San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.
Initial review of applications will begin on Thursday, May 23, 2019. To receive full consideration, apply by Wednesday, May 22, 2019. The position will remain open until filled. The online application should be completed in detail. Completion of the online application is required for consideration; a resume alone will not suffice.
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This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, permanent (probationary) position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.
The Information Security Analyst is a member of the information security team and is primarily responsible for development and evaluation of appropriate security practices for desktop and server operating systems, databases, and cloud services. The Information Security Analyst will be a primary point of contact for the collection and monitoring of operating system and application security event logs; this position will lead efforts to monitor, identify, and communicate vulnerabilities discovered on campus systems. The Information Security Analyst will lead the technical component of campus Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance efforts.
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Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $8,334 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,372 - $10,478 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.
San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.
To enter this classification, a basic foundation of knowledge and skills in operating systems programs, maintenance, and systems administration features is a prerequisite. This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor’s degree, preferably in computer science, mathematics, or a related technical field, or equivalent technical training and/or experience. Foundation knowledge and skills for the Operating Systems Analyst include a working knowledge of the assigned computer operating systems, systems analysis, and systems-level programming.
Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills
Incumbent will be expected to seek continued professional development regarding advancements in technology and best practice in higher education environments.
Ability to use performance-monitoring software and interpret results including vulnerability scanners, web application scanners, and other tools to establish the security posture of systems.
Experience managing enterprise directory systems and/or single sign on systems.
Experience managing enterprise virtualization, storage, or load balancing technologies.
Experience provisioning and managing systems in public cloud environments.
Experience managing Windows System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) administration and security.
Experience performing patch management for enterprise systems.
Knowledge of web application vulnerability management concepts, including web application programming errors that lead to web application vulnerabilities (OWASP Top 10).
Knowledge of rules and regulations related to information security and data confidentiality such as the California Information Practices Act, Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), HIPAA, and PCI-DSS.
Experience performing and documenting risk assessments.
Experience performing forensic investigations and incident response.
Experience working with reporting systems and developing reports and dashboards.
Experience in development and administration of policies, procedures, and standards in the support of an information security program.
Experience within higher education providing technical support and customer service.
Subject matter expertise in eDiscovery including scoping of collection plan, implementing a collection, processing data, and working with Legal Counsel.
Information security certification(s) such as CISSP.
4 years of experience performing systems administration duties including the foundation skills required for the design, installation, and operation of physical and virtual server and storage infrastructure.
Demonstrated experience with high-level system hardening as well as vulnerability detection and mitigation techniques.
Extensive knowledge of Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) Model.
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The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
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SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.
Since it was founded in 1897, San Diego State University has grown to offer bachelor's degrees in 91 areas, master's degrees in 78 areas and doctorates in 22 areas. SDSU's approximately 35,000 students participate in an academic curriculum distinguished by direct contact with faculty and an increasing international emphasis that prepares them for a global future. SDSU's annual economic impact to the state of California is $6.5 billion, according to an impact report done by the California State University in 2010.Of SDSU's 280,000-plus alumni, approximately 60 percent live in San Diego. They comprise more than half the region's engineers, teachers, entrepreneurs and the local workforce for a host of other industries.San Diego State University is a community diverse in race, ethnicity, language, culture, social class, national origin, religious and political belief, age, ability, gender, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation. As a university committed to learning in all its forms, San Diego State University recognizes the need to attract and retain a critical mass of diverse persons who will advance its goals and ideals.