Systems Security Analyst Principal Job

Bloomington, MN, 55420
Nov 12, 2012
Dec 10, 2012
Employment Status
Full Time
Systems Security Analyst Principal

Job ID:: 25316
Department:: IS&T Security Services
City:: Bloomington, MN
Location:: HP - Bloomington 8170 Office Bldg
Position Type:: Full-Time
Anticipated Work Schedule:: Monday through Friday regular business hours. Rotating on-call coverage.
Hrs/Pay Period:: 80

Job Description::

The culture at HealthPartners is one of ownership, pride, service, and most importantly, partnership. That spirit of partnership among employees, and with patients and the community is just one of the many reasons we were recently named one of the Twin Cities best places to work by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. Join us for a career that offers respect, support and encouragement. You’ll stay for the power of partnership.

We are currently seeking a Systems Security Analyst Principal who will provide technical consultation for system and data security and will assist in the coordination, development, and implementation of security controls to reduce and manage risk to computer-stored information assets. The person in this position will provide security assessments and proposals to IS&T Senior Leadership. This position participates and leads application development/major enhancement process to ensure that new systems are developed with a correct level of internal and external security; delegates implementation tasks to lower level analysts; and promotes security awareness throughout the company.

Additional accountabilities include:

* Promotes, implements and provides consultation towards HealthPartners’ Security Architecture to ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of HealthPartners’ networks, systems, and data infrastructure.

* Performs security forensics and investigative research for security incidents.

* Monitors security event reports and actions; ensuring the appropriate response is performed and coordinated.

* Provides IS&T security program guidance and interpretation to IS&T Application, IS&T Technical Infrastructure, HealthPartners’ staff, and management.

* Provides security consultation on major projects and corporate initiatives

* Updates Security Program documentation and recommends changes to the infrastructure to the Security Architect

* Promotes and educates staff on security principles, HealthPartners’ policy and process.

* Provides input towards Security Awareness Activities and annual program.

* Coordinates and develops system security enhancements.

* Documents vulnerability finding trends and provides recommendations for root cause resolution.

* Participates within Change Management; ensuring the security reviews, consults, and ensures the integrity and security of HealthPartners’ systems and data in relationship with changes to the production environment.

* Assesses and documents security deviation requests to ensure the appropriate risk, impact, and approvals are captured.

* Assess third party alignment to HealthPartners’ Security Standards.

* Gathers documentation and provides subject matter expertise for audit, regulatory requirements, and third parties.

* Develops, maintains, and monitors third party control requirements in alignment with HealthPartners’ security standards.

* Participates with the selection and negotiation of vended security services.

* Ensures changes to the infrastructure and IS&T services maintain the security standards, integrity, and data confidentiality of HealthPartners’ systems.

* Consults and provides guidance to IS&T Application and Infrastructure Architecture regarding IS&T’s Security Program and controls.

* Maintains awareness of the latest developments in key areas of responsibility and presents opportunities that might benefit the organization.


* Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

* 7+ years experience in Information Technology

* 5+ years experience in Information Security

* CISM, CISSP or other IT Security related certification

* Excellent desktop tool proficiency including Microsoft products (i.g. Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint)

* Expertise with security aspects of multiple system platforms, operating systems, software communications, and network protocols

* Experience managing and coordinating projects

* Understanding of structured methodologies and standards such as ISO 27000, NIST, PMI, ITIL, CMMI, OWASP, and CoBit

* Understanding of federal and state security-related legislation including HIPAA, PCI, JCAHO, NCQA

This position also requires some on-call support.

We offer an excellent salary/benefits package, a rewarding environment, and a total commitment to providing exceptional care.

For a more information and to apply please visit and search for Job ID #25316.

Health is what we do. Partnership is how we do it.

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