Senior Technical Programmer (Information Security)

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number SF00506
Job Title Senior Technical Programmer (Information Security)
Position Number 108266
FTE 1.00
FLSA Exempt
Position Type Professional Staff
Union PTAA - Professional/Tech/Admin Assoc
Pay Grade Level 14
Pay Grade Range $66,518 - $89,806
Status Calendar Year, Full-time, Permanent

Department Information

Department University Computing Systems
Contact(s)

Gail Henriques
Faculty/Non-Classified Professional Staff Recruitment
Office of Human Resources
URI


(Please note: Applications must be submitted directly online only at: https://jobs.uri.edu)

Contact Phone/Extension
Contact Email
Physical Demands
Campus Location Kingston
Grant Funded
Extension Contingency Notes
Duties and Responsibilities

APPLICATION DEADLINE: This is an open until filled search. First consideration will be given to complete applications received by October 27, 2017. Second consideration may be given to applications received by November 17, 2017. Applications received subsequent to second consideration date (November 17, 2017) may not be given full consideration.


BASIC FUNCTION:

Responsible for the security of information technology systems and initiatives, the analysis of security needs, and for identifying opportunities for integrated security solutions throughout the University. Provide authoritative security assistance to customers. Report to the Associate Director of Information Security, and work with both ITS and non-ITS departments to coordinate security efforts and resources in order to maximize the security of IT and IS systems throughout the University’s campuses.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Proactively monitor networks and systems for potential threats and provide
incident response.

Serve on ad-hoc computer advisory committees and projects.

Maintain a high security knowledge level on the latest threats and on state-of-
the-art technology.

Provide administration of security infrastructure, including IDS/IPS, firewalls,
VPN, authentication servers, Linux/Windows Servers.

Assist Associate Director of Information Security in security needs for
the university networking environment.

Provide knowledge base of technical security consultation to customers.

Work with groups to solve technical problems and develop appropriate solutions.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Perform all duties on a distributed basis as prioritized by the ITS Associate Director of Information Security.

Perform duties and responsibilities with minimal supervision.

Coordinate and work with various university department heads to develop proper
security administration and make best practice recommendations based on the
working environment.

LICENSES, TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT:

UNIX System hardware & software, Networks, Printers, Desktop/Laptop computer systems.

Required Qualifications

REQUIRED:

1. Bachelor’s degree

2. Demonstrated experience with security technology including: Firewall technology, Intrusion Detection and Prevention.

3. Demonstrated experience handling VPN with 2 factor authentication, and Vulnerability
Assessments.

4. Demonstrated experience with Network Access Control Solutions, Wireless Security and Anti-Virus.

5. Demonstrated familiarity with TCP/IP networking and protocols.

6. Minimum of four years of Information Security experience including three years of Linux server security administration
experience.

7. Demonstrated technical background and experience supporting technical security solutions.

8. Demonstrated ability to address security needs in a distributed environment.

9. Demonstrated ability to communicate technical information to non-technical people.

10. Demonstrated strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills.

11. Demonstrated proficiency with written communication skills.

12. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations.

Preferred Qualifications

PREFERRED:

1. Bachelor’s degree (preferably in a related technical field); CISSP, GIAC-GSEC, GIAC-GCIA, Security+, or equivalent certification.

2. Demonstrated experience with Palo Alto and Cisco Firewalls and Iptables.

3. Demonstrated experience with Cisco Series of Switches and Linux Operating Systems.

4. Demonstrated familiarity with Identity Finder or equivalent Data Loss Prevention
solutions.

5. Demonstrated experience with Managed Security Service Providers, Snort/Suricata.

6. Demonstrated experience in supporting a university security infrastructure.

7. Demonstrated experience with security auditing, penetration testing and hardening networks and systems.

8. Demonstrated experience automating
tasks using a scripting language such as Python, Ruby, Perl, PHP, etc.

9. Demonstrated experience with Information Security Frameworks and auditing.

10. Demonstrated experience in making cost effective security recommendations.

ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.

Environmental Conditions

This position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Posting Date 09/29/2017
Closing Date
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach 2 (PDF) documents to your online Employment Application: (1) Cover letter and (2) Resume which should include the names and contact information of three professional references.

Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.uri.edu/postings/2779

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor’s degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have demonstrated experience with security technology including: Firewall technology, Intrusion Detection and Prevention?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have demonstrated experience handling VPN with 2 factor authentication, and Vulnerability Assessments?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have demonstrated experience with Network Access Control Solutions, Wireless Security and Anti-Virus?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have demonstrated familiarity with TCP/IP networking and protocols?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have a minimum of four years of Information Security experience including three years of Linux server security administration experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have demonstrated technical background and experience supporting technical security solutions?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Do you have demonstrated ability to address security needs in a distributed environment?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Do you have demonstrated ability to communicate technical information to non-technical people?
    • Yes
    • No
  10. * Do you have demonstrated strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills?
    • Yes
    • No
  11. * Do you have demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills?
    • Yes
    • No
  12. * Do you have demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations?
    • Yes
    • No
  13. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other