Information Technology Services (ITS) is a university-wide organization devoted to strategic planning, implementation and support of technology products and services to meet the teaching, learning, research and administrative needs of the Pace community. Our goal is to provide our customers with innovative solutions, exceptional customer service and a reliable and secure computing infrastructure.
The Information Security Analyst is responsible for the implementation, monitoring, and execution of security strategies, best practices, policies, and standards to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of university IT resources. The Analyst reports to the Information Security Officer (ISO) and will work closely with other Information Technology Services (ITS) staff on a variety of tasks, initiatives, and projects. Primary responsibilities of the position include assisting with configuration, testing, and implementation of various security systems; incident responses; system audits; security awareness training; identifying and remediating potential security issues, and researching and analyzing security trends.
Typical responsibilities of the Information Security Analyst include:
Configuration, implementation, and testing of various security systems and technologies.
Analysis of output of various security alerting tools, and development and execution of plans to remediate issues.
Research and stay current on security technologies, trends, issues, legislation, threats, and solutions.
Assist with the development and delivery of security awareness training for the university community, including faculty, staff, and students.
Assist with the implementation of on-going security risk assessments, scanning, intrusion detection, monitoring and remediation
Performs other such duties as assigned from time to time.
Pace University offers a competitive total rewards package including tuition benefits for employees & their family; flexible work-life options; and generous time off.
Pace University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field required.
Information System Security Training preferred.
A minimum of two (2) years of varied information technology experience with servers, operating systems, software, and/or network equipment, which includes implementing and maintaining various security technologies, is required. System Administration experience is a plus.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including diplomacy in dealing with sensitive information, is required.
Strong analytical skills are required.
Basic knowledge of networking and application protocols such as HTTP, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, ICMP, etc.
Exposure to SIEM technologies would be helpful.
Knowledge of information security concepts and objectives.
Basic Linux experience including installation, configuration, and command-line use is preferred.
Knowledge and use of regular expressions are preferred.
Experience with a database query language such as SQL, MySQL, AQL is preferred.
Demonstrated knowledge of technology environments, including telecommunications, networks, programming, media, and desktops, and the ability to apply IT in solving security problems.
Good understanding of Linux and Windows desktop and server operating systems along with data networking concepts.
CISSP, SANS, or other security-related certification is preferred.
Familiarity with project planning practices and processes.
Internal Number: S00754P
About Pace University
Since 1906, Pace University has been preparing students to become leaders in their fields by providing an education that combines exceptional academics with professional experience. With campuses in New York City and Westchester County, New York, Pace offers bachelor, master, and doctoral degree programs, preparing more than 13,000 students (approximately 9,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduates) for successful careers. Pace comprises the College of Health Professions, the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, the Elisabeth Haub School of Law, the Lubin School of Business, the School of Education, and the Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems.