Pay Range: $62,000 or higher depending on education and experience
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: The University of Idaho is seeking a candidate like you to join our Vandal team. If you are looking to learn with things like Splunk, Nessus, and Zeek, consider making a change: minimize your commute and enjoy some of the comforts of Idaho, and the Palouse. The IT Security Analyst reports to the Chief Information Security Officer, and is responsible for implementing IT security systems, processes, and services including electronic discovery, incident management, network security monitoring, encryption, data leakage protection, vulnerability management, antivirus, and additional technologies to support all security, audit, and compliance efforts across the University. This position maintains advanced technology expertise to ensure IT security standards are met consistent with UI policy and in support of the UI mission.
The IT Security Analyst reports to the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), and is responsible for building and maintaining IT security systems, processes, and services including computer forensics, electronic discovery, incident management, network security monitoring, encryption, data leakage protection, vulnerability management, antivirus, and additional technologies to support all security, audit, and compliance efforts across the University. This position maintains advanced technology expertise in order to partner with contracted vendors and technology professionals across the University to ensure confidentiality, integrity, and availability standards are met consistent with UI policy and in support of the UI mission and strategic direction. This position will have both direct and incidental access to the most sensitive University data and systems and must be able to maintain confidentiality and act with the highest ethical standards.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university and 2 years of experience in an information technology field OR a combination of relevant information technology education or experience totaling (four) 4 or more years. Experience independently applying knowledge of one or more of: computer forensics, network protocols and packet analysis, or security incident and event analysis. Experience independently applying knowledge of scripting languages such as Powershell, VBScript and Python in support of automating processes or analysis.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related field. Excellent conceptual, analytical, and problem-solving skills. Experience in customer service demonstrating skills in listening/reading for understanding, professionalism, collaboration, advocacy, objectivity, diligence, and flexibility. Strong organization, writing, and communication skills; must clearly communicate technical issues and resolutions to customer/clients, other departments, and senior management. Current professional security certification addressing one or more ISO/IEC 27002 domains and management controls. Knowledge of the NIST Cyber Security Framework. Knowledge of research, administrative, and instructional computing needs in a land-grant university (including library support, university advancements, academic, and administrative services). Demonstrated experience providing information security awareness and training. Experience with information security related issues involving identity and access management, intrusion detection, forensics, incident management, risk management, and/or auditing.
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Posting Number: SP002439P
Posting Date: 03/16/2020
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: Position will be open until filled with a qualified candidate. First review will begin on April 13, 2020, applications received by this date will have priority.
Please provide a letter of qualification addressing how you meet all required qualifications and any applicable preferred qualifications.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
Since 1889, the University of Idaho has provided motivated students with a transformative higher education experience that prepares them to solve real-world problems and achieve success in their lives and careers. Beginning with our beautiful residential campus in Moscow, the university’s reach extends throughout Idaho, serving over 12,000 students with educational centers in Coeur d’Alene, Boise and Idaho Falls, a research and extension center in Twin Falls, plus Extension offices in 42 counties. One of the nation’s land-grant research universities, U of I is a noted national leader in student-centered learning and interdisciplinary research that promotes public service. Our work serves businesses and communities, advancing the pursuit of diversity, citizenship and global outreach.