Security Engineer

  • Job Reference: 472670262-2
  • Date Posted: 14 January 2022
  • Employer: LifeStance Health
  • Location: Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering and Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

At LifeStance Health, we strive to help individuals, families, and communities with their behavioral health needs. Everywhere. Every day. It's a lofty goal; we know. But we make it happen with the best team in behavioral health. 

Thank you for taking the time to explore a career with us. As the fastest growing behavioral health practice group in the country, now is the perfect time to join our corporate team!


LifeStance Health is one of the nation's largest providers of virtual and in-person outpatient mental health care for children, adolescents and adults experiencing a variety of mental health conditions. LifeStance Health is based in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Our Vision: A truly healthy society where mental and physical healthcare are unified to make lives better.
Our Mission: To help people lead healthier, more fulfilling lives by improving access to trusted, affordable, and personalized mental healthcare.
Our Values:

Delivering Compassion - We care for people unconditionally and act with empathy always.
Building Relationships - We are collaborative, building enduring relationships to achieve more together.
Celebrating Difference - We respect the diversity of every individual's lived experiences.

Since LifeStance Health was founded in 2017, we have grown to nearly 5,000 clinicians and team members serving patients in more than 370 locations. We acquire clinical practices and open new locations across the country, with thousands of new clinicians joining our mission every year. We are reimagining mental health.

Learn more at .


Reporting to the Sr. Director, Information Security, the Security Engineer will partner and work with the IT team with a focus on customer satisfaction, efficient and effective security technology solutions, and partnering with clinical and business stakeholders in support of the company's mission, vision, and values.

         Identify and develop security strategies and best practices as it relates to the organizational IT infrastructure (computer and information systems, security, communication systems)
         Identify, investigate, and remediate potential security issues
         Direct responsibility working with internal product and development teams to ensure appropriate security considerations are included throughout the Software Development Life Cycle
         Develop new techniques and plans within their area of expertise
         Identifies trends and analyzes data, transforming the information into plans, deliverables, and recommendations
         Planning integrations or upgrading existing or acquired technologies to ensure compliance with organizational standards
         Identifying process gaps across the corporation that impact efficiency
         Planning, researching, and developing security standards and work instructions
         Assist in the development and implementation of procedures and work instructions, including those for security architecture, disaster recovery, and security technology
         Partner with internal and external teams to ensure a continual focus on security standards
         Work with managed service providers to drive efficiencies and ensure execution on the scope of services
         Implement secure network solutions designed to defend against cyber-threats, persistent threats, e.g., deploy and maintain wireless networks, various operating systems, Active Directory, mobile device management, data loss tools
         Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field
         7+ years of progressively increasing responsibility and demonstrated success in an Information Security role
         5+ years of experience supporting Information Security for a multi-site organization
         Hands-on and technical experience managing and supporting cyber security frameworks to include HIPAA, PCI, and Sarbanes Oxley
         Ability to work with managed service providers to support secure cloud platforms such as O365, Azure and AWS
         Independent with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
         Excellent understanding of incident response procedures, Cyber Security frameworks, regulatory requirements, and payment card standards  
         Experience identifying and implementing security process improvement opportunities
         Critical thinker with a creative approach to solving business problems as they arise
         Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to all levels of an organization with a high level of proficiency
         Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail with an ability to prioritize and effectively manage competing demands for both time and attention in a fast-paced environment
         Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States
         LifeStance is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status
         Demonstrates awareness, inclusivity, sensitivity, humility, and experience in working with individuals from diverse ethnic backgrounds, socioeconomic statuses, sexual orientations, gender identities, and other various aspects of culture
About LifeStance Health 
LifeStance is a national provider of behavioral healthcare services focused on evidenced-based, medically driven treatment services for children, adolescents and adults suffering from a variety of mental health issues in an outpatient care setting, both in-person at its 450+ clinics nationwide and through its digital health telemedicine offering. At LifeStance, patient care is paramount - the driving force in everything we do. LifeStance is committed to state-of-the-art clinical excellence, to partnership and collaboration with other treating health care providers to ensure continuity of care, to utilization of data to individually tailor services for continual improvement in outcomes, and to empowering patients to make informed choices and help them achieve their goals. This is offered in a compassionate and safe environment that provides education, support, and best practices in integrated care. 

LifeStance employs 4,000+ psychiatrists, psychologists, nurse practitioners, and licensed therapists to provide comprehensive mental health treatment services for patients of all ages. Every LifeStance team member is dedicated to providing the utmost in compassionate care and treatment to serve the specific needs and concerns of each individual patient. To learn more, please visit . 

LifeStance is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are fully committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all our employees.