IS Security Engineer - Network Engineering

  • MaineHealth
  • Westbrook, ME 04092, USA
  • May 14, 2021

Job Description


  • Position Summary
    • The IS Security Engineer role is the second level of a three level career path. Under general supervision, the IT Security Engineer is responsible for the implementation and maintenance of information security systems and processes. This work could also include: conducting, or working with others to conduct, risk based technical security and compliance audits or assessments. This position requires a tactical focus, with both technical and compliance specific knowledge, including knowledge in several of the following technical corridors; network, platform, and/or application security technologies. This role must possess a working knowledge of HIPAA privacy laws, Security/Privacy standards, Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery concepts, NIST based security and risk management standards, and industry best practice security standards. Other activities include maintaining and ensuring compliance with security policies, procedures and standards related to the performance of technical activities in support of the security program service levels.
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: Associates degree in a related field of study or equivalent work experience.
    • License/Certifications: Professional certification in either technical security or within a relevant networking or platform technology.
    • Experience: 3 years' IT experience in complex environments and a working knowledge of computer networking and platforms, including (but not limited to) network operating systems, firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, wireless security including wireless intrusion prevention systems, web proxies, vulnerability scanning technologies, VPN's, Windows and Unix-based platforms, identity management, IT incident response, and network architecture.
    • Knowledge of application security concepts from a secure coding, secure design, and ongoing change management and monitoring perspective.
    • A high level of demonstrated organizational skill supporting business and process analysis and process implementation in moderately complex environments.
    • Strong prioritization skills and able to handle multiple tasks effectively.
    • Facilitation skills.
    • Active problem solver, working across multiple IS and business teams for solutions.
    • Strong business knowledge / acumen.
    • Ability to partner with others to overcome obstacles.
    • Articulate appropriately both in written and oral form, and collaborate with multiple teams regarding security and privacy obligations and duties.

Additional Information

MaineHealth is a health system whose members and affiliates include hospitals, physician practices, long-term care facilities, home care agencies, and support services. Learn more about this system at