Rhodes College Information Services Division is currently seeking an Information Security Engineer. They will design, implement, and administer technical and procedural security initiatives in order to protect the integrity, and availability of the College assets and align with legal, regulatory, and institutional requirements. The Engineer will develop the College's information security protocols and technologies; maintain and protect the College's information security infrastructure; develop long range plans for strategic IT security, privacy and identity management; conduct security monitoring, risk assessment, and audits; promote awareness of information security best practices to the Rhodes College community; and manage communications to the community including planning, maintenance and standards for system requirements. The Engineer also acts as a subject matter expert in all relevant domains of IT security, compliance, and governance, and will work in collaboration with all IT, research, academic, and administrative staff throughout the organization.Responsibilities- Leads the design, implementation and management of enterprise security solutions, including network security (firewall, VPN, IDS/IPS, SIEM, and proxy systems), endpoint security (anti-malware, vulnerability scanning, patch management, disk encryption, certificates), and cloud security (platforms such as AWS and Microsoft O365). - Monitors and responds to security events in the enterprise infrastructure and across various network, endpoint, application, and cloud systems, analyzes log sources, identifies suspicious behavior, and addresses threats to the enterprise infrastructure. - Reviews, recommends, and drafts information security policies, procedures, and standards in accordance with overall university policy and industry best practices.- Defines and administers identity management and access control policies.- Coordinates with the Information Services HelpDesk team to develop and implement communication plans for informing and educating the Rhodes community on IT security best practices, policies, and major security events.- Provides expertise with IT risk frameworks, i.e., NIST, CoBIT, ISO 27000, and CIS Critical Security Controls and federal regulations such as HIPAA, FERPA, FISMA, GCP, GLBA, and PCI. - Works closely with Rhodes IS Network Engineers and System Administrators to ensure optimal and secure technology infrastructure when coordinating the implementation of network upgrades and changes.- Engages with vendors of security software and systems as needed to determine best solutions for the College IS infrastructure.- Keeps current with emerging IT risk management, information security and privacy, and federal and state regulations. BA/BS degree in computer science, mathematics, information technology, or a related field from an accredited institution of higher education or the equivalent combination of education and experience. At least five years of experience in information technology, including two years demonstrated experience in information security. Demonstrated experience in using security tools and systems such as SIEM, Snort, Nessus, nmap, tcpdump, Wireshark, etc. Proven ability to prioritize tasks, manage projects and timelines, work in partnership with others, and communicate clearly, tactfully and flexibly to a range of audiences and stakeholders.Rhodes offers an excellent benefits package and a great working environment. Excellent benefits include medical/dental/vision insurance; generous retirement contribution plan. We are looking to fill this position immediately. Please visit jobs.rhodes.edu to apply online. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workforce.