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Sr. Information Security Engineer

at Harris Health System

Posted: 11/18/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 147628
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About Us

Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966. Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.

Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities. Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its three hospitals: Ben Taub, LBJ and Quentin Mease.

Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.

Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its three hospitals — Ben Taub, Lyndon B. Johnson and Quentin Mease — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Job Profile

The Sr. Information Security Engineer assists with the day-to-day information security operations and help with the implementation of the Information Security Strategic Plan to enforce HIPAA and PCI compliance. Responsibilities include the managing, monitoring and maintenance of information security devices such as; encryption technology, Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), Threat Detection tools, SEIM tools and web content filtering technology. Create reports based on information gathered from security technology and report to CISO on daily basis. Perform detailed information security assessments on Harris Health System information systems to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations. These information security assessments would include but are not limited to application reviews, access controls, network reviews, and regulatory and other compliance reviews.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: Four (4) year degree in an IT related field or equivalent work experience. Knowledge of HIPAA Security rule, HITECH, investigating and documenting incidents, and compliance. (required)
CEH, Security +, Cisco security certifications GIAC, CISSP highly desirable or must be obtained within 6 months of accepting position.

Work Experience: Five (5) years related industry experience (clinical or business). Four (4) years in a security and compliance role. Ability to evaluate and review a range of information systems and applications to include Windows, Unix, IBM, Cisco,

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Communication Skills:
Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking)

Writing /Composing (Correspondence)

Other Skills:
Analytical, PC, Word Proc

Benefits and EEOC

Harris Health System benefits program is designed to provide you with more flexibility and choices in meeting your specific needs. Harris Health System benefits program allows you to protect your income in case of illness, death and disability, and to help you save for retirement.

It is the policy of Harris Health System to provide equal opportunity for all applicants for employment regardless political affiliation, race, color, national origin, age, sex, religious creed or disability. Applicants may request any reasonable accommodation(s) to participate in the application process.

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Information Technology

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