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Manager, Cyber Security

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Support II 
Requisition #:  84982



Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is expanding and has a rare opportunity to hire a Manager of Cyber Security to join our team full-time.  The Manager, Cyber Security protects the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta's information systems. Serves as expert advisor to management, peers, and clinical users in defining, recommending, and implementing necessary controls and procedures to cost-effectively protect information system assets.  Assists with development, implementation, and maintenance of world-class information security organization, including security operations and monitoring, network security, incident response, mobile device security, encryption, and regulatory compliance. Oversees and coordinates Information Systems & Technology cyber security team.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field


  • No professional certifications required


  • 7 years of experience in practitioner and management information security operations, architecture, and technology deployment
  • Experience in security operations monitoring, network security architecture, incident response, vulnerability management, configuration management, patch management, logging and monitoring, data loss prevention, wireless security, mobile device security, penetration testing, business continuity/disaster recovery, encryption, anti-virus/anti-malware, secure development lifecycle, and forensic investigations


  • Master’s degree
  • Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • Strong knowledge and experience of applicable frameworks and regulatory requirements, e.g., Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, ISO 2700x, Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Health Information Trust Alliance, Joint Commission, and privacy law
  • Knowledge and experience of information security architecture frameworks, e.g., OSA, TOGAF
  • Strong knowledge of physical and logical security systems
  • Experience in leadership in an information technology support organization
  • 2 years of experience in a healthcare setting


  • Strong leadership abilities with the capability to develop and guide information security team members and work with minimal supervision
  • Strong practitioner and management experience with environment change control, change management, and environment management
  • Strong project management skills and experience in creating and managing project plans, including budgeting, resource allocation, demand management, and conflict resolution
  • Demonstrated knowledge of generally known information technology platforms, standards, and software development language(s)
  • Demonstrated capability to learn and adapt to new situations and requirements in a dynamic environment
  • Experience working with legal, audit, and compliance staff
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively and build consensus with teams across organizational lines, including business leaders/managers, information technology engineering/operations, administrators, physicians, nurses, allied health workers, and patient care systems users


  1. Manages cyber security team.
  2. Works closely with leadership and teams to prioritize work to accomplish goals and maintain operations.
  3. Develops quality measures to assess overall success of team and information security program and provides reports to leadership.
  4. Evaluates/selects relevant vendor tools based on project requirements and communicates with established and potential vendors to establish and maintain relationships resulting in successful security operations.
  5. Contributes to the definition of and managing the information security program.
  6. Analyses, defines, and implements technology and policy architecture.
  7. Champions awareness, influences compliance with security policies, and provides solutions for business-specific security issues.
  8. Oversees day-to-day identity access management operations.
  9. Contributes to development, coordinating, and managing of information security systems and develops overall business continuity and disaster recovery plans.
  10. Serves as thought leader for information security regulatory compliance.
  11. Responsible for all aspects of managing and leading a team including: interviewing, hiring, training, developing, directing work and processes, managing performance, recognizing, and rewarding employees.
  12. Mentor team members to encourage personal and professional growth.
  13. Encourage ongoing skill development by providing opportunities for continued education.


Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.


Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.


Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Not Present
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)


No potential for exposure to blood and body fluids


About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1575 Northeast Expressway, Bldg 2, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Information Technology - Information Security

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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