Office of Information Technology
Information Security Engineer
The Information Security Engineer is a member of the team responsible for implementation, monitoring, and maintenance of security systems, processes, policies, and compliance efforts in support of information security at Brown University. They work within Brown's Office of Information Technology (OIT) and consult with departmental technical contacts to ensure that university data and resources are adequately protected and maintained in accordance with university security policies and standards.The Information Security Engineer is involved with the evaluation, testing, and validation of the security of new products, solutions, and methodologies. They are a member of the Information Security Incident Response Team and participate in security incident response and forensic analysis as needed.The Information Security Engineer will participate in an on-call rotation.
Education & Job Qualifications
Bachelor's degree preferred
3-5 years combined IT and information security experience
An eagerness to constantly learn
Hands on experience with security systems, including technologies such as firewalls, web application firewalls, intrusion detection/protection systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, log management, content filtering, penetration testing, and incident response
Hands on experience automating security tools for monitoring, response, and testing. Scripting and programming experience (python, powershell, and bash)
Ability to analyze, understand, and act upon vulnerabilities identified by security tools. Technical background necessary to determine who in the organization can address discovered vulnerabilities and the ability to clearly communicate the findings
Technical background necessary to identify threats to the environment, ability to propose potential solutions, and guide efforts to reduce or eliminate the threat
Ability to communicate technical issues to a wide variety of audiences
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment; ability to multitask, change direction, effectively prioritize, and meet deadlines
An independent contributor who can work with a variety of cross-functional teams
Possesses a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment
Familiarity with designing secure networks, systems, and application architectures in on premise, private cloud, and public cloud environments
Familiarity with risk assessment tools, technologies, and methods
Familiarity with disaster recovery, computer forensic tools, technologies, and methods
Familiarity with endpoint security solutions, including file integrity monitoring and data loss prevention
Familiarity with compliance frameworks (NIST, ISO, CSF, COBIT) and regulations (FERPA, CJIS, FISMA)
Familiarity with modern Endpoint, Mobile, and Infrastructure operating systems
Applicable security certifications desired
Successful completion of a criminal background check and education verification is required.
This position is also subject to Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) requirements.
Recruiting Start Date:2022-05-17-07:00
Job Posting Title:Information Security Engineer
Department:Office of Information Technology
Time Type:Full time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:37.5
Position Classification:Remote Eligible
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