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IT Security Analyst III

Company: Texas State Job Bank
Location: Austin
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job/Position DescriptionAn Information Technology Security Analyst III strategically plans and successfully executes HHSCand#146;s Information Security Assurance roadmap. This is a key position within HHSC Information Security that manages regulatory and compliance deliverables as well as being the SME on IT Security Assurance related topics. Plays a critical role with the development and support of the HHSC Information Security Assurance Program and developing strategy for compliance with information security regulatory requirements. Oversees the establishment, implementation, adherence to and documentation of HHSC information security policies, procedures, and processes to protect computer systems, infrastructure, and data from unauthorized access. This position is the highest level under the manager, with authority to develop strategies for compliance, security policies and procedures within 2 sections (assurance and operations) of the HHSC Information Security Assurance Program and presents these strategies to Commissioner. Employs generally accepted risk analysis and risk management methodologies to administer risk assessments in order to determine specific needs for security policies and procedures, and to evaluate the potential effectiveness and appropriateness of security solutions. Reviews new and modified regulatory requirements pertaining to information security to determine if new policies and procedures are needed, and monitors related and#147;best practicesand#148; and emerging security technologies for potential application. Participates in internal and external compliance and regulatory audits, and implements recommended security enhancements. Guides agency users in adhering to the agency and HHS Security Policy, Guidelines and Standards, Texas Administrative Code (TAC 202), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and other state and federal rules and regulations. Provides information security expertise and support, in partnership with HHS agency Information Security Officers and staff, in addressing security vulnerabilities. Consults on high visibility/high risk IT projects and provides guidance to team members and information security staff on security and compliance matters. Oversees the development and delivery of appropriate information security awareness training to all members of the workforce, including employees, contractors, temporary employees, and other third parties. Initiates, facilitates and promotes activities to foster information security awareness within the organization.Essential Job FunctionsAttends work on a regular and predictable schedule in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned.and#149; Leads in the design and deployment of the Information Security Assurance Program activities: Acts as the information security assurance program subject matter expert (SME). Manages and matures the HHSC Information Security Assurance Program to ensure effectiveness and compliance with the HHS Information Security Program and other compliance requirements. This includes projects and initiatives to design and verify implementation of various information security controls. Supports information security leadership team in strategic planning and development. Leads a team of security analysts to ensure security and compliance advisement and assurance for a diverse array of environments and frameworks. Develops and documents agency security policies and procedures. Assists with the successful implementation of security policies and procedur Copy the URL in the preceding sentence to an Internet Explorer browser to apply to the job directly through the Texas Health and Human Services Career Portal.

Keywords: Texas State Job Bank, Austin , IT Security Analyst III, Professions , Austin, Texas

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