June 13, 2024

Senior Consultant – Security Advisor

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NYSTEC has a job opening for a senior consultant – security advisor. Are you ready to contribute to our engaged workforce and to deliver the NYSTEC Experience?

Department: Cyber Security & Data Privacy
Location: Albany, NY
Salary:  $79,793.00 to $109,716.00 Per Year

About Us

NYSTEC is a nonprofit technology consulting company, advising agencies, organizations, institutions, and businesses since 1996. We’re independent and vendor-neutral, so we have our clients’ best interests at heart. At NYSTEC, we know that we succeed when individuals and teams flourish personally and professionally, so our benefits and perks support that mindset. Are you ready to contribute to our engaged workforce and to deliver the NYSTEC Experience?

About the Senior Consultant – Security Advisor

As a security advisor, you will collaborate with team members to conceptualize, deliver, and support our clients through today’s ever-changing cybersecurity landscape. NYSTEC is considered a trusted advisor, partner of choice, and employer of choice. We believe that every interaction is an opportunity to deliver exceptional service that empowers client success!

Serving as a project manager, your day-to-day role at as a NYSTEC consultant will include applying coordination, project management, and problem-solving skills to our healthcare project(s).

Key Responsibilities: Senior Consultant – Security Advisor

Overall, in the role of senior consultant – security advisor, you will:

  • Supporting organizations with governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) activities in support of significant health information technology (HI) programs.
  • Establishing security awareness and training, incident response, disaster recovery, vulnerability management, and software development life cycle (SDLC) programs.
  • Demonstrating knowledge of National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 800-30 risk assessments, NIST 800-53 compliance assessments, and the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF).
  • Working with the client to ensure that their contractors adhere to all applicable security and privacy requirements — as included in federal and state law, regulation, policy, and contractual requirements.
Required Qualifications: Senior Consultant – Security Advisor

Candidates applying for the role of senior consultant – security advisor should have the following knowledge, skills, and/or abilities:

  • Skills that cross multiple security domains — should be well versed in the software development life cycle (SDLC), assessment of risk, and able to understand the root causes of vulnerabilities and to articulate those in written and verbal communications to clients.
  • Understanding of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) security and privacy requirements.
  • Experience implementing NIST 800-53 controls.
  • Knowledge of NIST 800-30 style risk assessments.
  • Knowledge of Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) certification.
  • Knowledge of the NIST CSF.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
Education and Experience: Senior Consultant – Security Advisor

For the senior consultant – security advisor role, candidates should have the following education/experience:

  • A bachelor’s degree in a related field of study and five years of related experience. An equivalent combination of advanced education, training, and experience will be considered.
  • A certified information systems security professional (CISSP) or other skill-specific certification is preferred.
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

It is NYSTEC’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all individuals, regardless of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, military service and veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws and ordinances. NYSTEC is strongly committed to this policy and believes in the concept and spirit of the law.

Reasonable Accommodations

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please contact Talent_Management-Confidential@nystec.com if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

Work Authorization

Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future.

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