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Updated: Jul 14, 2021
Location: Orange
Job Type:
Department: IS - Data Security

Job Description:


Reports to: IT Security Manager 1

Cost Center: IS - Data Security (428549)

FLSA: Exempt

Job Code: 007338

Shift: Not Applicable

Position Number: 40822313

Working Title: IT Security Analyst 3

Bargaining Unit: No Bargaining Unit

Date Created: 7/14/2021

Hours: 40

FTE: 1

Position Summary:

The Vulnerability and Patch Management analyst will play a leading role in driving information security analysis and vulnerability remediation. This position will report to the Security Manager. This role is a key business enabler to provide information security risk analysis and strategic recommendations for the ongoing improvement of Information Security. In this role, you will be engaging with program employees, stakeholders, and executives to ensure appropriate and up-to-date security management.

Salary Range:

Minimum Midpoint Maximum

Annual Rate $74000 $108500 $143000

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload
  • Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties
  • Ability to analyze, support and maintain numerous proactive risk program
  • Ability to perform and conduct vulnerability assessments and management of threats & vulnerabilities
  • Demonstrated experience in determining deviation from acceptable configurations
  • Ability to assess levels of risk
  • Ability to develop and /or recommend appropriate mitigation countermeasures in operational and non-operational situations
  • Well versed in assessments and be able to identify false-positives or vulnerabilities that have not been remediated
  • Ability to deliver clean reports that are actionable and timely
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting web application vulnerabilities, penetration testing
  • Ability to review contractual language and Business Associate Agreements
  • Ability to conduct security awareness training and compliance & management
  • 5+ years in academic and healthcare IT environments
  • 5+ years working in a heterogeneous IT environment
  • 2+ years of experience in data security assessment and audit

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of HIPAA/HITECH, NIH, FISMA, CMS, CPHS, dbGaP, PCI-DSS and other State and Federal data security requirements and regulations
  • Knowledge of medical center and academic IT environments
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), or other similar credentials or work experience

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