You will work independently to perform advanced analysis of complicated and disparate technical and data architectures by applying highly specialized training and experiences to identify and rectify technical and information security vulnerabilities. You will provide technical leadership on matters of security, systems administration, and emerging threats while making educated independent judgments as to risk versus benefit and cost of protections. You will lead and participate in university technology projects, applying expertise and providing tactical and strategic input that could have a direct impact on important technology decisions made at the highest levels of the university. This role includes incident response duties such as participating in or leading computer emergency response teams, threat hunting, and exercising limited unilateral authority to remove high-risk technology components from service. In order to provide a very high level of technical security and practical expertise/consulting, you will have the opportunity to gain and maintain a significant depth of knowledge in many dynamic technology areas. You may stand in for the University Information Security Officer as assigned, liaise with top technical staff in units throughout the university, and communicate about threats with technical staff at IU and your peers throughout higher ed.
REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and six years of advanced systems analysis, programming, and/or system administration experience, to include two years of experience in development, administration, and maintenance of security systems and software.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Extensive working knowledge of the IP protocol suite, specifically relating to TCP and UDP protocol behavior and interdependencies with the applications suite (DNS, SMTP, HTTP, SSL/SSH, etc.). A demonstrated knowledge of packet capture tools (tcpdump/Wireshark), NetFlow, firewalls, and router ACLs. Extensive working knowledge of operating systems and the utilities used in system administration, system and kernel customization, security analysis tools, system logging, and security incident diagnosis. A demonstrated ability to program in C, Perl, Python, or other widely-used, general purpose language. Practical experience with one or more relational database packages. A demonstrated ability to apply security tools in small- and large-scale vulnerability assessments (vulnerability scanners, password cracking tools, etc.). A demonstrated ability to clearly and effectively document the areas of primary responsibility. Demonstration of excellent communication skills, presentation skills, and interpersonal skills. Extensive experience in Internet information and application delivery.
Experience in a university-based technology environment. A demonstrated knowledge of intrusion detection and prevention systems. Experience in one of the common cloud environments (AWS, Azure, GCP).
Salary Plan: PAE
Salary Grade: 4IT
Department: VICE PRES INFORMATION TECHNLGY (UA-VPIT-IUBLA)
Internal Number: 72238
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.