Information Security Officer - Information Technology
Hackensack University Medical Center - Hackensack, NJ

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Information Security Officer - Information Technology

Job Code: 00025595
Location: Hackensack, NJ


We're Healthcare at its Best

The very factors that drive Hackensack University Medical Center to national success are the same ones that drive America's best to us. Employees who value quality, service, and who are energized by career advancement.

Knowledge, Education and Skills Required:
Bachelor’s Degree
• 5 years experience managing and/or directing an IT and/or security operation.
• 3 years experience working in the healthcare industry.
• Proven experience in planning, organizing, and developing IT security and facility security system technologies.
• Experience in planning and executing security policies and standards development.
• Excellent knowledge of technology environments, including information security, building security, and defense solutions.
• Considerable knowledge of business theory, business processes, management, budgeting, and business office operations.
• Substantial exposure to data processing, hardware platforms, enterprise software applications, and outsourced systems, including Epic.
• Good understanding of computer systems characteristics, features, and integration capabilities.
• Experience with systems design and development from business requirements analysis through to day-to-day management.
• Excellent understanding of project management principles.
• Superior understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.
• Demonstrated ability to apply IT in solving security problems.
• In-depth knowledge of applicable laws and regulations as they relate to security.
• Proven leadership ability.
Knowledge, Education and Skills Preferred:
Masters Degree
Preferred Certification:
Certifications in ISC2's Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP)
• Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
• Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
• Certified Wireless Security Professional (CWSP)
• Certified Windows Security Administrator (GCWN)
• Certified Ethical Hacker
Job Summary:
The Information Security Officer role is to provide vision and leadership for developing and supporting security initiatives. The Information Security Officer directs the planning and implementation of enterprise IT system, business operation, and facility defenses against security breaches and vulnerability issues. This individual is also responsible for auditing existing systems, while directing the administration of security policies, activities, and standards.
Essential Generic Job Functions:

I. Strategy & Planning
Lead strategic security planning to achieve business goals by prioritizing defense initiatives and coordinating the evaluation, deployment, and management of current and future security technologies.
• Develop and communicate security strategies and plans to executive team, staff, partners, customers, and stakeholders.
• Assist with the design and implementation of disaster recovery and business continuity plans, procedures, audits, and enhancements.
• Develop, implement, maintain, and oversee enforcement of policies, procedures, and associated plans for system security administration and user system access based on industry-standard best practices.
II. Acquisition & Deployment
Define and communicate corporate plans, procedures, policies, and standards for the organization for acquiring, implementing, and operating new security systems, equipment, software, and other technologies.
III. Operational Management
Act as advocate and primary liaison for the hospitals security vision via regular written and in-person communications with the hospital’s executives, department heads, and end users.
• Work on corporate technology development to fully secure information, computer, network, and processing systems.
• Manage the administration of all computer security systems and their corresponding or associated software, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, cryptography systems, and anti-virus software.
• Manage the administration of the facility’s security systems and their corresponding equipment or software, including fire alarms, locks, intruder detection systems, sprinkler systems, and anti-theft measures.
• Develop, track, and control the security services annual operating and capital budgets for purchasing, staffing, and operations.
• Ensure that facilities, premises, and equipment adhere to all applicable laws and regulations.
• Recommend and implement changes in security policies and practices in accordance with changes in local or federal law.
• Creatively and independently provide resolution to security problems in a cost-effective manner.
• Assess and communicate any and all security risks associated with any and all purchases or practices performed by the company.
• Collaborate with IT leader, privacy officer, and human resources to establish and maintain a system for ensuring that security and privacy policies are met.
• Where necessary, supervise recruitment, development, retention, and organization of security staff in accordance with corporate budgetary objectives and personnel policies.
• Promote and oversee strategic security relationships between internal resources and external entities, including government, vendors, and partner organizations.
• Remain informed on trends and issues in the security industry, including current and emerging technologies and prices. Advise, counsel, and educate executive and management teams on their relative importance and financial impact.
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Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC) is an acute care teaching and research hospital that serves the residents of northern New Jersey...