Overview

BenchSci is a remote first organization. At this moment, we are welcoming applicants from Canada, the US and the UK for this position.

BenchSci’s vision is to help scientists bring novel medicine to patients 50% faster by 2025. We empower scientists to run more successful experiments with the world’s most advanced, biomedical artificial intelligence software platform.

Backed by F-Prime, Inovia, Golden Ventures, and Google’s AI fund, Gradient Ventures, we provide an indispensable tool for scientists that accelerates research at 16 top 20 pharmaceutical companies and over 4,300 leading academic centers. We’re a certified Great Place to Work®, and top-ranked company on Glassdoor.

We are looking for a Security Analyst to join our Governance, Risk, and Compliance Team. You will report to the Director, Governance, Risk, Compliance and Privacy.

The Governance Risk and Compliance team ensures that BenchSci is operating effectively and protecting our interests. As we have grown and added tools and vendors, our risk level has increased. The security analyst ensures that BenchSci maintains a strong security posture and that we continue to follow our compliance requirements as we continue to expand and ramp up our offerings.

As a security analyst at BenchSci, you will provide assurance to us that the processes we have developed follow industry best practices and are monitored. You will respond to requests around client and industry certification audits as well as, investigate alerts generated by monitoring tools and/ or threats surfaced through NIST or other industry sources.

Your role at BenchSci is collaborative as you work across the organization to help investigate potential issues that may arise and help asses new vendors, partners, and tools. Understanding the risk associated with potential issues means that you will also draft security and compliance briefs.

You Will:

    • Conduct vendor assessments to ensure that they are following best practices.
    • Review external and internal threats that may be triggered through the security monitoring tools deployed for endpoints and applications.
    • Work with vendors to assess vulnerabilities and agree on an approach for remediation on endpoints.
    • Maintain a security information and event management (SIEM) platform along with our infrastructure team.
    • Be the escalation contact for support teams to ensure the resolution of issues/requests are completed.
    • Identify areas of automation, and service improvement around our security posture and provide inputs to capability roadmaps to ensure ongoing improvement and enhancement of services
    • Provide subject matter expertise for users, in their usage of our and our vendor products.
    • Support legal and compliance requirements for logging and other related collaboration services.
    • Collaborate with our infrastructure security and IT teams to maintain security levels and standards.

You Have:

    • 5 or more years supporting collaboration services for a small to a mid-size organization (150-1000 users)
    • Expertise in Google Suite, and Google Cloud Platform services and tools, including configurations, policies, access, and security.
    • Knowledge of the following specific technologies including:
    • Data Archiving and Journaling Technologies
    • SIEM retention policies.
    • Email security (SPF, DKIM, DMARC and blacklists/spam lists) to ensure our emails are making it to our customers.
    • DLP tools
    • Understand the link between our needs, end-user experience and IT operations.
    • Experience working through third-party audits, specifically SOC2 Type 2, or ISO27001
    • Understanding of Privacy Concepts in Canada or Worldwide (CASL, PIPEDA, CCPA, GDPR, etc.)

Benefits and Perks:

An engaging remote-first culture

A competitive compensation package that includes BenchSci equity options

Comprehensive health and dental benefits

Emphasis on mental health with $2500 CAD (or equivalent in your country’s currency) for Psychologist, Social Worker, or Psychotherapist services

Three weeks of vacation plus an additional day for every completed year

Unlimited flex time to use toward sick days, personal days, religious holidays, birthdays and appointments

Additional time-off: 2 weeks for Winter Holidays, every other Friday in July and August, your birthday, and more!

Generous parental leave benefits with a top-up plan or paid time off options

A $2000 CAD (or equivalent in your country’s currency) Annual Learning & Development budget

A $1000 CAD (or equivalent in your country’s currency) work from home allowance to make your home setup perfect for you

A lifestyle spending account for employees to receive reimbursement for eligible expenses related to wellness, lifestyle and productivity $2500 CAD  (or equivalent in your country’s currency) per year

Our Culture:

At BenchSci, we’re committed to cultivating an inspiring, inclusive, and equitable work environment for high performing, ego-free, self-starting individuals with a growth mindset, who enjoy the challenge of solving hard problems. We recognize that everyone here is a person first and an employee second. We want people to feel cared for and supported to bring the best versions of themselves to work and help the company achieve its mission. We believe culture is critical to success and invest accordingly.

We live and promote our FASTT values of Focused, Advancement with Speed, Tenacity, and Transparency. We work hard to maintain an engaging, supportive environment where everyone can do their best work. To learn more, read our culture deck.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion:

We’re committed to creating an inclusive environment where people from all backgrounds can thrive. We believe that improving diversity, equity and inclusion is our collective responsibility, and this belief guides our DEI journey. To learn more, read about our DEI initiatives.

Accessibility Accommodations:

BenchSci provides accessibility accommodations during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

BenchSci is a remote first organization. At this moment, we are welcoming applicants from Canada, the US and the UK for this position.

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