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Information Security Engineer - Greenville, NC

Job ID: 946928
Facility: Vidant Health
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Mar 17, 2021

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Health

Vidant Health, located in eastern North Carolina, is a comprehensive health system that is made up of 9 hospitals that serve 1.4 million people in 29 counties. Vidant Health includes Vidant Medical Center, community hospitals, physician practices and partners that collaborate with Vidant Health to enhance the quality of life of our patients.

Information Services at Vidant Health

Vidant Health offers comprehensive Information Technology (IT) services and infrastructure to support and enable all aspects of organizational operations. Our IT division consists of a state-of-the-art data center located in Greenville, NC. The data center services all information technology needs of Vidant Health facilities. All Vidant Health owned or leased hospitals are on a common IT platform, including our electronic health record (EHR) that uses Epic's suite of applications. Vidant Health has achieved Meaningful Use Stage 2 recognition and is also approaching Stage 7 for HIMSS Analytics’ Electronic Medical Records Adoption Model (EMRAM) recognition.

Position Summary

The ideal candidate for this Security Engineer position will be an individual that can work seamlessly across diverse teams. There must be a proven experience designing, implementing and monitoring enterprise security and compliance measures. Have the ability to assess and identify security vulnerabilities and compliance gaps developing technical solutions and new security tools to mitigate findings. This would include creating documentation and training for current and future state security solutions including standard operating procedures and protocols. A Security Engineer would also server as a member of a security incident response team and the development of incident response protocols and standards.


  • Ability to identify, analyze and resolve very complex problems / issues

    • Ability to learn new skills quickly
    • Keen attention to detail
    • Deep knowledge of multiple methods of problem resolution
    • Can get to the "root cause" of problem quickly and begin problem resolution
    • Able to think issues out logically and totally
    • Understands big picture and intricacies of the work and its affect on customers
    • Understands connections
    • Adept at multitasking
    • Performs duties collaboratively, engendering cooperation rather that competition among fellow colleagues
    • Proactively research hardware / software market place trends in healthcare industry and makes recommendations based upon research
    • Independently manages own work efforts and effectively guides work of others
    • Demonstrates ability to manage small to medium scope projects following standards and procedures set by PMO methodology. Takes responsibility to make things happen and get things done for successful project delivery
    • Contributes to the development of team and department goals and strategies; able to see the "big picture" and effectively communicate to others
    • Identifies process and performance improvement opportunities; proposes ideas, solutions and action plans to enhance team and departmental functions
    • Actively promotes collaboration and strives to achieve team and organizational goals while mentoring and coaching others
    • Demonstrates ability and willingness to assume greater responsibilities. Provides subject matter expertise to help improve team performance and drive results. Embraces and promotes change, innovation and leads by example
    • Able to provide leadership for team in manager's absence
    • Stays informed on current market trends and emerging technology developments that impact the department
  • Understands collective organizational needs

    • Demonstrates commitment to learning by actively participating in department meetings and organizational forums, improvement efforts, training opportunities and career development goals
    • Involved in external professional associations (user groups, etc) and is sought out by peers for subject matter expertise
    • Accepts responsibility for own actions and decisions.  Does not make excuses for errors
    • Acknowledges and corrects own mistakes, following the Just Culture Model
    • Demonstrates a commitment to service excellence, following IS Standards of Behavior governance and performance management processes and contributes to reinforcement across the team
    • Pays attention to details.  Completes work, which is thorough, complete and does not require assignment to be redone.  Work is completed in a manner that accomplishes the desired results and significantly exceeds standards of acceptability.Remains constantly aware of how processes and systems affect the organization, what is or isn`t working as they perform work and deliver services
    • Doesn't make assumptions.  Asks questions about the processes even if (especially if) they've been in place forever.  Constantly examines data and metrics in problem definition, and is willing to challenge long-held beliefs
    • Considers all possible alternatives to resolve work problems.  Recognizes sources of available information and obtains and documents detailed facts
    • Uses subject matter expertise to propose multiple alternatives and recommend optimal solution.  Makes effective decisions for self and team within scope of authority
    • Reviews data to understand trends and proposes proactive action to prevent issues from occurring in the future
    • Understands the importance of and complies with incident and service request responsiveness and adherence to Service Level Agreement (SLA) requirements to minimize business disruptions and safety risks.  Recommends and coordinates activities with internal and external resources as needed to improve performance
    • Understands the risks and consequences that errors could have on patient care and/or organizational finances and establishes a plan with team to mitigate risk
  • Interacts with team members and customers in a courteous, respectful and reciprocal manner

    • Develops effective working relationships with others

    • Practices attentive and active listening
    • Handles difficult interpersonal situations with the intent of making positive contributions that result in desired outcomes and resolve issues
    • Impacts positively on relationships between others. Demonstrates consensus building skills
    • Understands and adapts to different personal styles to achieve results
    • Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication in a professional style, both inside and outside of department, with customers in mind
    • Presents complex information effectively for different audiences and group settings
    • Able to provide formal presentations such as project overviews and technical training sessions
    • Communicates proactively with customers, peers and management.  Knows how and when to raise awareness to team and leadership and provides effective
    • Assists in development of shared vision, goals, objectives and values of team
    • Promotes cooperation and commitment within the team by working collaboratively with others and facilitating cross-team involvement.  Communicates strengths, shares expertise and draws upon other members skills to improve team and department performance
    • Recognizes, values and supports other team member contributions
    • Develops, respects and reinforces team processes across department
    • Contributes and helps facilitate team decisions.  Respects and actively supports team decisions once they are made
    • Holds self personally accountable to meet or exceed team expectations and reinforces behavior in other
    • Acknowledges and celebrates the achievements of team and teammates

Minimum Requirements

  • Associate degree or equivalent work training and experience required

  • Bachelors Degree preferred

  • 3+ Major certifications such as: CCNA, CISSP, CISM, GPEN, OSCP, and other SANS or Offensive Security certifications preferred

  • 3+ years experience as a security architect designing and implementing security solutions preferred

  • 3+ years relevant experience in workstation and network forensics preferred

  • 3+ years relevant experienced required in enterprise networking and client-server infrastructure preferred

  • 3+ years relevant experience in operational security, determining risk, and incident response preferred

  • 3+ years experience as a security architect designing and implementing security solutions preferred

  • 3+ years experience managing endpoint protection, intrusion protection, SIEM, Secure Web Gateway, and Secure Mail Gateway solutions preferred

  • Experience leading in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

  • Independently motivated to seek knowledge in areas pertaining to their current position

  • Self educates and seeks knowledge from management of Vidant, Information Services environment and Vidant operations relevant to their position

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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