San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.
Initial review of applications will begin on Thursday, May 23, 2019. To receive full consideration, apply by Wednesday, May 22, 2019. The position will remain open until filled. The online application should be completed in detail. Completion of the online application is required for consideration; a resume alone will not suffice.
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This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, permanent (probationary) position.This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.
The Cyber Security Engineer will lead the effort for developing and implementing the campus information security program, as well as, developing and supporting California State University and the State of California information security policies. Working almost independently but under the direction of the Information Security Officer, the incumbent will use their advanced expert-level knowledge in network and security protocols to assess and advise the campus on innovative processes to minimize risk exposure:
Implement upgraded administered network data and cyber security monitoring tools
Lead investigator for complex security incidents
Provide perspective and develop solutions on significant project management
Provide lead technical management for responsible implementation and maintenance of information security initiatives
Key role in providing input to information security decision making and policy development
Lead high risk, high-impact projects with campus-wide significance
Expert advocate for information security across the institution, working closely with other senior leaders, both within the Information Technology Security Office and across the campus
Provides technical and organizational leadership, and consider the organization’s and the institution’s strategic goals in the execution of all tasks
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Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $10,416.67 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $6,249 - $11,748 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.
San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.
To enter this classification, a basic foundation of knowledge and skills in operating systems programs, maintenance, and systems administration features is a prerequisite. This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor’s degree, preferably in computer science, mathematics, or a related technical field, or equivalent technical training and/or experience. Foundation knowledge and skills for the Operating Systems Analyst include a working knowledge of the assigned computer operating systems, systems analysis, and systems-level programming.
Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills
The incumbent will be expected to seek continued professional development regarding advancements in technologies and best practices in higher education environments.
Evidence of advanced and comprehensive knowledge of information security at the Expert level.
Possess an advanced and comprehensive knowledge of the technical specialty and a working knowledge of related specialties and are able to apply this extensive expertise as a generalist or specialist.
Experience in complex, high-risk project leadership in enterprise Information Security.
Advanced and comprehensive knowledge and experience with institutional information security.
Knowledge and experience with security tools, such as forensics, vulnerability management, log management and asset management tools, and other ancillary systems having campus-wide and/or network impact.
Experience in planning and directing complex projects.
Experience in feasibility studies and gap analysis to make decisions on high-impact initiatives.
Higher education environment experience.
Project management and lead experience.
Extensive knowledge of Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) Model.
Advanced knowledge of stateful firewall, VPN, intrusion detection/prevention, forensics, event correlation, inline anti-virus / anti-malware / trojan applications and deep patch inspection.
Knowledge of general security concepts and techniques (e.g. ISO 27002) and an awareness of trends and developments in the area of security.
Demonstrated ability to provide campus-wide leadership in the secure use of data and supporting systems.
Information security certification(s) such as CISSP
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The person holding this position is 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.
San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. 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.
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SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.
Since it was founded in 1897, San Diego State University has grown to offer bachelor's degrees in 91 areas, master's degrees in 78 areas and doctorates in 22 areas. SDSU's approximately 35,000 students participate in an academic curriculum distinguished by direct contact with faculty and an increasing international emphasis that prepares them for a global future. SDSU's annual economic impact to the state of California is $6.5 billion, according to an impact report done by the California State University in 2010.Of SDSU's 280,000-plus alumni, approximately 60 percent live in San Diego. They comprise more than half the region's engineers, teachers, entrepreneurs and the local workforce for a host of other industries.San Diego State University is a community diverse in race, ethnicity, language, culture, social class, national origin, religious and political belief, age, ability, gender, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation. As a university committed to learning in all its forms, San Diego State University recognizes the need to attract and retain a critical mass of diverse persons who will advance its goals and ideals.