Network & Security Engineer II

Bilingual Language Preferred: English
Travel: May Require Occasional Local Travel

Information TechnologyHybrid Remote, Pasadena, CA


Description

Network & Security Engineer II

Part of a strong IT team working in a fast-paced environment. Under the guidance of the IT Systems Manager, this individual will work with our Network Engineering staff in the installation and maintenance of network communications. Will plan, implement, upgrade, and monitor security protocols for the protection of the organization’s computer networks and information.

  • Collaborates with users to discuss computer data access needs, to identify security threats and violations, and to identify and recommend needed programming or process changes.
  • Uses data encryption, firewalls, and other appropriate security tools and applications to conceal and protect transfers of confidential digital information.
  • Develops and implements plans to safeguard digital data from accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure; adheres to emergency data processing needs.
  • Reviews violations of security procedures; provides training to ensure violations do not recur.
  • Monitors and restricts access to sensitive, confidential, or other high-security data.
  • Modifies security files and applications as able and necessary to provide specialized access, allow new software to be installed or integrated, or correct errors.
  • Performs risk assessments, audits, and tests to ensure proper functioning of data processing activities and security measures.
  • Safeguards system security and improves overall server and network efficiency by training users and promoting security awareness.
  • Determines when to update virus protection systems by monitoring current reports of computer viruses; facilitates or performs needed updates.
  • Provides intermediate and advanced tier support for troubleshooting various network, application and systems trouble. Support all network hardware.
  • Installs new and configure existing hardware in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements.
  • Performs daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs.
  • Maintains an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor in accordance with Company policies.
  • Keeps commitments and keep direct supervisor informed of work progress, timetables, and issues.
  • Maintains strict compliance with State, Federal and other regulations (e.g., OSHA, WC, HIPAA, ADA, FEHA, DOL, HR policies and practices).
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

REQUIRED:

Any combination of the following totaling 7-10 years of experience:

  • College degree in Information Technology (IT), Computer Science, IT Management, or a closely related discipline, as measured by the following conversion table or its proportional equivalent:
    • 60 semester hours or associate degree equals one year
    • 90 semester hours equals two years
    • 120 semester hours or bachelor’s degree equals three years

(Note: Only a maximum of 3 years credit for college course work is available.)

  • 4 -7 years IT security or information security experience with a proven ability to engage with Senior Management and regulators. Inclusive of:
    • 4+ years experience conducting IT compliance assessments (HIPAA, PHI, and HITRUST)
    • 4+ years experience in administering IT security controls in an organization.
  • Have 3+ years of experience designing, deploying and operating mid to large scale enterprise or cloud environments. Healthcare operations preferred.
  • Knowledge of technical infrastructure, networks, databases and systems in relation to IT Security and IT Risk.
  • Experience with IPS/IDS and SIEM technologies.

DESIRABLE:

  • Experience in the healthcare industry.