Manager of Information Security

Telligen Health Care   •  

West Des Moines, IA

Industry: Health & Fitness


Less than 5 years

Posted 341 days ago

Position Summary - Manager, Information Security
This position is responsible for the development and delivery of a comprehensive information security program for Telligen including oversight of security deliverables and requirements for contracted systems developed and managed by Telligen. The purposes of this program include assurance that information created, acquired, or maintained by Telligen is used in accordance with its intended purpose; to protect Telligen information and its infrastructure from threats; and assure that Telligen complies with statutory and regulatory requirements regarding information security. The incumbent will hire, train, motivate, coach, discipline, and evaluate staff reporting to the position.  

Essential Functions - Manager Information Security
Oversee information security program including IT risk management and IT security governance.  Directly responsible for the development and implementation of Telligen information security policies, controls and procedures.   Lead organizational-wide training in security awareness, policies and protocols.

Oversee information security operations including all aspects of threat prevention, threat detection and incident management.  Ensure identification, tracking and remediation of information security risk issues.  Oversee disaster recovery and business continuity planning and testing.  Align security operation processes with business needs and contract requirements. 

Act as Telligen’s designee for Information Security and HIPPA Security matters; serve as the contact for external auditors and agencies, due diligence questionnaires, third party risk assessments and survey requests on information security matters. Interface with Human Resources, Contracts and Compliance and Legal on information security matters.  

In support of Telligen’s management philosophy that managers engage, coach and support our people to achieve results: staff, develop, and manage a diverse team of security administrators and analysts to achieve individual, team, and organizational success.  Ensure employee accountability through routine observation, performance measurement, and feedback.

Keep abreast of emerging security and privacy regulations, security trends, advisories, alerts and vulnerabilities.

Administer department and projectbudgets. 

Requirements - Manager, Information Security
Bachelor’s degree in computer Science, Engineering, Information Security or related discipline: advanced degree desirable; equivalent experience acceptable; 3-5 years of work experience in IT in one or more areas of infrastructure, development, database and systems management; four years of experience with information security.

Previous experience conducting Information Securityrisk assessments and CISSP certification or equivalent is required. Previous experience with system administration and or security administration with at least the following platforms; Database (Oracle and SQL), Unix, Linux or network; knowledge of a wide-range of technologies, and security best practices; working knowledge of HIPAA, NIST desirable.

Minimum 3-5 years of management experience required.

Additional Comments
10%-15% local and overnight travel.

Ability to direct and work with geographically dispersed teams.

Work Environment -Manager, Information Security
Sensitivity level of information handled in position: Moderate.