University Technology Services, the central IT organization of Oakland University, is seeking a Cybersecurity Engineer for a security generalist position. We are looking for a skilled enthusiast interested in joining our security team, reporting to the Information Security Officer.
Your work will include providing detailed technical analyses of security systems and architecture enhancements, performing upgrades, responding to issues and events, and implementing new solutions. Responsibilities include managing firewalls, Intrusion Detection / Prevention systems (IDS/IPS), Security Information Event Management (SIEM), and the security aspects of Identity Management.
Projects are enterprise-wide and supportive of both academic and administrative operational organizations.
The best things about this position are: 1) The teamwork; you are a member of a talented team. 2) The ability to learn and grow professionally. We provide many opportunities to continue to advance your knowledge and professional skills. 3) Your work matters to the students, faculty, and employees at the University. 4) The University offers an attractive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, flexible work schedules, paid vacation, wellness programs, friendly campus events, and generous retirement contributions.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Information Security, Computer Science, Network Communications, or closely related field, or an equivalent combination of education, certification and/or experience.
Certification: Certifications such as CCNA, operating systems (OS), or security focused.
Experience: Three years experience in a production security, Cisco network, or general IT environment.
Knowledge of: *Best practices for network and information security. *Vulnerability assessment, forensics, and network security audits. *Data, voice, video, and specialty protocols, networks, and systems. *Change implementation, installation, and operation of network security systems. *Network security systems, such as firewalls and intrusion detection systems. *Network operational management and security considerations, including tools such as SNMP, Syslog, Splunk, and network monitoring systems. *Command line and scripting skills, such as Linux, Windows, Splunk, and security appliances.
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and analytical skills. Ability to work independently as a contributing team member and routinely update director on results. Ability to contribute to group projects and work collaboratively as a member of a strong technical team. Ability to travel once or twice a year for education, professional development, or conferences. Ability to perform light lifting as appropriate for equipment installations and maintenance. Flexibility in work schedule; willingness to occasionally adjust work hours on Wednesdays between midnight and 8 A.M. for the maintenance window. No weekends except in emergencies; no on-call rotation. Must live in the area; this is not a remote work position. Writing sample should include a document you have created for anything related to this line of work.
Security+, GIAC Security essentials, CISSP or similar security certification. Masters degree with security emphasis. Some experience with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, and other compliance standards as applicable to network and systems security implementations.
Internal Number: 16067
About Oakland University
As a state-supported institution of higher education, Oakland University has a three-fold mission. It offers instructional programs of high quality that lead to degrees at the baccalaureate, master?s and doctoral levels, as well as programs in continuing education; it advances knowledge and promotes the arts through research, scholarship, and creative activity; and it renders significant public service. In all its activities, the university strives to exemplify educational leadership in a diverse and inclusive environment.