University of Wisconsin

Madison, WI

Job posting number: #7090618

Posted: December 14, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Office of Cybersecurity supports the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and CIO/Vice Provost for Information Technology by leading and managing campus efforts to reduce risk. Protecting data is our #1 responsibility. The Office of Cybersecurity includes specialists in Cyber Defense and Incident Response, Operations Management, Policy Development, Security Awareness and Risk Management. We work across campus at all levels to remediate and mitigate risk, discuss risk tolerance, and understand the challenges faced by researchers, faculty, and staff in supporting the efforts of Teaching & Learning.

Information Security Analyst III (Inst) (IT168)

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

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Bachelor's Degree
Information Technology Security or related discipline and three years experience; OR minimum of five years of applicable professional services

- Applicable professional services and/or information security experience and expertise using recognized standards (e.g., HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley, NIST, COBIT, ISO, Cloud Security Alliance, etc.).
- Hold, or be able to obtain within one-year, a Cybersecurity cloud-oriented security certification (e.g., CCSK, CCAK).
- Advanced knowledge of IT security and data privacy best practices and familiarity with extending on-premise security policies into the public cloud.
- Direct experience with one or more of the major public cloud providers (e.g., Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform).
- Experience executing project management and problem-solving skills in a complex environment, specific to Cybersecurity.
- Ability to work cross departmentally with the Division of Information Technology Public Cloud Team and the UW-Madison campus partners.


- Experience working with public cloud security posture management services such as AWS Security Hub, Azure Security Center, etc.
- Detailed understanding of the shared responsibility model for security in the public cloud.
- Experience working independently with diverse constituents to assess risk, review access to data and offer guidance to implement proper security controls.
- Working knowledge of HIPAA, PCI and NIST standards along with virtual environment and cloud computing services.
- Detailed understanding of network design, security protocols and cloud integration security, with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
- Experience presenting risk results to non-technical executive leadership and technical IT support teams.
- Familiarity with container orchestration concepts including Docker, Kubernetes/Rancher, Swarm, etc.

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