Montefiore Health System employs over 40,000 including our IT division with 900+ associates, all focused on deploying technology, identifying process improvements, and using best IT practices to improve patient care. Montefiore is routinely included on lists of most technically advanced hospital systems in the US.
Our experts deploy new technologies, define new business processes and provide stakeholders across the institution with the resources needed to meet their most difficult challenges. As a Montefiore IT employee, you'll have ample opportunities to transform patient care, improve health outcomes and gain insight into the technical workings of one of the nation's top academic medical centers. The INFORMATION SECURITY ARCHITECT
plays an integral role in defining and assessing the organization's security strategy, architecture and practices. The information security architect will be required to translate business objectives and risk management strategies into specific security processes enabled by security technologies and services. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
- Develop and maintain a security architecture process that enables the enterprise to develop and implement security solutions and capabilities that are clearly aligned with the business, technology and threat drivers
- Develop security strategy plans and roadmaps based on sound enterprise architecture practices
- Develop and maintain security architecture artifacts (e.g., models, templates, standards and procedures) that can be used to leverage security capabilities in projects and operations
- Track developments and changes in the digital business and threat environments to ensure that they're adequately addressed in security strategy plans and architecture artifacts
- Participate in application and infrastructure projects to provide security-planning advice
- Draft security procedures and standards to be reviewed and approved by executive management and/or formally authorized by the CISO
- Determine baseline security configuration standards for operating systems (e.g., OS hardening), network segmentation, and identity and access management (IAM)
- Develop standards and practices for data encryption and tokenization in the organization, based on the organization's data classification criteria
- Conduct or facilitate threat modeling of services and applications that tie to the risk and data associated with the service or application
- Ensure a complete, accurate and valid inventory of all systems, infrastructure and applications that should be logged by the security information and event management (SIEM) or log management tool
- Establish a taxonomy of indicators of compromise (IOCs) and share this detail with other security colleagues, including the security operations center (SOC), information security managers and analysts, as well as counterparts within the network operations center (NOC)
- Coordinate with DevOps teams to advocate secure coding practices, and to escalate concerns related to poor coding practices to the CISO
- Coordinate with the privacy officer or office to document data flows of sensitive information in the organization (e.g., PII or ePHI) and recommend controls to ensure that this data is adequately secured (e.g., encryption and tokenization)
- Validate IT infrastructure and other reference architectures for security best practices and recommend changes to enhance security and reduce risks, where applicable
- Validate security configurations and access to security infrastructure tools, including firewalls, IPSs, WAFs and anti-malware/endpoint protection systems
- Review network segmentation to ensure the least privilege for network access
- Liaise with the vendor management (VM) team to conduct security assessments of existing and prospective vendors, especially those with which the organization shares intellectual property (IP), as well as regulated or other protected data:
- Software as a service (SaaS) providers
- Cloud/infrastructure as a service (IaaS) providers
- Managed service providers (MSPs).
- Evaluate SOWs to ensure that adequate security protections are in place. Assess the providers' SSAE 16 SOC 1 and SOC 2 audit reports (or alternative sources) for security-related deficiencies and required "user controls" and report any findings to the CISO.
- Liaise with the internal audit (IA) team to review and evaluate the design and operational effectiveness of security-related controls
- Support the testing and validation of internal security controls, as directed by the CISO
- Review security technologies, tools and services, and make recommendations to the broader security team for their use, based on security, financial and operational metrics
- Coordinate with operational and facility management teams to assess the security of operational technology (OT) and Internet of Things (IoT) systems
- Liaise with other security architects and security practitioners to share best practices and insights
- Liaise with the business continuity management (BCM) team to validate security practices for BCM testing and operations when a failover occurs.
- Demonstrated experience managing security infrastructure - e.g., firewalls, intrusion prevention systems, web application firewalls, endpoint protection, SIEM and log management technology
- Experience reviewing application code for security vulnerabilities
- Strong working knowledge of vulnerability management tools
- Strong working knowledge of the methodologies to conduct threat-modeling exercises on new applications and services.
- Full-stack knowledge of IT infrastructure:
- Operating systems - Windows, Unix and Linux
- IP networks - WAN and LAN
- Storage networks - Fiber Channel, iSCSI and NAS
- Backup networks and media
- Direct experience designing IAM technologies and services:
- Active Directory
- Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
- Amazon Web Service (AWS) IAM
- Strong working knowledge of IT service management (e.g., ITIL-related disciplines):
- Change management
- Configuration management
- Asset management
- Incident management
- Problem management
- Experience designing the deployment of applications and infrastructure into public cloud services.
- Knowledge of Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS); HIPAA-HITECH; Validated Systems (e.g., GAMP); Sarbanes-Oxley; General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR); Privacy Practices; ISO 27001/2; NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF); ITAR
- Certification in one or more of the following: CISSP, CISM, CISA
- Experience in a heavily regulated, compliance-focused enterprise organization such as in the following industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Financial services, Government, Military
- Bachelor's or Master's degree in computer science, information systems, cybersecurity, or a related field or equivalent experience.
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141702 Montefiore is an equal employment opportunity employer. Montefiore will recruit, hire, train, transfer, promote, layoff and discharge associates in all job classifications without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, gender, actual or presumed disability, history of disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status, or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law.