Highmark Health Senior Information Security Analyst, Threat Management in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


HM Health Solutions is seeking a Senior Threat Management Analyst. This job takes the lead role in implementing and administering information security policies and procedures as well as development and maintenance of information systems used to uphold those security policies. Performs most complex investigations into potential and existing security threats. Enforces security policies and ensure compliance. Troubleshoots security issues. Evaluates security risk assessments and presents security information to workforce and management. Assists workforce with security based questions and problems. Mentors team members.


  • Perform operational support of information security technology.

  • Perform complex analysis and resolve problems regarding information security.

  • Complete project tasks to enable the on time, within budget and scope delivery of information security projects.

  • Present new and existing information security information to workforce and management.

  • Develop incident response procedures.

  • Oversee Change Management procedures.

  • Conduct application risk assessments against Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and Payment Card Industry (PCI).

  • Assure compliance to required standards, procedures, guidelines and processes.

  • Other duties as assigned or requested.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Security, Information Systems, Information Assurance, Computer Science or related field


  • 7 years of Information Security, Governance, Risk and/or Compliance, Information Technology or Business Analysis


  • Master’s Degreein Computer Science, Information Security or related field


  • 7 - 10 years of experience with Information Security and Systems Analysis

  • 5 - 7 years of experience with Information Security and/or Information Risk Management and/or Information Technology

  • 5 - 7 years of experience with Information Security Governance, Risk and/or Compliance functions and activities

  • 5 - 7 years of experience developing, communicating and presenting Information Security and Risk Management concepts to varying audiences

  • 5 - 7 years of experience with technologies such as Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS), firewalls, endpoint protection, web/email filtering, Data Loss Prevention (DLP), digital rights management, encryption, Security Event and Incident Management (SEIM), and virtualization platforms


  • 10 - 15 years of experience with information security and systems analysis

  • Experience working within an information security function using the HITRUST Common Security Framework (HITRUST CSF), or the NIST 800-83 cyber security framework

  • Experience supporting SSAE 16 or SOC 2 Security Trust Principle audits

  • IT/information security risk advisory experience

  • Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) tool experience such as ARCHER

  • In-depth understanding of network security architecture, network and networking protocols


  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

  • Security SKILLS

  • Knowledge of HITRUST CSF, NIST 800-83 cyber security framework, PCI, HIPAA, HITECH, COBIT, ISO 27001/2, and ITIL 3

  • Knowledge of NIST Risk Assessment methodology

  • Familiarity with secure SDLC best practices

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Apps and Suites, Windows Server, SharePoint, etc.

  • Strong teamwork and inter-personal skills

Referral Payout Level: 2


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