F&A ITS - Information Security
About the Department
IT Services collaborates with campus partners to support the mission of the University of Chicago through the consistent delivery of high-quality solutions and services.
This position is responsible for providing incident response, information security assessment, monitoring, and system administration under the general direction of the Information Security Officer and the Lead Information Security Engineer.
- Executes IT security network monitoring and incident response procedures.
- Leads or participates in IT security projects.
- Administers IT security systems, including updates, backups, and upgrades.
- Consults, advises, and provides security assessment services to application development or acquisition projects to assess security requirements and controls and to ensure that security controls are implemented as planned.
- Researches security issues and contributes to IT Security communications, web pages, blogs, and awareness materials.
- Documents internal processes; writes security standards and guidelines.
- Uses a deep understanding of IT expertise to develop and implement security and compliance policies, guidelines, and safe practices for university-wide computing and networking systems.
- Guides communications with users to understand their security needs and supports the implementation of procedures to accommodate them. Ensures that user community understands and adheres to necessary procedures to maintain security.
- Performs other related work as needed.
Minimum requirements include a college or university degree in related field.---
Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 5-7 years of work experience in a related job discipline.---
- Bachelor's degree in information technology
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
- Minimum five years of professional experience in information technology.
- Administering Linux/Unix systems.
- Administering Windows systems.
- Programming or scripting languages such as Perl or Python.
- An in-depth understanding of TCP/IP networking and related networking concepts.
- Excellent communication skills, especially in conveying technical concepts to a non-technical audience.
- Diagnose complex technical problems.
- Work independently and manage projects.
- Handle multiple tasks and substantial deadline pressure.
- Handle emergency situations and infrastructure maintenance outside of normal business hours.
- Participate in evening and weekend on-call rotations.
- Some travel.
- Resume/CV (required)
- Cover Letter (required)
When applying, the document(s) MUST
be uploaded via the My Experience
page, in the section titled Application Documents
of the application.Job Family
Information TechnologyRole Impact
Individual ContributorFLSA Status
MonthlyScheduled Weekly Hours
YesDrug Test Required
NoHealth Screen Required
NoMotor Vehicle Record Inquiry Required
Employees must comply with the University's COVID-19 vaccination requirements. More information about the requirements can be found on the University of Chicago Vaccination GoForward.
The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.
Staff Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5800 or submit a request via Applicant Inquiry Form.
We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages a diversity of perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange.
All offers of employment are contingent upon a background check that includes a review of conviction history. A conviction does not automatically preclude University employment. Rather, the University considers conviction information on a case-by-case basis and assesses the nature of the offense, the circumstances surrounding it, the proximity in time of the conviction, and its relevance to the position.
The University of Chicago's Annual Security & Fire Safety Report (Report) provides information about University offices and programs that provide safety support, crime and fire statistics, emergency response and communications plans, and other policies and information. The Report can be accessed online at:http://securityreport.uchicago.edu.Paper copies of the Report are available, upon request, from the University of Chicago Police Department, 850 E. 61st Street, Chicago, IL 60637.
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