The Indiana University Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research (CACR) is a leader in improving the art and practice of cybersecurity for computational science, working with national and international computational science communities in a range of disciplines (physics, chemistry, astronomy, biology, etc.) and with leading edge high-performance and distributed computing projects.
Specific Departmental Responsibilities:
Engages in outreach; nurtures relationships with University stakeholders, including researchers, administrators, and technology providers, and gauges cybersecurity and compliance needs for research.
Makes a significant impact on IU's ability to secure research data, accelerate research workflows, and enhance high-impact research funding.
Delivers cybersecurity risk management and compliance guidance and consulting.
Provides highly specialized expertise in cybersecurity, including cybersecurity risk management, cybersecurity standards, and regulatory compliance affecting research such as CMMC, DFARS, HIPAA, and FISMA.
Understands and documents systems, applications, and information technology services.
Coordinates projects and participates in teams and ad-hoc committees.
Provides detailed documentation and reports; performs risk assessments; and represents IU locally and nationally.
Performs ongoing experienced analysis and monitoring of technology environments to identify security exposures and potential threats.
Assesses and determines level of risk in order to provide threat information, as well as to advise and/or recommend protections and solutions, to security leadership and department decision-makers.
Documents information security analysis efforts.
Researches and stays abreast of current higher education security environment and trends; stays up-to-date on security analysis and monitoring best practices, tools, and approaches.
Responsible for communication, awareness and training efforts for faculty, staff and student population through the creation of informational bulletins, best practices.
Works closely with security engineers to ensure exposures and risks are avoided and/or addressed.
Contributes to incident response investigations and assists with disaster recovery and business continuity efforts.
Bachelor's degree (preferably in computer science or related science or technology field).
2 years of information security or related experience.
2 years of experience in one or more of the following areas: cybersecurity, risk management, information technology, software development, scientific research, research computing, regulatory compliance, secure communications, cybersecurity architecture or analysis, cybersecurity assessments, cybersecurity operations, cybersecurity research, authoring papers, best practices or other documentation, systems management, technology management, program or project management.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered
Proficient communication skills.
Maintains a high degree of professionalism.
Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills.
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality.
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty.
Highly thorough and dependable.
Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure.
Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Windows or Unix-like operating systems.
Attention to detail in communicating technical issues and implementing solutions.
Mental discipline in conducting lengthy investigations.
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