Under general supervision, evaluates and manages systems security across the enterprise. Provides direct support to the business and IT staff for security related issues. Areas of concentration include system, network, and account management, authorization and access auditing, network and application vulnerability detection and management, malware incident management, network access control, and intrusion detection and prevention.
Assists with account, system, and network incident investigations, determining the cause of the security incident and preserving evidence for potential legal action. Reviews security violation reports and investigates possible security exceptions. Assists with escalation of security events. Enforces security policies and procedures by administering and monitoring security devices and services, reviews security violation reports, and investigates possible security exceptions. Updates, maintains, and documents security controls. Works with vendors and various staff members to ensure compliance with security policies & procedures. Deploy, manage, maintain and integrate security systems and their corresponding or associated software, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, network access control, and endpoint management. Develops and modifies incident playbooks for Operational Security staff and other personnel. Maintains current technical knowledge and skills necessary to support the defined system architecture model. Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in cyber security, computer science, information systems or a related field. Five to seven (5-7) years of work experience with network and/or system security operations. Five plus (5+) years of work experience with NAC solutions such as Fortinet or Forescout. Information security related certifications.
Experience with SIEM tools like ArcSight, QRadar, Splunk, etc. Certified as a Fortinet Network Security Analyst (NSE5) or Forescout Advanced Administrator (FSAA). Additional certifications including CCNP-Security, CISSP-Associate, or other DoD Approved 8570 Level III Baseline Certifications. Knowledge, Skills and Ability: Ability to think intuitively and analytically to break down and resolve problems. Ability to read, understand, and follow high-level policies and guidelines and apply those guidelines to daily responsibilities. Ability to work proactively and independently. Ability to exercise good judgment and make sound decisions. Ability to pay close attention to detail and work under pressure. Ability to analyze system components and support options. The ability to be a forward, creative, positive, and flexible thinker. Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with the IT organization, project and application A1:B5development teams, management and business personnel. Experience with information risk concepts and principles as a means of relating business needs to security controls. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: No
Internal Number: 14263
About University of Texas at Arlington
With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.