Summary of Duties: WSU Information Security Services is looking for a dedicated, innovative, and detail-oriented Data Security Analyst. You will contribute to WSU's operational information security efforts in helping to keep our students, faculty, and staff safe and secure online. You'll be an innovative creator who will design and implement processes and technologies that will improve the effectiveness, efficiency, and timeliness of operational security capabilities and services. You'll be responsible for ensuring that operational security services are provided consistently and within established delivery timeframes.
You will work as part of the larger Information Security Services Team to provide expert technical security consulting and support both in the central Information Technology Services area and to departmental IT organizations throughout the University. You'll also work as part of the larger Information Security Services Team to ensure technical security risks are appropriately mitigated during the planning and implementation of new information systems.
You will advise and provide research for Information Technology Services leadership on all aspects of information security architecture including emerging technologies, processes, policies, procedures, implementation and architecture roadmaps, establishing information system boundaries, technical and operational risk mitigation approaches, security alerts, and potential adverse effects of identified vulnerabilities.
Required Qualifications: A Bachelors degree and three (3) years professional experience OR a combination of education and experience totaling seven (7) years from which comparable knowledge and abilities are acquired.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus. With a new President (Dr. Kirk Schulz began as the University’s 11th president in June 2016) and a new Vice President of Finance and Administration (Stacy Pearson started in March 2017); the University community is energized and excited.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carne...gie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with its Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.
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