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Providence Senior IS Security Engineer (Automation) PSJH in Redmond, Washington


Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Senior IS Security Engineer (Automation) PSJH to our location in Irvine, CA; Renton, WA; Seattle, WA; Redmond, WA; Portland, OR; Beaverton, OR; Anchorage, AK or Lubbock, TX.

Providence is looking for a Sr. IS Security Engineer with expertise of network security technologies (firewalls, VPNs, IDS/IPS, etc.) and programming capability. This employee will be a member of the Infrastructure Protection team and will focus on automating our security infrastructure with a specific focus on firewalls.

We are seeking for a Senior IS Security Engineer PSJH who will be responsible for researching, evaluating, and designing technical security solutions for the enterprise in support of the Strategic Security Plan; providing technical security assessment support; developing, maintaining, and monitoring an effectin Information Security program to provide logical and physical protection of the company’s technical resources, as well as providing technical security collaboration and guidance in support of Providence Saint Joseph Health. Enterprise accountabilities include executing security engineering practices for Enterprise Security projects; conduct product research and participate in the selection process of technologies to support security requirements; establish technical security guidance for PH&S; and conduct technical security assessments.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Plans, researches, and provides technical design for security solutions in support of strategic security plan.

  • Establishes configuration policies for security technologies.

  • Leads the establishment of security engineering processes and procedures and conducts staff training on these procedures and processes.

  • Evaluates system designs, provides recommendations to improve performance, security, and functionality.

  • Creates and maintains internal training materials and provide training to appropriate information systems staff.

  • Provides direction in developing specifications for selecting and testing new technologies.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, IT, -OR- related industry -OR- equivalent education/experience.

  • 8-10 years of IT technical experience.

  • 5-8 years continuous information security experience.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Advanced Python programming ability

  • Experience with Terraform and deploying infrastructure in Azure

  • Active CISSP, SCCP, CEH, SANS or equivalents upon hire or 5-8 years of continuous information security experience.

About the department you will serve.

Providence Shared Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for our Providence family of organizations across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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 Security

Location: California-Irvine

Other Location(s): Oregon-Portland, Oregon-Beaverton, Texas-Lubbock, Washington-Redmond, Washington-Renton, Washington-Seattle, Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 283808