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ANALYST, IT (Security Ops Analyst)

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ANALYST, IT (Security Ops Analyst)
Duke OIT - Security Office

POSITION TITLE: Analyst, IT (IT Security Operations Analyst)

WORK SCHEDULE: This position may require irregular hours, including nights and weekends, as well as working more than eight (8) hours per day at certain times.

POSITION SUMMARY:

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:
  • Assist in the technical evaluations of systems and networks to assess and decrease the relative security risk.
  • Assist in the roll-out of security related initiatives, projects, and systems, to the user community of the University.
  • Maintain technical tools which assist the IT Security Office in its daily operations.
  • Daily monitoring of the intrusion detection system and the security and abuse mailing list, notifying the relevant parties of issues and working with them to correct those issues.
  • Keeping abreast of both new security threats and new technologies for mitigating these threats.
  • Assist in the oversight and enforcement of IT policy for the campus environment.
  • Must be able to work effectively alone and as part of a larger project team.
  • 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 1 years of experience in security, networking, systems administration, etc.; or 3 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:
  • Experience in system security (Unix, Linux or Windows), systems administration, network security and protocols, or other high pressure, customer facing role
  • Experience with security practices in a large, decentralized heterogeneous environment such as a university.

Preferred:
  • Familiarity with Information Security paradigms such as the incident response lifecycle, kill-chain model, or compliance frameworks such as PCI DSS, NIST 800-171, etc.
  • Experience in log analysis technologies such as Splunk, ELK, Arcsight, Greylog, or similar.
  • Experience in programming with at least one high-level programming/scripting language (bash, Python, Go, Ruby, etc.)

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Normal office environment, with occasional requirement to visit University locations that may include hazards, such as labs handling infectious disease, construction areas, etc.

BENEFITS

Duke's comprehensive benefits package includes paid time-off (vacation, holidays, sick leave), health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, educational assistance, and support for professional development and training. Employees of Duke University also enjoy numerous discounted services such as health club memberships, movie tickets, and cell phone services.

ENVIRONMENT

The Office of Information Technology manages Duke's central technology infrastructure and provides services and applications to support the educational and research missions of the institution, as well as the university's business functions.

OIT works with key campus constituents to develop IT strategic planning; provides applications and services ranging from e-mail to wireless connectivity to server hosting; supports departments and individuals with help via the OIT Service Desk, online self-help and training; and supplies a communications infrastructure to support advanced network, voice and Web services.

OIT is a member of Educause, IVY Plus, Commons Solutions Group (CSG) and has representation at many of the leading technology consortiums that are driving the future growth and use of technology.

Duke has been named as a best place to work by several publications and organizations, including Carolina Parent, Computerworld, The Scientist, and the American Association of Retired Persons, among others. The organizations recognizing Duke represent a diverse range of interests, from family-friendly and preventive health to the needs of IT professionals and academic researchers.

https://hr.duke.edu/careers/about-duke-durham/duke-recognized-best-employer

Inclusion and Diversity are at the very heart of innovation. We believe workplace success depends heavily on a vibrantly diverse and inclusive culture. Transformational thinking and creativity are fundamental traits needed to create and deploy world-changing technology that stems from a rich culture acquiescent to all differences. OIT fully embraces and promotes Duke's commitment to the principles of Diversity and Inclusion.


Requisition Number
401396796

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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Posted: 3/29/2018
Application Due: 4/24/2018
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