UW Medicine's IT Services department is looking for an outstanding Sr. Cyber Security Engineer to join the team! What are we looking for?Patients Are First focusCustomer service mindsetInterpersonal skills and teamworkResults-oriented attitudeCommitmentAdaptability and flexibilityWhat are the perks?Medical insurance at reasonable rates with TEN plans to choose from!Dental Insurance at no cost to you OR your dependents...AND we have three plans for you to choose from!10 paid holidays annually!1 personal holiday every year!Generous amounts of vacation and sick leave that you can feel good about taking (more than 5 work weeks in your first year) !TWO Retirement plans to choose from – one even matches 100% of your contributions with immediate vesting!Voluntary Investment program to save more towards your retirement!Deferred Compensation program to save even MORE towards your retirement!Flexible Spending Account...Tax Exempt!Dependent Care Assistance program!On-site Childcare Centers!Long Term Disability insurance!Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance!U-PASS transportation program and discounted parking...PRE-TAX!Tuition Exemption program – at the UW (and other colleges around the state)!Housing resources and home buying options!Auto, home, renter, and boat group insurance!Valuable membership and merchandise discounts!Federal student loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program!For all of the specific details on these benefits and more, please click here.UW Medicine's Information Technology Services (ITS) department is a shared services organization that supports all of UW Medicine. UW Medicine is comprised of Harborview Medical Center (HMC), Northwest Hospital & Medical Center (NWH), Valley Medical Center (VMC), UW Medical Center (UWMC), UW Neighborhood Clinics (UWNC), UW Physicians (UWP), UW School of Medicine (SOM) and Airlift Northwest (ALNW). In addition, UW Medicine shares in the ownership and governance of Children's University Medical Group and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (a partnership between UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research and Seattle Children's). ITS is responsible for the ongoing support and maintenance of the infrastructure and applications which support all of these institutions, along with the implementation of new services and applications that are used to support and further the UW Medicine mission.As one of the largest healthcare systems in the Puget Sound region, UW Medicine is facing many technical and security challenges driven by rapid growth in the size and complexity of its network of affiliated organizations and increasingly rigorous policy requirements in the areas of security, compliance and patient privacy. With simultaneous increases in the importance and central role of computing technology to healthcare delivery and the UW Medicine mission, it has become essential to evaluate, design and implement and/or configure IT security safeguards, controls and protection solutions as part of the IT services and solutions delivery process to reduce or eliminate security threats, risks and vulnerabilities from being introduced into the production environments through code, new and existing mobile devices, applications, enhancements, 3rd party suppliers, configurations and more.As part of the ITS Information Security team, the Sr. Cyber Security Engineer ('Engineer') will track known and emergent threats to UW Medicine information assets to support institutional threat awareness, risk assessments, threat detection and analysis, incident response, cyber security operations, and security education and awareness. This position also develops and delivers user training, security awareness programs, and security documentation such as policies, standards, and operating procedures. The Engineer utilizes a wide variety of threat sources including raw data, computer log information, written reports and bulletins, and collaborations with both internal and external partners to develop threat profiles for UW Medicine information assets. With a deep understanding of and significant experience with information security risk management practices, the Engineer will integrate threat information into institutional vulnerability assessments, risk assessments, and mitigation activities.This position will implement information security strategies in response to directives from the Information Security Manager and the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). This position will primarily support the organization's threat mangagement and vulnerability management programs. This position will also collaborate with Cyber Security Analysts to ensure the success of team programs and initiatives. The incumbent must have strong interpersonal skills, problem-solving skills, a proven ability to adapt to change, and the ability to communicate complex process and technology ideas, solutions, and recommendations across technical and non-technical management, teams, faculty, and staff. This position requires in depth work experience with and a solid foundation in engineering, testing, and implementing security controls and solutions, as well as a working knowledge of healthcare and security industry best practice models, methodologies, and frameworks. This role will have a direct impact on UW Medicine's ability to protect patient health information and private financial information while achieving and assuring security regulatory compliance. This position will be required to help advance team knowledge of healthcare security issues, concerns and challenges associated with a multi-institutional and heterogeneous technical and academic environment and advise the Information Security Manager and CISO of reasonable and appropriate security solutions.ITS implements, deploys, and manages highly complex system applications and applications to meet and exceed key IT initiatives that support UW Medicine entities, including HMC, NWH, VMC, UWMC, UWNC, UWP, SOM, and ALNW. The need to provide and deploy security engineering services is to ensure that appropriate and effective security controls, techniques, and solutions are identified and implemented ensuring confidentiality, integrity, and availability of sensitive data. Additional applications and systems are supported through UW Medicine research affiliations such as the Fred Hutchinson's Cancer Research Center, NIH and other grants, contracts, clinical affiliations, and other SOM activities; as well as medical training programs with other institutions such as the Veterans Administration and Madigan Army Medical Center. The Engineer is needed in order to meet federal regulatory requirements under HIPAA, ISO, PCI and other security standards, as well as to ensure the security of systems. Failure to meet regulatory requirements may result in fines, sanctions, loss of public credibility, and other business risks.Responsibilities include:Threat Detection & Incident Response (60%)Support enterprise security event/incident monitoring, analysis, response, and reporting.Engineer, configure, test, and implement information security products and solutions.Build, maintain, and/or support enterprise vulnerability management and threat detection tools.Respond to cyber-security intrusions and conduct digital forensic analysis, investigations, and investigative reporting, as needed.Design and implement recommendations to operational teams implementing and maintaining UW Medicine information security/technology infrastructure.Define and develop reporting and post-event follow-up activities related to information security incidents. Design, update, and follow UW Medicine investigation protocols and methods of logging Security and Incident/Investigations into applicable tracking systems.Serve as escalation point for Cyber Security Engineers as needed.Consultation, Technical Services, and Team Operations (35%)Provide security consulting and technical services to technical, hospital, business, operations and vendor staff and teams concerning implementation of UW Medicine security standards, processes and information security standard
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