Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation's best urban public research universities. Home to nearly 48,000 students, about 11,000 faculty and staff and 332,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls "the most ambitious campus design program in the country."
With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC's momentum has never been stronger. UC's annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion.
Assist in performing procedures and provides technical solutions that serve to provide appropriate access to and protect systems from unauthorized users.
Carry out procedures to ensure that all systems, products and services meet organization security standards.
Research information security trends to understand the latest vulnerabilities and threats.
Conduct risk and vulnerability assessments of information systems to identity vulnerabilities, risk, and protection needs.
Assist with providing artifacts to Governance Risk & Compliance in relation to internal & external audits.
Work with business units to achieve security objectives and identifies, reports, and resolves security risks and violations.
Mentor non-security teams regarding risk management, information security controls, incident analysis, incident response, monitoring, and other operational tasks (tools, techniques, procedures) in support of technologies managed by the Office of Information Security (OIS).
Assist with the formation of information security strategies for the protection of sensitive data.
Involved in the full security systems life cycle which includes, designing, coding, testing, implementing, maintaining, and supporting software, quality assurance, testing and deployment.
Develop technical documentation (designs, specifications, processes, workflows) and communications.
Advocate and provide information security consultation on UC projects initiative within the business and development of systems.
Assist with and manages cyber investigations through forensic fact gathering with a focus on e-discovery.
Analyze high volumes of logs, network data, and other attack artifacts in support of incident investigations.
Develop and present information security training and awareness programs.
Serve as seasoned and proficient professional.
Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.
Bachelor's Degree in in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, or related field.
Four (4) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.
Possess a thorough understanding of all aspects of computer and network security, including such areas as firewall administration, encryption technologies and network protocols and contributes through experience, collaboration and problem resolution.
Additional Qualifications Considered
Knowledge of different Cybersecurity tools including but not limited to EDR, SIEM, Network proxies and firewalls and Security Orchestration Automation and Response (SOAR).
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Hearing, listening - Continuously
Repetitive hand motion (such as typing) - Continuously
Talking - Continuously
Sitting - Continuously
Bending - Seldom
Climbing stairs/ladders - Seldom
Crawling - Seldom
Crouching - Seldom
Kneeling, squatting - Seldom
Lifting - over 50 pounds - Seldom
Lifting - up to 20 pounds - Seldom
Lifting - up to 50 pounds - Seldom
Pulling, pushing - Seldom
Reaching overhead - Seldom
Standing - Seldom
Stooping - Seldom
Walking - Seldom
Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.