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IT Security Engineer - Pharmacy Processing COE
Ref No.: 16-06353
Location: Franklin Lakes, New Jersey

The IT Security Engineer leads the CoE staff, Information Risk Management, Shared Services and Infrastructure to drive security standards & excellence throughout Specialty applications and processes.
  • Champion of security industry standards and implementation within Specialty programs & processes.
  • Create and update applications using the latest security standards.
  • Liaison for IRM, security, PCI, NIST, HIPAA & external audits.
  • Drive security portfolio deliverables and identify gaps & cost for future programs.
  • Identify and drive security standards on new programs and portfolios.
  • Support security information tracking & monitoring for Fraud, Waste and Abuse.
  • Put processes in place as needed to ensure that Specialty is not negatively impacted by any Enterprise change going forward.
  • Drive structural or process adjustments within all IT Shared Service areas to ensure that those areas continue to improve their security interactions with Specialty.
  • Create and enforce new security standards.
  • Create and track appropriate metrics for security standards.
  • Respond to urgent events without losing focus on strategic deliverables.
  • Manage relationships with cross-functional IT COEs, Shared Services, Infrastructure and Operations.
  • Decision maker for security direction, considering risk, time & cost.
  • Lead team members from cross-functional domains that are also in geographically diverse locations.
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems or related field
  • 8+ years Information Technology experience with direct experience implementing high volume multi-tier transactional systems, including: mainframe, web applications, distributed, services & workflow.
  • 5+ years Information Security experience
  • 5+ years in Risk, IT Consulting, IT Infrastructure Management or Data Governance
  • Minimum of 8+ Years IT experience, Mastery / certification in one or more standard architecture frameworks or technologies.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide and implement secure solutions to a wide range of difficult problems
  • Demonstrated ability to lead discussions with all levels of the organization and provide balanced information of an idea or communication of an issue regardless of written or verbal
  • Experience working in a vendor partner model
  • Strong mentoring skills
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt in a dynamic work environment and make independent decisions
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across project teams
  • Demonstrated strong understanding and experience with both information security and risk management, including information security assessment, mitigation solution design/implementation, policy and standards
  • Ability to define N-tier applications, understanding how they fit into the overall system architecture of a shared SOA platform and supporting IT infrastructure
  • Security certification preferred, e.g. Security+, CISSP, CSSLP, etc.
  • Deep knowledge of current technologies including Open Source, J2EE (JSP, Servlet, JSP, etc.), web application development, web services (REST/SOAP/XML), Rich Internet Applications, messaging infrastructures and databases
  • Possesses a sense of urgency about exceeding the objectives of the role
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing, highly complex matrixed environment
  • A team player and collaborator, translating prior knowledge and experience into strong productive relationships internally and externally
  • Strong interpersonal, influence and communications skills with an ability to interact effectively with a variety of contacts and the ability to effectively manage and build relationships with leaders and team members in geographically dispersed environments
  • Experience with health care or PBM industry very helpful
Employee Status:
Yes, 10 % of the Time
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Yes, nationwide
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