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UC San Diego is ranked the 9th best public university in the nation by U.S. News and World Report and is the largest employer based in San Diego County. Reporting to the VC-CFO, Information Technology Services (ITS) delivers Enterprise information technology services to the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) under the leadership of the campus Chief Information Officer (CIO).
Information Technology Services (IT Services) uses world-class services and technologies to empower UC San Diego's mission to transform California and the world as a student-centered, research-focused, service-oriented public university. As a strategic member of the UC San Diego community, IT Services embraces innovation in their delivery of IT services, infrastructure, applications, and support. IT Services is customer-focused and committed to collaboration, continuous improvement, and accountability.
The Office of Information Assurance, (a department Within ITS) is responsible for the design, deployment and administration of network, endpoint, application and information asset protection Systems. OIA Staff also work closely with various IT Infrastructure and Operations departments to provide the network/security infrastructure utilized by the UCSD campus and portion of the UCSD Health System. The IT Security Analyst 4, Incident Response and Threat Detection reports to the Manager of Incident Response and Threat Detection and is responsible for providing enterprise security services and the core security infrastructure and services required to fulfill the security and privacy goals of the University.
The security analyst is primarily responsible for incident response for all computer security incidents, using security technologies to detect and respond to intrusions of the campus computing environment, and additionally works with security engineers to develop proactive approaches to threat detection and prevention. Collaboration with these security engineers, as well as other departments may encompass designing, deploying and managing IT security infrastructure and services, with a particular focus in traditional data center and cloud deployed security systems, such as firewalls, VPN, NIDS/NIPS, HIPS/HIDS, SIEM, application gateway/proxy, endpoint security, and network packet capture and analysis.
Proactively analyze network and systems traffic, event logs, and threat intelligence data, to properly identify and triage susceptibility of core campus technical assets, determine likelihood of exploitation and implement and/or refine preventative and detective security controls.
Provide research, analysis and solutions to address attempted efforts to compromise security protocols.
Deliver methods and guidance to the customer on the proper containment, eradication and recovery procedures.
Advise, oversee deployment, and verify required preventative, detective security controls and/or secondary/compensating security controls are in place.
Perform analysis, forensics and produce reports in response to highly complex or broad-scale security incidents in accordance with campus, medical center or Office of the President policy.
Apply advanced IT security concepts, governmental regulations, departmental and campus, medical center or Office of the President policies and procedures to provide input to, define or revise incident response processes.
Implements highly complex and broad-scale security controls to prevent unauthorized access or changes to campus, medical center or Office of the President information, hardware, software and network infrastructure.
Employee must be available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Must be able to work 'on call' for incident response and security operations as required.
Must be willing and able to travel as required.
A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Security or a closely-related field AND four (4) years of related experience in information security in an enterprise environment OR six (6) years of recent, relevant experience.
Demonstrated skill at analyzing and preventing security incidents of high complexity.
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.
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