Posted: Saturday, February 3, 2018 10:40 AM
Job Description POSITION SUMMARY. The Information Specialist’s role is to monitor computer networks and devices for security threats or unauthorized users. They may identify compromised machines and report on security measures taken to address threats. A Network Security Specialist will also analyze security risks and develop response procedures. Additional duties may include developing and testing software deployment tools, firewalls and intrusion detection systems. They might also configure and maintain security software or devices to ensure the safety of company software, systems and information. This role may also include the exercise of discretion and independent judgment with respect to matters related to software installation or network administration. JOB DUTIES and ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS. A qualified individual must be able to perform the essential functions of the job as listed, with or without accommodation. ( An Asterisk (*) Identifies an Essential Function) Investigates problems by identifying abnormalities; reporting violations. (*) Collect intrusion artifacts and use discovered data to enable mitigation of potential cybersecurity defense incidents within the enterprise. Uses data collected from a variety of cyber defense tools to analyze events that occur within their environments for the purposes of mitigating threats. Monitor external data sources to maintain the currency of cybersecurity defense threat condition and determine which security issues may have an impact on the enterprise. Recommends security improvements by assessing current situation; evaluating trends; anticipating requirements. (*) Consults with other IT staff to evaluate & select, hardware and software systems and to provide the appropriate network security functionality. Research, evaluate, design, test, recommend, and plan implementation of new or improved network security software or devices. Write and publish cybersecurity defense techniques, guidance, and reports on incident findings to appropriate constituencies. Analyze new or enhanced software application or tool implementations to verify they meet existing network security requirements. Examine network topologies to understand data flows through the network and recommend changes as needed. Competencies: Process Management Communication Detail Oriented Documentation Skills Analytical Collaborative Supervisory Responsibility. This position has no supervisory responsibilities. QUALIFICATIONS. Required Education and Experience: Associates Degree and certificates in computer related field or equivalent, plus 3-5 years. networking experience working with Windows Server, Active Directory administration, VPN configurations. Strong understanding of defense in depth. network competency and network protocols, including a basic understanding of IT forensics. Strong customer service and Information technology acumen. Seven to 10 years’ experience working with Microsoft Windows SQL. Proven ability to apply HIPPA regulations in setting up networks and network protocols. Preferred Education and Experience: Security certification including Network+, Security+, CISA, CISSP or equivalent. Previous experience in Hospital & Healthcare, Computer Software industries. Bachelor’s Degree with 2-3 years applicable experience. Position Type/Expected Hours of Work. 40-50 Hours per week. Travel. It is anticipated the Network Security Specialist may be required to travel from time to time foe job related conferences and or continuing education. Work Environment. This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. Physical Demands. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Position is primarily stationary with the need to stand or sit 80% of the workday. Manual dexterity: Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer. Frequently must analyze, memorize, problem solve, read and perform simple to complex math. May frequently move computer equipment (laptop computer) weighing less than 10 lbs. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move objects up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 40 pounds. Work Authorization/Security Clearance (if applicable). In compliance with Federal employment laws, MediQuant will verify the identity and employment authorization of each person hired. AAP/EEO Statement. MediQuant, Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer. Other Duties. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Company Description Founded in 1999, MediQuant's initial objective was to provide innovative, dependable revenue cycle technology to the healthcare market. Led by seasoned healthcare and IT management professionals, the company's purpose has widened in scope since its early days. Today, MediQuant provides comprehensive data life cycle management technology, working in close partnership with healthcare providers and other vendors to optimize data management, including revenue cycles. The MediQuant team, a core group composed of highly experienced IT professionals supported by knowledgeable administrative staff, boasts extensive experience in healthcare software development, EDI, clinical services, data management and other specialties.
• Location: Brecksville, Cleveland
• Post ID: 58343552 cleveland