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UW-IT has an outstanding opportunity for an Information Security Analyst.
Are you interested in helping protect the University of Washington against phishing, spam, and cyber intrusions? Are you cognizant of issues related to security, privacy, and risk? The Office of the Chief Information Security Officer is looking for a self-motivated and quick learning individual to fill the role of Information Security Analyst.
The Information Security Analyst in the Office of CISO promotes and supports the secure use of networked servers and desktops by faculty, staff, and students at the University of Washington; acts as a member of the information security and privacy incident detection and response team as specified in University policy; participates in the development of new security services for enterprise and workgroup computing; participates and gives presentations in professional working groups; and advises UW Information Technology and campus computing professionals on information security vulnerabilities, response, and remediation applicable to the University environment.
The Information Security Analyst must have strong technical knowledge and skills to work collaboratively in a dynamic, demanding, and multifaceted environment. The individual must possess a keen intellect and have a fundamental affinity for dealing with complex issues where many criteria matter but to varying degrees to different constituencies.
The person in this position must possess detailed knowledge of information security standards and best practices, security compliance, and remain up-to-date on the legal matters of information security.
The individual must have a solid understanding of the issues and processes involved with long-term technology development within an academic, scholarly enterprise. Familiarity with and sensitivity to the information technology needs of educational, research, scientific, and cultural institutions is an asset.
The person in this position must be a facilitator and convener with excellent interpersonal skills. The Information Security Analyst is an experienced team player for whom the ownership of ideas is less important than the result of the collaborative effort. Possessing excellent written and oral communication skills, the Security Analyst is technically conversant and yet able to translate that technology for people with non-technical expertise, and must be a good listener.
The person in this position must strive for excellence and be very self-motivated. Flexibility, ingenuity, dedication, enthusiasm, and energy are key attributes.
This position is expected to demonstrate comprehensive knowledge and experience with:
The secure use and system administration of Unix/Linux, Apple and Microsoft Operating Systems
Information security issues and TCP/IP networking in an open and highly distributed environment
Enterprise Intrusion Prevention Systems such as Intel McAfee and HP TippingPoint
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field; or equivalent experience.
Four (4) years of relevant experience and progressive responsibility for information security in a large networked environment.
Experience with security incident response, analysis, remediation, and prevention.
Strong understanding and experience with security-related technology systems and tools.
Experience performing progressively more complex and responsible tasks including maintenance and consulting support of networked computer systems, applications, and operations.
Demonstrated excellent written/oral communication skills, technical documentation skills, user liaison skills, and personal interaction abilities.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration. Cyber Security or Digital Forensic Certification such as CISSP, CEH or CSFA.
Higher education or government agency information security experience.
Experience with ServiceNow.
Programming skills (e.g., Perl, Python) are a plus.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Must be able to respond to security incidents during off-hours.
Must be willing to be on-call on a rotating basis.
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check
The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Criminal Conviction History, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select Apply to this position. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your My Jobs page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.