Principal Security Engineer

Job Locations SG
Posted Date 4 months ago(10/26/2017 5:48 AM)
Requisition ID
EHR Implementation




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 serve as the lead implementer responsible for tuning advanced security technology, including SIEM tools, network packet monitoring systems, intrusion detection systems, and database activity monitoring systems in complex environments. 


  • Accountable for the implementation of complex security systems including the integration of those systems into myriad operational products, hosting environments.
  • Responsible for developing policies and procedures, run books, and all training materials for other security engineers and security analyst.
  • Works with product, server, and network teams to identify specific 'touch points' within the environment, then develop and implement technical interfaces to feed security log data into common security tools.
  • Performs detailed forensics analysis of security incidents through multiple iteriative review of log files from various systems, then identify potential attack vectors, testing various possible attack vectors, then determining most probably attack path. Must also document results to support legal and potential criminal investigations.
  • Accountable for correctly identifying security vulnerabilities with 100% accuracy, then designing and executing on remediation plans involving the acquisition, design, test, integration, and implementation of advanced security tools.
  • Lead crisis teams that respond to alerts and approve system configuration changes in respond to advanced threats and attacks.
  • Responsible for the operations and maintenance of all the organizations threat detection and prevention tools, adjusting configurations to respond to a changing threat environment.
  • Manage the change control process for all security systems within their respective business units.



Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  •  B.S. in Computer Related Field required



  •  8 - 10 years
  •  8+ years in a comparable security role




  • CISSP required
  • CISA or CISM preferred 



Travel Requirements:

  • Ability to travel occasionally as warranted by project work; frequency will vary depending on project requirements


Working Arrangements:

  • 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.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. No job applicant or employee shall receive less favorable treatment or be disadvantaged because of their gender, marital or family status, color, race, ethnic origin, religion, disability or age; nor be subject to less favorable treatment or be disadvantaged on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.


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