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Senior Systems Engineer II (Senior Executive)

Campus IT Services

Job Description

The security engineer plays a vital role in keeping the University's proprietary and sensitive information secure. He/she is responsible for the security of the University's digital assets as well as protect it from unauthorized access. This includes securing both cloud-hosted and on-premise infrastructures, filtering out suspicious activities and mitigating risks before breaches occur.

•         Configure and support network equipment and security appliances (firewalls, antivirus, and IDS/IPS)
•         Monitor the University's networks for security breaches and investigate a violation when one occurs
•         Administer the Security Information & Event Management (SIEM) system
•         Conduct security assessments through vulnerability testing and risk analysis
•         Identify/Troubleshoot fault and performance issues during an outage
•         Perform internal security audits and tests
•         Assist in the development of security standards and best practices for the University
•         Prepare reports which include assessment findings, outcomes and logs review
•         Assist the Manager/Director in all other assigned duties
•         Assist in the general administrative function of the department
•         Participate in university-wide events

Job Requirements

  • Degree in Computer Science, IT or equivalent (preferably cybersecurity related)
  • Security certifications such as CISSP or equivalent will be an advantage
  • At least 3 years experience in security-related administration, planning, implementation or operation
  • Experience managing security appliances in an enterprise environment that include: firewall, IDS/IPS, assessment and scanning tools
  • Experience in managing SIEM systems (logging from various platforms)
  • Strong understanding of networking technologies (routers, switches, TCP/IP)
  • Experience with different platform technologies (Windows, Linux)
  • Experience with security technologies (IDS, IPS, FW, AV, Proxies, DLP, PKI, TLS, SSL, VPN)
  • Able to take challenges, work independently or as a team, and be self-driven to learn new technologies
  • Demonstrates flexibility in responding to unexpected demands

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