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.
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.
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: A. Communication Skills: Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking)
Writing /Composing (Correspondence)
B. Other Skills: Analytical, PC, Word Proc
Internal Number: 144181
About Harris Health System
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.