Senior Systems Security Engineer | Charlottesville, VA - Job.com

Senior Systems Security Engineer

for University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA

Job Description

## Posting Summary:

The University of Virginia department of Information Technology Services (ITS) Enterprise Storage and Computing Systems group seeks an individual with strong enterprise computing platforms security background. Primary responsibilities will be the design and maintenance of a robust security stance for an enterprise hosting Windows and Linux servers. The engineer will develop and maintain the appropriate documentation related to the securing of the operating systems and common applications. The engineer will be responsible for handling small to medium projects and producing related operational documentation.

## EO/AA Statement:

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

## If degree or equivalent experience required, please specify:(Entries to the right will appear in the posting for this position. )Degree Requirements Analysis

Bachelor's degree plus four years of computing experience or a combination of relevant education, experience and training.

## If any experience is required, please specify kind of experience:

Prior experience as technical lead on small to medium projects, including participation in defining project scope, time lines, resources required, communications, etc. Demonstrated high level technical expertise diagnosing and troubleshooting hardware and software failures. Experience working individually as well as in a team structure.

Experience working with cyber security technology in an enterprise environment.

Significant experience managing and securing systems across Windows and/or Linux Servers, and common applications for those platforms.

## If any experience is preferred, please specify kind of experience:

Experience evaluating, planning & implementing best practice security in an enterprise server environment. Development and management of server and application security and standards. Creation and maintenance of operating and application build checklists.

## Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Microsoft Windows and/or Linux Server Administration and security oversight.

Installation of server security agents and knowledge of their purpose and use. Expertise in log analysis, and what log content should be retained.

Demonstrated ability to communicate high level complex technical information to a generalist audience both verbally and in writing.
In-depth knowledge of, and experience with, enterprise computing systems operating systems and common applications.

## Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Demonstrated ability hardening Windows and Linux enterprise systems, creating security standards documentation and working with common cyber security tools. Experience hardening Active Directory. Design and implementation of a privilege segmentation strategy in a hybrid Linux/Windows environment. Hands on experience with an enterprise SIEM.

## Preferred Computer Applications:

Microsoft Office, Carbon Black Enterprise Protect (Bit9) Carbon Black Enterprise Response, Cyberark, Log aggregation and management applications

*Required Applicant Documents:* CV / ResumeCover Letter

*Department:* Information Technology Services

*Closing Date:* Open Until Filled

*FLSA Exemption Status:* Exempt

*Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? :* No

*Posting Date:* 05-19-2017

*Location:* Charlottesville

*Is this position eligible for an Alternate Work Schedule? :* Yes

*Employment Posting Category:* University Staff

*E-mail a Friend:* jobs. virginia. edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=81931

*Anticipated Hiring Range:* $69, 216 - $85, 000

*Preferred EducationWhat level of education is preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* *Degree Preferred

*Number of Months/Year:* 12

*Drug Testing Required? (Typically positions involved in patient contact, mass transportation or law enforcement are included):* No

*Position Type:* University Managerial and Professional Staff

*Posting for UVA Employees Only:* No

*Required Computer Applications:* *

*Area of Interest:* Information Technology

*Employment Conditions:* Criminal HistorySexual Offender Registry

*Shift:* Day

*Type of Application:(required to apply for this posting):* Staff Application

*Required ExperienceWhat is the minimum level of relevant experience required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* Considerable - 4 to 7 years

*Posting Number:* 0621004

*Organization (Position Organization):* 22024 IT-ITS Enterprise Infrastructure

*Preferred ExperienceWhat is the minimum level of relevant experience preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* Extensive - 7 years plus

*Number of Work Hours Per Week:(format: xx. xxxx):* 40

*Working Title:* Senior Systems Security Engineer

*If degree or equivalent experience preferred, please specify:(Entries to the right will appear in the posting for this position. ):* Master's Degree in Computer Science or a combination of relevant education, experience and training.

*Is this position eligible for Telecommuting? :* No

*Required EducationWhat is the minimum level of formal education required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* *Degree or Equivalent Experience Required

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