Information Security Specialist - Sr Risk Management
at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 7/25/2017

Job Description



Job:  Information Technology

Organization:  Adventist IT

Shift:  Day

Job Posting:  Jul 24, 2017, 2:36:57 PM

Senior Information Security Specialist as part of the risk management team will safeguard information system assets by analyzing the security requirements of Adventist Health System (AHS), all of its entities, and their Information systems to identify and solve potential and actual security issues. This function will perform regular risk assessments and assist with audits across the organization on implemented security controls enterprise-wide, and help fellow employees with security awareness and training. This position is, therefore, responsible for assisting with designing, implementing, and maintaining the security risk management program. Some of the other key activities include analyzing and improving existing security policies, ensuring procedures are implemented in accordance wit h the security standards, and metrics are being measured to provide snapshot of overall security governance for the organization. 

The specialists in our team must analyze security requirements, measures, and concerns to help the business and operational teams in developing effective strategies for mitigating security risks. This person should also have the knowledge of industry best practices for supporting the secure development of information systems and related techniques in order to handle the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the sensitive information. He/she must possess strong interpersonal skills, critical thinking as well as strong analytical and problem solving skills to tackle unexpected challenges and come up with intelligent ways of providing security through standards and alternate compensating controls. This specialist must have an excellent understanding of current security standards, protocols, up-to-date knowledge of security threats and risks, related mitigation skills along with project management experience. He/she should be able to work well under pressure, on their own, and also be able to perform effectively in a team setting to achieve organizational goals 

Job Requirements

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED: Strong background in IT, information security, and enterprise architecture. Knowledgeable in a diverse set of technical skills, including risk assessment methodologies, operating systems, cloud security, data centers, access controls, encryption, monitoring, physical and perimeter security controls. 

Knowledge of HIPAA Security and Privacy Rule, HITECH, Meaningful Use (MU), and Payment Card Industry (PCI) standards and requirements. Ability to develop a comprehensive picture of an organization~s technology and information needs, and then assess/test the security structures and controls designed to protect them. 

Comprehensive understanding of enterprise architecture designs related to data protection, healthcare applications, and cybersecurity. Thorough understanding of enterprise security systems (e.g., IDPS, SEIM), security threats and related risks, malware protection, and virtual networks. Understanding of systems development lifecycle, methodologies, tools, strengths and weaknesses. 

Understanding of logging, monitoring, and reporting key performance indicators (KPI) and development of continuous improvement plans. Understanding of security risks due to joint ventures, acquisitions, contract management processes, and business impact analysis (BIA). Ability to negotiate and work with 3rd party consultants as necessary.

Job Snapshot

About Us

About Adventist Health System

Who We Are

We are one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.

Who You Are

You are a compassionate, talented professional who wants to work in an environment where you can live out your faith and your values. You are excited about being part of a team that uses the latest technology and medical research to ensure patients receive quality care, but who also recognize that great care is always personal. You enjoy going out of your way to make each patient and their family feel special, and are passionate about guiding them toward optimal health.

Our Community

Our community is global and so is our reach. From coordinating medical mission trips in Ethiopia to planting school gardens in Florida, we are constantly seeking ways to go beyond hospital walls in improving the health of our communities. As a member of our team, you will be encouraged to use your talents in fun, meaningful ways that bring joy and healing to people around the world.

Our Mission

Part of this worldwide network, Adventist Health System was founded in 1973 to support and strengthen the Seventh-day Adventist health care organizations in the Southern and Southwestern regions of the United States. Today it is a national leader in quality, safety and patient satisfaction, comprised of 46 hospital campuses and nearly 77,000 employees.

Although separated by geography, each of our facilities is united by the mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Today we continue the tradition of whole-person care by practicing and sharing CREATION Health, a blueprint for living a healthy, happy life based on the principles given in the Bible’s creation story: Choice, Rest, Environment, Activity, Trust, Interpersonal relationships, Outlook and Nutrition.

We provide comprehensive benefits, training and advancement opportunities. We care for our employees as well as we care for our patients.