Madison, WI
Apr 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 90368-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Computer Science, Information Systems/Technology, Public Safety, Law Enforcement/Compliance

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 90368-AS

Working Title: Network Security Analyst



FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JUNE 01, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $75,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's Degree required; preferably in computer science, information systems, or related field with relevant work experience.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

- 3 or more years experience with TCP/IP network design and analysis including familiarity with packet capture tools such as Wireshark.
- 2 or more years experience with configuration of firewall and VPN appliances.
- 2 or more years experience with intrusion prevention and detection system management.
- 2 or more years experience with network monitoring tools such as Suricata or Snort.
- Familiarity with Vulnerability scanning tools such as Nessus or Retina.
- Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

- Experience with security event management tools such as Splunk.
- Experience with next generation firewalls (e.g., Palo Alto).
- Experience with CentOS linux administration.
- Experience with MySQL database design and maintenance.
- Experience programming in Perl, PHP, HTML, and javascript.
- Experience with Cisco Aironet wireless access points

License or certificate:

- Network certifications, such as CCNA or CCNP.
- Security certifications, such as CompTIA Security+, CEH, GSEC or CISSP.
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills
-Experience with Palo Alto next generation firewalls
-Familiarity with government security regulations such HIPAA and FISMA
-Experience with database programming such as PHP
-Ability to troubleshoot wireless networks.

Position Summary:

The School of Medicine and Public Health is one of the largest divisions of UW-Madison, employing over 4000 faculty, staff and instructors and conducts over $350 million of research annually. The data communication network in the UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health is comprised of approximately 10,000 total nodes located in 16 buildings on-campus as well as another 20 sites off-campus.

The SMPH Network and Security Group manages the switches, routers, firewalls and other equipment that comprise the network and is responsible for ensuring the network is fast, reliable and secure. In addition, the group monitors and scans hosts on the network to detect potential vulnerabilities and malware. The group also plays a role in regulatory compliance by providing encryption, access control, packet capturing, forensic analysis and incident response.

This position would be working with a team and be principally responsible for data and network security including managing security appliances, capturing and analyzing data to detect malware or attacks and responding to security incidents. Duties would also include implementation of safeguards required for compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accessibility Act (HIPAA).

Additional Information:

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.


Kylee Zander
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

Please upload a resume and cover letter. If not clearly stated in your resume, please be sure your cover letter addresses how your experience relates to this position. In addition, you will be asked to provide three references within the application process.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

Advertised: 18 Apr 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 16 May 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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