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.
Under minimal supervision, the Information Security Analyst (ISA) is primarily responsible for the identification, assessment, and mitigation of web application vulnerabilities in the academic environment through the performance of application security architectural assessments, penetration testing, vulnerability scanning, and code review across a variety of programming languages and platforms. The ISA will discover, catalog, and manage vulnerability assessment strategies to identify and mitigate high severity web application vulnerabilities. The ISA will provide solutions, direction, and guidance to staff and faculty in the correction of coding errors that may be executed remotely. The ISA will work collaboratively with technical and nontechnical members of the University community to perform risk assessments and technical audits, and to identify potential risks and help design best practices for the protection of information assets. The ISA will advise staff, faculty, and academic departments on institutional policies, regulatory compliance, and security best practices. The ISA will provide training as necessary especially related to the application development life-cycle. The ISA will assist with security incident response, investigation, and reporting.
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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.
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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
The incumbent will be expected to seek continued professional development regarding advancements in technologies and best practices in higher education
Information security certification(s) such as CISSP
Extensive knowledge of Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) Model
OWASP top 10 and common web application vulnerabilities
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS)
Copyright laws and industry standards
Web digital content design principles and methodologies and web content management software, including development of dynamic PDF documents
Border firewall best practices
SQL and PL/SQL programming, as well as SQL injection techniques
Wireshark, nmpa, Armitage, and other related tools
Computer Forensics procedure and best practices
Proficient with the use of EnCase Forensic Tools
Electronic and information technology accessibility as defined in Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Previous information security experience in a large, complex organization
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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.