Director Systems Security Ciso

Noridian Administrative Services Fargo , ND 58102

Posted 1 week ago

Job Title

Director System Security

Job Summary

The Director of System Security is responsible for coordinating and monitoring all ongoing activities relating to the development, implementation, and management of the organization's Information Technology (IT) security initiatives to ensure compliance with federal and state laws and regulations, organizational consistency among the company's requirements, compliance with other contractual and industry requirements, and a culture and awareness of compliance. This includes ensuring compliance with Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) information security program and CMS Minimum Security Requirements (CMSRs) as defined in the Acceptable Risk Safeguards (ARS)

Key Performance Indicators

  • Facilitates the Medicare IT system information security program for the organization

  • Ensures the technical and operational information security controls are in place and operating as expected

  • Ensures the organization follows federal, state, and organizational rules and regulations

Essential Functions Key Duties/Responsibilities/Accountabilities

  • Ensures the organization follows CMS Business Partners Systems Security Manual (BPSSM); CMS ARS Controls, CMS Risk Management Handbook, Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002, 44 U.S.C 3541 (FISMA); NIST Special Publications, Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) Publications, Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH)

  • Ensures CMS Authorization to Operate (ATO) remains current and is approved every three years

  • Develops security strategies for the organization and supports the business goals and objectives

  • Maintains the information security documentation in the System Security Profile (System Security Plan, IT Risk Assessment, BCCP, etc.)

  • Reviews and implements applicable IT and security technical direction letters (TDL) and Change Requests (CR)

  • Ensures contract deliverables are provided in the required timeframes (monthly, annually)

  • Manages the development and implementation of the organization's security control framework, which includes security policies, standards, guidelines, and procedures

  • Develop a security configuration management process to ensure security configuration checklists are maintained for all information system components

  • Develops security training for all employees, contractor personnel, and other appropriate third parties

  • Develops and provides training of customized security training, annual security training and other training as necessary

  • Develops and provides guidance and support for security incident response, and the investigation of security, privacy or compliance incidents

  • Reviews compliance of all components with the CMSRs and reports vulnerabilities

  • Engages with the Computer Incident Response Team and assists with assignments for security incident resolution

  • Ensures annual testing of the BCCP and Disaster Recovery and reviews results

  • Directs annual security penetration tests and FISMA Assessments

  • Ensures necessary safeguards are established for identified vulnerabilities and the remediation of vulnerabilities

  • Oversees the monthly Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) process

  • Ensures weaknesses, findings, gaps, or other deficiencies are corrected within 90 days of receipt of the final audit or evaluation report

  • Assists in the development and implementation of corrective action plans for areas of non-compliance

  • Cooperates with the independent security control assessment of the system security program in accordance with Section 912 of the MMA

  • Attends bi-annual CMS Security Controls Oversight and Update Training

  • Participates in the information Security Subcommittee, Internal Controls, Control Review Committee and other security meetings as necessary

Non-Essential Duties and Functions

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or Information Systems (IS) OR Associate's degree in Information Systems with 2 years' IT experience

  • 5 years' Experience in Information Systems Security and/or Information Technology Auditing

  • Earns a minimum of 40 hours in continuing education professional education credits each year

  • Working knowledge of auditing theories, practices, and techniques

  • Working knowledge of IS, systems development lifecycle, and security practices

  • Working knowledge of accepted data privacy and security practices and procedures

  • Working knowledge of HIPAA and HITECH requirements

  • Working knowledge of CMS security requirements

  • Understanding of National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

  • Working knowledge of PC software (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite)

  • Maintains current knowledge of applicable standards, laws, rules and regulations, specifically HIPPAA, HITECH, and CMS Acceptable Risk Safeguards

  • Maintains continuing security professional and/or certification requirements

Preferred Qualifications Above requirements and the following:

  • CISSP, CISA, or CISM or equivalent certification

Environment and Cognitive/Physical Demands

  • Office Environment

  • Ability to read, hear, speak, keyboard, reason, communicate effectively and problem solve

  • Requires prolonged sitting and telephone use

  • Requires the use of office equipment such as computer terminals, telephones, copiers and printers

  • Infrequent lifting to 15 pounds

  • Infrequent stooping

Segregation of Duties

Every employee is responsible to perform their duties and responsibilities in accordance with Noridian values, policies and procedures, including but not limited to: Segregation of Duties Principles, HIPAA, Security and Privacy, CMS requirements, the Noridian Compliance Program and any other applicable laws, rules and regulations.

Statement of Other Duties

This document describes the essential functions, requirements, and responsibilities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Employees may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those specifically listed in this description and may be required to perform any task requested by the supervisor or management.

CMS Access Compliance and Regulation Contingency Statement

Some positions require compliance with (i) federal and agency specific regulations and related clauses included in Noridian's prime contracts with the Government, (ii) background checks, and (iii) eligibility for a government-issued identification card.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities as well as Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity.

Other Information

Job Posting Policy 6.05: New employees with Noridian Healthcare Solutions will be eligible to apply for positions within their assigned department after successfully completing a 90-day review. For positions outside their department, they must attain a minimum of six months of service before they can apply.

This job will be closed 04/29/2019 at 8:00AM CST. No further applications will be considered.


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Director Systems Security Ciso

Noridian Administrative Services