Information Assurance Engineer /HIPAA Security Rule SME

  • Leidos,
  • New York, NY
  • 3 hours ago
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Engineer, Security, ISO, CISSP
Full Time

Job Description


Job Description:

Leidos is looking for a full-time Information Assurance Engineer / HIPAA Security Rule Subject Matter Expert (SME) in New York, NY.

Primary Responsibilities include:
  • Reviews security and privacy complaints, data breach notification and cybersecurity incident reports, and other correspondence and evidence provided by the healthcare organizations across the nation to assess the overall impact of security and privacy incidents.
  • Evaluates and determines the technical sufficiency of submissions from HIPAA covered entities and business associates in response to data and documentation requests (i.e. Assessing reports related to security baselines, penetration tests, vulnerability assessments, and digital forensics).
  • Develops written reports with technical security analyses, summaries, and recommendations for action.
  • Provides subject matter expert analysis, evaluation, and recommendations based on national security standards (NIST), industry best practices (ISO) and implementation specifications of the HIPAA Security Rule.
  • Provides expert guidance in designing, implementing, and managing information security, data protection, and risk management programs, including policies, procedures, and controls for protected health information based on HIPAA requirements.
  • Provides advisory expertise in the areas of risk analyses, vulnerability assessments, incident response, security architecture, physical security, business continuity and disaster recovery, enterprise mobility, threat intelligence and analysis, security awareness and online safety, and resolution of highly complex security projects and issues.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 9 years of professional experience; or 7 years of professional experience with a related Master's degree.
  • n-depth experience with security domains and industry best practices; business continuity and disaster recovery, supply chain and third party management; and up to date on evolving cyber-threats, defense strategies, and emerging technology.
  • Industry certification preferably CISSP, CISM, and CIPM/CIPP/CIPT.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to translate highly technical matter to a non-technical audience.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules, other Security regulations, and industry best practices and standards (NIST, ISO, Sarbanes-Oxley, FISMA, COBIT).
  • Proficiencies in:Information governance and risk management, threat and vulnerability management, vendor management, infrastructure, security architecture for traditional, wireless, and cloud-hosted networks, cryptography/encryption protocols, business continuity and disaster recovery, social engineering and awareness training methodologies.
  • Master's degree in Information Technology, Cybersecurity or related field.

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We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, an exciting External Referral Program, and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2020, Leidos was ranked as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive year.


External Referral Bonus:

Potential for Telework:
Yes, 25%

Clearance Level Required:
Public Trust


Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Requisition Category:

Job Family:
Information Assurance

Pay Range:

Company Information

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Dice Id : SCNCAPI2
Position Id : R-00050798
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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