Job Title: Senior Cloud and Network Security Analyst
Job ID: 7512
Job Code: 0430 - Network Analyst
Department: Information Technology (IT)
CSUN's Commitment to You
CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. Our values include a respect for all people, building partnerships with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN strives to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. CSUN is especially interested in candidates who make contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community.
About the University
One of the largest universities in the country, California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is an urban, comprehensive university that delivers award-winning undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 40,000 students annually and counts more than 330,000 alumni who elevate Southern California and beyond. Since its founding in 1958, CSUN has made a significant and long-term economic impact on California, generating nearly $1.9 billion in economic impact and more than 11,700 jobs each year. The LAEDC recognized CSUN as its 2015 Eddy Award winner for its positive economic impact. Serving more students on Pell Grants than any other institution in California, CSUN is also a social elevator and one of the most diverse universities in the country. CSUN ranks 13th in awarding bachelor’s degrees to underrepresented minority students and seventh in bachelor’s degrees to Latino students, serves the 13th largest Jewish student population, and enrolls the largest number of students who are Deaf and hard-of-hearing of any U.S. state university. The journal Nature recently named CSUN a Rising Star for scientific research, and the NSF ranks CSUN in the top five nationally among similar institutions for graduates who go on to earn doctorates in the sciences. CSUN is where individuals rise. And through them, so does Greater Los Angeles and beyond.
Under general supervision of the Information Security Officer (ISO), the Senior Cloud and Network Security Analyst secures the CSUN computing environment for students, applicants, faculty, and staff. The incumbent works with a dynamic team under the direction of the ISO to secure the CSUN network, evaluate solutions, implement cutting-edge solutions, monitor and alert using enterprise security solutions as it relates to the systems and networking posture of the institution in a hybrid setup; performs penetration tests; writes clear, meaningful procedures and reviewing innovative architectures with other experts across CSUN; designs and delivers reports, assessments, and onsite troubleshooting of enterprise security solution implementations; participates in Incident Response handling and analysis; performs security risk assessment on major network infrastructure projects including network expansion; acts as the subject matter expert in enterprise firewall solutions, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Virtual Private Network (VPN) technologies; provides reports to the Information Security Officer (ISO) ensuring the converged network infrastructure and cloud applications are secure from internal and external security threats; and performs other duties as assigned.
Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university in a job-related field. Five years of full-time, progressively responsible field-related experience in network maintenance with a variety of network devices; with one of the five years, experience with DDNS, VPN, and firewalls desired. Experience working with SIEM technology and in the security aspects of an enterprise-scale data network (e.g., corporation or university), preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Extensive knowledge of: data network architecture principles, devices, characteristics, protocols, and LAN/WAN interconnectivity, VLANS, subnetting, DNS, and DHCP. Thorough knowledge of network monitoring tools, Palo Alto Tools/ anti-malware tools, Wireshark. Expertise to administer and interpret the campus-wide data network outages and issues. Knowledge of data network architecture (Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco) including Wi-Fi (Aruba), its functional characteristics and complexity to provide network security related support. In-depth knowledge of network architecture principles and models; layer-2, layer-3, and/or layer-4 network protocols and technologies; problem determination and resolution; network systems integration and evaluation. Ability to: assist the Information Security and Network Engineering team in interactive debugging, testing and analysis of security attacks and system failures; lead the support of campus-wide network security debugging; configure and deploy network security devices in a timely manner. Ability and specialized skills to: communicate effectively both orally and in writing; identify, analyze, diagnose, and resolve systems problems promptly; provide effective training and clear instructions; develop written and oral presentations as needed; work effectively in teams; maintain deadlines; determine priorities; work effectively under pressure; learn the operations of network software and hardware quickly; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and administration.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
The university offers an excellent benefits package.
The salary range for this classification is: $6249 - $11, 406 per month.
The anticipated HIRING RANGE: $6249- $9500, dependent upon qualifications and experience.
HOURS: Full Time; 40 hours per week; 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday through Friday; may include some evenings and weekends.
REG: This is a Regular position with a one-year probationary period.
This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position may be considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
How to Apply
Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application utilizing: http://bit.ly/HRCSUN link. NOTE: Internal candidates should apply through the portal by accessing the View Job Openings/Apply link on the Human Resources/Employee pagelet.
Applications received through May 11, 2018, will be considered in the initial review and review of applications will continue until position is filled.
In order to be considered in the initial review, applications must be submitted prior to the date listed above. Application submissions received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.
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CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at ext. 2101.