Associate IT Director - Security

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The Mount Sinai Health System's commitment to excellence extends beyond delivering world-class health care. Innovation and investment in information technology is critical to the ongoing success of our organization. Our IT professionals are vital to improving patient outcomes by standardizing clinical and business IT processes and supporting award-winning applications. Our IT professionals also take full advantage of robust training and development programs to stay on the leading edge of technology, which is shaping the transformation of the health care system. 
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  • This individual Leads the security controls design and architecture and follow up to ensure proper implementation.
  • Actively engages in security architecture solutioning within key pre-implementation systems
  • Defines a process and architecture for assessing risk and controls for networks, applications and infrastructure and supports in the architecture modeling process for ensuring the appropriate identification and integration of various Cyber products and security services within a technologically diverse IT environment.
  • Serves as an internal information security consultant on the standards, complex issues and best practices to the organization.
  • Identifies and implements emerging data access control technologies, information systems security issues, safeguards, and techniques.
  • Experience in developing or managing FISMA security programs or compliance with NIST SP 800-53 security standards 
  • Develops and implements security solutions that will resolve security issues on a timely basis to enhance security.
  • Skill in conducting vulnerability scans and recognizing vulnerabilities in security systems
  • Knowledge of encryption algorithms
  • Knowledge of known vulnerabilities from alerts, advisories, errata, and bulletins
  • Knowledge of information assurance (IA) principles and organizational requirements that are relevant to confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication, and non-repudiation
  • Knowledge of information technology (IT) security principles and methods (e.g. firewalls, Demilitarized Zones, encryption)
  • Experience working with network access, identity, and access management (e.g. Active Directory, access federation, multifactor authentication, PKI)
  • Experience working with operating systems (Microsoft Windows, Linux, UNIX, MacOS X)
  • Knowledge of how traffic flows across the network (e.g. TCP & TCP/IP, OSI, etc.)
  • Knowledge of secure configuration management techniques
  • Knowledge of security management
  • Knowledge of software engineering
  • Skill in assessing the robustness of security systems and designs
  • Skill in designing countermeasures to identified security risks
  • Skill in designing security controls based on IA principles and tenets
  • Skill in determining how a security system should work (including its resilience and dependability capabilities)
  • Skill in developing and applying security system access controls
  • Skill in using network analysis tools to identify vulnerabilities
  • Knowledge of HIPAA/HITECH, Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and Payment Card Industry (PCI) data security standards
  • Knowledge of IT supply chain security/risk management policies, requirements, and procedures
  • Knowledge of network security architecture concepts, including topology, protocols, components, and principles (e.g. application of defense-in-depth)
  • Perform security reviews and identify security gaps in security architecture, resulting in recommendations for inclusion into the risk mitigation strategy
  • Provide IA guidance to leadership
  • CISSP Preferred
Mount Sinai Health System is committed to providing compassionate patient care by recruiting the most skilled professionals for our patients. Join us if you share our vision of collaborative problem solving and help to shape the future of health care. In addition to taking the best care of our patients, we offer our employees a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage, a 403(b) retirement plan, and much more.
Formed in October 2013, Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses including Beth Israel Medical Center, Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, Roosevelt Hospital, and St. Luke’s Hospital.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We have made it a priority to develop diversity initiatives that encourage a welcoming workplace environment. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background or sexual orientation. EOE Minorities/Women/ Disabled/Veterans


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Mount Sinai Health System

The Mount Sinai Health System is an integrated health system committed to providing distinguished care, conducting transformative research, and advancing biomedical education. Structured around seven member hospital campuses and a single medical school, the Health System has an extensive ambulatory network and a range of inpatient and outpatient services from community-based facilities to tertiary and quaternary care. 

The System includes approximately 6600 primary and specialty care physicians, 12-minority-owned free-standing ambulatory surgery centers, over 45 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, and Long Island, as well as 31 affiliated community health centers. Physicians are affiliated with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, which is ranked among the top 20 medical schools both in National Institutes of Health funding and by U.S. News & World Report.
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Company Industry: Hospital & Health Care
Company Type: Non Profit
Company Size: 10,001+
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