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Providence Health & Services Associate IS Security Engineer PSJH in Seattle, Washington


Providence St. Joseph Health is calling an Associate IS Security Engineer PSJH to our location in WA, OR, CA, MT, or AK

We are seeking an Associate IS Security Engineer PSJH to 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 effecting 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:

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

  • Provide input into improving information security reporting and metrics.

  • Provide Tier 3 support to NOC to assist in recovering from security breaches; participates in investigation and remediation of security incidents.

  • Review and provide recommendations for connection security for local and wide area networks, ISP’s and business partners.

  • Recommend security improvements, upgrades, and/or purchases.

  • Assist with propagating security awareness among employees.

  • Respond to cyber incidents affecting business operations across the environment.

  • Develop, modify, and implement firewall rules for traffic flowing in and out of the PSJH environment as well as traffic flowing between zones.

  • Support regular operation and maintenance of security technologies, to include endpoint protection, SIEM, encryption systems, DLP, firewalls, etc.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or IT related discipline OR an Associate's Degree in Computer Science or IT related discipline with 2 years of experience in a related technical field

  • 3-5 years of IT technical experience

  • 1-2 years continuous information security experience

  • Basic knowledge / understanding of next generation firewalls and how they function

  • Basic knowledge / understanding of information security

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Active CISSP, SCCP, SANS, Security or equivalents

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 St. Joseph health 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 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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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): California-Torrance, Oregon-Portland, Oregon-Beaverton, Washington-Seattle, Montana-Missoula, Washington-Richland, California-Burbank, Washington-Spokane, California-Irvine

Req ID: 230306