Information Security Project Coordinator

Job Locations US-GA-Alpharetta | US-NC-Raleigh
Requisition ID
Posted Date
2 weeks ago(11/10/2020 4:34 PM)
Client Service/Support




Welcome to Allscripts! Our Mission is to be the most trusted provider of innovative solutions that empower all stakeholders across the healthcare continuum to deliver world-class outcomes. Our Vision is a Connected Community of Health that spans continents and borders. With the largest community of clients in healthcare, Allscripts is able to deliver an integrated platform of clinical, financial, connectivity and information solutions to facilitate enhanced collaboration and exchange of critical patient information.


The primary purpose of this role is to provide the IS process coordination and liaison to and between various parties.


The Information Security Project Coordinator will be a member of the Information Security program delivery function with the Hosting/HHS busines unit. This role will provide effective execution, coordination and organization for multiple information security projects simultaneously across multiple programs. The Information Security Project Manager will be responsible for establishing, documenting, and formalizing internal business and technical controls environment, including documentation of processes, identification of risk areas and control gaps and change proposals to remediate or mitigate identified risks, coordination of internal resources, testing, ensuring test results are properly documented and issues are appropriately raised and resolved.

  • Oversees and manages information security department projects and programs, including Patch & Vulnerability Management, Credential Improvement, EPP/EDR deployments, product licensing and subscription renewals, etc.
  • Develops, refines, validates, and manages project plans to ensure on time and on budget delivery of projects
  • Builds consensus among multiple process and functional area leads relative to project scope and task execution
  • Conducts routine status calls and project status reporting
  • Aids in analyzing and compiling data as well as develops presentations and reports
  • Manages, leads, and provides project team meeting minutes
  • Recognizes, identifies and escalates security and compliance related risks to enable appropriate action to be taken
  • Monitors adherence to all applicable regulatory requirements, policies, procedures, and Information Security processes to ensure that the appropriate control environment is documented and tracked; consults with management on complex issues
  • Provides timely and concise communications to business and technical leadership regarding project status and pending issues; analyzes processes and makes recommendations for optimizing resources and project delivery
  • Maintains stakeholder and vender relations to ensure that project expectations are met
  • Serves as liaison to and between business users of technology, technology vendors, contractors, and internal multidisciplinary staff
  • Identifies roadblocks/bottlenecks and proactively communicates issues and escalation for issue resolution
  • Identifies risks to project and follows through with all involved to mitigate issues
  • Acts as secondary liaison between other Information Security personnel, Engineering and Architectural, Internal Audit, Compliance, and Legal business units
  • Coordinates people involved in the IS process to ensure desired results are accomplished
  • Develops statements of work for the procurement of third-party vendors to perform specific tasks
  • Develops processes, procedures, and templates to ensure stakeholder sign-off is obtained for project deliveries
  • Contributes to the identification, definition and development of the process to collect key measures or metrics for monitoring or performance reporting purposes
  • Participates in identifying project costs, resource allocation, project schedule changes and issues escalation and interacts with IT/IS personnel, system engineering and architecture, business personnel, vendors, consultants and other contractors at various levels, including executives


Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in an information technology related field preferred



  • Overall 5+ years' IT or IS experience, with 3+ years in project management experience
  • 2+ years' Information Security experience with working knowledge in field of various security domains (communication and network security, IAM, data security, software development security, etc.)
  • 4+ years' experience providing IS process support
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Working knowledge of IT/IS frameworks, compliancy regulations, standards and best practices (e.g. HIPAA, ITIL, HITRUST, NIST, PCI, ISO, COBIT, COSO, CMM) is a plus
  • Strong leadership, project and team-building skills, including the ability to lead teams and drive projects and initiatives in multiple departments and programs
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills, high attention to detail, and ability to handle ambiguity and make decisions and recommendations with limited data
  • Demonstrated ability to identify risks associated with business processes, operations, information security programs, and technology projects and take ownership in solving problems
  • Experience in time management and ability to adjust to changing priorities
  • Independent, self-driven, highly customer focused, and able to work under minimum supervision
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including teamwork, facilitation, and negotiation
  • Excellent written, verbal, communication, and presentation skills to collaborate with diverse audiences

Travel Requirements:

  •  N/A

Working Arrangements:

  • 24 x7 as required
  • Work is performed in a standard office environment with minimal exposure to health or safety hazards


At Allscripts, our greatest strength comes from bringing together talented people with diverse perspectives to support the technology needs of 180,000 physicians, 1,500 hospitals and 10,000 post-acute organizations across the globe. Allscripts offers a competitive total rewards package, including holidays, vacation, and medical, disability and life insurance.


Allscripts’ policy is to provide equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in all of its employment practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, age, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression or any other legally protected category. Applicants for North American based positions with Allscripts must be legally authorized to work in the United States or Canada. Verification of employment eligibility will be required as a condition of hire.


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