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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Sr. Enterprise Information Security Architecture Analyst in Atlanta, Georgia

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


The Senior Enterprise Information Security Architecture Analyst is responsible for the implementation, monitoring, and execution of security strategies, best practices, policies, and standards to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of enterprise IT resources – with a focus on cloud and on-premise IT solutions.

If you're someone who is familiar with security industry recommended best practices and frameworks, enterprise computing architectures, data transport protocols and encryption, and information security policies and laws, then this is a excellent opportunity for you to join a dynamic team operating the service of humanity. This position will primarily support the university side of the enterprise, but may be called upon to assist with information security activities with the healthcare units of the enterprise as well. As a member of the Enterprise Security team, the position will also be tasked with other information security related tasks and projects as necessary.

This position reports to the Manager of Information Security Architecture (who reports to the Chief Information Security Officer) and will work closely with other enterprise-wide IT staff on a variety of tasks, initiatives, and projects.


  • Assist with recommending security configurations for various applications and security systems; security reviews; identifying and remediating potential security issues; validating accurate system/application event logs; security awareness training; and researching and analyzing security trends.

  • Conducts risk assessment activities for IT initiatives and projects spanning University and Healthcare business units.

  • Participates in detailed network, operating system, database, and application risk assessments and security configuration activities.

  • Utilizes GRC tool to coordinate risk assessment activities and provide reporting to leadership.

  • Incorporates information security policies and procedures with risk assessment processes.

  • Keeps current with industry advancements in regards to on-premise, cloud computing, third-party vendor offerings, and security innovations.

  • Contributes to the advancement of the enterprise security architectural landscape.

  • Leverages past security experiences and education to provide input into the enterprise security strategy.

  • Identifies and documents information security controls necessary for the protection of information resources.

  • Provides guidance on information security policy implementation and best practices.

  • Represents Enterprise Security to other organizations on information security related matters.

  • Contributes to information security awareness and education materials and other documentation.

  • Customer service skills for both internal and external customers.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

Certifications that are most relevant for this position, but not required, include:

  • CISSP – Certified Information Systems Security Professional

  • GSEC – GIAC Security Essentials Certification

  • GCED - GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender

  • GCTI – GIAC Cyber Threat Intelligence

  • Amazon Web Services Certified Cloud Practitioner

  • Amazon Web Services Certified Solutions Architect – Associate / Professional

  • Amazon Web Services Certified Security – Specialty

  • CISA – Certified Information Systems Auditor

  • CHSE - Certified HIPAA Security Expert

  • CHPSE - Certified HIPAA Privacy and Security Expert

  • RHIT - Registered Health Information Technician

  • RHIA - Registered Health Information Administrator

  • CHPS – Certified in Healthcare Privacy and Security


  • A bachelor's degree and five years of related IT experience including demonstrated technical expertise in multiple information security domains, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

  • Excellent team participation skills, as well as good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strongly preferred qualifications include knowledge of information security technologies, methodologies, and best practices in the domains of:

  • security incident response, vulnerability assessment and management, intrusion detection and prevention, system administration (Windows, OS X, Linux, etc.),

  • security administration of networks, operating systems, databases and applications, access control, encryption, firewalls and proxies, networking, security event log analysis, malware prevention and remediation, cloud technologies, programming/scripting, and risk assessment and management.

  • Security certifications are a plus (e.g. SANS/GIAC, CISSP, CISA, CISM).

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University location as needed. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

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Job Number 83873

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Office Information Technology

Department OIT: Enterprise IT Security

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Information Technology

Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor