Information Security Analyst
St. George , UT
Job posting number: #7116036
Posted: November 14, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionPosition Announcement
As a member of the Information Security Office, under the direction of the University’s Information Security Officer, this position develops, implements, and audits campus network and computing security plans and policies. This position is responsible for the operation and/or coordination of technical security controls to protect University infrastructure and information. Monitors internal and external data and metrics to identify and remediate threats to University data and operations.
Participate in development, implementation and auditing of campus network and computing security plans and policies.
Operate or coordinate operation of security systems, applications and other technical controls.
Train users and promote security awareness to ensure the protection of confidential and personal data.
Develop plans to meet emergency data processing needs.
Participate in resolution of campus IT security incidents.
Implement necessary security procedures to protect network and computing infrastructure.
Perform risk assessments and tests of systems to ensure proper functioning of security measures.
Identify new and emerging threats and risks and participate in developing appropriate mitigations.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field required. Degree in IT Security preferred.
At least two years' Information Technology experience required. IT security work experience and industry-recognized security certification preferred.
Experience with industry standard security frameworks (CIS, NIST, PCI, etc.) and developing and implementing information security compliance plans and policies.
Experience with handling IT security incidents and current network security procedures.
Knowledge of networking hardware and protocols, including Palo Alto Firewall/VPN solutions and Cisco networking solutions
Extensive experience with Linux, Mac OS, Windows, and mobile operating systems.
Experience securing cloud computing platforms including Microsoft O365/Azure, AWS, Google Workspace/GCP, etc.
Experience with EDR/XDR endpoint protection systems.
Experience with SEIM and/or centralized logging management tools.
Experience in evaluation, installation, operation, and maintenance of commercial and open-source cybersecurity products.
Ability to communicate effectively and exercise human relations skills in establishing and maintaining effective working relations with students, employees, and University administration.
POSITION DETAILS, COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: Full-time professional staff (overtime-exempt) position. Annual salary of $60,000 - $70,000 depending on qualifications & experience. Desired start date of November/December 2022. Excellent benefits package included that begins on start date; includes medical, dental, vision, employee assistance and wellness programs, life, disability, retirement, undergraduate tuition waivers for employees and eligible dependents, as well as paid holidays in addition to sick and vacation leave accruals. See https://humanresources.utahtech.edu/employee-benefits/ under "Benefits Summary" for more details.
ELECTRONIC APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Application review begins October 26, 2022; position open until filled. Submit application materials (including resume contents and contact information for three professional references) and upload cover letter electronically. If, because of a disability, you need special services or facilities in order to apply for this opening, please call the Human Resources Office at (435) 652-7520.
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: Utah Tech University is an open, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic institution, committed to exceptional student learning and success that has adopted an instructional approach of "active learning. active life" and a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. We seek faculty and staff committed to creating an active, applied and career-oriented learning environment that is student-centered. Established in 1911 as a community college and in 2013 as a state university, our university is located in picturesque southwestern Utah, approximately 120 miles north of Las Vegas. The area is renowned for its red rocks, desert climate, over 300 days of sunshine annually, and featuring easy access to world-class outdoor recreational opportunities. Click here to learn more about the University.
Utah Tech University is a fast-growing Utah public institution of higher education, with more than 12,000 students. We offer over 230 programs, including masters, bachelors, associates, certificates, endorsements, minors, and/or emphases. We seek to recruit and retain diverse and ambitious faculty and staff who bring new ideas, possess values and career aspirations aligned with the mission and vision, and are inspired to build a premier open, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic university. Utah Tech University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer; the President and employees of the University are fully committed to Affirmative Action and within its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment. Utah Tech does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state or local law.