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IBM Compliance and Security Manager, Watson Health - Work remote in New York, New York


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Your Role and Responsibilities

As a security and compliance manager you will provide customer facing technical leadership as part of a data warehouse implementation team. You will be directly responsible for the security (RBAC, LDAP, DBMS, networking) and compliance (NIST, HIPAA, SSAE16, MITA) aspects of the solution and must be able to communicate your work to both technical and non-technical stakeholders. This position will also work to support security and compliance requirements on new opportunities across the organization.

Position Summary

  • Participate in requirements and design sessions to ensure that solution architecture complies with all applicable State and Federal regulations.

  • Support and maintain security policies/configuration for DBMS, applications, systems, etc in both on premise and cloud hosted solutions (e.g., encryption keys, access controls, separation of duties, database audit logging, Central Audit Logging/Monitoring, etc.).

  • Responsible for configuring, tuning, and review and of security logs (e.g., central systems logging, database logging) to reduce false positives and improve detection of anomalies.

  • Perform vulnerability security scans of systems to help identify and correct infrastructure security issues found in servers and databases.

  • Develop and maintain security plans, procedures, and other documentation as required.

  • Investigate new platforms and tools throughout the industry and make recommendations for their use in current and future projects

  • Advise management through the creation of scorecards and reporting that display our risk profile and provide insight for decision making.

  • Provide proactive analysis and options for systems and operations changes to implement regulatory requirements from CMS (Center for Medicaid Services) regarding the system.

  • Contact customer when new CMS rules (draft and final) are released, organizing meetings to present the results and help to provide comments for CMS and propose solutions to implement the rules (controls) in the system.

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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 5+ years of IT (information technology) related experience

  • 3+ years of related IT security

  • 3+ years of IT leadership experience

  • Healthcare IT Background

  • Security or control related certification (e.g., CISSP, CISM, CISA).

  • Experience with external audits including FedRAMP, SSAE18, MITA, etc

  • Experience with the HIPAA Security and Privacy rules and NIST SP 800-53 controls including application/implementation of controls in production environments.

  • Understanding of infrastructure control procedures and security (networking, OS, storage, application)

  • Ability to present information clearly and concisely to customers, management, and other non-technical stakeholders

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Healthcare IT experience

  • Knowledge and understanding of data warehouse solution architecture including DBMS, Data Management, BI, Analytics, etc.

About Business Unit

IBM Watson Health is pioneering a new partnership between humanity and technology with the goal of transforming global health and revolutionizing many aspects of the medical and pharmaceutical industries, as well as government sectors. We aspire to improve lives and give hope by delivering innovation to address the world’s most pressing health challenges through data and artificial intelligence insights.

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