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The Information and Technology Services (ITS) organization at the University of Michigan has an exciting opportunity for a Data Security Analyst Intermediate. As part of a growing, high performance team with expanding responsibilities, you will have the opportunity to work in a very collaborative and dynamic environment to assess and improve the security posture of the University’s most sensitive and critical assets and provide security services for university systems.
WHO WE ARE
ITS supports U-M faculty, researchers, staff, and students in their use of technology to teach, learn, research, and work, and be leaders in their fields. We are dedicated to creating cohesive digital experiences and enabling university wide innovations by:
Elevating the customer experience by providing proactive, laser focused customer service
Providing appropriate IT security and privacy in an open university society, while enabling innovation
Supporting data-informed decision making
Delivering intuitive research computing solutions
Building a world-class, transformational network and reliable administrative systems
In addition, we value those that proactively solve challenges, work with a sense of urgency, and seek a collaborative and inclusive work environment.
ITS’s mission is to be trusted enablers of technology for the U-M community. ITS works together to provide cohesive digital experiences and seamless support to the U-M community. To learn more, visit:https://its.umich.edu.
EDUCATION & TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Information Assurance or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Minimum of 2 years information technology experience
Minimum of 2 years of experience applying security related technologies, practices, or services
System administration background with Microsoft, Macintosh or *nix environments
Solid understanding of fundamental Operating System and TCP/IP Networking concepts
Solid understanding of fundamental information security concepts including: Authentication, Authorization, Audit, Encryption, Firewalls
Solid understanding of fundamental security related practices including: Risk Management, Incident Response, Vulnerability Management, Penetration Testing, IDS/IPS, System and Application Hardening, Identity and Access Management, Security Information and Event Management, Firewall management, IDS/IPS
Extensive exposure to, experience with, responsibility for, and deep understanding of at least two of the security related technologies or practices listed in the previous two bullets
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated success completing tasks within established deadlines
Extensive exposure to, experience with, responsibility for, and deep understanding of at least four of the security related concepts or practices listed above
Experience performing information security risk assessments using an interview-based approach
Experience assessing the security architecture of proposed IT solutions
Experience performing web application security assessments
Experience with software security assessment (e.g. threat modeling and code review)
Detailed understanding of security controls for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Networking platforms
Detailed understanding of the assurance implications associated with cloud-based solutions
Solid understanding of mobile device security issues, strategies, and controls
Experience securing virtualized environments
Extensive system administration background with Microsoft, Macintosh and *nix environments
Detailed understanding of the assurance implications of various regulatory and compliance requirements including PCI and HIPAA
Demonstrated success working across organizational boundaries
Advancing the Mission
Demonstrates knowledge of the primary mission of the University and Health Systems.
Accomplishes tasks through the formal and informal structures and hierarchies in the University.
Demonstrates complex understanding of the multiple constituency groups with ability to describe expectations and purpose and issues of the constituency groups primarily served.
Building Relationship / Interpersonal Skills
Respects diversity; demonstrates respect for the opinion of others; values each person's contribution to the team.
Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive and cooperative relationships, inside and outside of work group, interacting in a friendly, open, honest, and accepting manner.
Maintains agreed upon levels of confidentiality.
Demonstrated ability to use formal/informal networks to accomplish tasks and objectives, developing and maintaining smooth, cooperative working relationships.
Demonstrated ability to address and manage conflict and offer constructive criticism and feedback in a positive manner.
Creative Problem Solving / Strategic Thinking
Demonstrated ability to provide necessary attention to solve different level problems, often multitasking to solve moderate level problems.
Defines problems, analyzes causes, identifies possible solutions, selects the best solution, and develops action plans. Generates new ideas and goes beyond the status quo.
Demonstrated ability to use creative thinking to improve processes and solve complex problems.
Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly, correctly, knowledgeably, and effectively both verbally and in writing.
Uses appropriate methods of communication (face-to-face, etc.) to achieve desired results.
Demonstrated ability to communicate about complex topics effectively to groups, using visual aids as needed, varying style to fit the audience, and actively communicating with those with differing opinions and differing levels of understanding.
Development of Self and Others
Demonstrated initiative in participating in growth opportunities for continuous development and improvement.
Demonstrated ability to apply new skills/knowledge to the job and provide training and mentoring opportunities to others.
Challenges self and others to critically evaluate strengths and weaknesses.
Flexibility / Adaptability to Change
Understanding and accepting the need for change, cooperating in implementation, and constructively voicing concerns and proposing alternatives.
Demonstrated ability to plan, implement, and communicate effective change approaches within established and changing deadlines.
Leadership / Achievement Orientation
Demonstrated behavior aligned with the values and ethics of the organization and profession.
Demonstrated initiative in setting and measuring performance against goals and evaluating results.
Demonstrated ability to work independently.
Demonstrated ability to understand what is expected to do the job well, function effectively in a team, reprioritize work, remain calm and deliberate, achieve deadlines or milestones, accept accountability for mistakes, and take corrective action.
Demonstrated ability to develop specific action plans, exercise positive influence, and respond quickly and effectively in a crisis.
Demonstrated ability to assume a broad range of responsibility.
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with internal and external customers in a manner that consistently meets the organization’s expectations for exemplary customer service.
Demonstrated unwavering focus on aligning all activities to produce maximum value for the customer.
Demonstrated focus on fulfilling expectations by seeking insight into customer needs and developing solutions that provide value for the customer.
Demonstrated stewardship in understanding and helping others to understand the impact of those recommendations to both short-term and long-term needs of the organization.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
Punctual, regular, and consistent attendance is required
Average mobility to move around an office environment
Able to conduct normal amount of work at a computer
May require to travel to various locations on and off campus
Requires on-call availability and rotation outside of normal working hours
Requires working during non-business hours and on weekends
May require to maintain own high-speed residential connectivity service
Responsible for protecting data and information from unauthorized release or from loss, alteration, or unauthorized deletion; and, following applicable regulations and instructions regarding access to computerized files, release of data, etc. as stated in a computer access agreement which the incumbent signs.
The statements included in this description are intended to reflect the general nature and level of work assigned to this classification and should not be interpreted as all-inclusive.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 194252
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