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HIPAA SME/Technical Analyst - OCR (Atlanta)

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It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

Please note that CNI is closely monitoring Executive Orders and will be following any final decisions or mandates regarding the COVID-19 Vaccination as a federal contract provider.


The HIPAA Subject Matter Expert/Technical Analyst supports the Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR) promote the right to access health information and protection of the privacy and security of this information. These highly trained and highly skilled consultants and

analysts are integral to the success and performance of OCR and to further OCR’s mission.


Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge/quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative/motivation, cooperation/relationships, problem analysis/discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral/written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability/dependability, flexibility and ownership/accountability of actions taken.

Reviews security and privacy complaints, data breach notification and cybersecurity

incident reports and other correspondence and evidence to determine whether complaints,

self-reported breaches or breach notification reports indicate non-compliance with the

HIPAA Security Rule. Reviews data provided by the healthcare organizations across the

nation to assess the overall impact of security and privacy incidents.

Evaluates and determines the technical sufficiency of submissions from HIPAA covered

entities and business associates in response to data and documentation requests (i.e.

Assessing reports related to security baselines, penetration tests, vulnerability assessments,

and digital forensics).

Document processes, standard operating procedures and system requirements; develops

reports summarizing the analysis along with formulating recommendations for OCR to

consider for future action.

Develops written reports with technical security analyses, summaries, and

recommendations for action, reports on root causes of problems, efficiency, and support


Provides expertise in the development and evaluation of health information privacy

policies and technologies, specifically regarding protected health information; deidentified/re-identified health information; limited data sets.

Provides subject matter expert analysis, evaluation, and recommendations based on

national security standards (NIST), industry best practices from the International

Organization for Standardization and implementation specifications of the HIPAA

Security Rule.

Provides din designing, implementing, and managing information security, data protection,

and risk management programs, including policies, procedures, and controls for protected

health information based on HIPAA requirements.

Provides advisory expertise in the areas of risk analyses, vulnerability assessments,

incident response, security architecture, physical security, business continuity and disaster

recovery, enterprise mobility, threat intelligence and analysis, security awareness and

online safety, and resolution of highly.

Ability to work well with programmers, developers, content managers, and other key personnel in an interactive development situation

Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.

Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output. 

Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance with all applicable rules (federal, state, local, Federal Acquisition Regulations, Code of Federal Regulations, Prime Contract requirements, etc.) for themselves and the company as a whole.  Fosters an environment in which they will report any violations or reasonably suspected violation of CNI policy, FAR, and/or CFR and are comfortable discussing the myriad compliance, conflict, FAR, CFR, etc. issues that arise during the performance of a government contract.


Minimum educational experience is a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with the

focus on Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Information Sciences or other comparable fields of

study. Preference will be given to candidates with relevant industry certifications from CISSP,




Fundamental knowledge of basic systems analysis.

Knowledge of a broad range of relevant computer systems, applications, and/or related equipment.

Knowledge of computer security procedures and protocol.

Basic knowledge of advanced operating system, network, or application management tasks.

Knowledge of current technological developments/trends in area of expertise.

Knowledge of federal copyright laws as they pertain to the use of computer software.

Ability to integrate emerging technologies and applications into current environment and to identify technical specifications to meet user needs including operating system and network or application configuration.

Ability to identify technical specifications to meet user needs including operating system and network or application configuration.

Skills in planning, organizing, and adapting within a multi-tasking environment.

Strong interpersonal skills, flexibility, and customer service orientation.

Ability to gather facts and data for technical proposals and to expand upon them or develop alternatives and to evaluate emerging technologies and identify their potential impact within the existing environment.

Ability to evaluate emerging technologies and identify their potential impact within the existing environment.

Ability to analyze complex computer problems and provide solutions.

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical personnel.

Ability to develop and deliver presentations.


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform successfully the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Regularly required to sit. Regularly required use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms to handle objects and operate tools, computer, and/or controls. Required to speak and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Exposed to general office noise with computers printers and light traffic.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.


If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

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