11 Jul 2018

Full-Time Senior Information Security Engineer – Mayo Clinic – Rochester, MN

Mayo Clinic – Posted by Find a Job in Minnesota Rochester, Minnesota, United States

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Information Security

Position description

The Senior Information Security Engineer position requires an information security professional who is results oriented, multi-disciplined, and comfortable in implementing system security solutions in multi-vendor environments. This position is responsible for the research, technical analysis, recommendation, configuration, and administration of systems and procedures to ensure the protection of information processed, stored, or transmitted in Mayo Clinic’s computing environments. This position provides security design, consultation, and technology governance oversight for various projects and initiatives. The incumbent also assists system users relative to information systems security matters and undertakes complex projects requiring additional specialized technical knowledge. This position acts as information security liaison to various business units and the information technology department. This position receives general direction from Information Security Directors and Managers, as well as Principal Security Engineers.

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Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or related major- and a minimum three (3) years experience in the information security field required, OR Associates degree and five (5) years experience in the information security field, OR in lieu of a degree, seven (7) years experience in the information security field required. Working knowledge of industry standard security tools and encryption/cryptography protocols and best practices, routing protocols and routing table configuration assignment, authentication, authorization and directory services. Ability to develop specific proactive procedures for detection of security breaches, identifying security risks in the software development process and code promotion procedures. Demonstrated experience in operating system, application, and network penetration testing and vulnerability assessment. Should have experience in liaising with system and network administrators to help remediate the impact of the identified risks and vulnerabilities at the platform level. Demonstrated conceptual, analytical and innovative problem-solving and evaluative skills, an ability to conduct independent research and analysis in the event of a security breach, identifying issues, formulating options, proactively closing the security loop-holes, and making conclusions and recommendations. Demonstrated knowledge of security controls for network, application and operating systems. Strong knowledge and work experience with logical access controls to ensure confidentiality, integrity and assurance of proprietary information. Knowledge and understanding of business processes and information systems of a healthcare institution. Demonstrated interpersonal skills; including the ability to work effectively in a team environment as a participant. Proven ability to work with staff and managers in the Information Security and Information Technology organizations. Experience with committee and consensus driven organizations. Capacity to work independently and willingness to seek advice/assistance.

Additional qualifications

Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Experience with standard industry vulnerability scanning tools and vulnerability reporting, including ability to perform data analysis and custom/complex database queries of vulnerability data.

License or certification

Certified as CISSP, GIAC, CISM, or security equivalent; or will obtain certification within 2 years of hire.

Exemption status


Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $4,159, based on a full-time position.

Benefits eligible



Full Time

Schedule details

Generally 8:00 – 5:00 Monday through Friday.

Weekend schedule

No scheduled weekend shifts.

Site description

Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.


Administration, Business, Finance, IT and Engineering

Career profile

Information Security

Job posting number



Veronica Bartz

Equal opportunity employer

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).


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Job Categories: Admin, Design, Education, Engineering, Finance, Health, Information Technology, Media, and Security. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: education and security.

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