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IT Security & Controls Director


This is a Full-time position in Lewisville, TX posted March 25, 2021.

nnThis position will have responsibility for strategic leadership and operational development, implementation, and oversight of policies, procedures, training, and infrastructure required for the company to meet corporate, legal and regulatory requirements related to IT security and financial system controls.  This position will work closely with Finance, Operations, Sales, Compliance, Legal and other IT groups to ensure that appropriate tools, policies, and procedures are in place to secure corporate IT assets and protected information as is required by Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) legislation, HIPAA and HITECH security rules, and other corporate and regulatory requirements.nn nnWhat will be your Duties and Responsibilities?nn nnIdentify goals, objectives, and metrics for IT security and controls consistent with corporate strategic plansWork with business and IT leadership to prioritize IT security and IT control related initiatives and spending  based on an appropriate risk management and/or financial methodologyDesign, develop and implement an integrated governance, risk, and compliance strategy that provides a road map for IT controls implementation for controls that are necessary and sufficient for regulationsServe as HIPAA Security OfficialProvide functional and technical leadership in the definition, creation and implementation of global IT security policies, standards, training, guidelines, and procedures to ensure ongoing maintenance of security across administrative, physical, and technical areasLead IT risk analyses, risk management planning and monitoring activitiesMaintain effective relationships with local, state, and federal agenciesWork with HIPAA Compliance Officer and provide data for internal and/or external reportingOversee incident response planning as well as investigation of IT security breaches; Assist with disciplinary and legal matters associated with such breachesWork with outside consultants and advisors as appropriate for independent security auditsLead and coordinate efforts to address or remediate any findings from internal or external auditsDirect IT staff in day to day assignmentsManage information access levels and oversee access privileges for all employees, contractors, and other third partiesMonitor compliance with the organization’s security policies and proceduresDevelop and manage team budget and financialsProvide effective project managementProvide effective and timely communication to business leaders and end usersBe a visible evangelist and leader for security and controls related activities such as security awareness initiativesWork with IT teams to ensure systems are designed to meet corporate policies and standardsMaintain professional certificationsLead business continuity and disaster recovery planning and validation activitiesFoster an environment which rewards innovation, creativity, and individual initiativeGuide the selection, development, and evaluation of personnelnn nnWhat skills youll need?  nn nnBachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, mathematics, management information systems, business administration, or related field, or equivalent work experience15+ years of IT experience5+ years of experience in an IT management position responsible for IT security and controlsExperience implementing and managing tools, policies and procedures which apply to a multi-platform environment that includes client-server, web, and mobile systemsExperience with relevant healthcare regulations, including HIPAA, and industry trendsExperience with IT security issues and best practicesIT experience within the healthcare industryProfessional certifications such as CISSP, HCISSP, SSCP, Security+, CISM, CISA or other similar credentialsHigh degree of knowledge related to methods, procedures, standards, and project management requirements for implementing SOX financial controls and HIPAA security controlsAbility to manage professional staff and contractors / consultantsStrong ability to understand and convey complex business and technical information precisely, accurately, and clearly to both technical and non-technical audiencesMature demeanor exhibiting poise, confidence, and strong leadership skillsStrong ability to work in a team environment with a diverse group of both technical and non-technical personnelStrong ability to establish rapport, involve participants, and build effective working teamsAbility to organize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Ability to learn new business concepts and technology quickly.nn nnNonessential Skills, Experience and Qualifications (not necessary but preferred):nn nnN/Ann nnSupervisory Responsibilities:nn nnSupervises: Analysts, Specialistsnn nnPhysical Demands and Work Conditions: nn nnThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.nn nnRegularly required to sit for extended periods of time; frequently required to stand, walk and use business equipment daily such as P.C., copier, fax, telephone, etc.; occasionally required to reach overhead, bend, and lift objects of up to 20 lbs.Eyesight and hearing must be correctable to standard level.nn

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