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Senior Information Security Engineer

Medix Washington Full-Time
$125,000.00 - $150,000.00 / year
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Medix is currently seeking a Senior Information Security Engineer for an exciting contract to hire / direct hire job opportunity with one of our top healthcare clients in the Washington, DC.

About our client / About this position
Our client is a large, non for profit healthcare organization, headquartered on the Northeast side of Washington DC. Conveniently located off the Green & Yellow metro transit lines, this is a great location for both public transit and city commuters.

They are seeking a Senior-level Information Security Engineer who can take ownership of penetration testing, cyber security audits, vulnerability scanning, and investigations of cybersecurity incidents.

The primary responsibilities for this Senior Information Security Engineer will include:

  • Working under the direction of the Chief Information Security Officer and the Director of IT, as a Senior team member
  • Contributing to the evaluation and selection of cyber security technologies (firewalls, monitoring platforms, intrusion prevention platforms, malware detection, log analysis tools, etc)
  • Leading the implementation and configuration of cyber security technologies
  • Adopting cyber security frameworks (NIST 800-53, ISO 27001/2, FISMA, FIPS) as well as healthcare specific RMF (HIPAA, HITRUST CSF, HITECH)
  • Participating in the development and evaluation of security policies and procedures.
  • Contributing to enterprise security policies related to network access, appropriate use of computer equipment, and data usage.
  • Coordinating cyber threat mitigation activities, security breach detection, containment, and restoration activities and contribute to HUH's disaster response plan.
  • Conducting cyber security audits, penetration tests, and investigations of cybersecurity incidents.
  • Evaluating, Implementing and using a variety of information security devices and applications
    • WAF Devices: Barracuda, Imperva / SecureSphere or Incapsula, F5 / BigIP ASM, Penta / WAPPLES, Sophos / XG, Radware / Appwall, Akamai, etc
    • Vulnerability Scanning Tools: Netsparker, Qualys, BurpSuite, Nexpose, Acunetix, WireShark, Nessus, Nikto, OpenVAS, Retina, Tripwire, etc.
    • PenTesting Tools: Nmap, Metasploit, w3af, John the Ripper, Cain & Abel, etc.
  • Responding to security alarms and mission-critical issues.
  • Creating and distributing cyber security awareness bulletins and training materials for staff

Required Experience & Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field, OR the equivalent in hands-on experience
  • CISSP Certification, and/or other Security Certifications (CEH, CISA, are highly preferred)
  • Advanced knowledge of Risk Management Frameworks (RMF): NIST 800-52, ISO 27001/2, FISMA, FIPS,
  • Specific healthcare RFM is also required: HIPAA, HITRUST, HITECH, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of WAF, Vulnerability Scanning and PenTesting tools

Location: Washington DC (City)
Position Type: 6+ Months Contract to Hire (Could also consider Direct Hire)
Hourly Rate: $70 + / hour W2
Compensation Range: $125,000 - $150,000 / year

Additional Information:
As an employee of Medix, during the contract portion of this contract to hire opportunity, you will have the option to enroll in our talent benefits program. This includes several options for Medical, Dental, Vision and & Prescription Drug coverage. In addition, Medix offers an industry best-in-class 401K plan, with employer matching for up to 6% of eligible pay. There is also an accrued PTO / time off plan included at no extra cost!

 

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Launched in 2001, Medix was built on the principle of becoming a leading provider of workforce solutions for clients and candidates across the Healthcare, Scientific and Information Technology industries. As we grow and evolve, we recognize our differentiation lies not just in traditional staffing, but in true partnerships and collaboration on hiring solutions.

We bring value to our talent by helping them identify their individual skills and aptitudes, matching them with opportunities to excel and creating communities where they can foster their skills and always have a trusted partner in their career.

In supporting our clients, we understand that each organization and culture is unique, and we thrive in collaborating with our clients to provide innovative solutions to suit their specific needs.

The root of our growth and continued success stems from not only our loyal clients and talent, but the dedication of our people. Medix takes great pride in our teammates and the culture we built together as an organization. We promote an environment that rewards the hard work and perseverance necessary to solve the unique needs of our clients and talent. The Medix family might span across the country, but our team is tightly united around our core purpose, core values and our mission to provide superior service to our customers.

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