IT Security Specialist

Chapel Hill
Oct 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Type: Permanent Staff

Department: ITS - Information Security - 602000

Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty

Vacancy ID: NF0002731

Position Summary: This position is a part of the Risk team in the Information Security Office. Core duties include: - Conducting and managing risk assessments - Overseeing the vulnerability management system - Supporting information security operations, consulting, and outreach - Participating in on-call rotation and other team-shared responsibilities This position calls for a high level of integrity, good judgment, knowledge concerning issues of privacy and confidentiality, excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to work as an independent, productive, responsible, self-motivated member of a team in high pressure situations, at times, while maintaining a calm, customer-friendly perspective.

Application Deadline: 10/26/2017

Education Requirements: - Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or an Information Security degree or closely related field from an appropriately accredited institution; OR - Bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited institution and one year of experience in IT Security or closely related area; OR - an Associate's degree in Information Systems Security from an appropriately accredited institution and two years of experience in IT Security or closely related area; OR - an equivalent combination of education and experience. - Bachelor's Degree preferred

Qualification and Experience: Essential skills, knowledge, and abilities: - Broad Information Security experience and education - Excellent written and verbal communication skills - Strong understanding of information technology tools and concepts - Excellent interpersonal skills Preferred qualifications: - Experience in risk assessments and vulnerability management - Familiarity with regulations (e.g. HIPAA), audit frameworks (e.g. ISO 27001) and/or best practices (e.g. NIST 800-53) - Information security certifications, such as the CISSP or GSEC - Project management experience - Experience working in a decentralized higher education environment - Solid presentation and public speaking skills

Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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