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Information Security Analyst - Associate

  • Job ID: 958938382
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Corporate Information Services
  • Department: System Security IT
  • Location: 2000 Mary St, Pittsburgh PA 15203
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $28.08 to $42.62 / hour


UPMC is actively hiring for an Associate Information Security Analyst role within the Vulnerability Management team. The Vulnerability Management team is responsible for identifying and communicating security vulnerabilities on-premise and in the cloud for UPMC digital assets and applications. Also responsible for security policies, adherence to IT Security frameworks like HITRUST, and for assessing the security posture of third-party applications
This role will work under the direction of the management team and senior staff, the Information Security Analyst supports the Information Security Group's efforts to develop secure systems and networks through the use of automated tools, execution of security processes and procedures, and reporting.
If you are someone who has a passion for information security and is excited to work within a close-knit team of highly knowledgeable individuals, then we encourage you to apply today! 

  • Able to establish priorities and delegate tasks to the appropriate personnel or work independently as necessary.
  • Respond to Security Incident Handling Processes.
  • Develop automated routines for account administration efficiencies.
  • In the course of professional activities, conducts themselves in accordance with the highest standards of moral, ethical and legal behavior.
  • Develop and maintain service levels with the various user departments and Heath System business units, and creates reports on the attainment of those levels.
  • Ensure that all applicable Policies and Standards are strictly adhered to in the execution of their duties.
  • Perform low-risk testing of network and system security.
  • Maintain current knowledge of security techniques and technologies.
  • Execute, monitor, and maintain Intrusion Detection processes and procedures.
  • Test Security Plans presented by Application and System Support Representatives.
  • Report and investigate discrepancies to policy enforcement mechanisms; works with client to resolve issues.
  • Candidate must be highly motivated to apply process improvement (CMMI) to increase product and service quality to achieve business objectives.
  • Resolve access and security issues with Data Stewards.
  • Provide support as required by ISD's Disaster Recovery Plan.
  • Ensure Security Policies are implemented on systems and networks reviewed.
  • Monitor and maintain Security Police enforcement mechanisms and processes.
  • Provide on-call support at designated times in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Health System.
  • Provide service to ISD client community, patients, families and visitors, while protecting the integrity and confidentiality of all data and information through physical and electronic measures.
  • Security Administration, Management, and Governance Understand the various components of an effective IT security program and relate them to the organization's business process requirements. Compare plans for implementing IT security program elements to ensure that they effectively address program objectives. Participate in or perform with supervision tests of security safeguards in accordance with the established test plan and procedures, and document results.


  • Typically has a 2-year academic degree and familiarity with Information Security through education or practical work experience.
  • Demonstrates and applies a thorough understanding of information technology tools, best practices, and concepts.
  • Completes ongoing training on-the-job, through courses, self-study, certifications and/or advanced degrees to maintain and enhance technical and business capabilities.
  • Participates in an On-Call Team rotation.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Cloud knowledge/experience - AWS or Azure is a plus
  • Experience with scanning or vulnerability tools is a plus

This is a remote opportunity, candidate must have the ability to travel into office when requested

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
CompTIA Network+ and Security+ certifications are preferred

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

UPMC has a Center for Engagement and Inclusion that is charged with executing leading-edge and next-generation diversity strategies to advance the organization’s diversity management capability and its national presence as a diversity leader. This includes having Employee Resource Groups, such as Women in Information Technology (WIT), Female Leadership Innovation and Growth in Health Care & Technology (FLIGHT), or PRIDE Health, that support the implementation of our diversity strategy.

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At UPMC, we’re driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values of Quality & Safety, Dignity & Respect, Caring & Listening, Responsibility & Integrity, Excellence & Innovation play a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. Ready to join us? Apply today.

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