Supports Security Operations for the Ohio Technology Consortium (OH-TECH), in collaboration with the Chancellor of the Ohio Department of Higher Education (DHE), in accordance with university policies, goals, and objectives; reporting to the Systems Admin Manager. The Security Operations Engineer will work as part of a team responsible for operational cybersecurity across a consortium of technology organizations supporting research, education, and public services in Ohio.
As a Security Operations Engineer this position will be responsible for security incident response, vulnerability management (VMS), data loss prevention (DLP), log monitoring, digital forensics, penetration testing, network monitoring, log management, antimalware, and threat assessment. Other responsibilities may include management of virtual private networks, firewalls, backup/recovery systems, authentication and encryption.
Position is often required to be accessible via phone when not in the office and have Internet access to perform certain work duties from home; after hours and weekend work for maintenance may be required; other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in information technology, information security, cybersecurity, digital forensics, or other relevant field. 3-5 years demonstrated experience in cybersecurity or security operations roles. Extensive knowledge of computer security concepts, procedures, and best practices for security and security operations including incident response, threat management and log analysis. Excellent problem solving, analytical, and troubleshooting skills. Log aggregation technologies and vulnerability management experience. Demonstrated working knowledge of NIST Special Publication 800 series (e.g., NIST 800-53, NIST 800-63, and NIST 800-171), and other regulatory and legislative authorities including but not limited to HIPAA, FERPA, FISMA.
Experience with Spirion/Identify Finder, Splunk, Tenable/Nessus, Service Now, CIS Benchmarks, McAfee ePO; computer imaging and data recovery processes; automation and scripting; syslog; Linux & Windows systems administration; authentication (including multifactor) and encryption systems. CISSP, CRISC, CISA or other relevant security certification.
Target Salary: $80,000.00 - $90,000.00 Annually
Job Category: Information Technology (IT)
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The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
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