Information Security Manager

Position: Information Security Manager

Job ID: 147948

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: IS - Administration

Talent Area: Information Services

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8-5

About Texas Children's Hospital

  Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years. Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital opening in 2017. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at  


We are searching for an Information Security Manager – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll be expected to maintain performance within agreed upon service levels, manage and develop service, continuously improve the quality of service, and work with leadership to implement and retire services. You’ll coordinate the successful resolution of technical, design, and evaluation problems, as well as future planning of Texas Children’s information security.


Think you’ve got what it takes? 

Responsibilities :

  • Lead the security evaluation of new and existing technologies and standardize system security configurations
  • Facilitate internal/external audit coordination
  • Develop security standards for the IT Architectural Board
  • Oversee security architects’ assessment of new and existing technologies
  • Act as a liaison for architectural guidance for securing technologies
  • Serve as a subject matter expert in technical aspects to securing technology and stay current on best practices and innovation within security architecture
  • Create and maintain an information security plan that ensures legal and regulatory compliance
  • Work closely with Legal, Risk Management, Privacy & Compliance, Physical Security and other business leaders to coordinate security initiatives
  • Serve as a primary security risk liaison for Texas Children’s
  • Liaise with business and technology leaders to ensure visibility to and understanding of security risks.
  • Develop strong relationships with key stakeholders to ensure risk management oversight is understood and managed appropriately
  • Formulate documents and maintain the security risk strategy, risk assessment process and annual risk treatment efforts for the organization
  • Assist and facilitate the development of risk assessments and mitigation strategies for Texas Children’s
  • Oversee information security risk assessments while working directly with security technologists to evaluate risks for new and existing technologies
  • Facilitate security risk assessments of key Texas Children’s technologies, operational processes, controls, and vendors
  • Develop and maintain the information security risk management framework/methodology based on NIST standards
  • Manage and improve on methodologies over vendor risk management, enterprise risk management, and exceptions management
  • Develop and maintain an enterprise risk register with measurable key risk indicators on a monthly basis
  • Facilitate the implementation and deployment of an eGRC systems for tracking and dashboard of security risks
  • Oversee coordination of internal and external audit responses and artifact gathering for Texas Children’s Information Services Department
  • Act as the primary IT liaison for Audit Services, Internal Controls and external vendors


  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 9 years’ experience in information systems selection, implementation or support
  • Management experience preferred
  • CISA or CISSP certification is preferred  
  • ITIL 3 VERSION 3 Foundation exam certification is suggested
  • Broad knowledge of enterprise security measures and solutions, the interoperability of various systems, computers, networks, and telecommunications systems, and knowledge of physical and logical security issues

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