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Sanford Health IT Security Engineer - Penetration Tester - IT Security in Bemidji, Minnesota

Job Title: IT Security Engineer - Penetration Tester | IT Security | Multi-City

City: Multi-City

State: Multi-State

Department : IT Security - Sioux Falls

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


The IT Security Engineer is responsible to identify, evaluate, and implement technical security controls to prevent, detect, contain, and respond to information security threats. Required to analyze security using a variety of systems including SIEM, email filtering, phishing detection, web filtering, firewalls, intrusion prevention, data loss prevention, and data encryption. Executes and participates in risk assessments and audits. Reviews and provides guidance for security configuration of Servers, Firewalls, VPN, Intrusion Prevention Systems, Routers and Switches. Assists with development of security policies, procedures, and guidelines to protect data assets and information technology. Monitors and reviews current security practices for compliance with the Sanford and HIPAA security standards. Performs routine audits and security assessments including monitoring security system logs for noncompliant events. Must maintain an in-depth understanding of current and emerging security threats and recommend upgrades to the organization's technical infrastructure to protect against such threats. Must be a good communicator who can understand technical issues and translate them to non-technical users. Will be required to create a variety of both technical and non-technical documents. Must have the ability and desire to constantly learn new technologies and keep up to date with the latest security trends.

This opening will be filled in Sioux Falls or Fargo.* ​


Develops trust and credibility by acting in a consistent, genuine manner. Maintains a sense of urgency and a positive attitude. Delivers written and oral communication, responds to questions and concerns, and produce specific outcomes and impact. Responds to day-to-day operational priorities while still making progress on project work. Implements methods for improving and establishing controls for critical processes. Participates in evaluating information security features against business requirements. Contributes to the development and implementation of specific procedures. Exhibits a personal standard of excellence marked by honesty and integrity.


Bachelor’s degree in Cyber Security or an IT related field.

Advanced security training is desired. Minimum 3 years' experience working in Cyber Security preferred. Strong working knowledge of the information security standards and procedures including PCI and HIPPA.

Security Certifications are highly desired.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.

We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.

We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Multi-City

State: Multi-State

Job Function: Information Technology

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: WD01495