Department: Information Security Office Salary/Grade: ITS/77
Are you looking to begin a career in Information Security and develop cross-functional technology and security skills? Northwestern University Information Technology is looking for a motivated individual to support the information security maintenance and monitoring of the universitys information systems. This job is perfect for someone who enjoys engaging with clients, thrives in an innovative environment, and wants to learn and work with best-in-class information security tools. The ideal candidate will have a technical background, as well as a general understanding of networking, server-client technology, operating systems, and familiarity with basic information security concepts. In addition to joining a collaborative and hard-working team that values innovation, Northwestern employees take advantage of excellent healthcare, education, and retirement benefits as well as generous paid time off. If you feel this could be a great career match, please apply today.
Northwestern IT strongly values diversity in all forms. We live our values in our hiring practices and encourage women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals of all sexual orientations and gender identities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
Administers practices and procedures necessary to ensure the safety of information assets and to protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access, modification, disclosure, or destruction. 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.
Please note: This position will be required to participate in an on-call schedule that may result in occasional evening or weekend work.
�Consults with users to maintain and improve processes and procedures associated with information security.
�Reports feedback from users regarding security needs and challenges.
�Maintains records, forms and documentation.
�Reviews requests for access and authorizes appropriate levels of security based on user needs, guidelines, and policy.
oAssists in Administration of Information Security practice through development, implementation, and enforcement of information security policy and standards.
�Creates, maintains, and evaluates application security roles and attributes
oParticipates in projects and assists in the execution of project plans to help ensure compliance with security policy and standards.
oAssist with the development, execution and coordination of small scale security projects.
oInteracts daily with user community to understand their security needs
oProvides assistance in remediation of security related issues.
oAssists in the resolution of audit findings through analysis, problem determination and development of cost-effective solutions.
�Approves workflow configurations for users
�Provides consulting support for problem resolution regarding security and access issues.
�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.
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.