Department: IT Admn Sys Ofc Portfolio Mgmt Salary/Grade: ITS/80
Completes procedures necessary to ensure the safety of information assets and to protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access, modification, disclosure or destruction. Collaborates with users to understand their security needs, provides assistance and implements practices and procedures as required. Ensures that users understand and adhere to security policy. Designs, develops, tests and deploys security for applications or systems. Oversees and manages domain access control. Ensures compliance with all security associated NU, state, and federal rules and regulations. Works closely with NU, individual school and/or department IT to ensure security measures are implemented and communicated effectively.
Participates in projects and assists in the execution of project plans to help ensure compliance with security policy and standards.
Collaborates with users to understand their security needs and provides assistance in remediation of security-related issues.
Partners with users to review and assess security architecture and recommends changes and enhancements to improve effectiveness and efficiency.
Monitors and enforces security policy, practice and procedures.
Creates training materials associated with security policy, practice, and procedures and instructs junior staff and users.
Gathers and organizes statistics as directed and for use by management.
Administers all security aspects for users.
Designs and maintains security items such as roles, permission lists, query and report access, component interfaces, and batch process groups.
Participates in or conducts investigations, including those requiring the application of forensic practice.
Prepares and executes security assessments, analysis and remediation.
Assists in the resolution of audit findings through analysis, problem determination and development of cost effective solutions.
Provides assistance in the resolution of security incidents and prepares activity, progress and management reports as required.
Provides work direction and/or supervises staff such as team members, subordinates, contractors, vendors, students, etc.
Recommends staff hires/terminations.
Coaches and mentors staff.
Manages projects ensuring timelines and deliverables are met and meet expectations.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in a major such as computer science, information technology, or related; OR appropriate combination of education and experience.
4 years systems security or other relevant experience required.
Please see information in tables below.
PeopleSoft Campus Solutions (SES)
PeopleSoft Financials/SCM (NU Financials)
PeopleSoft HRMS (FASIS)
Programming Languages and Frameworks:
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
PeopleSoft HCM Security Administration experience in PeopleSoft HCM 8.9 or above
Experience with Security Design, User Profile Setup, Role & Permission List Setup, Process Security, Query Security, Row Level Security, Portal Security, Security Migrations, Definition Security, Dynamic Role Creation and Query Tree Security.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 40211
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.