Northwell Health Security Engineer in Melville, New York

Req Number 0013ML

Job Category Information Technology

Job Description

Position Summary:

Evaluates, designs, integrates, implements, validates and documents security for enterprise/departmental applications and enterprise network infrastructure to meet hardening guidelines and HIPAA requirements.


  1. Ensures applicable information security design considerations are appropriately inclusive within all new and existing Health System computing environments.

  2. Enforces NSLIJHS security hardening guidelines.

  3. Evaluates operation of enterprise/departmental applications and enterprise network infrastructure to ensure HIPAA compliance.

  4. Provides regulatory/best practice framework for security operational execution.

  5. Provides engineering support to security operations.

  6. Enforces security documentation standards, policies and procedures for enterprise security environments.

  7. Prepares recommendations for security enhancements and upgrades to Health System IS infrastructure.

  8. Maintains standards, risk assessments, documentation and procedures related to security for the Information Services Production, Business Continuity, and Disaster Recovery environments.

  9. Performs related duties, as required.


• High School Diploma or equivalent, required. Knowledge of Computer Science or related field(s) typically acquired through the completion of a Bachelor’s Degree.

• Minimum of two (2) years related experience including at least one (1) year healthcare and lead experience.

• Minimum security engineering skills-sets: Security resource hardening (Unix and Microsoft); Security resource audit; Security resource architectural design and implementation; Firewall resource engineering management (Cisco/CheckPoint); IDS resource engineering management (SNORT); Security vulnerability scanning resource engineering management (Security Expressions/NESSUS); Network resource engineering management (Cisco).