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IT Security & Infrastructure, Professional, Security Analyst

Headquarters Office, 625 State Street, Schenectady, New York, United States of America; Virtual Req #583
Monday, August 3, 2020
Be a part of the transformation at MVP Health Care®. MVP Health Care is a nationally-recognized, regional not-for-profit health insurer. We care for more than 700,000 members across New York and Vermont and are powered by the ideas and energy of more than 1,700 employees. We employ talented people  with diverse backgrounds and experience—tech people, numbers people, even people people—to make health insurance more convenient, more supportive, and more personal. If you’re ready to join a thriving, mission-driven company where you can create your own opportunities—it’s time to make a healthy career move to MVP.

Status: Full-time, Exempt: Yes

A Security Analyst works to ensure MVP’s systems and business critical functions are secure. In this position they will design, build, test, and implement security systems within MVP’s business and IT environment. The Security Analyst will work to help identify security risks and areas of weakness and respond effectively to possible security breaches. Individual will work the security architect and security engineers assisting with security support and incidence response.

Responsibilities include:

  • Promptly responding to all security incidents and assist with post-event analyses.

  • Assist with regular system tests and monitoring of IT security.

  • Assisting with reviewing the security requirements for all applications and systems including servers, endpoints and network devices.

  • Remaining up to date with the latest security systems, standards, authentication protocols, and products.

  • Responsible for communicating organizational information through regular team meetings, one-on-one meetings, and appropriate written and interpersonal communication.

  • Perform regular vulnerability scanning and communicate critical patching needs to the business.

  • Build strong cross-organizational relationships. Work collaboratively across the IT organization.

  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, participating in professional organizations, and obtaining security certifications.

  • Assist with security table-top exercises

  • Perform monitoring and alerting in SIEM.

  • Assist with preparation of security reports by collecting data and providing to Security Engineers and Architect.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Position Qualifications

Minimum Education

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field.

Minimum Experience

3+ years’ work experience in related health care business or IT position.

1+ years’ experience with IT Security technologies.

Required Skills

  • Knowledge of current IT risks and experience implementing security solutions

  • Ability to interact with a broad cross-section of personnel to explain and enforce security measures

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as business acumen and a commercial outlook

  • Possess the ability to effectively prioritize of tasks, projects, etc. in a dynamic environment.

  • Keen attention to detail.

  • Interpersonal skills (e.g., partnering, conflict management, mentoring), with strong verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to interact with most levels of business, technical and end users.

  • Team oriented: Comfortable working in a team environment as well as independently and possess a sense of accountability and urgency in completing assignments.

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Other details

  • Job Family Information Technology & Transformation Services
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Headquarters Office, 625 State Street, Schenectady, New York, United States of America
  • Virtual