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Cedars-Sinai CyberSecurity Specialist in Los Angeles, California

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The Enterprise Information Services (EIS) team at Cedars-Sinai understands that true clinical transformation and the optimization of a clinical information systems implementation is fueled through the alignment of people, processes and technologies.

Why work here?

Beyond an outstanding benefit package, we take pride in hiring the best, most committed employees. Our staff reflects the culturally and ethnically diverse community we serve. They are proof of our dedication to creating a multifaceted, inclusive environment that fuels innovation and the standard of patient care we strive for.

What will you be doing in this role

Responsible for supporting the creation and implementation of security architectures and secure application designs for information systems. This includes: assisting application developers and support teams with secure application design, planning and integration; conducting security architecture reviews, provides secure application and infrastructure solutions, end-to-end; designing and implementing mechanisms and programs that restrict access of malicious intent and other unauthorized users; introducing new security methods and technologies for integration with existing technical architectures, frameworks, implementation planning, documentation of standard methodologies, and templates; assessing security threats and risks, recommend and assist in the delivery of solutions to mitigate risks; educating project stakeholders in the need for and the use of security technology; participating in the creation and administration of data security policies, procedures, and standards; and participating in access audits and conducting computing forensics.

  • Participate in the creation and maintenance of data and network security policies and procedures.

  • Provide system assurance and security oversight in EIS change control process; review and evaluate risks of submitted changes and impact to the security of CSMC network and systems.

  • Review logs from intrusion detection and monitoring systems, conduct correlation analysis, and take action accordingly.

  • Facilitate external third party assurance reviews to assess networks (internal, external, wireless, etc.).

  • Perform technical security reviews of CSHS information systems on as needed basis.

  • Work with technical teams to facilitate and promote security incident response procedures and address monitoring concerns and identification of criteria for audit reporting.

  • Maintain security expertise and knowledge of current threat trends.

  • Conduct on-demand forensics analysis and review of compromised systems and/or systems used in potential un-secure and un-trusted manner.

  • Evaluate new security products, devices, and/or methodologies to facilitate determination of compatibility for use within CSMC technical security architecture.

  • Conduct periodic review and scanning of DMZ assets, critical servers, and internal, external and wireless networks.

  • Develop security metrics and reporting on security monitoring efforts.

  • Use security monitoring tools to evaluate and improve the security of organization systems and network.

  • Maintain and support the security tools suite to ensure logged data fidelity and integrity.

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of three (3) years experience as a security specialist with knowledge in solution design, deployment, and operations in desktop, server, network and server technologies.

  • Demonstrated understanding of computer/network security, operating systems, such as UNIX/LINUX, Windows and NT, LAN/WAN networking protocols such as TCP/IP, routing, firewalls, IDS/IPS, PKI and encryption.

  • Practical understanding of current information security concepts, methods, standard methodologies and technologies as applied to the enterprise environment, specifically including.

  • Minimum of three (3) years experience in Information Classification, Network security protocols, methods and technologies, Application and Web Layer Security (Web 2.0, Secure Messaging, Secure Protocols), Continuity of operations planning and disaster recovery strategies and architectures, and Identity Access Management and Access Control.

  • Knowledge of, and experience with regulatory and compliance information security frameworks, standards and best practices (NIST, ITIL, HIPAA, PCI-DSS, ISO 27000 series, etc.).

  • Proficient with office automation, project management and communication tools.

  • Ability to work with system engineers to standardize departmental based information systems security.

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/related discipline (preferred); or the equivalent in education and work experience.

License/Certification/Registration Requirements:

  • Security certifications from SANS or equivalent (GIAC, GSEC, SSCP; CISSP) is required (allowed to be acquired within first 6 months).

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.