a regulated environments
  • Good understanding of Data Security concepts and Cyber Security Frameworks
  • An understanding of the Agile SDLC methodology
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Desirable Qualifications

  • Experience implementing security solutions in the healthcare and/or pharmaceutical industry
  • Knowledge of data security & privacy regulations
  • Knowledge of DevSecOps practices
  • Exposure to data classification and data taxonomy (PII, PHI, etc)
  • An understanding of network and web related protocols (such as, TCP/IP, UDP, IPSEC, HTTP, HTTPS, routing protocols)
  • Experience with at least one data technologies (Databricks, Snowflake, SQL, etc)
  • Understanding of scalable data models, data pipelines, data storage, management, and marketplace solutions is a plus
  • Experience with multiple programming languages (such as, Java, C++, Ruby, Python, Perl, etc.) is a plus
  • Experience with AWS Cloud technologies and monitoring tool stack is a plus
  • Experience with Kubernetes, AWS EKS is a great plus
  • Demonstrable teamwork skills and resourcefulness
  • Possess self-drive to keep moving things forward even in the face of ambiguity and imperfect knowledge
  • Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive

What Takeda Can Offer You

At Takeda, you may build your career, while contributing to better people’s lives. Expect trust driven culture built around Integrity, Fairness, Honesty and Perseverance. Joining ICC will give you access to high end technology, training and colleagues who will support your growth.


As a motivated employee, you should be compensated appropriately. The minimum salary for this position is 3850€ per month (full time), but your final remuneration package may be higher depending on your qualifications and experience.


Here are a few benefits our employees are enjoying at Takeda. To get a full picture of what we are offering, follow this link.

  • Cafeteria
  • Medical - High standard medical care
  • Bridge days
  • Summer Hours
  • Multisport Card

Your application and any and all conversations that occur with the recruiter, HR, and the hiring manager as part of that application will be treated in the strictest confidence.



SVK - Bratislava – Svatoplukova

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About Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Takeda is a global, research and development-driven pharmaceutical company committed to bringing better health and a brighter future to patients by translating science into life-changing medicines.

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