CynergisTek, Inc. | Healthcare Cybersecurity, Privacy, and Compliance

Security Risk Analyst

Job Title
Security Risk Analyst
Job ID
Austin,  TX
Other Location

About the Role

As a Security Risk Analyst you will be trained from the ground up security risk, remediation, vendor risk assessments, and healthcare security frameworks. This is a great opportunity to build your career and sharpen your CyberSecurity skills in the Healthcare industry


The Ideal Candidate

  • Perform 3rd party risk assessments of client vendors through proprietary risk tool against various frameworks (HIPAA, HITRUST, SOC, etc.)
  • Collect risk assessment data/results
  • Write and deliver vendor risk reports to identify areas of compliance/non-compliance
  • Write a monthly summary of where vendors rate in risk and communicate findings to the client
  • Host regular client calls discussing vendors’ risk rating and makes remediation recommendations for customized policies/procedures/controls, disaster recovery plans and technical documentation for applications, systems, and infrastructure to improve compliance and risk exposure
  • Monitor key risk indicators based on vendor criticality ratings
  • Participation in various HIPAA, HITRUST and SOC projects


Must Have

  • High school diploma or equivalency
  • Excellent writing skills required for daily report writing
  • Excellent verbal communication skills to speak with clients (including C-Suite Executives)
  • Strong desire to begin a career in the security industry with a willingness to learn and be flexible in a fast-changing environment
  • Passion for solving problems and building long-lasting client relationships
  • Great work ethic; dependable, punctual and responsible
  • Self-motivated/directed to be able to work independently and possibly 1 or 2 days remote after training
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and SharePoint)

Even Better If You Have:

  • Background knowledge in I.T or security vendor risk assessments is a plus, but not required
  • Network+ Certification
  • Security+ Certification
  • HCISPP Certification

About CynergisTek

CynergisTek is a top-ranked cybersecurity and information management consulting firm dedicated to serving the healthcare industry. CynergisTek offers specialized services and solutions to help organizations achieve privacy, security, compliance, and document output goals. Since 2004, the company has served as a partner to hundreds of healthcare organizations and is dedicated to supporting and educating the industry by contributing to relevant industry associations.

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