Make a difference. Be part of a community. Enjoy the benefits of an innovative workplace. Join us as the Cybersecurity Engineer at The New School, a different kind of university in New York City, one where scholars, artists, and designers come together to challenge convention and create positive change.
Since our founding in 1919, The New School (TNS) has redrawn and redefined the boundaries of intellectual and creative thought as a preeminent academic center. Our rigorous, multidimensional approach to education dissolves walls between disciplines and helps nurture progressive minds. At our university, students have the academic freedom to shape their unique, individual paths for a complex and rapidly changing world. Our colleges include Parsons School of Design, Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, the College of Performing Arts, The New School for Social Research, the Schools of Public Engagement, and Parsons Paris.
Working at The New School comes with several unique benefits including a generous time off policy and a tuition benefit for employees and their dependents.Â
The New School is strongly committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and particularly seeks applications from members of underrepresented groups, as well as candidates who share this commitment.
The Cybersecurity Engineer willÂ report to the Information Security Lead to increase the state of Cybersecurity across the entire university system.Â The Engineer as a member of the CIOs team will work daily with members of the Information Technology division.Â This position requires a person that has deep and diverse technical knowledge of endpoints (Macs and PCs), networking technologies, on premise and cloud server operations and the implementation of industry security best practices. The chosen candidate will be a self-starter that can manage the creation and execution of cybersecurity projects from inception to successful rollout and validation.Â This position may work remotely.
Applies interdisciplinary skills in secure systems architecture and design, security operations, vulnerability discovery and remediation, and network security for a diverse set of business operations.
Evaluates current approaches to secure processing, storage, and transfer then designs, implements, and improves information security standards, and processes in accordance with compliance frameworks (PCI-DSS, FTC, CIS, NIST), industry best practices, and the needs of the university.
Maintain in-depth knowledge of cybersecurity best practices, technologies, architectures, and emerging technologies through a personal commitment to growth and enhancing your knowledge and expertise, through continued learning opportunities â“ formal or informal â“ and to sharing these insights and ideas with others.
Serves as a key resource of the cybersecurity incident response team interacting with senior members of the universityâ™s leadership team and all elements of the CIO team to resolve events quickly and effectively.
Analyzes security implications of cost, performance, and scalability trade offs in making overall network architecture recommendations.
Aids in the evaluation and validation of processes necessary to assure that existing and new information technology (IT) systems meet the organizationâ™s cybersecurity and risk requirements.
Advises and assists with approaches to securely manage and authenticate identities (person and non-person) and define and enforce access control across the universityâ™s environment.Â
BS in Cyber Security, Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent Cybersecurity Certifications (CCSA, GCCC, GCED, CISM), accompanied with applicable work experience of at least 4 years
Excellent decision-making, problem-solving, time management, communications, organizational, and people management skills with a proven ability to indirectly influence others and to communicate effectively and efficiently, in written and verbal form.
Ability to work outside of normal office hours in response to cybersecurity events and incidents as required.
* Ability to adhere to University COVID-19 PolicyÂ
Experience working in an organization regulated by one or more regulatory frameworks (PCI-DSS, FTC, CIS, NIST, SOC2, ISO27001, HIPAA)
Over 6 years of progressive experience in the Cyber Security industry.
Hybrid/Remote - Employees hired for this position primarily work remotely with the occasional on-campus presence required with advanced notice. Employees in this role will also be expected to use their best judgment to be on campus when necessary in order to best fulfill the responsibilities of their job descriptions.Â
The New School, a leading university in downtown New York City, offers degree and nondegree academic programs in design, the social sciences, the liberal arts, management, the arts, and media. Students benefit from small classes, superior resources, and renowned faculty members who practice what they teach. Continuing education courses and public programs place the university at the center of New York’s cultural and intellectual life.