The IT Security Analyst is responsible for monitoring, detecting, protecting, and maintaining the security of data, systems, and networks for the UCR School of Medicine and UCR Health. Helps maintain the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of institutional data by applying complex security policies and configurations. Performs routine monitoring, audits of, and ongoing risk assessment of security databases including IA&M, Anti-Virus, DLP, Group Policy, and other security logging systems. Investigates, analyzes, and responds to immediate and potential threats, using mitigation, preparedness, and response and recovery approaches to maximize survival of life, preservation of property, and information security. Utilizes automated vulnerability and compliance scanning tools to report, identify, and track assets and vulnerabilities throughout the systems lifecycle. Plans, configures, designs, develops, implements and maintains tools, systems, and procedures to ensure the integrity, reliability, and security of data, systems, and networks. Maintains service standards while working closely with the IT teams to troubleshoot and resolve problems due to security controls. Please note that candidates selected for interview will be required to provide work samples for the search committee review. Finalists for the position will be required to take an assessment in Network Security Basics. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Licenses License Requirement Must possess or obtain a Valid CA Drivers License in accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles, if driving a university/personal vehicle for university related business. Preferred
Certifications Certification Requirement Information Security certification such as Security+, CYSA+, GSEC, CEH, etc. Preferred
Conditions Condition Requirement If not already held, will obtain Security+ or equivalent certification within 3 months of hire. Required Experience Experience Requirement 2 - 4 years of related experience. Required Experience performing network and application vulnerability scanning. Required Experience performing log review and analysis. Preferred Related experience in healthcare industry. Preferred
Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement Must pass a background check. Required Occasional travel to various SOM sites. Required Appointment may require submission of work sample and/or skills assessment. Preferred
Minimum Requirements Basic skill at reading and interpreting security logs.
Knowledge of other areas of IT, department processes and procedures.
Ability to follow department processes and procedures.
Experience using IT security systems and tools. Knowledge of data encryption techniques. Experience analyzing logs for security breaches.
Interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with both technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization.
Demonstrated skills applying security controls to computer software and hardware.
Basic knowledge of incident response procedures.
Preferred Qualifications Knowledge and experience implementation of IT Security fundamentals including the CIS Critical Security Controls (20CSC) and NIST Cybersecurity Framework.
Experience completing vulnerability scanning and risk assessments.
Additional Information In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
- UC Riverside was included in the (August 2018) edition of The Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."
- Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."
- In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for achieving near parity across racial-ethnic, socio-economic, and gender boundaries.
- UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the nation, as identified by the 2017 Washington Monthly.
- In 2017, two separate reports from the Education Trust celebrated UCR as a national leader for African American and Latino student success. UCR was one of just three schools to be named top-performing institutions in both reports and the only California campus recognized among 18 top-performing colleges and universities in the nation for high black student graduation rates.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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