Senior IS Security Engineer - Privacy & Security

at MaineHealth in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

Position Summary
The Senior Cyber Security Engineer role is the third level of a three-level career path. The Senior IT Security Engineer, under limited supervision, is responsible for the proper design, implementation, management, and monitoring of the technical security architecture, processes and systems. This position is responsible for giving technical guidance and operational leadership to IT Security Engineers and other IS Technical security staff. This position is also responsible for developing and conducting comprehensive risk-based technical security and compliance audits within, or across technical corridors. This senior level position requires both a strategic and tactical focus, with strong technical and compliance knowledge including, but not limited to, network, platform, and application security technologies as well as, HIPAA, Security/Privacy, Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery, NIST based security and risk management standards, and industry best practice security standards. Other activities may include developing, implementing and managing security policies, procedures and standards.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
Education: Bachelor's degree in Cyber Security and/or equivalent experience.
License/Certifications: Professional certification in either technical security or within a relevant networking or platform technology. Highly regarded certifications include CISSP, CISM, SANS, AWS Certified Security.
Experience: 5 or more years of security experience in complex environments with extensive knowledge of computer networking and platforms, including (but not limited to) network operating systems; firewalls; intrusion detection/prevention systems; wireless security including wireless intrusion prevention systems; web proxies; vulnerability scanning technologies; VPN's; Windows and Unix-based platforms; identity management; IT incident response; network architecture and cloud security.
Strong working knowledge of application security concepts from a secure coding, secure design, and ongoing change management and monitoring perspective.
Demonstrated level of organizational skills necessary to support business and process analysis, project planning and definition, and process implementation in moderate to complex environments.
Mentoring skills.
Able to lead others to complete projects and/or team goals.
Strong collaboration and negotiation skills.
Strong business acumen.
Ability to overcome obstacles across technology and process boundaries.
Articulate effectively both in written and oral form, and collaborate with multiple teams regarding security and privacy obligations and duties.
Additional Information

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations across Maine and New Hampshire, you'll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the communities that surround it.
We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow - programs such as paid parental leave, a flexible work policy, student loan assistance, training and education, along with well-being resources for you and your family.
MaineHealth remains focused on investing in our care team and developing an inclusive environment where you can thrive and feel supported to realize your full potential. If you're looking to build a career in a place where people help one another deliver best-in-class care, apply today.
Additional Information  MaineHealth is a health system whose members and affiliates include hospitals, physician practices, long-term care facilities, home care agencies, and support services. Learn more about this system at

MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

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Job Posting: 1010361

Posted On: Nov 13, 2023

Updated On: Dec 15, 2023

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