ANALYST, IT (IT SECURITY OPS ENGINEER)

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Mar 21, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

diversity employer



ANALYST, IT (IT SECURITY OPS ENGINEER)
OIT - SECURITY

The IT Security Office (ITSO) is responsible for the overall coordination, implementation, and assessment of information security at Duke University. The overall goal of ITSO is to achieve the optimal level of confidentiality, integrity and availability of Duke's information assets and systems while providing a safe and secure computing environment for research, teaching, learning, and the everyday conduct of university business.
The incumbent will find themselves working on both small and large-scale projects to improve protective and detective security capabilities while assisting teams within IT and campus-wide achieve their goals. The role is primarily an architectural/engineering role, but also will include operational aspects. As information security is an extremely fast paced field, ITSO team members are expected to research new technologies and rapidly understand their uses and risks.
To be successful requires excellent oral and writing skills, project management, strong people skills, and a results-oriented attitude. In all endeavors the incumbent must demonstrate the highest degree of ethics and professionalism.

DUTIES & WORK PERFORMED:
  • Performing technical evaluations of systems, services and networks to assess and decrease the relative security risk.
  • Assist in the planning and development phases of projects to ensure that the system deployed meets the security objectives of the university.
  • Must be able to work effectively alone and as part of a larger project team.
  • Creating and maintaining technical tools which assist the IT Security Office in its daily operations.
  • Deep level support for ITSO tool sets including but not limited to the campus intrusion detection and prevention systems, and log analysis system.
  • Keeping abreast of both new security threats and new technologies for mitigating these threats.
  • Assisting in the development of IT policy appropriate to the campus environment
  • Provide incident handling support for security incidents, including acting in the role of first responder.
  • Serve as a leader by promoting security awareness/education, mentoring other team members, and staying up-to-date on current development methodologies and information security trends.

SOFT SKILLS:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Customer-focused orientation
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, flexibility in the face of ever changing priorities, and discipline to accomplish long term goals in the face of constant change.

EDUCATION:
Required: B.S. in Computer Science, Engineering or related field plus 3 years of experience in security, networking, systems administration, etc.; or 5 or more years of experience in same.
Preferred: Certifications such as SANS/GIAC, CISSP, CISA, CISM, etc. are optional, but will be considered favorably.

EXPERIENCE & SKILLS:
Required:
  • Demonstrated experience in system security (Unix, Linux or Windows), systems administration, network security and protocols, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience with security practices in a large, decentralized heterogeneous environment such as a university.
  • Experience in programming with at least one high-level programming/scripting language (bash, Python, Go, Ruby, etc.)

Preferred:
  • Proficiency with multiple Information Security paradigms such as the incident response lifecycle, kill-chain model, or compliance frameworks such as PCI DSS, NIST 800-171, etc.
  • Experience performing forensic analysis at the host, central logging, and network levels
  • Experience in developing dashboards and alerting in log analysis technologies such as Splunk, ELK, Greylog, or similar.
  • Familiarity with the creation and use of threat intelligence in the IT Security context


Requisition Number
401397293

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
CENTRAL ADMIN MANAGEMENT CTR

Job Code
2423 ANALYST, IT

Job Family Level
C

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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