Information Security Analyst Alert – The College of New Jersey is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to the 2018 survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education
The office of Information Technology provides necessary networking, systems administration and customer-focused services to enable the efficient, cost-effective use of communications and computing technologies by The College of New Jersey faculty, staff and students. Information Technology/ Networking and Technical Services provide campus-wide support of administrative and academic computing applications and services.
Reporting to the Chief Information Security Officer, the Information Security Analyst will be responsible for assisting with daily security operations, implementing new cybersecurity projects, and support for the College’s Information Security program.
- Identify vulnerabilities that may cause inappropriate or accidental access, disclosure, modification, or destruction of information; establish controls to eliminate or minimize their potential effects.
- Collaborate with other areas of IT to suggest and implement technologies to secure the computing environment.
- Monitor and secure the campus network and servers. Ensure College systems are properly secured and in compliance with best practices and government regulations.
- Maintain, review, and administer network firewalls and their rulesets.
- Respond to cybersecurity incidents.
- Communicate and educate the campus community about cybersecurity issues and best practices.
- Monitor relevant security discussion lists and websites to keep abreast of security concerns that may affect the campus.
- Establish liaison and coordinate activities with other staff or organizations that relate to or impact assigned responsibilities.
- Consult with the supervisor concerning problems encountered in the work; makes recommendations for resolution.
- Compile and analyze statistical, financial and other data.
Preferred Qualifications – Experience with:
- Secure network design concepts
- Endpoint security solutions
- Vulnerability management tools
- Security Information and Event Management systems
- Digital Forensics
- Network firewalls
- Linux and Windows administration
- Scripting/programing in Python, Perl, etc
The ideal candidate should possess a Bachelor’s degree.
Useful Computer Science and Data Science Skills
- IBM Data Science Professional Certificate by IBM
- Java Programming and Software Engineering Fundamentals Duke University
- Mathematics for Machine Learningby Imperial College London
- Cloud Computing by University of Illinois
- Data Mining by University of Illinois
- Applied Data Science with Python by University of Michigan
- Data in Database by Arizona State University
- Excel Skills for Business by Macquarie University
- Financial Management by University of Illinois
- Financial Reporting by University of Illinois
- Leading – Human Resource Management and Leadership by Macquarie University
TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75 “Most Competitive” schools in the nation by Barron’s Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report. TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the Princeton review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter – an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ’s seven schools – Arts & Communication; Business; Education; Humanities and Social Sciences; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College’s campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty and has 39 major buildings, including the fourth-best college library in the nation, according to the Princeton Review.
Qualified candidates should apply online and submit a letter of interest, resume (CV), as well as the names and contact information for three professional references. Applications will be considered until a viable finalist has been found. Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background and reference checks.
To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.
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