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Information Security Analyst

WIT Accelerate Program

WIT Accelerate Program

Posted on Tuesday, July 25, 2023
Position Title Information Security Analyst Position Number Department Division of Technology Services Job Description Summary
Wentworth Institute of Technology is seeking applicants interested in joining the Wentworth community as an Information Security Analyst.

The Information Security Analyst is a position working with Digital Technology Services that will be focused on supporting, implementing, improving and revising ongoing IT security operations to ensure a successful execution of Wentworth’s information security program.

This position will report directly to the Manager of Network Operations. The Information Security Analyst’s responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Designing, implementing, and operating information security best practices and procedures
  • Developing and managing IT security and process documentation
  • Ensuring required security control initiatives are executed on schedule throughout the year and are in line with Wentworth’s information security program objectives
  • Partnering with the CIO, Legal Affairs division, and the entire IT Security team to develop and manage metrics and reporting designed to measure Information Security program effectiveness and ensure compliance with Wentworth’s policies, compliance regulations, and industry best practices
  • Partnering with training staff to develop and continually iterate on security awareness training curriculum
  • Participating in monitoring external threat environment to ensure Wentworth is responds effectively to near and far term IT security threats
  • Responding to and resolving cyber security threats that may impact the confidentiality, integrity, or availability of Wentworth systems and affect constituents or personnel
  • The administration and operation of cyber security tools and technologies, including SIEM, firewalls, vulnerability scanner, and endpoint protection software.

Working alongside the team members in Network Operations, the ISA is responsible for day-to-day tier 2 response, escalation, and resolution of technical issues and incidents. This position will also be involved in projects related to upgrading existing technology or deploying new technology as needed.

Inclusive Excellence at Wentworth:
Wentworth Institute of Technology is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in all University programs and activities. The University does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status or any other category protected by law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration.

To find out more about the Wentworth’s commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, please visit the website https://wit.edu/about/diversity.

All applicants have the right to accessibility support and accommodations. To request accessibility support or accommodations, contact the Executive Director of Equity and Compliance, Catlin Wells, at wellsc1@wit.edu

How to Apply:
Interested applicants should apply at https://jobs.wit.edu. Please submit required documents.
Minimum Education Required Bachelor's degree Preferred Education Master's degree Minimum Work Experience Required 2 Years of experience in an IT Security or IT System Administration role Preferred Work Experience 3 - 5 Years of experience an IT Security or IT System Administration role Minimum Knowledge Required Working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to use in varied situations. Preferred Knowledge Comprehensive knowledge of theories, concepts and practices and ability to use in complex, difficult and/or unprecedented situations. Advertised Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will have experience with and/or knowledge of most of the following:

· SIEM Technology
· Vulnerability Scanning
· Endpoint protection management
· Network firewalls,
· Intrusion detection systems
· Encryption controls,
· Windows Server 2016/2019/2022
· Active Directory/Group Policy
· Vmware
· Physical Data Center Infrastructure
· Saas/IaaS/PaaS understanding
Advertised Preferred Qualifications
The most successful candidate will also have experience with and/or knowledge of the following:
· Palo Alto Firewalls
· Aruba Network Technology
· Penetration Testing
· Incident Response
· Risk Management Support
· Security Metrics
· Security Policies and Procedures
· Recognized exam-based technical security certification such as CEH, SSCP, or GIAC.
· Powershell Scripting
· Enterprise Class Storage
· Office 365/Exchange Online
· Azure Active Directory
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