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Information Security Architect

HM Health Solutions

  • Company Engen Logo Small
  • Home, PA
  • IS/IT
  • Full time
  • Day (United States of America)

Company :

HM Health Solutions

Job Description : 


Execute a process to develop a security architecture that processes information of various levels of sensitivity. The security architecture must be compliant with existing enterprise technical security control requirements models.  Produce gap analysis documentation to identify any gaps between specific technical security requirements and the architecture of the system and provide detailed technical recommendations on appropriate mitigation measures.  Advise and consult clients responsible for the architecture, design, implementation, and deployment of technical security controls on appropriate application of existing security services to solve their problems or enable new business opportunities.  Research and evaluate new security technologies to be used as point solutions to gaps where the project is unable to take advantage of or needing greater functionality than reusable enterprise security services.  The security architecture work will include network security, network defense, operating system security identity, authentication and authorization, data protection, application security, activity audit and monitoring, mobile computing security, and partner/vendor access to corporate systems/data.


  • Enhance security team accomplishments and competence by planning delivery of solutions; answering technical and procedural questions for less experienced team members; teaching improved processes; mentoring team members.
  • Determine security requirements by evaluating business strategies and requirements; conducting system security and vulnerability analyses and risk assessments; identifying integration issues; preparing cost estimates.
  • Plan security systems by evaluating network and security technologies.
  • Implement security systems by specifying intrusion detection methodologies and equipment; directing equipment and software installation and calibration; preparing preventive and reactive measures.
  • Enhance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • May begin to provide leadership and mentoring in the areas of expertise and architecture to  peers, developers, management and business users including technical expertise, coaching, and ad-hoc training.
  • Support assurance compliance to required standards, procedures, guidelines and processes.
  • Other duties as assigned or requested.


Bachelor’s Degree - Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Security, or Engineering


No substitutions


Master’s Degree – Computer Science, Information Security or related field



  • 5 - 7 years' experience architecting solutions      
  • 5 - 7 years' experience in Information Security    
  • Experience communicating with business partners


  • 7 - 10 years' experience architecting solutions


  • Business communication skills, both written and verbal and able to solve unconventional problems
  • Understanding of the TCP/IP protocol stack, application protocols such as SNMP, SMTP, DNS, and DHCP; IPSec and SSL VPNs; SSL/TLS protocol knowledge
  • Understanding of the information technology and information security industries, their current developments, trends, issues, and fundamental concepts
  • In-depth expertise in analyzing a wide spectrum of technical systems and services robustness and needs, and making practical recommendations to address them
  • Detailed knowledge of web, mobile, and client application security vulnerabilities, attack methods, and countermeasures
  • Experience with common information security management frameworks, such as HITRUST, ISO 27001, CobiT, ITIL
  • Knowledge of ubiquitous encryption technologies (PGP, SSH, SSL, etc.) and common protocols (RADIUS, LDAP, KERBEROS, SAML, etc.)
  • Participate in evaluations and recommend solutions to support enterprises security controls including: networking, firewalls, IDS/IPS, data loss prevention, application security, infrastructure security, and data security




Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA), etc.

Referral Level 3

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement: This position adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies

As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times. In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements. 

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Base pay is determined by a variety of factors including a candidate’s qualifications, experience, and expected contributions, as well as internal peer equity, market, and business considerations.  The displayed salary range does not reflect any geographic differential Highmark may apply for certain locations based upon comparative markets.

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