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Information Security Specialist

Company: Medable, Inc
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Company Description

Medable's mission is to get effective therapies to patients faster. We provide an end-to-end, cloud-based platform with a flexible suite of tools that allows patients, healthcare providers, clinical research organizations and pharmaceutical sponsors to work together as a team in clinical trials. Our solutions enable more efficient clinical research, more effective healthcare delivery, and more accurate precision and predictive medicine. Our target audiences are patients, providers, principal investigators, and innovators who work in healthcare and life sciences.

Our vision is to accelerate the path to human discovery and medical cures. We are passionate about driving innovation and empowering consumers. We are proactive, collaborative, self-motivated learners, committed, bold and tenacious. We are dedicated to making this world a healthier place.

Job Description

  • Analyze existing system security configurations and make recommendations for improvements
  • Perform new software and system security evaluations
  • Implement tools to assist in prevention, detection, and analysis of security threats
  • Implement patch management procedures and monitor system patch levels
  • Perform periodic reviews of system access management procedures
  • Conduct network scans to identify vulnerabilities and develop plans for resolution
  • Implement strategies to prevent, respond to, and recover from a security breach
  • Monitor networks and systems for security breaches (actual or potential) and investigate those as warranted
  • Implement containment actions, mitigation strategies, and contingency plans to minimize the impact of potential and confirmed breaches
  • Escalate confirmed security breaches
  • Participate in internal and external penetration testing of the infrastructure and applications.
  • Participate in third-party vendor security assessments
  • Perform cybersecurity risk assessments for various project and product related implementations.
  • Implement risk treatment plans resulting from risk assessments Support ISO certification(s) and SOC 2 implementations
  • Keep security knowledge current through continuing education and industry organization involvement
  • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications
    • 2+ years working in Information Security or a combination of education and experience
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent applied experience
    • Degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or other related field preferred
    • One or more of the following certifications (preferred):
      • CISSP - Information Systems Security Professional CISA - Certified Information Systems Auditor
      • CEH - Certified Ethical Hacker
      • CISM - Certified Information Security Manager CompTIA Security
      • GIAC Security Expert (GSE)
      • GIAC Security Leadership Certification (GSLC)

        Additional Information
        • Previous involvement with penetration testing and risk assessments
        • Identification of potential threats, confirmed breaches, and disaster recovery practices
        • Experience maintaining secure networks, systems, and application architectures
        • Experience implementing security standards and procedures
        • Experience in system administration and support for multiple platforms and applications
        • Experience working with HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) and HITECH (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health) compliance
        • Experience with ISO 27001/2 and/or SOC2 security framework Experience with file integrity monitoring and data loss prevention Experience with SaaS and cloud system security
        • Experience implementing security testing tools and configuration management

Keywords: Medable, Inc, Palo Alto , Information Security Specialist, Other , Palo Alto, California

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