Security Engineer - HIPAA


Lincoln, NE Cybersecurity
Monitor for organizational compliance to HIPAA security standards.

At Ameritas, fulfilling life is what we do daily. We continuously strive to help our customers and employees enjoy life at its very best by reducing uncertainty, helping grow assets and protecting what is most cherished. We're here to help people put worry behind and the future ahead and help enable a life that's rich in family, happiness, health and financial security. When lives are fulfilled, our mission is fulfilled.

Ameritas Life Insurance Corp is seeking a Security Engineer -- HIPAA to drive the business by managing security compliance. This position will be responsible for developing, communicating, implementing, enforcing and monitoring security controls to protect the organization's technology and information assets. Candidates for this role must have a deep understanding of all aspects of HIPAA security rules and regulations.

Essential Job Functions

* Responsible for conducting application and system specific HIPAA security compliance gap assessments and documenting and tracking remediation plans and progress
* Creates HIPAA risk assessments, keeping them up to date, and tracking potential risks and vulnerabilities to the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of electronic protected health information
* Tracks and catalogs HIPAA in-scope systems and the locations of ePHI
* Coordinates with Data Loss Prevention, Integrity Monitoring, and other Security teams to ensure appropriate monitoring is in place of ePHI and in-scope systems
* Partners with IT to approve Change Requests to HIPAA in-scope systems
* Serves as the subject matter expert for HIPAA technical designs and remediation plans
* Works with the organization, Chief Risk Officer, CIO, and CISO to develop standardized HIPAA security rule implementations and policies
* Facilitates HIPAA Security Risk management processes and ensures security implementations match organizational risk tolerances
* Partners with Privacy personnel to ensure program compliance


* 7-10 years overall relevant experience, or equivalent combination of experience and education required.
* A minimum of 4 years' experience working directly with HIPAA security regulations required.
* Relevant certifications such as CIPP, HCISP, or similar are desired.

We are Ameritas: proud to say we're in the business of fulfilling life.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job ID: 3979

Posted 19 days ago

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