Senior Technical Programmer (Information Security)

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Posting NumberSF00734Job TitleSenior Technical Programmer (Information Security)Position Number108418FTE1.00FLSAExemptPosition TypeProfessional StaffUnionPTAA - Professional/Tech/Admin AssocPay Grade Level14Pay Grade Range$66,518 - $89,806Status Calendar Year, Full-time, Permanent Department Information

DepartmentInfo Tech ServicesContact(s)

Gail Henriques
Faculty/Non-Classified Professional Staff Recruitment
Office of Human Resources
University of Rhode Island

Please note: Job applications must be submitted directly online only at: (https://jobs.uri.edu)

Contact Phone/ExtensionContact EmailPhysical DemandsCampus LocationKingstonGrant FundedNoExtension Contingency NotesJob Description SummaryDuties and Responsibilities

APPLICATION DEADLINE: The search will be open until filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by February 8, 2019. Second consideration may be given to applications received by March 8, 2019. Applications received subsequent to second consideration date (March 8, 2019) may not be given full consideration.
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BASIC FUNCTION:

Responsible for the security of information technology systems and initiatives, the analysis of security needs, and for identifying opportunities for integrated security solutions throughout the University. Provide authoritative security assistance to customers. Report to the Associate Director of Information Security, and work with both ITS and non-ITS departments to coordinate security efforts and resources in order to maximize the security of IT and IS systems throughout the University’s campuses.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Proactively monitor networks and systems for potential threats and provide
incident response.

Serve on ad-hoc computer advisory committees and projects.

Maintain a high security knowledge level on the latest threats and on state-of-
the-art technology.

Provide administration of security infrastructure, including IDS/IPS, firewalls,
VPN, authentication servers, Linux/Windows Servers.

Assist Associate Director of Information Security in security needs for
the university networking environment.

Provide knowledge base of technical security consultation to customers.

Work with groups to solve technical problems and develop appropriate solutions.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Perform all duties on a distributed basis as prioritized by the ITS Associate Director of Information Security.

Perform duties and responsibilities with minimal supervision.

Coordinate and work with various university department heads to develop proper
security administration and make best practice recommendations based on the
working environment.

LICENSES, TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT:
UNIX System hardware & software, Networks, Printers, Desktop/Laptop computer systems.

Required Qualifications

REQUIRED:

1. Bachelor’s degree.

2. Demonstrated experience with security technology including: Firewall technology

3. Demonstrated experience with security technology including: Intrusion Detection Systems.

4. Demonstrated experience with security technology including: Intrusion Prevention Systems.

5. Demonstrated experience handling VPN with 2 factor authentication.

6. Demonstrated experience handling Vulnerability Assessments.

7. Demonstrated experience with Network Access Control Solutions.

8. Demonstrated experience with Wireless Security.

9. Demonstrated experience with Anti-Virus.

10. Demonstrated familiarity with TCP/IP
networking and protocols.

11. Minimum of four years of Information Security experience.

12. Minimum three years of Linux server security administration experience.

13. Demonstrated technical background and experience supporting technical security solutions.

14. Demonstrated ability to address security needs in a distributed environment.

15. Demonstrated strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills.

16. Demonstrated proficiency with written communication skills.

17. Demonstrated ability to communicate technical information to non- technical people.

18. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations.

Preferred Qualifications

PREFERRED:

1. Bachelor’s degree in a related technical field); CISSP, GIAC-GSEC, GIAC-GCIA, Security+, or equivalent certification.

2. Demonstrated experience with Palo Alto and Cisco Firewalls and Iptables.

3. Demonstrated experience with Cisco Series of Switches and Linux Operating Systems.

4. Demonstrated familiarity with Identity Finder or equivalent Data Loss Prevention
solutions.

5. Demonstrated experience with Managed Security Service Providers, Snort/Suricata.

6. Demonstrated experience in supporting a university security infrastructure.

7. Demonstrated experience with security auditing, penetration testing and hardening networks and systems.

8. Demonstrated experience automating
tasks using a scripting language such as Python, Ruby, Perl, PHP, etc.

9. Demonstrated experience with Information Security Frameworks and auditing.

10. Demonstrated experience in making cost effective security recommendations.

ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.

Environmental ConditionsPosting Date01/22/2019Closing DateSpecial Instructions to Applicants

Please attach the following 2 (PDF) documents to your online Employment Application:

(#1) Cover letter.

(#2) Resume, which should include the names and contact information of three professional references (as one complete PDF document).Quicklink for Postinghttp://jobs.uri.edu/postings/4620Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Do you have a Bachelor’s degree?
      • Yes
      • No
    2. * Do you have demonstrated experience with security technology including: Firewall technology?
      • Yes
      • No
    3. * Do you have demonstrated experience with security technology including: Intrusion Detection Systems?
      • Yes
      • No
    4. * Do you have demonstrated experience with security technology including: Intrusion Prevention Systems?
      • Yes
      • No
    5. * Do you have demonstrated experience handling VPN with 2 factor authentication?
      • Yes
      • No
    6. * Do you have demonstrated experience handling Vulnerability Assessments?
      • Yes
      • No
    7. * Do you have demonstrated experience with Network Access Control Solutions?
      • Yes
      • No
    8. * Do you have demonstrated experience with Wireless Security?
      • Yes
      • No
    9. * Do you have demonstrated experience with Anti-Virus?
      • Yes
      • No
    10. * Do you have demonstrated familiarity with TCP/IP networking and protocols?
      • Yes
      • No
    11. * Do you have a minimum of four years of Information Security experience?
      • Yes
      • No
    12. * Do you have a minimum three years of Linux server security administration experience?
      • Yes
      • No
    13. * Do you have demonstrated technical background and experience supporting technical security solutions?
      • Yes
      • No
    14. * Do you have demonstrated ability to address security needs in a distributed environment?
      • Yes
      • No
    15. * Do you have demonstrated strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills?
      • Yes
      • No
    16. * Do you have demonstrated proficiency with written communication skills?
      • Yes
      • No
    17. * Do you have demonstrated ability to communicate technical information to non- technical people?
      • Yes
      • No
    18. * Do you have demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations?
      • Yes
      • No
    19. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
      • Public Job Posting
      • Internal Job Posting
      • Agency Referral
      • Advertisement/Publication
      • Personal Referral
      • Website
      • Other

     

     

     

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