Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Information Security. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Manage projects, develop processes and provide training. Monitors network activity and ensures information is protected from unauthorized users. Identify, research, report and resolve security violations. Provides guidance to IT departments on resolutions of violations.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintain security plans, processes, and procedures necessary to both normal day to day operation and disaster recovery situations.
Analyze and research to validate active sites and determine whether malicious and determine the best course for blocking. Configure server rules for blocking as appropriate.
Identify potential security risks and report to Information Security Manager. Open and track tickets with various IT departments
Responsible for monitoring security operations which includes but is not limited to: tracking and monitoring of malicious software, vulnerability scanning and log collection.
Install and configure hardware and software that provides appropriate network and system security functionality.
Manage departmental projects as assigned
Collect information for review by General Counsel or Research Integrity as instructed.
Develop processes, draft guidelines for review and perform information security training.
Perform other duties as assigned
High school degree or equivalent and 3 to 5 years of relevant IT work experience.
Bachelor’s degree in related field
SANS GIAC, ISC2 SSCP or other security related certification preferred, but not required.
Experience as a systems administrator, desktop support or network operations preferred
Ability to document, track and communicate security risks to management and business owners.
Experience with TCP/IP
Experience with networking technologies e.g. Firewalls, VPN concentrators, routers and switches
Working knowledge of systems technologies e.g. e-mail gateways, web services, database servers and file hosting
Working knowledge of network and/or system management tools
Experience with process and/or procedure documentation
Experience with incident handling processes
Training in Intrusion Detection and/or vulnerability scanning solutions
Differentiate between problems and symptoms and develop solutions to address overall problem.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to manage projects to completion
Strong team-oriented interpersonal skills; ability to effectively interface with a wide variety of people
Demonstrated ability to explain complex problems or situations to varied groups
Ability to research situations and determine appropriate solutions
Ability to resolve complex problems based on existing documentation/training/resources.
Must possess strong written and oral communication skills and perform in both business and technology settings.
Strong customer focus and ability to manage client expectations
The hiring range for this position is $71,323 - $92,789 annually.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Standard office working with standing, walking and lifting less than 50 pounds required.
A moderate amount of work performed at customer site with some after-hours support when incidents occur.
Travel between campuses as needed.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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