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Director of Cybersecurity

Job ID: 949926
Facility: Vidant Health
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Apr 6, 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

Develops strategic direction and leads teams of cybersecurity professionals that plan and design security solutions and capabilities that enable the organization to identify, protect, detect, respond, and recover from cyber threats and vulnerabilities. Defines and develops security requirements using risk assessments, threat modeling, testing, and analysis of existing systems. Develops security integration plans to protect existing infrastructure and to incorporate future solutions. Designs action plans for policy creation and governance, system hardening, monitoring, incident response, disaster recovery, and emerging cybersecurity threats. Utilizes a variety of security information and event management (SEIM), data loss prevention (DLP), intrusion prevention systems (IPS), and other tools in designs. Partners with stakeholders to encourage the adoption of security-compatible software designs and best practices. Keeps abreast of the latest intelligence from law enforcement and other sources of cyber threat information and briefs stakeholders with actionable information. Typically requires a bachelor's degree in computer science or engineering or equivalent. Requires security certifications such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM). Reports to VP, Chief Information Security Officer and serves as needed in the capacity of Deputy CISO when the CISO is unavailable or as directed.Position is the senior most position under the CISO and must be willing, able and qualified to serve in the capacity of interim or deputy CISO as required. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and all domains within the OCISO is required. Must have subject matter expertise in all networking, security, directory services, and governance is required. Must be able and qualified function as chief cybersecurity architect for all security related architecture for internal and cloud-based resources.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Engineering, Finance, or Information Services (or the equivalent of education and progressive responsible experience)
  • A minimum of 5 - 15 years of Information Technology experience with at least 4 years of progressive IT managerial experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of server infrastructure, operating systems, network protocols, data communications, application security, computer forensics, threat hunting and Cloud technologies
  • Must have proven effective problem solving, decision making, critical thinking, leadership and analytical skills
  • Extensive knowledge of industry trends related to healthcare information security systems and related technology
  • Knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements pertaining to programs and projects under management
  • Exceptional verbal/written presentation and communications skills
  • Advanced organizational skill, with the ability to create, redesign and/or integrate complex organizational systems.
  • Financial/budgeting planning and management experience, CAPEX, OPEX, etc.
  • Ability to fit in with the constant shifting needs and demands of the business departments
  • Must have ability to manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously, effective human relation skills and writing skills.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and ability to effectively and consistently administer corporate policies and procedures.
  • Extensive vendor and contract management skills including the procurement and maintenance of various hardware and software assets.
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Must be a proven team leader with excellent facilitation skills
  • Extensive knowledge of information risk concepts and security controls
  • Familiarity with Information Security industry standards/best practices and relevant regulations (e.g., PCI DSS, HIPAA, GLBA, FISMA, NIST, ISO, CobiT, ISF, CIS, ITIL)
  • The ability to evaluate and interpret the risk implications of non-compliance or changes to compliance requirements
  • Must maintain Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification. If not CISSP certified, candidate must pass the CISSP exam prior to start date. CISSP certification must be kept current as a condition of employment
  • C|CISO Certification, or ability to achieve certification within 24 months of start date

Preferred Requirements

  • Successful track record in design of security, hardware and software systems to meet the current and future needs of a complex healthcare organization
  • Experience navigating through the politics of a large multi-tiered, multi-agency public sector organization
  • Some executive level experience, preferably in a high-performance team environment
  • There is strong preference for PMP certification, or experience managing large, complex enterprise projects
  • Master's Degree in Computer Science, Information Services/Technology, IT Security Business Administration, Engineering, or Finance
  • Previous experience managing complex IT groups that with infrastructure, application, and security functions
  • Experience with reading / writing code in an object-oriented programming language (Java, C#, Python, etc.) and with web services (JSON, SOAP, XML, etc.)
  • Subject matter expertise in Identity and Access Management
  • Experience with Identity & Access Management technologies (SailPoint, Oracle Identity Analytics, Savyint, etc.)

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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