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Cloud Security Engineer (Azure)

Company: Allscripts
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Welcome to Allscripts! Our Mission is to be the most trusted provider of innovative solutions that empower all stakeholders across the healthcare continuum to deliver world-class outcomes. Our Vision is a Connected Community of Health that spans continents and borders. With the largest community of clients in healthcare, Allscripts is able to deliver an integrated platform of clinical, financial, connectivity and information solutions to facilitate enhanced collaboration and exchange of critical patient information.

The Cloud Security Engineer will be a member of the Information Security program delivery function within the HHS/Hosting business unit of Allscripts. The professional's primary objective is to analyze, assess, evaluate, and develop security solutions and architectures to secure networks, operating systems, applications, and databases and plays an important role in the company's digital transformation plans. The role will ensure security mechanisms properly protect private and public cloud (Azure) platforms, create new and enhanced security methods and controls, and execute the implementation of technologies, solutions, and processes that affect our Information and Cyber Security capability. The professional will also assist with the overall security program development, be assigned projects, duties, and activities within the program as well as work with other stakeholders in the identification and review of security weaknesses, vulnerabilities, threats, and risks and then recommend changes in the design of the solution, perform gap assessments and resolution, drive remediation efforts, and assist with increasing the overall security posture. This role will interact with clients, vendors, and internal stakeholders.


  • Ensures the confidentiality, integrity, availability, performance, and recoverability of information systems as Windows, Linux, network equipment, infrastructure, and cloud-based systems used throughout the environment
  • Interprets security and technical requirements, translating them into business requirements as well as communicates security risks to relevant stakeholders ranging from business leaders to engineers
  • Participates in efforts that shape the organization's security policies and standards in both private and public cloud environments (focusing on Microsoft Azure)
  • Reviews solution design for meeting security standards and specification as well as ensures solutions and personnel are in compliance with security policies, procedures, and standards and provides input and feedback on security architectures, tools, and protection mechanisms
  • Establishes and maintains documentation of implementations, via technical documentation and run-books
  • Implements, maintains, and evaluates information from security-centric tools as: Azure Security Center, Sentinel, End Point Protection, SIEM, vulnerability management, etc.
  • Applies adept understanding and experience with systems automation platforms and technologies
  • Develops processes, procedures, and practices for security programs and activities
  • Evaluates data, clients, personnel, solutions, and service providers for potential security risks and provides appropriate recommendation and helps drive remediation
  • Collaborates with other security and operations teams to execute on strategic plans and develop tactical execution methodologies which improve the security function of the company
  • Guides, supports, and oversees the overarching security model for all cloud-based infrastructure being built and data center hosting environments, especially for migrations to the cloud (Microsoft Azure)
  • Evaluates and implements security techniques and ensures the correct level of security tools, methods, and processes are implemented for monitoring, logging, and auditing the environment
  • Identifies use cases that can be built with existing tools and services to enhance both security automation and posture
  • Drives cloud security engineering conversations and actively assesses existing cloud implementations, identifying security issues and prioritizing fixes
  • Works with stakeholders on migration plans, implementations, and hardening of the cloud platforms
  • Works with governance, compliance, and risk management teams to ensure the system consistently meets the requirements for certification and accreditation
  • Will work alongside of multi-disciplinary staff, contractors, executives, and clients on projects and day-to-day activities


  • 3-5 years' cybersecurity experience from a highly critical, complex enterprise environment required
  • Health IT Security background required
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Azure security and private/public cloud platforms
  • Experience with hosted data center environments
  • BS degree in Information Science/Computer Science preferred
  • CISSP preferred
  • Certification in one or more of the following: Microsoft Azure Administrator (AZ-103 and/or 104), MCSE Productivity, Azure Security Engineer (AZ-500), Microsoft 365 Security Administration (MS-500)
  • Strong understanding of specific healthcare related compliances (HIPAA and HITRUST) and security frameworks as ISO 27001/2, NIST, CSF, CSA CCM, etc.
  • Demonstrated comprehension of cybersecurity fundamentals and best practices
  • Strong experience with security engineering and ensuring technologies and solutions are securely designed
  • Ability to develop and implement processes that may be complex and cross organizational boundaries
  • Ability to develop presentations, analyze data, and communicate across cross-functional staff
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as the ability to communicate well with people in a variety of positions, roles and levels
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills required


At Allscripts, our greatest strength comes from bringing together talented people with diverse perspectives to support the technology needs of 180,000 physicians, 1,500 hospitals and 10,000 postacute organizations across the globe. Allscripts offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, including holidays, vacation, medical, dental, and vision insurance, company paid life insurance and retirement savings.

Allscripts' policy is to provide equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in all of its employment practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, age, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression or any other legally protected category. Applicants for North American based positions with Allscripts must be legally authorized to work in the United States or Canada. Verification of employment eligibility will be required as a condition of hire.

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