Baylor Scott & White Health Information Systems Security Specialist II in Dallas, Texas

The Security Specialist II assists in creating, updating and enforcing the information security policies, standards, and procedures and participate in implementations to ensure security requirements and appropriate guidelines and controls are incorporated into the business processes, systems, and infrastructure. The Security Specialist II performs security risk assessments of systems, applications, and networks to identify weaknesses and ensure the effectiveness of internal controls in reducing risk. The Security Specialist II will take the Lead on the BSWH Security Risk Assessment eGRC program including responsibilities for Policies, Standards, and Procedures. They will be responsible for aligning Security Risk Assessments with NISR CSF and other controls standards as defined by IS Risk Management leadership. They will lead the management and configuration efforts of the Archer eGRC application framework with minimal direction from the IS Risk Management leadership. The Security Specialist II will conduct interviews and assists BSWH staff in mitigating potential security issues utilizing BSWH established and new processes and procedures while ensuring security requirements and appropriate guidelines and controls are in place. They will drive improvements to the BSWH eGRC program, make recommendations to the IS Risk Management leadership, and provide well written and live eGRC assessment reports as required.. The Security Specialist II will also have the following duties, including but not limited to:

  • Correlate data and reports from different sources, make logical inferences about that data, and be able to publish results. Ability to develop tools and scripts to aid in data processing or other aspects of log and or security research as it pertains to the eGRC program

  • Make / Implement recommendations for process and procedural improvements

  • Perform assistance in oversight of IS systems against defined controls

  • Perform analysis of findings and vulnerabilities to rate risk appropriately and work with IS staff on remediation efforts

The ideal Security Specialist II will hold a Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field such as Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Engineering, Management Information Systems, or Similar Degree Program combined with a minimum of 8 years of experience. The ideal Security Specialist II will possess in-depth technical understanding and demonstrated abilities in applying security related knowledge for practical and timely outcomes. The ideal Security Specialist II will have mature and in-depth knowledge of Information Security technology and best practices and knowledge of network protocols, operating systems, risk analysis, risk mitigation and general remediation. The ideal Security Specialist II will also possess the following skills, including but not limited to:

  • Security Assessment/Audit experience strongly preferred

  • Archer eGRC toll configuration and management experience strongly preferred

  • Analytical skills with sound and logical problem-solving capabilities

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills; demonstrated ability to effectively explain complex concepts to others in layman terms

  • Ability to work with others in teams and share analysis and collaborate well on problems

  • Self-motivated to identify and resolve issues combined with the ability to work efficiently and accurately under pressure

  • Ability to work on a variety of work assignments or projects simultaneously

  • Location/Facility Baylor Scott & White Health, Dallas

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  • Specialty/Department/Practice Information Technology/IS Security-eGRC Program

  • Shift/Schedule Full-time, days

  • Benefits Our competitive benefits package includes*:

  • Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits

  • 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • PTO accrual beginning Day 1


*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.

Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation's exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it's accepting a calling!

  • Bachelor's Degree in an IS/Technical orrelated program or an equivalent combination of education and experience required

  • 8 years of related work experience required

  • CISSP Certification required

As a health care system committed to improving the health of those we serve, we are asking our employees to model the same behaviors that we promote to our patients. As of January 1, 2012, Baylor Scott & White Health no longer hires individuals who use nicotine products.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.