IT Security Operations Analyst

Old Dominion University

Norfolk, VA

Job posting number: #7090243

Posted: December 6, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description
To provide support to the University’s client server environment through research, testing and evaluating computer security products and procedures to provide the campus with a reliable and secure computing environment. Holds responsibility for defining, coordinating and monitoring the Information Security environment and investigating suspected violations of Information Security policies. This position relates to the department objective by providing the information security needed to support the high quality and reliability of the services offered by ITS.
Type of Recruitment
Knowledge, skills and abilities
Considerable knowledge of common elements of security architecture such as firewalls, intrusion prevention, and monitoring products. Considerable systems administration skills in multiple operating systems and applications, to include Windows, MacOS and Linux environments.
Considerable knowledge of how to apply network, host and application based access control policies. Demonstrated skill and proficiency in code/script development. Working knowledge of common enterprise technologies such as Active Directory and virtualization. Working knowledge of common network protocols including TCP/IP, DNS, and DHCP. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to work independently and manage time efficiently.
Ability to interact with members of the University community across multiple departments and teams to conduct network security monitoring and incident response.
Special licenses, registration or certification
Education or training
Level and type of experience
Some experience providing information security system support at the desktop and server level.
Some experience with scripting languages or other development technologies.
Preferred knowledge, skills, abilities, education, experience, licensure, certification
Considerable experience with the administration of security products and tools. Considerable experience in writing code with one or more of the following languages: Python, Perl, Bash, JavaScript. Considerable experience in developing against web APIs such as REST and SOAP. Some experience with incident response procedures and forensic techniques. Some knowledge of vulnerability assessment tools and management practices. Certification in information security such as the CISSP, GSEC, CASP, or OCSP. Certification in system or network administration such as RHCSA, MSCA, or CCNA. Bachelor’s Degree in Information Security, Computer Science or related disciplines or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Conditions of Employment
In accordance with Executive Directive #18 issued by Governor Ralph Northam effective September 1, 2021, all Old Dominion University employees who enter the workplace or work remotely must disclose their vaccine status to the designated university personnel. Employees who are not fully vaccinated or who refuse to disclose their current vaccine status, must undergo weekly COVID-19 testing and disclose weekly the results of those tests to designated university personnel.

40-hour work week Monday-Friday; Some evenings and weekends; rotating on call.

This position is considered essential personnel and subject to working during university closings.

This position is designated as sensitive. A fingerprint-based criminal history check will be required of the final candidate.

This is an open until filled recruitment. This recruitment may close after the five-day required posting period when a suitable pool of applicants has been generated.

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