Information Security Vulnerability Analyst
Search #: 495212
Work type: Full-time
Location: Storrs Campus
Categories: Information Technology
The Information Security Vulnerability Analyst is responsible for investigating a diverse range of technical issues across multiple platforms, working with a wide range of clients who have minimal to a broad range of technical skills. The Analyst works among a team of skilled technicians to address problems within a complex network environment and develops solutions that fit into that environment.
The Vulnerability Analyst is responsible for processes and procedures to ensure the continuous improvement to monitoring, detection and mitigation capabilities specifically around software and system vulnerabilities. The Analyst plans, organizes and establishes priorities related to an assignment; works independently with minimal outside support; and handles sensitive information in a confidential manner.
The University of Connecticut has been named the top public university in New England for over a decade and is ranked among the top public universities in the nation. The University of Connecticut is also a Carnegie Foundation Research University, a prestigious honor shared by only the nation's top higher education institutions.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Duties performed at Information Security Analyst 1 include:
Additional duties performed at Information Security Analyst 2 include:
- Develops security metrics to proactively monitor cyber threats and provide trend data
- Identify security gaps, perform risk assessments, and recommend solutions to ensure best practices and security measures are being met
- Plan, implement, upgrade and monitor security measures for the protection of data and information systems ensuring appropriate security controls are in place
- Document event analysis and write comprehensive reports of incident investigations
- Perform risk analysis (threat, vulnerability and probability of occurrence) whenever a system undergoes a major change
Additional minimum qualifications to be considered for the rank of Information Security Analyst 2
- Bachelor’s degree and two years of related experience; or six years of related experience
- Knowledge of network security architecture concepts including topology, protocols, components, and principles
- Experience in security analysis policies, procedures and standards
- Experience with network hardware and protocols
- Knowledge of penetration testing principles, tools, and techniques
- Experience with automation using vendor API’s
- Experience with SIEM packages such as Splunk
- Knowledge of PCI, HIPAA and NIST Cybersecurity Framework
- CISSP, CISM, or related information security certification
Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.
This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:55 p.m. Eastern time on May 14, 2021.
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.
Advertised: Apr 30 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: May 14 2021 Eastern Daylight Time