IS Data Security Architect - Controls and Compliance

Position: IS Data Security Architect - Controls and Compliance

Job ID: 153171

Location: US-TX-Houston


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, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. 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 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.  


We are searching for a IS Data Security Architect - Controls and Compliance — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. This position will be responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of IDS information assets, and protecting them from unauthorized disclosure, modification, and destruction. This position will develop and promote the Information Security Strategic Plan and IDS Information Security Policies, audit compliance with security policies, and lead remediation initiatives along with monitoring the organization and IS administrator's compliance to established security policy. 


Think you’ve got what it takes?


Highly Prefer the following:


Security Risk experience

Experience with  Security Audits/Audit results and regulatory standards

Experience reviewing previous audits to determine if gaps have been addressed

Experience creating audit policies/procedures

NIST framework experience 

Working knowledge of HIPAA and Texas Health And Texas Health and Humans Services regulations


Responsibilities :

  • Develop, review, update, and communicate IDS policies related to information security
  • Develop security specification and certification methodology for all IDS systems to assure that systems are implemented according to security policy
  • Outline long-term technical security requirements assimilating governmental regulations, evolving technical threats, and IDS goals
  • Research evolving threats to confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information assets and lead initiative to prevent unauthorized disclosure, modification, or destruction of IDS information assets
  • Plan and initiate projects related to the design and implementation of security infrastructure
  • Advocate IS Security initiatives such as business continuity, policy compliance, and secure system implementation


  • A Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information assurance or a related field
  • In lieu of a bachelor’s degree, four years of related experience may be substituted
  • CISSP, SANS preferred
  • A minimum of 7 years’ experience in information security or networking

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