Provide Keck Medicine of USC operational, administrative and project support for the Information Security department whose purpose is to ensure the integrity of Information Systems Assets and to protect systems from unauthorized access or destruction. This role includes, but is not limited to: network security, systems security, IS policy, security solutions, incident response, monitoring, reporting, and general Information Technology concepts. Â Provide escalation support to senior engineers for most complex issues.
The Security Engineer II will perform technical analysis, installation, maintenance & modification of systems and software.Â Monitor, analyze and report on performance of systems. Participate in security solution implementations, incident response & remediation for identified incidents, particiapte in the development of policies, standards, procedures for the general operation of the InfoSec Team.
Responsibilities for this position include Implementing and monitoring security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks and organizational data; designing cyberÂ security processes including but not limited to Incident Response, Eradication, etc. Carry out security measures to protect an organizationâs computer networks and systems: Detect, Respond, Mitigate, Report, Recover, Remediate, Lesson Learned. Identify and define system security requirements. Responsibilities will continually expand as the number and type of cyberattacks increase and change.
Minimum Education:Required Education/Experience:An Associateâs degree in Computer Science or a related field.Or the equivalent combination of experience and education that would demonstrate the capability to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.Preferred:PCI, HIPAA, NIST experience preferredOne (or more) of the following security certifications: ISC2 certificates, GIAC certificates, CISM/A, CEH, etc. Â Security control concepts: physical, logical, administrative.Minimum Experience/Knowledge:Five (5) yearsâ experience in Information SecurityHealthcare experience a plusKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Proven work experience as a system security engineer orÂ information security engineerExperience in working with and maintaining security systemsDetailed technical knowledge of operating system securityHands on experience in security systems including: intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, log management, content filtering, etc.Experience with network security and networking technologiesExperience with security systems and toolsUnderstanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and protocolsPerforms/follows all procedures to ensure the safety of Information Systems assets and to protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction.Ability to develop and implement IT security standards and procedures.Knowledge and understanding of IT industry trends and emerging technologies and an ability to relate them to the organization and its objectives.Knowledge of information security industry and regulatory obligations (PCI DSS, SOX, HIPAA, NIST Framework 800 series, etc.)Problem solving skills and ability to work under pressureGood communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skillsAble to solve a range of problems in stressful situationsAble to analyze possible solutions and assess each using standard proceduresAble to effectively explain information and influence others in straightforward situationsAble to make appropriate decisions within guidelines and policiesAble to effectively prioritize own work to meet changing deadlinesProvide after-hours and weekend on-call support for service-related issues.Required License/Certification:N/A
Internal Number: REQ20092839
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.