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The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA) has an exciting opportunity for a Data Security Analyst Intermediate. We are seeking a self-motivated, technically proficient and analytical thinker with great communication skills and sense of teamwork to join our Technology Services team! The individual hired to this role will provide data security administration for the College of LSA.
Carry out activities (e.g. containment, eradication, restoration) in response to reported information security incidents and in accordance with established incident response procedures. Participate in lessons learned activities.
Detect and prevent intrusions using NGFW, IDS/IPS, SIEM, and other tools.
Detect and/or assess the impact of reported vulnerabilities; implement mitigation strategies based on severity.
Monitor and provide support to LSA around security policy and security standards.
Identify sensitive data and provide input for proper storage and protection; assist with remediation efforts as required.
Provide information security consulting for various LSA groups and units requesting information assurance assistance on a project or long-term consulting basis.
Work with the Compliance Office to determine applicability and scope of various regulations; assist in interpreting and/or implementing technical requirements to ensure compliance.
Participate as an information assurance subject matter expert in the analysis and design of new enterprise systems and services.
Participate in the design, implementation, and continuous improvement of security service offerings.
Create and update security policies and guidelines to address institutional and technological changes.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Information Assurance or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Minimum of 2 years of information technology experience
Minimum of 2 years of experience applying security related technologies, practices, or services
Solid understanding of fundamental Operating System and TCP/IP Networking concepts
Solid understanding of fundamental information security concepts including: Authentication, Authorization, Audit, Encryption, Firewalls
Solid understanding of Active Directory and Group Policy Management
Solid understanding of fundamental security related practices including: Risk Management, Incident Response, Vulnerability Management, Penetration Testing, System and Application Hardening, Identity and Access Management, Security Information and Event Management, Firewall management, IDS/IPS
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated success completing tasks within established deadlines
Extensive exposure to, experience with, responsibility for, and deep understanding of at least four of the security related concepts or practices listed above
Experience assessing the security architecture of proposed IT solutions
Detailed understanding of security controls for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Networking platforms
Detailed understanding of the assurance implications associated with cloud-based solutions
Experience securing virtualized environments
Experience securing SQL database environments
Extensive system administration background with Microsoft, Macintosh and Linux environments
Detailed understanding of the assurance implications of various regulatory and compliance requirements
Demonstrated success working across organizational boundaries
The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitments to serve the diverse people of Michigan, fulfill the College’s Guiding Principles, and sustain the excellence of LSA.
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future. The University of Michigan is committed to foster learning, creativity and productivity, and to support the vigorous exchange of ideas and information, not only in the classroom but in the workplace by:
Creating a work environment in which people treat each other with respect and dignity, regardless of roles, responsibilities or differences.
Providing support, direction and resources enabling us to accomplish the responsibilities of our jobs and to reach the goals that are set for professional and personal growth.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Relocation expenses are negotiable.
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