Security Specialist

Intellect Resources

We are seeking a highly skilled Security Specialist to join our team in the healthcare IT industry. As a Security Specialist, you will play a critical role in ensuring the security measures are effectively implemented throughout the migration process and maintaining the protection of sensitive data within our cloud environment. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify security risks, develop mitigation strategies, and ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations.

Responsibilities:

  • Security Strategy Development: Develop and implement security strategies to safeguard sensitive healthcare data during migration to cloud environments.
  • Risk Assessment: Conduct comprehensive risk assessments to identify potential vulnerabilities and threats to healthcare data security.
  • Security Measures Implementation: Implement appropriate security measures, controls, and protocols to mitigate identified risks and ensure data integrity and confidentiality.
  • Cloud Security Management: Monitor and manage security measures within the cloud environment to prevent unauthorized access, data breaches, and other security incidents.
  • Compliance Assurance: Ensure compliance with relevant healthcare industry regulations (such as HIPAA) and security standards (such as ISO 27001) throughout the migration process and in the cloud environment.
  • Security Awareness Training: Provide security awareness training to staff members involved in the migration process to promote a culture of security and compliance.
  • Incident Response: Develop and implement incident response plans to effectively address security incidents, minimize impact, and prevent future occurrences.
  • Security Documentation: Maintain comprehensive documentation of security policies, procedures, and controls related to the migration process and cloud environment.
  • Security Audits and Reviews: Conduct regular security audits and reviews to assess the effectiveness of security measures, identify areas for improvement, and ensure continuous compliance with security standards.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field. Advanced degree or relevant certifications (e.g., CISSP, CISM, CISA) preferred.
  • Proven experience in healthcare IT security, with a strong understanding of HIPAA and other relevant regulations.
  • Hands-on experience with cloud security technologies and platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud).
  • In-depth knowledge of security principles, practices, and technologies, including encryption, access controls, identity management, and network security.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to assess complex security risks and develop effective mitigation strategies.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple priorities and deadlines effectively.
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