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American Heart Association Manager Information Security in Salt Lake City, Utah


Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?

Envision all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? You bet!

This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare.


The Manager of Information Security is responsible for implementing and managing preventative and responsive processes and procedures to ensure that AHA data and systems are secure. Responsible for establishing standards for the selection of security protection, reporting, incident management, and related equipment and services. Also, responsible for participating in development and recommendations for strategies to improve upon AHA security as the cyber security threat landscape evolves. #LI-Remote

Essential Job Duties

  • Directs staff and daily operation of security plans, procedures and management for all AHA technology.

  • Manages planning for security initiatives including vulnerability identification and remediation, intrusion detection and prevention systems, firewalls, account and privilege standards and audits.

  • Establishes and monitors Security Event & Incident Management (SEIM) system and logging. Determines monitoring requirements for systems and environments. Develops reports, alerts, filters, etc. to gain insight into data captured from multiple sources.

  • Consults with application development teams, application managers, and AHA service providers in the effective design of solutions which have appropriate security measures.

  • Participates in security planning, compliance, and incident response in collaboration with business technology leadership team.

  • Provides input and recommendations to Network team on network segmentation. Maintains documentation for audits.

  • Constructs annual budget plans and manages monthly variance tracking and forecasting. Manages assigned vendor contracts including establishing master service agreements, terms, renewals, and cancellations according to AHA legal and procurement guidelines.     

  • Manages relationships and negotiations with strategic vendors for equipment and services.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Cyber Security, related area or equivalent work experience

  • Five (5) years of comprehensive experience in information technology architecture, network infrastructure, or security operations

  • Three (3) years of experience in developing and implementing complex security plans and postures, including aligning with internal and external policies or guidelines

  • Three (3) years of comprehensive experience in responding to security events and incidents including remediation with peer teams

  • Two (2) years of experience supervising security and network operations staff

  • Proficient experience identifying, classifying, prioritizing, and remediating vulnerabilities

  • Three (3) years of experience with Identity Management and Incident Response systems

  • Ability to collaborate with all business and technology functions and leadership to prevent, mitigate or remediate security vulnerabilities

  • Ability to develop and coach employees to achieve goals

Preferred Qualifications

  • Two (2) years of experience with vendor relations and contract management

  • Two (2) years of comprehensive experience in staff development and planning

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Compensation & Benefits


Pay is commensurate with experience.

Benefit Plans:

Our Rewards & Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with innovative programs to develop your skills – helping you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit:

The American Heart Association’s 2024 Goal: Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for health equity, by 2024, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.

At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.

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EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-TX-Dallas

Posted Date 2 months ago (11/22/2021 3:08 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-7741

Job Family Group Business Operations

Job Category Information Technology

Additional Locations Diversity Distribution US - Top 50


Location: Salt Lake City,UT