• Senior IT Security Administrator

    Job Location US-TX-The Woodlands
    Posted Date 6 months ago(1/30/2018 12:34 PM)
    Emerus Holdings Inc
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  • About Us

    Emerus is a nationally recognized, innovative leader in the delivery of inpatient, surgical, and diagnostic medical health care. Specializing in the identification, development and management of improved-access community medical facilities, Emerus provides cost effective, scalable growth opportunities to large-scale, national health care systems throughout the United States. 


    By providing operationally efficient facilities and focused alignment with current health care trends, Emerus’ community-based hospitals prioritize limited inpatient stays, efficient emergency rooms and cost effective pricing in a smaller campus setting. Based in The Woodlands, Texas, Emerus has more than 1,000 employees, with expert concentrations in over 20 different fields throughout the medical industry.

    Position Overview

    The Senior IT Security Administrator will contribute to the implementation of a robust, flexible, and forward leaning IT security program that seeks to meet the needs of the organization, while adapting to a constantly evolving technology, governance, and threat landscape.

    Essential Job Functions

    • Plan and implement security measures to protect computer systems, networks and data
    • Ensure compliance with organizational security standards, procedures, and guidelines
    • Update and maintain policies and procedures documents on HIPAA and IT Security
    • Participate in contingency exercises and working groups
    • Write security reports from Security Context Devices logs, privilege access logs, and make recommendations
    • Coordinate response to information security incidents
    • Prepare compliance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data
    • Assess and/or design centralized user and configuration management systems
    • Perform and/or coordinate regular security assessments of existing or new infrastructure
    • Train staff on information security procedures and best practices
    • stay up-to-date on the latest intelligence, including hackers’ methodologies, in order to anticipate security breaches

    Other Job Functions

    • Maintain confidentiality and security standards and policies for the organization.
    • Keep up to date with new developments in the IT industry
    • Attend staff meetings or other company sponsored or mandated meetings as required.
    • Ability to work off-hours

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or Engineering
    • 3+ years of information systems security or related auditing experience specifically dealing with HIPAA
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Experience with information systems security standards and practices (e.g., access control and system hardening, system audit and log file monitoring, security policies, and incident handling)
    • Experience working with email security gateways and centralized antivirus systems
    • Experience analyzing malware, spam, botnets, and phishing emails
    • Working Knowledge of DNS, NTP and Citrix, TACACS, IDS, IPS and various SIEMS
    • Working knowledge of protocols and technologies such as TCP, UDP, SSL, FTP, SMTP, NetBIOS and DHCP
    • Strong networking knowledge with a focus on security and digital forensics


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