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Director, Information Security Engineering

Company: OU Health
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Position Title:

Director, Information Security Engineering
Department:

Information Systems
Job Description:

General Description:

Essential Responsibilities:
Responsibilities listed in this section are core to the position. - Inability to perform these responsibilities with or without an accommodation may result in disqualification from the position.
Work with the CISO to develop a security program and security projects that address identified risks and business security requirements.
Manage the process of gathering, analyzing and assessing the current and future threat landscape, as well as providing the CISO with a realistic overview of risks and threats in the enterprise environment.
Work with the CISO to develop budget projections based on short- and long-term goals and objectives.
Propose changes to existing policies and procedures to ensure operating efficiency and regulatory compliance.
Manage a staff of information security professionals, hire and train new staff, conduct performance reviews, and provide leadership and coaching, including technical and personal development programs for team members.
Assist resource owners and IT staff in understanding and responding to security audit failures reported by auditors.
Provide security communication, awareness and training for audiences, which may range from senior leaders to field staff.
Work as a liaison with vendors and the legal and purchasing departments to establish mutually acceptable contracts and service-level agreements.
Manage production issues and incidents, and participate in problem and change management forums.
Work with various stakeholders to identify information asset owners to classify data and systems as part of a control framework implementation.
Serve as an active and consistent participant in the information security governance process.
Work with the CISO and IT and business stakeholders to define metrics and reporting strategies that effectively communicate successes and progress of the security program.
--- Provide support and guidance for legal and regulatory compliance efforts, including audit support.
Consult with IT and security staff to ensure that security is factored into the evaluation, selection, installation and configuration of hardware, applications and software.
Recommend and coordinate the implementation of technical controls to support and enforce defined security policies.
Research, evaluate, design, test, recommend or plan the implementation of new or updated information security hardware or software, and analyze its impact on the existing environment; provide technical and managerial expertise for the administration of security tools.
Work with the enterprise architecture team to ensure that there is a convergence of business, technical and security requirements; liaise with IT management to align existing technical installed base and skills with future architectural requirements.
Develop a strong working relationship with the security engineering team to develop and implement controls and configurations aligned with security policies and legal, regulatory and audit requirements.
Coordinate, measure and report on the technical aspects of security management.
Manage outsourced vendors that provide information security functions for compliance with contracted service-level agreements.
Manage and coordinate operational components of incident management, including detection, response and reporting.
Maintain a knowledgebase comprising a technical reference library, security advisories and alerts, information on security trends and practices, and laws and regulations.
Manage the day-to-day activities of threat and vulnerability management, identify risk tolerances, recommend treatment plans and communicate information about residual risk.
Manage security projects and provide expert guidance on security matters for other IT projects.
Assist and guide the disaster recovery planning team in the selection of recovery strategies and the development, testing and maintenance of disaster recovery plans.
Ensure audit trails, system logs and other monitoring data sources are reviewed periodically and are in compliance with policies and audit requirements.
Design, coordinate and oversee security testing procedures to verify the security of systems, networks and applications, and manage the remediation of identified risks.

General Responsibilities:
Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor's degree in information systems required. M.B.A. or M.S. in information security is preferred.
Experience: Eight (8) years of IT experience, with five (5) years in an information security role and at least three (3) years in a supervisory capacity required. Experience working with legal, audit and compliance staff. Experience developing and maintaining policies, procedures, standards and guidelines. Experience with common information security management frameworks, such as International. Experience in application technology security testing (white box, black box and code review). Experience in system technology security testing (vulnerability scanning and penetration testing). An equivalent amount of education or experience may be substituted for minimum experience requirements.

License(s)/Certification(s)/Registration(s) Required: Must obtain one of the following within 6 months of hire:
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)
Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA)
Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Passion to understand the mission of OU Health and to leverage technology expertise to improve business and clinical processes.
Strong leadership skills and the ability to work effectively with business managers, IT engineering and IT operations staff.
The ability to interact with OU Health's personnel, build strong relationships at all levels and across all business units and organizations, and understand business imperatives.
A strong understanding of the business impact of security tools, technologies and policies.
Strong leadership abilities, with the capability to develop and guide information security team members and IT operations personnel, and work with minimal supervision.
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with the IT organization, project and application development teams, management and business personnel; in-depth knowledge and understanding of information risk concepts and principles as a means of relating business needs to security controls; an excellent understanding of information security concepts, protocols, industry best practices and strategies.
Standards Organization (ISO) 2700x, the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) and Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology (COBIT) frameworks [Substitute as appropriate].
Familiarity with applicable legal and regulatory requirements, including, but not limited to, the U.S. Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA),
Strong project management skills and experience in creating and managing project plans, including budgeting and resource allocation.
Proficiency in performing risk, business impact, control and vulnerability assessments, and in defining treatment strategies.
Knowledge of and experience in developing and documenting security architecture and plans, including strategic, tactical and project plans.
---Strong analytical skills to analyze security requirements and relate them to appropriate security controls.
An understanding of operating system internals and network protocols.
Familiarity with the principles of cryptography and cryptanalysis.
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OU Health is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including PTO, 401(k), medical and dental plans, and many more. We know that a total benefits and compensation package, designed to meet your specific needs both inside and outside of the work environment, create peace of mind for you and your family.

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