Why work for the Los Angeles Unified School District?
If you consider yourself a Cyber Security Expert and are looking to grow your career in Information Technology then LAUSD may have the job for you!
Come be a part of 600+ staff member division who are professional, forward thinking and create an environment that challenges you to reach your potential. LAUSD’s Information Technology Division (ITD) supports a range of technologies from personal systems to enterprise-wide systems and applications.
Highlights of the role include:
10 vacation days a year plus a generous sick time policy
Fully-paid medical/dental/vision premiums for employee and dependents
12 paid holidays – yes that is in addition to the 10 vacation days!
Pension plan through membership in the California Public Employee Retirement System (CalPERS)
Pay is up to $54 an hour
Plus, many more!
A Snapshot about the Role
Analyzing, monitoring, and correlating security event information from logs, endpoints, networks, and cloud environments, across multiple systems, applications, and users to detect and mitigate external and internal threats.
Regularly monitoring network security devices and systems to identify false positives and performing tuning to collect the right cyber security-related events
Monitoring, installing, and upgrading security devices and controls that manage the flow of information between networks of different trust levels in order to prevent attackers from exploiting District information assets.
Monitoring, troubleshooting and maintaining messaging systems to identify malicious email attacks and correlate email telemetry with wider security events, behavior analytics, and other threat information to determine if a cyber-attack has occurred, is occurring, or will occur
Graduation from a recognized college or university with a bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field
Two years of recent experience in the engineering, installation, configuration, and maintenance of security devices for a large organization; such as next-generation firewalls, Virtual Private Networks, intrusion detection/prevention systems, multi-factor authentication, next-generation endpoint security, and Security Information Event Management systems
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or equivalent certification is required and must be kept valid during the term of employment.
About Los Angeles Unified School District
We are LAUSD. We are at the forefront of innovation in public schools, with the serious work of tailoring the learning environment to better serve our community. Here, you will have the opportunity to exercise your potential in the business of education. We are technical professionals, skilled workers, support staff, executives, and community champions. We do our jobs with a sense of integrity, accountability, and pride in shaping the future.
Our contributions here impact our number one customers - the 600,000 plus K-12 students of LAUSD. With over 1,000 job titles to choose from, build your rewarding career here by joining nearly 30,000 employees, and achieve new levels of success in your career!