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Security Analyst III

Job Category:  Information Technology
Department:  IT Executive Administration

Los Angeles, CA, US, 90017

Position Type:  Full Time
Requisition ID:  7342


Established in 1997, L.A. Care Health Plan is an independent public agency created by the state of California to provide health coverage to low-income Los Angeles County residents. We are the nation’s largest publicly operated health plan. Serving more than 2 million members in five health plans, we make sure our members get the right care at the right place at the right time.

Mission: L.A. Care’s mission is to provide access to quality health care for Los Angeles County's vulnerable and low-income communities and residents and to support the safety net required to achieve that purpose.

As a condition of employment, L.A. Care requires a COVID-19 vaccine. This requirement includes our remote workforce. If you would like to request an exemption, L.A. Care has implemented a process to consider exemptions, for documented medical conditions and sincerely held religious beliefs. L.A. Care will review all exemption requests prior to proceeding with the recruitment process.

Job Summary

The Security Analyst III is responsible for information security policy development and maintenance; security policy education, training, and awareness activities. Monitor compliance with L.A. Care Information Security policy and applicable laws as well as coordinate investigation and reporting of security incidents. Working with the information technology (I.T.) systems support teams, the incumbent will perform network penetration tests, application vulnerability assessment scans and risk assessment reviews.


This position is responsible for information security policy updates, education, training, and awareness activities. 


Working with the I.T. systems support teams, perform network penetration tests, application vulnerability assessment scans and risk assessment reviews. 


Monitor and advice on information security issues to ensure the internal security controls for the organization are appropriate and operating as intended. 


Collaborate with I.T. systems support teams to monitor potential threats and participate in business continuity planning. 


Conduct investigations and report on security incidents, as directed by the Information Security Officer. 


Conduct security research in keeping abreast of latest security issues. 


Perform other duties as assigned.

Education Required

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Information Systems or Related Field
In lieu of degree, equivalent education and/or experience may be considered.

Education Preferred


At least 5-7 years of experience in computing and information security, including experience with Internet technology security issues. 


Experience should include security policy development, security education, network penetration testing, application vulnerability assessments, risk analysis and compliance testing.


Experience with security tools such IPS, SIEM, Web Secure Gateway, Email Gateway, DLP, Firewalls (network and application), Malware Protection, MDM, Forensic Tools, etc. 


Experience in Healthcare security environment is a plus.


Performs procedures necessary to ensure the security of information systems assets and to protect them from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction in accordance with company policies and external requirements such as NIST, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), DHCS, OIG and other relevant regulatory requirements.

Licenses/Certifications Required

Licenses/Certifications Preferred

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

Required Training

Additional Information


L.A. Care offers a wide range of benefits including

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Retirement Plans
  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Wellness Program
  • Volunteer Time Off (VTO)


At L.A. Care, we value our team members’ safety. In order to keep our work locations safe, each employee is required to self-screen for symptoms prior to entering any L.A. Care location each day. L.A. Care and all of its staff are required to comply with all state and local masking orders. Therefore, when on-site at any L.A. Care location, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be managed.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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