Information Security Analyst

Job Description

Company :

Gateway Health Plan

Job Description : 


This job is responsible for implementation and administration of information security policies and procedures as well as development and maintenance of information systems used to uphold those security policies.  Performs various investigations into potential and existing security threats.  Enforces security policies and ensure compliance.  Troubleshoots security issues.  Evaluates security risk assessments and presents security information to workforce and management.  Assists workforce with security based questions and problems.


•             Perform operational support of information security technology.

•             Perform analysis and resolve problems regarding information security.

•             Complete project tasks to enable the on time, within budget and scope delivery of information security projects.

•             Present new and existing information security information to workforce and management.

•             Assist in incident response procedures.

•             Assist Change Management.

•             Assist in conducting application risk assessments against Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and Payment Card Industry (PCI).

•             Assure compliance to required standards, procedures, guidelines and processes.

•             Other duties as assigned or requested.



  • Bachelor’s Degree – Information Security, Information Systems,  Information Assurance, Computer Science or related field . Substitutions (Acceptable substitutions in lieu of a degree 1 ½ years’ experience  = 1 year college)
  • 5 years’ of information security, governance, risk and/or compliance, information technology or business analysis
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience with Information Security and Systems Analysis
  • 3 – 5 years’ with Information Security and/or Information Risk Management and/or Information Technology
  • 3 – 5 years’ with Information Security Governance, Risk and/or Compliance functions and activities
  • 3 – 5 years’ developing, communicating and presenting Information Security and Risk Management concepts to varying audiences
  • 3 – 5 years’ with technologies such as Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS), firewalls, endpoint protection, web/email filtering, Data Loss Prevention (DLP), digital rights management, encryption, Security Event and Incident Management (SEIM), and virtualization platforms

Preferred Skills:

  • 5 – 7 years’ experience with information security and systems analysis
  • Experience working within an information security function using the HITRUST Common Security Framework (HITRUST CSF), or the NIST 800-83 cyber security framework
  • Experience supporting SSAE 16 or SOC 2 Security Trust Principle audits
  • IT/information security risk advisory experience
  • Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) tool experience such as ARCHER
  • In-depth understanding of network security architecture, network and networking protocols

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of HITRUST CSF, NIST 800-83 cyber security framework, PCI, HIPAA, HITECH, COBIT, ISO 27001/2, and ITIL 3
  • Knowledge of NIST Risk Assessment methodology.
  • Familiarity with secure SDLC best practices
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Apps and Suites, Windows server, SharePoint, etc
  • Strong teamwork and inter-personal skills


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