IT Security Analyst

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position TitleIT Security AnalystExternal Link to Posting Security - 55300Vacancy NumberE343Position Number6261Location of WorkplaceMain UNCW CampusBrief Summary of Work for this Position

The IT Security Analyst is a hands on operational security position that requires technical understanding of logical events across the campus as well as an understanding of security risks.

This position monitors and investigates events through complex systems and participates in providing 24×7 security services as necessary.

Generates operational reports for actionable findings, follows incident response flow chart to determine level of responsibility through forensically sound investigation practices and providing written technical reports to the response team to inform on progress and findings or if action from other area is appropriate.

Assist Information Security Specialists in public records request and E -Discovery, assists Information Security Specialists in the remediation of system threats. Assists Information Security Specialists in conducting Information Security assessments and engagements, presents IT Security Awareness training and engages campus to foster a culture of security.

Monitors security communication channels to align our security monitoring and alerting in order to reduce risk and vulnerabilities for the university.

Detailed Job DescriptionMinimum Requirements

Minimum of a four-year degree in Information Systems or related field.

Two years experience working in an IT related field.

List the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the essential functions of the position

• Proven technical experience in solving complex security issues involving IT environments

• Demonstrable knowledge of general network, server administration, and security topics

• Ability to identify common vulnerabilities and related attack vectors, and risks

• Knowledge of general incident response principles, security assessment processes, and metrics collection and reporting

• Ability to interpret and apply IT security policies and procedures

• Ability to maintain successful working relationships within a team environment

• Excellent organizational, interpersonal, time management, project management, written and oral communications skills, including strong presentation skills

Preferred formal education, professional skills and work experience

•Security+ce equivalent or greater level appropriate certification

•Work experience with the following or similar technologies: SIEM, IPS / IDS, EDR, Linux, Encryption and cryptography, vulnerability and penetration testing

Primary purpose of the division, department, and/or grant

The mission of ITS is to manage the technology and information systems environment of the University.

Information Technology Services is an innovative organization committed to providing a technologically progressive environment for students, faculty and staff. We are dedicated to lead, to collaborate and to support with cost effective services that promote the mission of our university.

College/School InformationUniversity Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. The university is committed to nurturing a campus culture that reflects its values of diversity and globalization, ethics and integrity, and excellence and innovation. A public institution with nearly 17,000 students, the university is focused on supporting and enhancing the student-centered learning experience that has been a hallmark since its founding in 1947. UNCW offers an array of programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is one of the 17 institutions that make up the UNC System.

EEO Statement

The University of North Carolina at Wilmington is committed to and will provide equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs.

Applicant InstructionsMonths Per Year12 MonthsPosition TypePermanentAnticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited PositionsJob Posting Date05/09/2019Priority Consideration Date06/10/2019Priority Consideration Information

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Address application documents toBrian Johnson, Committee ChairApplicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
    Posting Specific Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Please describe your experience and knowledge of general network, server administration, and security topics.

      (Open Ended Question)

    2. * How did you learn of this opportunity with UNC Wilmington?
      • UNCW LinkedIn Page
      • UNCW Facebook Page
      • UNCW Twitter Account
      • UNCW Website
      • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
      • Direct Contact from UNCW HR Representative / Recruiter
      • UNCW Employee Referral
      • Craigslist
      • Other Social Media Tools
      • Chronicle of Higher Education
      • Other




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    Posted: 5/23/2019
    Application Due: 8/29/2019
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