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Portland Community College is seeking a Cybersecurity Specialist to join our team. In this critical role, you will act as a technical expert in cybersecurity, and the tools and processes required to protect PCC’s cyber assets and user community. You will provide project coordination co-ordination to ensure the highest levels of information security, identifying the necessary methods, solutions, and practices. Working with other PCC teams, this position develops training materials and communicate new concepts in cybersecurity. You will be responsible for implementing and coordinating major segments of PCC’s enterprise security portfolio, taking a lead role in detecting, remediating, protecting and maintaining information security on a district level.
If this sounds like a team you would like to join, and an important role you would like to place at Portland Community College, please review the qualification section below, and apply today!
These qualifications, skills and abilities are critical for success in this position. Throughout the screening process, you will be evaluated based on the demonstration of these qualifications.
Successful experience with Cyber analytics techniques including threat hunting and forensics analysis; investigating and remediating cyber incidents; implementing, configuring, operating and trouble-shooting security tools (for example, Vulnerability Management, SIEM, endpoint agents, CASB, etc.) to detect, research, analyze, respond to, and mitigate information security-related vulnerabilities, threats and incidents
Demonstrated collaboration and communication skills to partner and align with users at all technical skill levels and roles across the organization
Comprehensive knowledge of the cyber security landscape, cyber security product categories and available technologies. Able to relate and apply this knowledge to their work.
Experience in compliance with regulatory requirements, security and privacy laws and Frameworks; including, but not limited to, PCI, SOX or GLBA, HIPPA, ISO 27001/2, NIST, or IRS Publication 107
Understanding of project lifecycle management, including demonstrated experience coordinating a technical project, working with a project team, and influencing without direct authority
To be considered, your application must demonstrate these minimum qualifications. (Experience is calculated based on the start and end dates you provide multiplied by the number of hours per week worked).
High school diploma or equivalent
Associate’s Degree in Computer Information Systems or related discipline (Relevant experience may substitute for the degree requirement on a year-for-year basis.)
Four years of applied work experience in cybersecurity, such as developing and deploying security related tools and infrastructure, monitoring and remediating security threats, and implementing active cyber defense and operational practices
CISSP, CCNA, CISA, and/or GIAC or comparable certification
Proven leadership in project management
Understanding of connections among technology, the organization and leadership in relation to business processes and problem resolution
Experience of compliance with regulatory requirements, laws and frameworks, including, but not limited to PCI, SOX, GLBA, HIPPA, ISO 27001/2, NIST, or IRS Publication 1075
Experience in the following:
log collection and analysis
investigating cyber incidents and remediating
operating and trouble-shooting security tools (SIEM, endpoint agents, CASB, etc.,)
conducting third-party risk assessments
vulnerability and patch management
threat intelligence and risk assessment
Functional knowledge of at least one scripting language
Starting Salary Expectations
The first two steps of the range are: $64,695 to $66,633 per year. Higher salary placement may be available based on qualifications, experience and internal equity.
Portland Community College is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other protected class.