HITRUST Assessor

Assess customers against the gold-standard of information security framework.


The HITRUST Common Security Framework, “HITRUST CSF”, is a risk based, prescriptive security and privacy framework that streamlines compliance of multiple regulations, risk factors, and standards. The HITRUST Assessor will work closely with clients and other team members, under the direction of an Executive Sponsor, to guide customers through the process of HITRUST Readiness and Validated Assessment to submit to the HITRUST Alliance for Certification.

A good candidate for this position is individuals looking to apply information security and privacy focused frameworks and methodologies to expand their knowledge and skills in diverse and complex data privacy regulations on a global basis. Secondarily this role will provide guidance in implementation of various frameworks for security and privacy.

Role Responsibilities

  • Work closely with clients to understand systems and business functions in order to determine the scope of their HITRUST assessments
  • Review and evaluate an organization’s information security posture for compliance with the HITRUST CSF and other relevant frameworks
  • Develop a GAP assessment with prioritized remediations
  • Assist organizations with the implementation of a remediation plan to strengthen information security posture
  • Research and understand Security and Privacy matters
  • Communicate IT, Security, and Privacy concepts to an organization as it relates to the inscope environment
  • Develop and execute test plans to validate an organization’s compliance with the HITRUST CSF for certification submission

Qualifications and Requirements

  • BA/BS in information technology, business administration, or related field preferred
  • 5+ years in a security/privacy consulting position
  • High attention to detail with a focus on persistent and timely follow-up
  • Certifications in HIPAA (HCISPP) and or HITRUST (CCSFP, CHQP) is a plus
  • Certifications in Security and/or Privacy Technology (CISSP, CIPP) is a plus
  • Prior Big 4 consulting experience is a significant plus
  • *Post COVID-19 – this position may include travel up to 25%

Employee Perks

  • Medical, vision, and disability insurance program
  • Employer-funded life insurance for all employees
  • Unlimited vacation policy with a requirement to take at least two weeks
  • Encourage and compensate for advanced training, certifications, and industry events
  • Have a voice and be heard with the opportunity to make a positive difference

To apply for this position, please email cover letter and resume to info@layer8security.com


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