Job Requisition Number: 25659. The Information Security and Policy office (ISP) coordinates the risk management process for UC Berkeley's information systems and directs campus-wide efforts to adequately secure Institutional data. ISP is led by the Chief Information Security Officer and consists of four teams: Assessments & Compliance, Operations, IT Policy, and Identity and Access Management. This position is a part of the Assessments and Compliance team, and reports to the Assessments Manager.
The Assessments and Compliance team is a group of talented information security professionals delivering assessments and managing compliance activities. The team excels at investigation and analysis. As part of this program, you will encounter a wide variety of information systems that meet the needs of researchers, students, and administrators. You will have the opportunity to evaluate and critically analyze applications, networks, and systems in a complex, heterogeneous environment. Your work will have a direct and meaningful impact on data security at a world-class research institution. This position will be focused on addressing compliance obligations: NIST 800-171, GDPR, PCI DSS and the institution’s own framework.
As a member of the Information Security and Policy department at UC Berkeley, the Security Analyst 4 (SA4) encounters a wide variety of information systems that support the needs of Campus researchers, students and administrators. The successful SA4 candidate will assess the security of applications, networks, and systems on Campus and in cloud-computing environments. This position will focus on assessments covering external compliance obligations (CA State, PCI DSS, FERPA, FISMA, HIPAA), data-use agreements for academic research, and the University's own information security requirements.
As an Information Security Assessment and Compliance Specialist, you will: •Consult with institutional stakeholders to assess systems and processes against both Campus security policy and external compliance requirements. •Analyze assessment results to identify risks to institutional data. •Document assessment findings and remediation plans, and present reports to campus stakeholders. •Assist stakeholders with interpreting Campus security policy and writing security plans. •Evaluate vendor product and service offerings against internal and external security requirements. •Contribute to Campus security policy enhancements and support socialization of updated policies. •Participate in design, implementation, and administration of a GRC solution.•Excellent verbal and written communication skills. •Ability to work well with personnel of various backgrounds, including the Security team and other campus stakeholders. •3-5 years experience performing information security assessments •Knowledge and understanding of security controls across all security domains, such as access management, encryption, vulnerability management, authentication, authorization, network security, physical security, etc. •Ability to identify security risks in application, system, and network architecture, data flow, and processes or procedures. •Ability to assess the organizational impact of identified security risks and recommend solutions or mitigating controls. •Knowledge of security technologies, devices, hacking techniques, and countermeasures, as well as the threats they are designed to counter. •Experience with developing security reporting and recommendations that are meaningful, defensible, and actionable for a variety of audiences. •Familiarity with NIST 800-series, ISO 27000-series, PCI DSS, CIS and other common security control frameworks. •Professional certifications, such as CISSP or GIAC, are a plus.
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