Manager, Information Security Operations

Riverside, CA
May 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Full/Part Time
Full Time

8AM - 5PM

Commensurate with Experience

Position Information
The Information Security Operations Manager oversees core information security functions for the campus enterprise. This includes the establishment of formal guidelines for secure technologies and architectures to include networks, endpoints, application development and cloud initiatives. Defines and manages security systems portfolio to include administration and sustainment of IDS, IPS, firewalls and other security monitoring and detection appliances. Directs information security analyst team performing incident monitoring, detection, response, remediation, and forensics investigations. Subject matter expert supporting identity and access management practices.

Minimum Requirements
Excellent critical thinking, persuasion / negotiation, mentoring, leadership / management and problem solving abilities.
Expert knowledge of data encryption technologies.
Excellent verbal and written communication, quantitative and analytical skills.
Advanced knowledge of IT security.
Advanced knowledge of the IT security function.
Broad knowledge of other areas of IT.
Demonstrated knowledge of secure hardware, software and network design techniques.

Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge of department processes and procedures.

Human Resources policies and procedures. relating to management responsibilities.

Demonstrated skill in managing technical staff.

Knowledge of basic firewall administration (e.g. iptables).

Understanding of security standards, such as NIST, ISO 27000, ITIL.

Proficiency in authentication protocols and mechanisms (Active Directory, OpenLDAP, CAS, RADIUS, Shibboleth, etc.)

Familiarity with intrustion detection and analysis systems (FireEye, Bro, OSSEC, etc.)

Fluent in shell scripting and development (Perl, Bash, etc.)

Familiarity with server log processing, manipulation and analysis with tools such as ElasticSearch, Kibana and Logstash.

Additional Information
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

At UC Riverside we celebrate diversity and are proud of our #12 ranking among the nation for most diverse universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014). Become part of a place that fosters success for all its constituents, students, faculty, and staff, and where work/life balance and campus culture are integral to our way of life.

UCR is ranked 55th among top public universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview


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