Information Security Engineer

Employer: Radford University
Job Location: Radford, Virginia
Category: IT/Computers/Networking
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 6/25/2019
Closing Date: 7/25/2019
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Radford University is a comprehensive, midsize public university that is student-focused, providing its more than 9,900 students a diversity of outstanding academic programs. Well known for its strong faculty/student bonds, innovative use of technology in the learning environment and vibrant student life on a beautiful campus, Radford University offers many opportunities to get involved and succeed in and out of the classroom.
Job Description Radford University invites applications for the position of Information Security Engineer in the Division of Information Technology.  This position will serve as an Information Security Engineer. Conduct vulnerability scans and penetration testing on university assets. In collaboration with the Information Security Officer (ISO), build and maintain an intrusion detection system, monitor security logs, respond to potential threats, and perform internal reviews to evaluate the performance of the

Required Qualifications:  Knowledge of UNIX, LINUX, Windows, TCP/IP, DNS standards, network architectures, security principles, and hacking techniques. Knowledge of multi-platform environments and security considerations for each platform. Ability to organize, plan and coordinate activities designed to mitigate unauthorized activity; skills to resolve complex problems, and carry out follow-up procedures. An understanding of the security issues involved in maintaining and safeguarding institutional data. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:  Security certification such as CISSP or GIAC. Experience administering and monitoring Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) such as Splunk Enterprise Security. Experience creating process diagrams and technical documentation. Experience with system integration, system administration, and computer security. Knowledge of Identity and Access Management (IAM) and account management principles.

Apply online at  Only online applications will be accepted.  Review of applications will begin on July 10, 2019. 
Radford University is an EO/AA employer committed to diversity.  All new hires to Radford University are subject to E-Verify.  E-Verify is administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, USCIS-Verification Division and the Social Security Administration and allows participating employers to electronically verify employment eligibility. 
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