Data Analyst – Cyber Security Analytics (190176)
Company Name: California State University, Los Angeles
Company Location: Los Angeles, CA, US
Seniority Level: Associate
Industry: Government Administration
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Functions: Other
Bulletin #190176; 8/28/20
DATA ANALYST – CYBER SECURITY ANALYTICS
Analyst/Programmer – Foundation
Information Technology Services
Salary Range: $3,470-$6,681/Monthly
Work Schedule: Full-time, Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm; weekend and evening work may be required; non-exempt position.
Essential Functions: Under the direction of the Director of IT Security and Compliance, the incumbent works as a confidential employee to conduct data security analysis against “Big Data” collected through network security devices, applications, and logs. The incumbent assists with setting up machine learning techniques for cyber security risk reporting and alerts and helps to alert the University of potential cyber threats. The incumbent will: leverage cutting edge technologies to perform risk analysis through statistical profiling, inference, classification, clustering, and predictive analysis with the goal of using artificial intelligence to actively identify risks and cyber-attacks with minimal false positives. Ensures systems, procedures, programs, and processes are compliant with state and federal laws and regulations; CSU audit requirements; and ISO/NIST standards related to information technology, Incumbent evaluates systems security and performance to maintain compliance. Incumbent assists the director with the required annual campus risk assessment tools and reports; annual review of established campus information security programs; and compilation, submission, and remediation of information security audit responses. Incumbent participates with the Director on ITS project teams to build knowledgebase and experience in security best practices.
Required Qualifications & Experience: Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, educational technology, communications or related fields, or similar certified coursework in applicable fields of studies. Experience working with various operating systems, such as Unix/Linux, Windows and Mac OS, SQL/Power, BI/Oracle, BI Tableau and Big Data. Knowledge, education or experience in IT, or a similar function with an understanding of IT internal controls and IT risk mitigation. Working knowledge of MS Office 365 including Word, Excel, Access, Project, Visio, and Outlook OWA. Working knowledge and experience: with data analytics, statistical analysis applications such as SPSS or equivalent; developing database queries for reporting using Oracle or MS SQL; and using Python and Hadoop. Demonstrated interest and ability to work in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. 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 may apply for the position. Assessments regarding software application knowledge and IT service desk general knowledge will be administered as part of the selection process:
Desired Qualifications: Three years of related work experience including knowledge of IT support and IT security. Working knowledge of Business Intelligence. Certification in Project Management and Application Development.
Closing Date: Review of applications will begin September 11, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.
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 revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled