Information Security Operations Sr.

Job description

Job Title: Information Security Operations Sr.
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 223141
Job Summary

Participate as a member of the Cyber Security Operations Team and help to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of Institute assets and intellectual property. This position will interact on a consistent basis with: department management and staff at academic and administration/business levels. This position typically will advise and counsel: department staff. This position will supervise: N/A.


Job Duty 1 -
Identify Information security threats and vulnerabilities and recommend measures required to mitigate them.

Job Duty 2 -
Effectively communicate with department management and staff regarding the status of ongoing security incidents and overall information security risk.

Job Duty 3 -
Participate as a member of the Security Incident Response Team to respond to, and report on, security incidents according to documented procedures and guidelines.

Job Duty 4 -
Perform digital forensics in support of security incident response.

Job Duty 5 -
Support system administrators to achieve effective vulnerability and patch management.

Job Duty 6 -
Assist Cyber Security Engineering team to ensure operational effectiveness of endpoint, network, email, vulnerability, and security incident management tools.

Job Duty 7 -
Help to develop and implement information security policies, procedures, standards and guidelines consistent with security needs and institutional business objectives.

Job Duty 8 -
Engage in the continuous improvement of security operations tools, techniques, and procedures.

Job Duty 9 -
Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related discipline, or equivalent combination of education and work experience

Required Experience
Three to four years of job related experience

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications
Application of required skills in a higher education environment

Preferred Certifications

Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) or equivalent certification

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

This job requires demonstrated initiative in the application of information security concepts, principles, and practices. The ability to effectively communicate with technical and non-technical audiences is required. This position requires knowledge of: technical security solutions (firewall, intrusion prevention, vulnerability management, etc.); networking, network analysis, and network/security applications; common Internet protocols and applications. This position must: be able to prioritize tasks and manage time effectively; have a strong attention to detail; have excellent interpersonal skills and a professional demeanor; have excellent verbal and written communication skills; have excellent customer service skills; be proficient in office applications; be able to obtain a security clearance.




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Posted: 1/13/2021
Application Due: 2/28/2021
Work Type: Full Time