Department: UPS Division of Information Technology
Advertised Salary Range: $41,777-$65,000; Salary commensurate with education and experience.
Advertised Job Summary:
Information Security Analyst University of South Carolina Upstate STA01022PO21 Spartanburg, SC
Information Security Analyst assists the Senior Information Security Engineer in protecting the University's Information systems through continual informational security analysis and threat mitigation practices. This work will involve vulnerability scanning of Information systems, remediating identified threats, and participating In Incident response. Information Security Analysts will work in collaboration with cross-functional projects to protect University information systems. Work will also include increasing end-point security. Analyst will perform ongoing research on emerging security technology End use cyber security insight to improve the security posture of the University. This position requires a significant range of technology knowledge due to the projects and efforts it is directly responsible for overseeing which range In complexity, impact, and scope across the University. The role addresses technology, process, data security, and regulatory compliance as it pertains to the safety and privacy of all institutional data.
Identify weaknesses in networks' security system through vulnerability management, and mitigate Identified weakness with system patch, device hardening, or system policy.
Ensure all alerts are monitored, interpreted, analyzed, and Investigated.
Analyze threat detections and network flow.
Participate in Incident response by providing requested data.
Assists in development of Informational Security Policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines based on knowledge of best practices and compliance requirements and conduct security research to remain updated on current security Issues impacting the industry.
Additional duties as assigned by supervisor.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Bachelor's degree in Information Technology Systems or related field and 1 year related information technology security experience; or equivalency. Hold any one of these following certificates:
CompTIA Certificates (Network , CySA+, CASP)
GIAC Certificates, aka SANS (GSEC, GCI, GCIH, GCFE, GCED, GPEN,...)
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.