Allentown, PA

IS Security & RM Expert

General Description:

Critical Design Associates is seeking a technical expert in the healthcare industry who will be responsible for technical leadership in Governance, Risk, and Compliance projects as required.

Job Information

Job Title: IS Security & RM Expert
 Professional Services
Location: Allentown, PA
Type of position: Full-time

The ideal candidate will be able to act as a subject matter expert and provide leadership for the team in security technologies. Also, be able to devise or modify procedures to solve complex problems utilizing knowledge of cybersecurity.

This is a Senior level position for the IS Security team responsible for safeguarding the critical and confidential information, intellectual property, and assets, belonging to the company.

Candidate must be able to commute daily to work location (Allentown, PA).

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Duties Include

  • Knowledge of current information technology and proficiency in cybersecurity, network, and workstation tools.
  • Assist team members in the use of current and new technologies.
  • Develop security tools processes and techniques to improve the productivity of team responsibilities.
  • Implement practical measures and controls to implement enterprise wide security policies.
  • Implement and administer controls for monitoring and alerting.
  • Perform continuous review and maintenance of Security Information & Event Management (SIEM) tool logging and alerting.
  • Carry out routine network scans, threat assessments, and audits of the network and other IT systems.
  • Manage and maintain policy-driven data sets geared towards Data Loss Prevention (DLP) technology.
  • Monitor and maintain compliance of various IT and business systems with Industry regulations and data protection directives.
  • Formally evaluate security features of various IT products and systems and make recommendations.
  • Perform periodic vulnerability assessments across an enterprise network.
  • Provide management with reporting and recommendations to address the results of application and system vulnerability assessments.
  • Research and deliver gap analysis with the development and implementation of security management platforms (ex- Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Email/Laptop Encryption, IPS/IDS and NAC).
  • Assist Corporate Compliance Office and Internal Audit with records and evidence of malicious use of data network.
  • Lead project teams to accomplish automation projects of large size and complexity.
  • Assess business problems and develop feasible alternative solutions.
  • Instruct, direct, and review the work of others as it relates to cybersecurity

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Must understand PCI/HIPAA and HI-TECH.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or relevant work history in Computer Science/ Information Management, or related field preferred.
  • CISSP, CISA, CISM, GSNA, or CHP certification(s) preferred.
  • Six (6) years progressive experience in Information Services with four (4) years direct cybersecurity experience.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, along with patience, a positive attitude, and the ability to work in a team environment by establishing and maintaining good working relationships.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to learn and adapt quickly
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Prior consulting experience preferred
  • Prior experience developing KPI/KRI metrics preferred


  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Medical benefits
  • PC laptop and lab equipment provided
  • 401K available
  • Cell phone and home internet paid by company
  • Skills development with paid training and industry certifications

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About Us

Critical Design Associates Inc., an information technology company, is committed to providing clients with greater efficiencies that center on people, platform and processes. Successful results are achieved by applying these core principles to any IT business challenge. Through integrity, dedication, and teamwork we provide our customers with the highest quality of service. Our success is only measured by the success of our clients.

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