Sr. Cyber Security Analyst IT Systems and Storage

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Sr. Cyber Security Analyst IT Systems and Storage
St. Edward's University

The Sr Cyber Security Analyst plays a central role in the identification and management of cyber risk for the University. By working with technical and nontechnical stakeholders, this individual analyzes and reports on risks to the University's information and technology operations while making recommendations for improvement.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Performs regular analysis and reporting on emerging threats, the University posture with respect to vulnerability, incident detection and response
  • Provides oversite of the information security plan and coordination across functional areas within the University where information and operations are maintained.
  • Ensures compliance of information security plan with respect to common higher education regulatory requirements.
  • Coordinates periodic testing of the OIT disaster recovery plan.
  • Maintains and operates a variety of security tools including oversight of automation for real time incident alerts.
  • Provides documentation, deployment, review and maintenance of information security policies, standards, guidelines and procedures.
  • Provides technical consulting to other groups within the University on security requirements including initial risk assessment and requirements.
  • Provides reports and other information related to information security issues as requested by management and human resources.
  • Recommends best practices to ensure system security across the enterprise including end-point systems, servers, network and general information handling.
  • Serves as a catalyst for measuring risk associated with all new cyber assets acquired by the University
  • May occasionally perform confidential investigations in response to events in conjunction with campus physical security and human resources.
  • Combines subject matter expertise and continuous professional development to make recommendations for the improvement of the cyber security program.
  • Can work independently with minimal guidance, but works well within a team while capable of influencing outside stakeholders
  • Acts as a mentor for colleagues with less experience in cyber security.
  • Serving as a member of the campus community this individual will occasionally lead open and targeted training sessions to faculty, staff and students.
  • Other duties as assigned

    Required Qualifications:
  • Five years prior cyber security experience and a degree in information technology, computer science or experience in relevant field.
  • Successful candidate must complete an employment and/or criminal background check.

    Preferred Qualification:
  • Experience in an educational environment
  • Experience working with the NIST cyber security framework
  • CISSP Certification, SSCP, GSEC or other security industry certification

    About St. Edward's University
    Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at

    How to Apply
    Interested applicants should submit an online application at
    Please include resume, cover letter, and three employment references.

    St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage women and minorities to apply to our vacancies and hire only U.S. Citizens and documented workers. We do not offer sponsorship at this time.

    Reference #: J18034
    Posted: 4/17/2018





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    Job No:
    Posted: 5/17/2018
    Application Due: 5/17/2030
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