Senior Data Security Analyst - Governance, Risk, & Compliance

Position: Senior Data Security Analyst - Governance, Risk, & Compliance

Job ID: 155994

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: SECURITY GRC

Talent Area: Information Services

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a-5p

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 Senior Data Security Analyst - Governance, Risk, & Compliance - someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will assist the Information Security GRC Manager in implementation of the Information Security Strategic Plan and mentoring of Data Security Analysts. This position will lead development of  GRC Risk assessment process and Security awareness program, promote IS Security standards throughout the IDS, and assure that IS Security complies with IS and IDS policies and standards.


The ideal candidate for this role will have previous experience with GRC - governance, risk, & compliance, as well as previous experience running security awareness programs. 


Think you’ve got what it takes?

Responsibilities :

  • Outlines long-term technical security requirements assimilating governmental regulations, evolving technical threats, and IDS goals
  • Develops, Designs, and Documents Infrastructure
  • Assures that procedures are in place outlining maintenance, notification requirements, alert thresholds, and administrative responsibilities
  • Leads development of guidelines that assist project mangers in development of disaster recovery procedures and contingency plans and risk assessments for all applications
  • Develops and implements security policy compliance and risk assessment procedure including assessment methodology, communication expectations, stakeholder education, and mitigation strategies
  • Mentors, trains, and provides direction for Data Security Analysts
  • Develops and promotes educational guides, presentations, and FAQs for IDS employees


  • High school diploma or GED required
  • CISSP certification from The International Information System Security Certification Consortium preferred
  • 8 years’ experience in information security, computer management, or IS networking including at least 3 years of information security experience required
  • A bachelor’s degree will substitute for 4 years of experience

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