Assistant Information Security Officer, Security Operations
Job posting number: #7076789
Posted: April 7, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionJob Description
To provide support to the University’s complex information technology computing environment through research, testing and evaluating computer security products and procedures to provide the campus with a reliable and secure computing environment. Responsible for working with a team to implement a robust information security program, specifically, coordinating, implementing, and monitoring the Information Security environment, investigating suspected violations of Information Security policies, and providing other security related services. Oversees the daily operations of security systems and procedures by the Security Operations Team. This position relates to the department objective by providing the information security needed to support the high quality and reliability of the services offered by ITS.
Type of Recruitment
Knowledge, skills and abilities
Demonstrated knowledge of security tools and computing technologies. Working knowledge of database, communications, storage, operating systems, software applications and tools such as scripting and log administration. Understanding of network setup, configurations and management. Demonstrated Systems Administration skills in multiple operating systems, to include Windows and LINUX.
Working knowledge of firewall, logging, security event and incident management (SEIM), intrusion detection/prevention, vulnerability scanning, patching technologies, endpoint protection, email protections, and other IT security tools and practices. Working knowledge of Computer Security forensics and investigations. In some cases these knowledge, skills and abilities can be acquired through the completion of a bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience.
Demonstrated effective supervisory skills.
Working knowledge of directory systems, such as LDAP and Active Directory. Working knowledge of authentication systems and multi-factor authentication. Working knowledge of encryption and public key infrastructure (PKI) technologies. Very strong interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written).
Special licenses, registration or certification
Education or training
Level and type of experience
Considerable experience with information technology security system support across a complex enterprise information technology environment. Considerable supervisory experience.
Preferred knowledge, skills, abilities, education, experience, licensure, certification
Extensive experience establishing and maintaining a secured computing environment across a complex enterprise.
GIAC and/or CISSP Certification.
Demonstrated skill in risk analysis and continuity planning. Understanding of scripting for automation, data mining, reporting, metrics and alerts
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science (or related discipline) or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience.
Conditions of Employment
This position is designated as sensitive. A fingerprint-based criminal history check will be required of the final candidate.
40-hour work week Monday-Friday; Some evenings and weekends; rotating on call.