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CONTRACT Chief Information Security Officer (CONSULTANCY)

Sacramento, CA, United States
  • Employment Type: Contract

Our client, a large consulting firm, is seeking to add an Information Security Officer to its busy Sacramento team. The successful candidate will have experience in a CISO level position, with a very strong preference for a healthcare background. This role is for a subject matter expert to help clients achieve their IT security-related business goals. Candidates should have extensive background in leading teams, but also be comfortable being hands on and delivering on a technical level. All candidates should have knowledge of relevant laws and frameworks including: HIPAA/HITECH, PCI-DSS, FIPS, 21CFR11, Meaningful Use, NIST CSF, ISO 27002, and state privacy/security related laws. This is a long-term contract position, very likely contract-to-hire. Candidates not local to Sacramento must be comfortable traveling during the work week for the contract portion of the position. Send resumes to [email protected]

About the Role
As the Information Security Officer, you will deliver consulting services, oversee and coordinate all aspects of complex healthcare projects, and are a Subject Matter Expert to customers to help them achieve IT security-related business goals. You’ll work with people from different organizational units, bringing them together to manifest controls that reflect workable compromises; as well as, proactive responses to current and future security risks. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in technical discipline (Master’s preferred) or equivalent work experience in IT and/or Security
  • Significant experience in security or risk management, auditing and business continuity planning in client-facing/consulting role
  • Relevant risk and/or security certification(s) required (CISSP, CISA, CISM, C-Risk or equivalent)
  • Expert in compliance frameworks including: HIPAA/HITECH, PCI-DSS, FIPS, 21CFR11, Meaningful Use, NIST CSF, ISO 27002, State privacy/security related laws
  • Expert in project management principles/methodologies
  • Ability to communicate security-related concepts to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Strong presentation, written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously
  • Expert level of knowledge of applicable laws and compliance regulations as they relate to healthcare customers
  • Healthcare experience desirable and highly preferred
  • Must have a valid driver license with a clean driving record and have the ability to rent a car

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