Information Security Threat Analyst

  • Harris Health System
  • Aug 31, 2019
Full time Intelligence

Job Description

About Us

Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966. Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.

Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities. Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its three hospitals: Ben Taub, LBJ and Quentin Mease.

Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.

Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its three hospitals — Ben Taub, Lyndon B. Johnson and Quentin Mease — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Job Profile

The Information Security Threat Analyst reports to the Manager-Information Security Operations. Threat Analyst, will conduct analysis of and determine relevancy of threats, profile threat actor behavior and cyber threat landscape, and articulate recommendations for mitigating and detecting threats. The right candidate is a self-starter with excellent technical skills to perform duties such as, but not limited to, research and collecting behavioral and atomic indicators, assessing indicators, attributing campaigns to threat actors, researching broad and targeted attacks, and creating a variety of reports.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelors Computer Science, Information System - (preferred)

Licenses & Certification
Certified National Threat Analyst (CNTA) or Certified Cyber Threat Analyst (CCTA), C|EH, C|NDA Preferred

Work Experience

4 Years Experience with collecting, analyzing, and interpreting qualitative and quantitative data from multiple sources for the purposes of documenting results and analyzing findings to provide meaningful products. Ability to monitor and analyze logs and alerts from a variety of different technologies, including, Qradar, Insight IDR, IDS/IPS, firewall, proxies, and anti-virus across multiple platforms Ability to develop specific expertise, discern patterns of complex threat actor behavior, and communicate an understanding of current and developing Cyber threats. Understanding of HIPAA Security rule, HITECH, Payment Card Industry (PCI), NIST Cybersecurity Framework. In addition, understanding of NIST SP 800-53r4, COBIT, and ITIL frameworks preferred

Exceptional Verbal (Public Speaking)

Writing - Correspondence/ Reports

Job Attributes
Analytical Statistical

Benefits and EEOC

Harris Health System benefits program is designed to provide you with more flexibility and choices in meeting your specific needs. Harris Health System benefits program allows you to protect your income in case of illness, death and disability, and to help you save for retirement.

It is the policy of Harris Health System to provide equal opportunity for all applicants for employment regardless political affiliation, race, color, national origin, age, sex, religious creed or disability. Applicants may request any reasonable accommodation(s) to participate in the application process.


Job Category

Information Technology