Serve as an Information Security Engineer. Conduct vulnerability scans and penetration testing on university assets. In collaboration with the Information Security Officer (ISO), build and maintain an intrusion detection system, monitor security logs, respond to potential threats, and perform internal reviews to evaluate the performance of the university’s security program. Support and maintain a security awareness program.
Knowledge of UNIX, LINUX, Windows, TCP/IP, DNS standards, network architectures, security principles, and hacking techniques. Knowledge of multi-platform environments and security considerations for each platform. Ability to organize, plan and coordinate activities designed to mitigate unauthorized activity; skills to resolve complex problems, and carry out follow-up procedures. An understanding of the security issues involved in maintaining and safeguarding institutional data. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Security certification such as CISSP or GIAC. Experience administering and monitoring Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) such as Splunk Enterprise Security. Experience creating process diagrams and technical documentation. Experience with system integration, system administration, and computer security. Knowledge of Identity and Access Management (IAM) and account management principles.
Radford University serves the Commonwealth of Virginia and the nation through a wide range of academic, cultural, human service and research programs. Radford University is committed to creating and supporting a highly productive, diverse and qualified workforce. As one of the largest employers in the region, Radford University seeks employees who support teaching, research and the public service mission of the university.