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

Security Engineer

Job Title
Security Engineer
Job ID
27206850
Location
Chicago,  IL
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Description

This is an 6 month engagement for one of our premier clients, with the possibility for hire. 

Who is 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.

As a Network Engineer, you will perform and deliver tasks related to installation, configuration, and removal of networking equipment at client based facilities. Clients also will require your expertise and guidance during project planning and go-lives related to network support. Additional expertise may be called upon on other project activities that require networking details. If you are an experienced or knowledgeable network engineer with consulting experience, we are looking for you.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design & architecture.
    • Understands basics of network design, architecture, and layers of the OSI model.
    • Design and implement a multi-tier network strategy to segment the health care components from other elements of the organization.
  • Routing & switching. Understands and is able to configure, deploy, monitor and troubleshoot switches and routers.
  • Firewalls. Understands and is able to configure, deploy, monitor and troubleshoot firewalls.
  • Wireless networking. Understands and is able to configure, deploy, monitor and troubleshoot access points, controllers, and end-user devices.
  • Apply appropriate protection for all workstations and mobile/removable devices
    • Implement workstation encryption on both Wintel and Macbook devices – either Bitlocker (WIN) and FileVault (MacOS). Involves selection and implementation of management console, developing strategy to ID and push encryption, manage all technical elements. Also force encryption of removable devices (e.g., USB). Establish and manage an exception management process to ID those users who do not access sensitive data.  
  • Implement vulnerability management programs including, but not limited to:
    • Implementing a full patch management process such as periodic scanning, identification of vulnerabilities, workstation hardening standards, and testing.
  • Improve account management
    • ID and implement a vaulting solution for all Admin and System accounts.
    • Develop a strategy to reduce the number of admin accounts to a lower risk position.  
  • Secure mobile devices and cloud based applications
    • Develop a requirements spec to secure all cloud-based solutions and mobile devices.
    • Lead the technical identification and discussions about acquiring a CASB solution
  • Help with rearchitecting network to support by designing and implementing a multi-tier network strategy to segment the health care components from other areas departments in the organization. 
  • Data center / IDF. Understands and is able to deploy, monitor and troubleshoot fiber interconnects, low-voltage cabling and UPS systems.
  • Possess expertise in the assigned technology domain.
  • Manage, maintain, monitor and support the infrastructure environment in the assigned technology domain.
  • Install, configure and support hardware and software required to operate assigned technology.
  • Provide ongoing maintenance including updates, patches, and anti-virus updates.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues in assigned technology including hardware, software, operating system and application-related issues.
  • Develop and maintain documentation related to technology installation, administration, and maintenance.

Education and/or Experience:

  • 3+ years in Network engineering design and implementation
  • 3+ years’ experience with OSPF, BGP routing protocols, Voice Over IP and QoS configuration
  • Experience with LAN/WAN security architectures, frameworks, and components
  • 3+ years of configuring and managing Cisco ASA and Palo Alto firewall
  • Supported Cisco routers, and switches
  • Ability to write technical reports and communicate technical content to non-technical audiences.
  • Bachelor's Degree and/or relevant network certifications are a plus but not required.
  • Healthcare experience is a plus

Physical Demands & Work Environment  

The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job:

  • Office environment - sitting at extended periods of time, some bending, lifting (10 lbs.), stooping and stretching.
  • Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate office equipment.
  • Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare and communicate written or online documentation.
  • Involves frequent contact with staff and frequent contact with clients.
  • Work may be fast-paced and stressful at times.

 

Who is 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.

 

Why Join Us?

Recognition - CynergisTek won the 2017 Best in KLAS award for Cyber Security Advisory Services and was recognized in the 2016 KLAS Security Advisory Services report for having the highest overall client satisfaction, performance and impact on security preparedness in healthcare.

Training - Security is our business, so we value ongoing training to keep your skills current by providing you with an annual training budget, education assistance and a team with diverse skills for easy and collaborative cross-training opportunities. In addition to training from anyone on the team in areas of interest, you are also empowered to train others!

Growth - CynergisTek has seen record-breaking year-over-year growth for the past several years. In 2014, we had more than 70% increase in revenue from the previous year, representing a compounded annual growth rate of 61% since 2012 plus a compounded annual growth rate of 108% in new customers.

 

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