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Information Security Analyst (Remediation Services) - Intermediate

  • Job ID: 122315907
  • 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: $33.54 to $51.05 / hour


UPMC is actively hiring for an Intermediate Information Security Analyst role within the Remediation Services team.  The Remediation Services team communicates security vulnerabilities on-premise and in the cloud to system owners and works with them to prioritize, remediate or mitigate those vulnerabilities. 
This role will work under the direction of the management team and senior staff, the Information Security Analyst supports Information Assurance Services’ 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! 
  • Develop and maintain security incident handling processes.
  • Review and revise security policies as identified through technology and risk analysis reviews.
  • Problem Resolution Resolves most common and many moderately complex to complex problems/issues/ opportunities. Responds to unfamiliar, undefined, unexpected or unstable situations with the professionally prescribed standard response.
  • Disaster Recovery Follow defined standard designs and develop backup/restore, server and network technologies and protocols within accepted standards. Collaborates with IS colleagues to share information and set new DR infrastructure & processing standards. Communicates and trains security and disaster recovery procedures to the IT staff Develops recovery procedure models. Tests contingency capabilities; responsible for recovery exercise preparation.
  • Develop and deliver Security Awareness Training Programs to all affiliated entities.
  • Assist Application and System Support representatives in the development and accreditation of Security Plans to ensure policy and best practice compliance of controls in place.
  • Resolve security issues in complex multi-disciplined environments.
  • Ability to establish priorities and delegate tasks to the appropriate personnel or work independently as necessary.
  • Project Management - Works with project manager to define tasks and create teamwork plans with moderate supervision. Delegates work to others and monitors progress. Identifies issues affecting work progress and recommends solutions. Communicates schedule variances and potential scope changes in status reports. Controls project costs, communicating any project-related expenses, and recommends ways to control costs.
  • Business Partnership Interfaces with business partners to help identify issues and resolve problems.
  • Develop automated routines for account administration and security measure deployment efficiencies.
  • Develop and implement security policy enforcement technologies.
  • Identifies alternative functional IT security strategies to address specific system security issues or situations.
  • 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.



  • Typically has a 4-year academic degree and 2+ years of information security or equivalent practical work experience.
  • Demonstrates and applies 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.
  • Maintains current knowledge of security techniques and technologies and applies that knowledge to mitigate risk.
  • Participates in an On-Call Team rotation.
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Ability to prioritize impactful vulnerabilities and reduce noise often associated with vulnerability tools.
  • Ability to combine information from multiple data sources through the use of SQL and/or Splunk syntax.
  • Experience working with Windows, Linux and/or other Unix-like variants.
  • Experience with IT Project Management 
  • Understanding of TCP, UDP, HTTP, IP and other network protocols.
  • Ability to automate and script tasks (Python, PowerShell).
  • Ability to utilize and write scripts against common web APIs (REST).
  • Experience working in a cloud environment (AWS or Azure).
  • Twistlock / Prisma Cloud experience is a plus. 
  • Experience with vulnerability analysis tools (ex. Rapid7, Nmap, AppScan, Burp).
This is a remote opportunity with office space available when needed in Pittsburgh, PA

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Technical security certifications (Security+, Network+) or academic background a plus.

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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