IT Security Specialist




IT Security Specialist is a key member of the Information Risk Management team driving security strategy and solution design.  IT Security Specialist will the lead the design and govern the implementation of complex security solutions. They will act as a liaison between Information Risk Management and external teams implementing strategy and solutions.






    • Refresh and maintain strategy and engineering documents


    • Design solutions to solve problems from a backlog of complex security challenges


    • Engage in Agile transformation helping build security stories into team backlogs


    • Drive the completion of pipeline that allows for security approval of software


    • Engage in threat modeling of ESI environments and solutions to advise on risk and direct remediation activities


    • Serve as an escalation point for risk based decisions


    • Engage as a consulting resource on efforts requiring information protection support


    • Guide the successful completion of major project functions as needed


  • Mentor junior resources
    • 6+ years’ experience with master’s degree, 8+ years’ experience with bachelors or 14+ years equivalent experience
    • Minimum 6+ years of relevant working experience in IT security
    • Minimum 3+ years developing  strategy and governance models
    • Strong understanding of information security principles
    • Preferred background in infrastructure or application engineering
    • Excellent organizational skills and ability to communicate with internal/external entities a must
    • Strong written communication and technical documentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate people and teams to objective completion and the ability to work in a team environment, delegating workloads and responsibilities






Information Security prioritizes the protection and security of all client, patient and company information and data. They do this by proactively identifying the sophisticated landscape of threat actors and environmental risks associated with unauthorized access and service disruptions. This vital group focuses on preserving system reliability and business continuity, protecting the strong brand Express Scripts has in the marketplace, and maximizing the company’s defenses against external and internal threats.



Advance your career with the company that makes it easier for people to choose better health.
Express Scripts is a leading healthcare company serving tens of millions of consumers. We are looking for individuals who are passionate, creative and committed to creating systems and service solutions that promote better health outcomes.
Join the company that Fortune magazine ranked as one of the ‘Most Admired Companies’ in the pharmacy category. Then, use your intelligence, creativity, integrity and hard work to help us enhance our products and services.
We offer a highly competitive base salary and a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, life insurance, paid time off, tuition assistance and an employee stock purchase plan.
Express Scripts is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. Applicants must be able to pass a drug test and background investigation.
Express Scripts is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


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