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The University of Michigan's Information Assurance team at Michigan Medicine (IA:MM) is seeking a candidate to fulfill the role of Product and Application Specialist. This role will join the Cybersecurity Operations Team within IA:MM and will report to the Cybersecurity Operations Manager. The team is responsible for security incident response services for servers, end user computers, and mobile devices within Michigan Medicine related to such areas as malware infections and network intrusions. Also, the team provides security consultation, as required, on a variety of subject areas and works with the appropriate data owners/stewards to safeguard sensitive data.
More specifically, this position will provide technical support for the security technology assets we depend upon such as vulnerability scanners and endpoint protection.
A successful candidate will be creative, adaptable, data driven, and proactive as a part of our team helping to protect Michigan Medicine.
Act as project lead for product enhancement initiatives
Coordinate upgrades, patches to security assets
Configure need functionality to meet business needs
Maintain required documentation
Work with the product service support team
Facilitate HITS Change Management process
Coordinate with the HITS enterprise hosting and infrastructure for server and hardware maintenance and upgrades
Mitigate vulnerabilities with business owners and vendor
Communicate service outages to end-users and support teams
Bachelor’s degree, preferable in a technology related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum of 5 years information technology experience
Minimum of 2 years of experience applying security related technologies, practices, or services
Minimum of 2 years of Windows Server or Linux Server administrative experience
Solid understanding of using and implementing scripting languages such as Python and Bash
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 experience with scripting languages, like Python and Bash
Comprehensive experience using REST APIs
Exposure to Ansible automation and associated GUI front end like Rundeck
Experience assessing the security architecture of proposed IT solutions
Detailed understanding of the assurance implications associated with cloud-based solutions
Experience securing virtualized environments
Extensive system administration background with Microsoft, Macintosh and *nix environments
Detailed understanding of security controls for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Networking platforms
Demonstrated success working across organizational boundaries
ITIL v3 Foundation Level certification
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.
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.
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