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Principal Information Security Architect - HI

About Providence

Providence, one of the US’s largest not-for-profit healthcare systems, is committed to high quality, compassionate healthcare for all. Driven by the belief that health is a human right and the vision, ‘Health for a better world’, Providence and its 120,000 caregivers strive to provide everyone access to affordable quality care and services.

Providence has a network of 52 hospitals, 1,000+ care clinics, senior services, supportive housing, and other health and educational services in the US. 

Providence India was established to bring to fruition the transformational shift of the healthcare ecosystem to Health 2.0. The India center will have focused efforts around healthcare technology and innovation, and play a vital role in driving digital transformation for Improved patient outcomes and experiences, caregiver efficiency, and running the business of Providence at scale.

Why Us?

  • Best In-class Benefits
  • Inclusive Leadership
  • Reimagining Healthcare
  • Competitive Pay
  • Supportive Reporting Relation

How is this team contributing to the vision of Providence?

Enterprise Information Security (EIS) is committed to appropriately protecting all information relating to its caregivers and affiliates, as well as protecting its confidential business information (including information relating to its caregivers, affiliates, and patients).


What will you be responsible for?

  • Demonstrate thorough knowledge of Information Security, Compliance, Risk, Data Privacy, Security Architecture and Design for hosting and security elements within Data Center, Microsoft Azure and other on-prem/cloud hosting environments.
  • Ensure that platforms/solutions are securely architected, designed, built/configured, tested, and deployed as per defined policies, standards, and industry good practices.
  • Be a member of technical architecture and design authority teams providing in-depth expertise to [1] overall platform/solution security topics, [2] required Threat Modelling and Security Assessment methodologies, and [3] threat/risk remediation tools and techniques.
  • Partner, collaborate and build trust relationship with different departments, leaders, stakeholders, vendors, agents, and business operations personnel.
  • Highly integrate with functions and positively influence functional leadership, technology owners, project managers, other architects, engineers, and developers in meeting required security standards.
  • Have a thorough understanding of complex IT systems and technical security concepts and stay up to date with the latest security standards, systems, and protocols, as well as best practice security products.
  • Provide thought leadership on new and industry-leading enterprise-class Security solutions, capabilities, and services.
  • Drive accountable areas for results. Take ownership of the environment, teams, operations, initiatives, and projects within areas of accountability, sometimes in ambiguous circumstances.
  • Initiate and manage projects that will affect other divisions, departments, and functions, as well as the corporate environment.
  • Build and manage a professional, creative, and collaborative team. Take ownership of hiring, training, and developing staff to ensure the team has both the technical and organizational skills to effectively maintain operations and support as measured by established service levels; conduct and oversee evaluations and establish performance goals of the staff; resolve disciplinary problems, grievances, and other sensitive personnel matters.
  • Evangelize and promote IT Security culture across the organization.


What would your day look like?

  • Contribute to development and maintenance of the security capability, strategy, roadmaps, and governance of platforms/solutions in applicable domains. Work with other Security Architects to align his/her strategy and roadmaps.
  • Identify and/or develop technical security standards for applicable domains. Develop secure architecture and design patterns.
  • Drive new technology/product evaluations through Proof of Concept (PoC) with other architects/engineers.
  • Take on technical security leadership for platform/solution implementation and transformation projects in applicable domains. Develop security architecture, design, and blueprints for the target state, and ensure their effective elaboration, validation, and communication within the projects and stakeholders.
  • Collaborate closely with other Security Architects and IT Architects on platform/solution security related matters.
  • Work effectively in multi-vendor environment by working closely with vendors and making full use of their capabilities.
  • Perform Threat Modelling and relevant Security Assessment methodologies, (including configuration review, cloud workload security analysis and Penetration Testing).
  • Identify major platform/solution deficiencies and define/craft pragmatic approaches on how to remediate them at scale.
  • Report on platform/solution security status for applicable domains.
  • Increase awareness among teams by making them familiar with security architecture conceptual skills, security principles, emerging technology benchmarks, DevSecOps principles., etc.


Who are we looking for?

  • 4-year University (Bachelor’s) degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Cyber Security or related field, or equivalent experience.
  • 10 – 15 years of experience in an Information Systems role. 7+ years of relevant IT Security experience.
  • 7+ years of experience in architecting and designing secure installed, web and mobile applications.
  • 3+ years of experience in architecting and designing secure Microsoft Azure cloud services.
  • 5+ years as Security Architect.
  • Knowledge of VMware on-prem hosting technologies (ESXi, vSphere, vCenter, etc.) Microsoft on-prem hosting technologies (Windows Server 2012, 2016, and 2019, System Center, etc.), Microsoft Azure hosting technologies (in the areas of Compute, Container, Web, Database, Storage, other IaaS and PaaS services, Azure Policy, Azure AD, Key Vault, etc.), O365 and PowerBI.
  • Familiarity with Data Science concepts and Unified Data Analytics tools (Databricks, Apache Spark, etc.)
  • Familiarity with Data-warehousing tools (Snowflake, etc.) and ETL tools (Azure Data Factory, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of hosting security standards (ISO/IEC 27002, ISO/IEC 27017, ISO/IEC 27032, NIST SP 800-53, 800-123, 800-125 and 800-144) and Solution oriented, can define various pragmatic alternatives leading to appropriate platform/solution security results.
  • Extensive experience and excellent judgment to plan and accomplish goals on complex issues where analyses of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variables.
  • Ability to perform work independently with a high degree of initiative and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong technical aptitude, attention to detail and high commitment to quality.
  • Strong communicator with deep technical security skills and, a pragmatist who can think outside the box.
  • CISSP, ISSAP, SANS or equivalent Information Security certifications.
  • Azure Solutions Architect, Azure Security Engineer, MCSE or equivalent Microsoft certifications or equivalent experience.
  • Preferred TOGAF, Open CA, SABSA or equivalent Technology Architecture certifications.

At Providence, we not only acknowledge differences but also honor it. We appreciate differences related to the following factors but not limited to background, education, gender, age, generation, religious background, ability, technical skills in all our employment related opportunities.

Health is a human right