Reporting to the Manager of System Applications, the Application Platform Specialist is a senior level analyst position that will be under moderate supervision and will be responsible for a broad range of tasks to help strengthen the enterprise information security posture and ensure regulatory compliance such as HIPAA, NIST and/or Commonwealth of Virginia (VITA) standards. This position will be a liaison between the Risk Governance & Security Department and the ITS Applications Teams, and will ensure that security vulnerabilities identified by the Security Team are resolved in a timely and efficient manner.
This position will perform auditing, risk assessments and various remediation activities. This position is also be responsible for the implementation and validation of standards, processes, and controls. The Senior Application Platform Specialist performs ongoing applications security vulnerability assessments and provides solutions to mitigate security risks. This position will also work closely with other team members and management on a variety of tasks as assigned.
The ideal candidate should be able to multitask and give equal attention to a variety of functions, while displaying excellent communications skills. Communication duties will include documentation of analysis and/or research results in the form of briefings or reports. The ideal candidate will also display a proven aptitude in solving problems independently and sound decision-making ability.
Candidate must be detail oriented, well organized, thrive in a sense-of-urgency environment, leverage best practices, and most importantly, innovate through any problem with a can-do attitude. A familiarity of server software architecture is essential.
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Virginia Premier is a managed care organization which began as a full-service Medicaid MCO in 1995. Partnered with VCU Medical Systems we strive to meet the needs of the underserved and vulnerable populations in Virginia by delivering quality driven, culturally sensitive and financially viable Medicare and Medicaid healthcare programs. Headquartered in Richmond, VA we also have offices in Roanoke, Tidewater and Bristol with additional satellite locations allowing us to serve over 200,000 members across eighty counties throughout Virginia.
We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package to include excellent Medical, Dental and Vision Plans, Tuition Assistance, Infant-At-Work Program, Remote Work options and generous vacation and sick leave policies. Our culture supports an environment where employees can continuously learn and gain professional growth through various development programs, education, exciting projects and career mobility.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. EOE
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