Information Security Application Developer (0652U), Berkeley IT - 41251
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Berkeley IT believes in and fosters a workplace environment where people can bring their diverse skills, perspectives and experiences toward achieving our goals through a process of critical inquiry, discovery, innovation, while simultaneously committing to making positive contributions towards the betterment of our world.
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The Information Security Office (ISO) coordinates the risk management process for UC Berkeley's information systems and directs campus-wide efforts to adequately secure Institutional data. ISO is led by the Chief Information Security Officer and consists of seven areas: Information Security Policy, Information Security Operations, Information Security Development, Identity and Access Management, Information Security Assessments, Outreach and Engagement, and Service Management.
Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: September 2, 2022.
** This is a remote-friendly position, eligible for 100% remote capability.**
This position is part of the Information Security Development team and reports to the Senior Information Security Manager.
Working with the Security Application Architect, the incumbent is expected to design, code and test solutions for the Information Security Office's (ISO) incident processing application and supporting functions. This position is responsible for assisting with new and legacy technology integration in the ISO environment while ensuring performance, robustness, security, and accessibility campus standards for enterprise systems are met. This position will also be responsible for designing, coding and testing API endpoints used by key stakeholders and developers across the campus. This position will mentor junior developers in application development, design and testing; and consults with ISO staff and campus Security Contacts regarding asset registration issues.
Demonstrated ability to apply advanced applications programming concepts to design, develop, modify, debug and evaluate highly complex programs for functional areas.
Experience with Ruby and Ruby on Rails are required.
Must have advanced skills in web application development. Strong understanding of object-oriented programming concepts, software testing and git version control.
Exceptional technologist with a pragmatic view and creative mind, and a natural collaborator with architects, engineers, developers, application owners, and service providers.
Demonstrated ability to communicate technical information to technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization. Interpersonal and communications skills to work with both technical and nontechnical personnel at various levels in the organization.
Must be self-motivated, work independently or as part of a team, able to learn quickly, meet deadlines and demonstrate problem solving skills.
Ability to develop moderately complex test plans, and conversion and system implementation plans.
Demonstrated ability to initiate and recommend changes in development, maintenance and system standards.
Demonstrated commitment to the advancement of diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging, and justice at UC Berkeley and Berkeley IT.
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Knowledge of related areas of Information Security, IT, IT systems, including JIRA, Github.
Experience with postgres, psql, stored procedures, triggers, partitions and windowing functions.
Knowledge of network protocols and how they are used on a large (campus/medical center/systemwide, or beyond) network.
Salary & Benefits
This is a full-time (40 hours/week), career position, and eligible for full UC benefits.
This is an exempt, monthly paid position. The annual salary for this position is $91,400.00 - $144,000.00. Final salary is commensurate with experience.
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying. Please upload the document in the Resume section, then skip the (optional) Cover Letter upload section.
Referral Source info This job is part of the Employee Referral Program. If a UC Berkeley employee is referring you, please ensure you select the Referral Source of 'UCB Employee' and then enter the employee's Name and Berkeley email address in the Specific Referral Source field. Please enter only one name and email. Other Information
This is a remote-friendly position, eligible for 100% remote capability.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.