Under general supervision, evaluates and manages systems security across the enterprise. Provides direct support to the business and IT staff for security related issues. Areas of concentration include system, network, and account management, authorization and access auditing, network and application vulnerability detection and management, malware incident management, intrusion detection and prevention.
Monitor server logs, firewall logs, intrusion detection logs, and network traffic for unusual or suspicious activity. Interpret activity and make recommendations for resolution. Works with SEIM tools such as Splunk and Sentinel to provide information for security events. Assists with escalation of security events. Maintains and documents security controls. Enforces security policies and procedures by administering and monitoring security devices and services. Works with OIT partners to ensure compliance with security policies & procedures. Actively conducts discovery of non-compliant systems or practices and assists with remediation efforts. Recommend, schedule (where appropriate), and apply fixes, security patches, disaster recovery procedures, and any other measures required in the event of a security breach. Maintains current technical knowledge and skills necessary to support the defined system architecture model. Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in cyber security, computer science, information systems or a related field or the equivalent experience. Two (2) years of work experience with identity, network and/or system security operations. Possess information security related certifications.
Bachelor's degree. Experience with SIEM tools like ArcSight, QRadar, Splunk, etc. Experience with automated security tools like Splunk Phantom, Microsoft Cloud App Security, etc. Certifications including CCNA-Security, SSCP, or other DoD Approved 8570 Level II Baseline certifications.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: No
Internal Number: 13721
About University of Texas at Arlington
With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.