Information Security Specialist

Job Description
We are looking for a talented and experienced Advisor to join our Third Party Risk Management Program focused ensuring the security and integrity of CVS Health third parties with access to our data.

The Advisor is responsible for ensuring CVS data remains secure and all risks, vulnerabilities and defects are managed, tracked and remediated according to policy and/or best practices. The Advisor selected for this role must have experience with risk management concepts and processes and a background in external or internal audit. The Advisor will execute the Third Party Risk Management Program and serve as a contact to participants across the enterprise that put vendors through the program.

The incumbent will be responsible for ensuring that the proper due diligence is performed over our third parties with access to CVS data or our environment.

The Advisor will be responsible for but not limited to:

- Develop reports and evaluate the results of the vendor assessment
- Identify and document control gaps
- Review and interpret results of vulnerability assessments and penetration testing
- Communicate with auditors and regulators during compliance and regulatory reviews
- Participate in information security audits ensuring technical compliance with security related regulatory requirements (PCI, SOX, PII, PHI, etc)
- Collaboratively work with peers to ensure operational excellence
- Contribute to or help lead current state risk assessments, continual risk assessments, risk metrics and integrated operational risk management
- Identify and prioritize risk based on impact and likelihood
- Work directly with key business leaders to facilitate information risk analysis and risk management processes, identify acceptable levels of risk, and establish roles and responsibilities with regards to information risk management
- Assist in Policy/Standard development and Third Party Risk awareness and training
- Ensure security programs are in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and policies to minimize risk and audit findings

Required Qualifications
- 5+ years of experience in an IT Security/IT Risk environment with a large regulated organization
- 5 + years of experience in risk assessment methodologies, IT/IS Policies and Standards, IT risk standards and industry best practices (ISO 27000, HITRUST, CoBIT, Managing Vendor Assessments).
-5+ years of experience in utilizing IT risk standards and industry best practice approaches such as ISO 17799, HITRUST, and CoBit

Preferred Qualifications
- Strong client relationship management experience and skills
-Experience with more than one major IT discipline (distributed computing, networks, application design and development, IT security and business recovery)
Big 4 Audit or Internal Audit Experience CISSP, CISA, CIPP, CISM, PCIP, ISA Familiarization with the Archer eGRC Platform and ProcessUnity
- Experience with regulatory requirements, including HIPAA, PCI-DSS, etc
- Knowledge and working experience with Information Security frameworks, including ISO27001 and the NIST CSF
- Knowledge of source code reviews using automated tools such as Veracode and/or manual analysis
- Strong interpersonal and oral/written communication skills, able to build relationships at all levels
- Knowledge of web application security testing and vulnerability testing tools.
- Knowledge of network-level penetration testing
- Experience or understanding of managing vendor assessments
- Experience with development and administration of risk assessments and reviews
- Experience with audit processes and disciplines
- Knowledge of risk assessment methodologies, IT policies and standards

- Bachelor's Degree required. Will accept 1 year of additional experience for every year of college not obtained in addition to required years of experience.
- Desired: MBA or MS in MIS (or similar discipline)

Business Overview
At CVS Health, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.

We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day. CVS Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities.