InfoSec & Privacy Cloud Specialist

Visit the Partners careers page to apply online. Job ID is 3099438

General Summary/Overview Statement

The ideal candidate for the role of a PHS Information Security and Privacy Cloud Specialist must have a genuine and proactive desire to establish best practices for how to implement, administer and evolve and effective information security and privacy program for at the Enterprise-level. Individuals must be able to integrate quickly into current efforts, produce high quality written documentation within established timelines, and apply critical analytic thinking across the diverse field of information security and privacy.  

The PHS Information Security and Privacy Cloud Specialist is responsible for leading Partners Healthcare Business and Technology cloud-based; Machine Learning and AI and Big Data initiatives that impact all Partners Healthcare Entities, Employees, and Agents to provide support in securing cloud-based implementations.  

The PHS Information Security Cloud Specialist will provide significant leadership in developing enterprise-wide standards To address immediate risk areas and train new staff as onboarded, in addition to working with committees, leadership and staff throughout institution(s) and Partners Healthcare System (PHS) to understand the business and operational objectives in order to identify and support security related needs. 

Participates in the development and implementation of the PHS IS Information Security program in a manner that fulfills the mission and strategic goals of the program while complying with state and federal laws and accreditation standards related to Risk Management; collaborating with site and PHS Information Security, Privacy and Compliance as required.

Maintains up to date knowledge of, and expertise in the administration and management of PHS- and site-base information security program and assists Information Security Officers in these initiatives.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities 

  1. Risk Assessments, cloud workgroup meetings, contract negotiation, develop standards and policy related to cloud, machine learning, AI and Big Data.
  2. With a general Information Security knowledge, this person would be focused on Data Protection and Privacy and will work to outlined specific data protection requirements from new regulations around the world and translate it to the proper security controls that need to be put in place in any infrastructure used to house or process such types of data. 
  3. This person will be responsible to understand and be on top of all new cloud technologies from the main Cloud Service Providers in order to orchestrate what is needed for specific services to be implemented at Partners in a way they can be easily consumed by researchers. 
  4. This person will work closely with the Information Security Business Analyst to create new workflows and with the Information Security Engineer in order to outline the proper security controls required by any service to be offered to the research community.
  5. Use the Partners HealthCare values to govern decisions, actions and behaviors. These values guide how we get our work done: Patients, Affordability, Accountability & Service Commitment, Decisiveness, Innovation & Thoughtful Risk; and how we treat each other: Diversity & Inclusion, Integrity & Respect, Learning, Continuous Improvement & Personal Growth, Teamwork & Collaboration.

Bachelor’s degree* (B.A. / B.S.) in computer science, business administration, or equivalent discipline from an accredited college or university required.

  • 10+ years of experience in IT/IS preferred.
  • 5+years of experience in an information security or information privacy role with experience in securing cloud, machine learning and big data security and internetworking devices and software, including some experience with large mission-critical networks is preferred.
  • Awareness or ability to understand HIPAA, HITECH, Mass ID Theft regulation 201 CMR 17, and other appropriate information security and information privacy regulatory requirements for healthcare entities.

* Bachelor's degree from a four-year accredited college/university may be substituted.

* Any of the following certifications is a plus: 
PMP, ITIL, or any of the following Information Security Certifications: CISSP, HCISSP, CISM, CISA, CIPP, CIPM, CIPT, CPHIMS, PCIP, GSEC, GCIH, GCFE, GCFA, CEH, GPEN, and PMP

Skills/Abilities/Competencies Required 

  1. Genuine and proactive interest in information security and privacy concepts
  2. Strong business and analytical skills to identify, write and negotiate business and technical requirements gathering
  3. Outstanding time management and organizational skills required
  4. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, effective interpersonal skills, strong formal presentation abilities and good leadership skills
  5. Ability to interpret business objectives into functional information security & privacy activities that deliver against the risk management objectives
  6. Some understanding of change management and ability to work under the required guidelines and deliver on business/project requirements
  7. Ability to deal sensitively and effectively at all levels of the organization including both technical & non-technical, management, and senior leadership
  8. Comfortable working in a dynamic environment with multiple work streams, goals, and objectives
  9. High level critical thinking and strategic planning skills; ability to prioritize assignments
  10. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision 

EEO Statement Partners HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer & by embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. 

Primary Location: MA-Somerville-Assembly Row - PHS
Work Locations: Assembly Row - PHS 
399 Revolution Drive, Somerville 02145
Job: Information Security
Organization: Partners HealthCare(PHS)
Schedule: Full-time
Standard Hours: 40 
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Recruiting Department: PHS Information Systems
Job Posting: Jun 26, 2019

Visit the Partners careers page to apply online. Job ID is 3099438