Providence Health & Services Cyber Security Analyst I in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Cyber Security Analyst I to Providence Health & Services in Renton or Spokane, WA, Burbank, CA, Beaverton or Portland, OR.

We are seeking a Cyber Security Analyst I to be responsible for developing, maintaining and monitoring an effective Information Security program which is designed to ensure the logical and physical protection of the company’s technical resources which include information, equipment and software. Areas of concentration include firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention, encryption, antivirus, incident response, and security event management.

In this position you will:

  • Provide security monitoring for a global environment; handle incident responses and provide root cause analysis support for incidents.

  • Support Human Resources during HR investigations and support ERMS – Enterprise Security during Security Investigations.

  • Provide Information Security Reporting and Metrics and provide input into improving information security reporting and metrics; identify/recommend improvements on internal investigation capabilities via tool building.

  • Perform and/or oversee vulnerability scanning, penetration testing, and security assessments in support of risk management and audit activities.

  • Provide Tier 3 assistance in recovering from security breaches; participates in investigation and remediation of security incidents; establish configuration policies for security technologies.

  • Review aggregated server logs, firewall logs, intrusion prevention logs, and network traffic for unusual or suspicious activity.

  • Conduct research on emerging threats in support of security enhancement and development efforts; recommend security improvements, upgrades, and/or purchases.

  • Create and maintain internal training materials and provide training to appropriate information systems staff; assist with propagating security awareness among employees.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Minimum of an Associate’s degree in Computer Science or IT related discipline, or 2 years’ experience.

  • 2-5 years of IT technical experience AND 1-2 years of continuous information security experience.

  • Functional knowledge of TCP/IP protocol suite, LAN/WAN technologies, switching, routing, VoIP and Telephony technologies, firewalls and VPN, intrusion prevention systems (IPS), vulnerability assessment and patch management tools.

  • Functional knowledge of UNIX, Linux, Apple and Windows technologies.

  • Functional knowledge operating protocol analyzers and analyzing output.

  • Working knowledge of the security issues/concerns that impact the healthcare industry and related technologies that can address these security concerns.

  • Functional experience performing monitoring, analysis and recovery procedures or security technologies.

  • Oral and written communications skills to enable effective and meaningful information exchange between technical and non-technical people across multiple levels of organizational structure.

About the department you will serve.

Providence Strategic and Management Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for all eight regions of Providence Health & Services from Alaska to California. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Information Technology

Location: Washington-Renton

Other Location(s): Washington-Spokane, Oregon-Portland, Oregon-Beaverton, California-Burbank

Req ID: 144024