This position operates under minimal supervision. Serves as lead security engineer supporting the security consulting, information gathering, analysis, sharing, incident response, system design, and information product development activities of the IU-hosted, multi-institution, security operations center (OmniSOC). Assists the staff and management of member institutions in examining their environments for system and information security exposures. Provides very high level technical and practical expertise / consulting, particularly in detecting, analyzing, and responding to network-based threats. Gains, maintains, and applies a significant depth of knowledge in many widely varied technology areas including computing, data and voice networking, and complex security systems and software.
Bachelor's degree and four years of advanced systems analysis / programming / systems administration experience, including two years of experience in development, administration, and maintenance of security systems and software.
Combinations of education and related experience may be considered.
Demonstrated knowledge of the IP protocol suite, specifically relating to TCP and UDP protocol behavior and interdependencies with the applications suite (DNS, SMTP, HTTP). Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of operating systems and the utilities used in system administration, system and kernel customization, security analysis, system logging, and security incident diagnosis. Demonstrated ability to program in C, Perl, Python, or other widely used, general purpose language. Demonstrated ability to apply security tools in small- and large-scale vulnerability assessments (vulnerability scanners, password cracking tools). Demonstrated ability to clearly and effectively document the areas of primary responsibility. Excellent communication skills, presentation skills, and interpersonal skills.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field. Two years of computer incident response and investigation experience. Experience in a university-based technology environment. Demonstrated knowledge of Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) systems and the utilities used in system administration, system and kernel customization, security analysis tools, system logging, and security incident diagnosis. Practical experience with one or more relational database packages.
Bloomington, Indiana or Indianapolis, Indiana
Salary Plan: PAE
Salary Grade: 3IT
Job Function: Information Technology
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