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Systems Administrator ll (Consultant IT Security &

Company: Katalyst HealthCares & Life Sciences Inc
Location: Stamford
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionResponsibilities:

  • Directing outsourced IT Security to execute information security projects and activities.
  • Defining security requirements including security policies, standards, plans, methodologies, and guidelines.
  • Creating and executing project plans to ensure the timely execution of security projects.
  • Reviewing the security of technologies, systems, networks, and applications.
  • Strategic Support
  • Security Liaison
  • Security Architecture & Engineering Support
  • Operational Support
  • Work with the Director to develop an information security program and security projects that address identified risks and business security requirements in alignment with the risk tolerance of the organization.
  • Manage the process of gathering, analyzing, and accessing information security threats.
  • Partner with the Director to develop budget projections based on short- and long-term goals and objectives.
  • Monitor and report on compliance with security policies and enforce security policies.
  • Propose changes to existing policies and procedures to ensure the protection of Purdue systems, efficient operations, and regulatory compliance.
  • Work with IT Security, IT, and business stakeholders to build metrics and reports that effectively communicate risks, progress, and areas of opportunity.
  • Assist resource owners and IT staff in understanding and responding to reported security audit failures.
  • Advocate information security with the organization and ensure that personnel are trained on information security best practices.
  • Review the security of systems, networks, applications, and resources; identify risks; and provide security recommendations.
  • Work with stakeholders to ensure that asset owners are identified, and systems are appropriately classified.
  • Serve as an active and consistent participant in the information security governance process.
  • Provide support and guidance for legal and regulatory compliance efforts, including audit support.
  • Keep up-to-date with information security threats, risks, and vulnerabilities.
  • Ensure that vulnerabilities are addressed in line with their criticality and agreed upon SLAs.
  • 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 security controls.
  • Research, evaluate, design, test, recommend, and plan the implementation of technical information security controls and analyze its impact on the existing environment.
  • Direct the administration of security tools and controls.
  • Work with IT to ensure that there is a convergence of business, technical, and security requirements.
  • Create, develop, and execute KPIs, metrics, and reports.
  • Manage outsourced vendors that provide information security functions for compliance with contracted service-level agreements.
  • Manage the day-to-day activities of threat and vulnerability management & risk management including the recommended treatment plans, status, and residual risks.
  • Manage security projects and provide expert guidance on security matters.
  • Assist and guide the disaster recovery planning team in the selection of recovery strategies and the development, testing, and maintenance of these 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.Requirements:
    • BS / MS / Equivalent Training and 8+ years of relevant experience.
    • Experience managing small team and outsourced IT personnel.
    • Strong hands-on technical system and network security skills.
    • Experience with information security governance, risk, and compliance.
    • Professional certification, such as CISM or CISSP is preferred.
    • Experience reviewing security architecture and defining security requirements.
    • Management skills including experience managing outsourced personnel.
    • Experience developing and maintaining policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines.
    • Experience with common information security management frameworks, such as ISO 27001, NIST.
    • Familiarity with applicable legal and regulatory requirements, including, but not limited to SOX, HIPPA, GPDR, and CCPA.
    • Strong project management skills and experience in creating and managing project plans.
    • Proficiency in performing risk, business impact, control, and vulnerability assessments, and in defining treatment strategies.
    • Strong analytical skills to analyze security requirements and relate them to appropriate security controls.
    • Ability to communicate with technical and non-technical stakeholders at all levels.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Keywords: Katalyst HealthCares & Life Sciences Inc, Stamford , Systems Administrator ll (Consultant IT Security &, IT / Software / Systems , Stamford, Connecticut

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