Security Analyst III

Job description

Job location: San Antonio TAMUSA

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-04-12
Req: R-036899
Job Title

Security Analyst III


Texas A&M University - San Antonio


Information Technology

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

San Antonio, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

The Security Analyst III, under general direction, serves as technical lead for information technology (IT) security analysis projects or services. Provides technical oversight for the application of and compliance with technical standards. Completes reports and summaries for management and users including project status reports, problem reports, and progress summaries.


  • Develops and manages data, system, and network security architecture.

  • Coordinates enforcement and audits of security policies and procedures such as access, breach escalation, use of firewalls, and encryption routines.

  • Coordinates the administration and monitoring of data security profiles on all platforms and audits reviews of security violation reports and investigations of security exceptions. Coordinates investigations of possible security violations and ensures completion of investigation reports.

  • Coordinates the development of risk analysis scenarios and response procedures.

  • Coordinates and monitors the updates, maintenance, and documentation of security controls. Coordinates and monitors direct support to clients and internal IT groups for security related issues

  • Oversees and coordinates advice given to technical staff, policy administrators, and clients on the integrity of security procedures, systems, and policies in the design of systems and facilities

  • Oversees processes used to document and log information security incidents, responses, plans, methods, and procedures. Monitors and audits security documentation and logs.

  • Creates, evaluates, and approves plans for the implementation of new technology deployments and system integration testing.

  • Coordinates the evaluation of security products, services, and procedures to enhance productivity and effectiveness. Makes recommendations based on the evaluation of new technologies.

This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.

Required Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Five years of related experience.

  • Active certification from the listed governing bodies: Microsoft, Cisco, Comptia, ISACA, ISC2, EC-Council, SANS

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: (Required)

  • Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications. Knowledge of IT architecture, project management, negotiation skills, basic vendor relations, advanced client relation skills, proposal writing, business acumen, persuasive communication, adaptability to change, team leadership skills, and quality assurance methodologies.

  • Experience with basic information security tools e.g. Wireshark, nmap

  • Intermediate understanding/experience with Microsoft environment: Windows, Active Directory, Office365, ATP

  • Understanding of at least one information security framework e.g. NIST, COBIT

  • Solid understanding of and experience with IP networking including switching, routing, wireless, DHCP, DNS, firewalls, IDS/IPS

  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.

Preferred KSAs:

  • Vulnerability scanning program e.g. Nessus

  • Centralized desktop security management program e.g. Kaspersky, Sophos, etc.

  • Email filtering programs e.g. Proofpoint, Microsoft SIEM, e.g. Splunk


Licensing/Professional Certification - CISSP, CISM or equivalent


Please make sure to provide the following documents:

1) Application

2) Cover Letter to include two professional references

3) Resume

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Make sure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application. If you have issues with adding documents with your application, please contact HR at 210-784-2058.

Once your application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made.

Summary of Employee Benefits

In compliance with ADA, if accommodations are needed for the application process, please contact HR at (210) 784-2058.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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Job No:
Posted: 4/13/2021
Application Due: 7/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time