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Modis is seeking Security Analyst for our client in Sacramento; California

Location: Mather
Posted on: July 4, 2024

Job Description:

Modis is seeking Security Analyst for our client in Sacramento; California
My Client is looking for a Strong Mid-Level IT Auditor Someone with skills and provides Cloud Security Architecture Design for very large State agencies  
Successfully led IT SOX teams and has HIPPA experience
IF you feel you’re a strong fir for this opportunity please apply with your most current resume to the Modis web site and a Recruiter will contact you ASAP
This is a technical position on the Information Security Team.  Provides data security support and guidance to our client regions and affiliates.  Represents the Data Security Office on project teams and other IS initiatives and works with other IS operations support departments to identify and recommend solutions on security-related issues.  Provides hands-on security administration of a broad range of security duties and requires a high level of technical experience.  Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to oversight of design, engineering, analysis, research, testing and monitoring.  Serves as the Technical Analyst to application managers, business systems owners and IT support staffs. Experience with IT General Controls, HIPAA controls and/or SOX control frameworks.   
Key tour client business plan, the role of our client Information Services is to make electronic data and communications available to Our Client employees, providers and patients to support the health and well-being of the community, enhance patient care and safety, and improve business processes and performance. Information Services (IS) key approaches to meet these needs consist of the Applications, Telecommunications, Project Management, Web, and Technology. We continue to review IS optimization across our affiliates, regions and entire enterprise.
The successful candidate will be responsible for planning and conducting security and operational audits of varying degrees of complexity under the direction of the Department Audit Manager. Essential functions of this position are that work/projects are completed within tight time frames/deadlines, completion of multiple assignments/projects simultaneously, and handling private/sensitive information with complete confidentiality.   
Specific accountabilities include:
• Assuming responsibility for the quality and completion of more difficult audits
• Ensuring quality of audits consisting of: understanding business systems and operations; recognizing and evaluating relevant business risks and controls; performing appropriate audit tests focusing on high risk areas; developing audit findings and recommendations into an audit report format and adhering to time schedule with minimal supervision from the Audit Manager and IS Director; maintaining confidentiality; developing and participating in audit plans
• Evaluating business risks and the effectiveness of internal control and operating practices within affiliates and operating companies, including the safeguarding of assets and the economic and efficient use of company resources
• Determining compliance with policies and procedures; reporting on deviations uncovered, identifying control weaknesses, and prescribing remedial action
• Developing audit findings including recommendations for improvements in policies, procedures, and methods
• Preparing the draft and the final audit reports for issuance to operating company and senior corporate management, which requires a minimum of edit and change by the Audit Manager or IS Director
• Preparing adequate work papers of audits conducted to provide sufficient documentation of work performed
• Resolving day-to-day problems with line management up to IS Director level concerning specific audits in order to provide for the timely, accurate completion of projects
• Actively soliciting management’s feedback and asserting corporate departmental philosophy of strong control environments
• Developing audit tools, techniques and audit programs in technical areas
• Coordinating with external auditors in conducting their interim and year-end audits as planned
• Assisting the Audit Manager, IS Director, and CISO as required
• Performing or participating in the execution of audits and/or special projects as assigned such as training less experienced staff when requested or assigned
• Presenting audit status updates and audit findings/observations to audit teams and to management
• Other relevant duties as assigned;
• Qualifications include:
• A Bachelor’s Degree in Management Information Systems, Accounting, or Computer Science. A professional designation (CISA, CISSP, CIA) is strongly desired
• Knowledge of accounting and computer science on a college level with detailed knowledge of audit techniques, theories and standards
• Minimum of two years of significant hands on experience in IS or IT operations or auditing acquired in public accounting, private industry, or consulting
• Working knowledge of IS or IT auditing techniques is required
• Must have knowledge of how information systems and applications support/enable business processes
• Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as interpersonal skills
• Must be able to quickly learn and understand business environments and develop and execute audit testing in assigned areas and be skilled in problem solving
• Must be able to identify risks and exposure areas and place problems in proper perspective
• Must be able to conduct research, and analyze data and report information concisely, search for solutions and create methodologies for accomplishing audit objectives
Required / Desired
Amount of Experience Expertise Rating
Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience Required

CISSP Certification or the equivalent combination of education and experience Desired
Relevant work experience as an IT Security Analyst or related field Required 2 Years
Healthcare information technology industry experience Highly desired 2 Years
Thorough knowledge of information systems security concepts & current information security trends & practices including security processes & methods Required
Strong tech skills in planning, admin, & management of info systems, operational & tech security controls, & security risk analysis management Required
Knowledge of Federal and state IS security and privacy-related regulatory requirements. Required
Detailed knowledge regarding NIST, HIPAA, FIPS, and other recognized industry security standards and best practices. Required
Strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills. Required
CISA Certification or the equivalent combination of education and experience Highly desired
CIA Certification or the equivalent combination of education and experience Highly desired
Must have knowledge of how information systems and applications support/enable business processes Required

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