Point32Health Senior Enterprise Security Architect in Canton, Massachusetts
Who We Are
Point32Health is a leading health and wellbeing organization, delivering an ever-better personalized health care experience to everyone in our communities. At Point32Health, we are building on the quality, nonprofit heritage of our founding organizations, Tufts Health Plan and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, where we leverage our experience and expertise to help people find their version of healthier living through a broad range of health plans and tools that make navigating health and wellbeing easier.
We enjoy the important work we do every day in service to our members, partners, colleagues and communities.
Reporting to the Chief Information Security Officer, the Sr Enterprise Security Architect works closely with technology colleagues, third parties and business leadership to align both technical and strategic security solutions with business needs. The Sr Enterprise Security Architect will help bridge the gaps between emerging threats, security best practices, evolving technical landscape, and regulatory requirements with system design, technical architecture, business processes, support, and operations. This position will work to define, design, and implement security program and technology projects and will communicate and interact regularly with senior IT and business leadership at Point32Health, third-party providers, and external consultants as appropriate.
Key Responsibilities/Duties – what you will be doing
Provide strategic leadership for planning, designing, and implementing an enterprise security architecture strategy, and implementation approach to safeguard Point32Health through:
Identifying security risks to the enterprise and developing plans to meet or exceed security best practices and to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
Evaluating emerging security technologies and processes for inclusion in the organization’s IT road map.
Creating and maintaining security architecture standards, protocols, and procedures.
Providing architectural oversight of complex projects collaborating with other IT Architect resources to ensure that IT and business process architectures are aligned with security objectives.
Collaborate and participate with other Enterprise Architects in various governance committees and review boards.
Identify opportunities to reduce overall IT costs and evaluate ongoing investment in security capabilities to promote innovation and advancement of Point32Health’s strategic business goals and mission.
Provide leadership and education to IT and security colleagues; participate as an active member of the IT and security community at Point32Health to promote information sharing, respectful challenge, efficiency, control effectiveness, and program quality through continuous improvement.
Other duties and projects as assigned.
Qualifications – what you need to perform the job
Education, Certification and Licensure
- Bachelor’s degree preferred
Experience (minimum years required):
15+ years of progressively responsible leadership in IT or information/cyber security programs, including at least 5 of those years designing and implementing security technology or programs.
The ability to be a strategic, big picture thinker while possessing the analytical skills and understanding of operational details is essential.
Broad knowledge of IT Security, technology infrastructure, cyber security program, application design, application development, cloud architectures, and APIs.
Comprehensive knowledge of security architecture methodologies and common industry security frameworks.
IT Governance and operations knowledge of networks, network protocols, end-user computing, servers and associated hardware and software, including, but not limited to firewalls, intrusion prevention, data loss prevention, and security information and event systems.
Detail knowledge of security threats and vulnerabilities and the design of security countermeasures to protect the Point32Health organization.
Strong collaboration, facilitation, and negotiation skills.
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
Ability to explain complex technical issues to non-technical colleagues and business executives.
Project and program management planning and organizational skills
Customer service orientation
Time management and prioritization
Working Conditions and Additional Requirements (include special requirements, e.g., lifting, travel):
Must be able to work under normal office conditions and work from home as required.
Work may require simultaneous use of a telephone/headset and PC/keyboard and sitting for extended durations.
May be required to work additional hours beyond standard work schedule.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position. Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.
Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Point32Health is committed to making diversity, equity, and inclusion part of everything we do—from product design to the workforce driving that innovation. Our DEI strategy is deeply connected to our core values and will evolve as the changing nature of work shifts. Programming, events, and an inclusion infrastructure play a role in how we spread cultural awareness, train people leaders on engaging with their teams and provide parameters on how to recruit and retain talented and dynamic talent. We welcome all applicants and qualified individuals, who will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Please note: As of January 18, 2022, all employees — including remote employees — must be fully vaccinated. This position will require the successful candidate to show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19. Point32Health is an equal opportunity employer, and will consider reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.
At Point32Health, we strive to be a different kind of nonprofit health and well-being company, with a broad range of health plans, and innovative tools that make navigating health and well-being easier, guiding our members at every step of their health care journey to better health outcomes. We are committed to providing high-quality and affordable health care, improving the health and wellness of our members, and creating healthier communities across the country. The Point32Health name is inspired by the 32 points on a compass. It speaks to the critical role we play in guiding and empowering the people we serve to achieve healthier lives. Our employees are hard-working, innovative, and collaborative. They look for opportunities to grow and make a difference, and they help make us strive to be one of the Top Places to work in New England.