Risk Analyst

  • Oregon Health Authority
  • Salem, OR (Hybrid)
  • Oct 18, 2023
Full time Information Security Information Systems Government Information Technology

Job Description

Salary Range: $4,693 - $7,180 Monthly

Location: Salem, OR / Hybrid  


The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Risk Analyst to join an excellent team and work to advance their IT operations within the Information Security and Privacy Office. This is a full-time permanent opportunity for anyone to apply.

The Office of Information Service’s mission is to deliver technology solutions and services that support Oregon Health Authority and Oregon Department of Health Services in helping Oregonians achieve health, well-being, and independence.

More information about the Office of Information Services and current job opportunities can be found here 

What you will do!

As a Risk Analyst you will provide support for the Information Security Risk Assessment program by maintaining the ODHS|OHA risk register which is used to update senior Agency managers on information security risks to agency assets, record treatment decisions and to track and monitor mitigation activities.

What we are looking for!

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: (Please clearly outline how you meet the minimum requirements and special qualifications in your application/resume/cover letter. Failure to do so might disqualify you from consideration)

(a) A Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, Finance, Political Science or any degree demonstrating the capacity for the knowledge and skills; and two years professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work.


(b) Any combination of experience and education equivalent to five years of experience that typically supports the knowledge and skills for the classification.

Note: the specific type of experience or education requirements will be listed by the recruiting agency based on the position under recruitment.

Desired Attributes

  • Experience developing communications related to IT Security and/or Privacy.
  • Facilitate complex communication of risks to agency leaders and business owners.
  • Provide risk and compliance advisory guidance to agency leaders and business units.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and competing priorities of agency demands.
  • Familiarity with information security and privacy programs, threats, and vulnerabilities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Critical thinking skills with the ability to independently solve problems with data.
  • Experience in creating and maintaining a work environment that is respectful and accepting of diversity among team members and the people we serve.

What's in it for you?

  • Medical, vision, and dental benefits
  • 11 paid holidays
  • 8 hours of vacation per month, eligible to be used after 6 months of service.
  • 8 hours of sick leave per month, eligible to be used as accrued.
  • 24 hours of personal business leave per fiscal year, eligible to be used after 6 months of service.
  • Pension and retirement programs 
  • Opportunity to potentially receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
  • Continuous growth and development opportunities
  • Opportunities to serve your community and make an impact through meaningful work.
  • A healthy work/life balance, including fulltime remote options as well.


The Oregon Health Authority is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to workforce diversity.


How to Apply

Please apply via Workday at the following link:



Close Date: 11/5/2023 




$4,693 - $7,180 Monthly