Principal Security Architect - IAM (50994)

Stanford Health Care

Palo Alto,CA  

2020-01-22 2020-02-21
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**Principal Security Architect - IAM (50994)**

+ Job Type:Full Time

+ FTE/Bi-Weekly Hours:1.0/80

+ Shift:Days

+ Hours in Shift:8

+ Location:Palo Alto, CA

+ Req:50994

**Job Description**

Job Summary

The Principal Security Architect reports to the Identity and Access Management Manager, and focuses on strategic technology initiatives, in areas including but not limited to security initiatives necessary for: the New Stanford Hospital, cloud applications, data center security, identity management, endpoint protection, data loss prevention to meet the goals of a complex academic healthcare environment.


Stanford Health Care recently won the 29th Annual CIO100 award for the work on SHC's MyHealth eCheckin and integrated Wayfind solution. The solution reminds the patient of their upcoming appointments, allows them to complete the check-in process in the comfort of their home, get step by step directions on campus to their clinic and be automatically checked in on arrival.

The industry first solution was conceived, designed and developed in house by the 'Software Design and Development' team. The MyHealth team, is a cross functional team of Designers, Software Developers, Analysts and Product Managers. They worked in close collaboration with clinical operations, revenue cycle, facilities management and patient experience on this project.

Every year, the CIO 100 recognizes and celebrates organizations and their IT teams that distinguish themselves by creating business value through innovative use of technology. This year there were over 400 organizations vying for a coveted top 100 spot.

The College of HealthCare Information Management Executives (CHIME) has designated Stanford Health Care again this year for 2018 Most Wired recognition at the CHIME Fall CIO Forum in San Diego.

This is Stanford Health Care's ninth year in a row receiving this recognition.

Essential Functions

· Governs the innovation, design, and integration of hospital security solutions embedded in the overall IT solution. The PSA will lead creation of technology roadmaps in the information security area. The Principal Security Architect has direct responsibility for establishing and maintaining the enterprise information security architecture, including technical standards, guidelines and processes. The PSA must adhere to the Enterprise Architecture framework, governance, principles and standards, within a practical, risk-based approach in which security risks, solutions and outcomes are integrated into overall business risks, solutions and outcomes.

· Participates in the evaluation, design and implementation of platforms, makes recommendations for improvement, and translates services needs to platform requirements and business outcomes. The PrincipalSecurity Architect will collaborate with the Enterprise Architect and the architecture team to develop key solutions aligned to support clinical, administrative, research and innovation services. The Principal Security Architect collaborates with not only the IT team, but with teams across the hospital, and key hospital partners across Stanford University Medical Center.

· Integrates with strategic planning.

· Leads security architecture development and provides oversight/ownership of its use

· Applies Enterprise Architecture methodology in the development of security platforms

· Assures security architecture compliance as technologies are enabled

· Participates in business case development, project sizing, design and implementation.

· Aligns the security technology platforms with the underlying technology infrastructure

· Aligns business/clinical needs and security technology requirements

· Participates in vendor selections

· Builds and leverages relationships with key technology partners/vendors

· Collaborates with New Stanford Hospital and other IT team members to ensure proper implementation through definition of project priorities, scope, approach, resource requirements, and deliverables

· Ensures completeness of documentation

· Provides education & training on IT security architecture and its use

· Participates in technology governance with service providers, University, School of Medicine, and other partners

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.

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Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor's degree in systems-focused discipline such as Computer Science, Management Science, Mathematics or Physics

Experience: Seven (7) years of progressively responsible and directly related to enterprise security architecture. Enterprise experience required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.

· Ability to drive security technology to enable business initiatives

· Ability to be user-focused, build relationships and communicate effectively

· Ability to apply information security technology in a healthcare setting

· Ability to collaborate with multiple service providers

· Ability to demonstrate initiative, good judgment and effective decision-making; exhibit strong

· process improvement orientation, and have the ability to achieve results through other programs and individuals

· Ability to develop business cases for new technology solutions

· Ability to develop and document threat models and risk analyses

· Ability to manage projects

· Ability to plan strategically both long-term and short-term

· Ability to work effectively with and manage vendors

· Ability to lead and communicate effectively at all levels of the organization

· Knowledge of business and clinical processes and understanding of organizational trends

· Knowledge of Enterprise Architecture methodology and best practices

· Knowledge of enterprise risk management

· Knowledge of global IT outsourcing

· Knowledge of IT contracting, negotiating, organization development/change management, strategic planning, action planning for successful performance

SHC does not discriminate on the basis of Ancestry, Age, Color, Disability, Genetic information, Gender, gender identity, or gender expression, Marital status, Medical condition, Military or veteran status, National origin, Race, Religion, Sex, and Sexual orientation.
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