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Information Security Analyst 2, ITUC Office of Information Security

Date: Jul 22, 2021

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Company: University of Cincinnati

Internal applicants must apply internally via SuccessFactors > http://bit.ly/UCEMPL


Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.


Job Overview

Assist in performing procedures and provides technical solutions that serve to provide appropriate access to and protect systems from unauthorized users.

Essential Functions

  • Carry out procedures to ensure that all systems, products and services meet organization security standards.
  • Research information security trends to understand the latest vulnerabilities and threats.
  • Conduct risk and vulnerability assessments of information systems to identity vulnerabilities, risk, and protection needs.
  • Assist with providing artifacts to Governance Risk & Compliance in relation to internal & external audits.
  • Work with business units to achieve security objectives and identifies, reports, and resolves security risks and violations.
  • Mentor non-security teams regarding risk management, information security controls, incident analysis, incident response, monitoring, and other operational tasks (tools, techniques, procedures) in support of technologies managed by the Office of Information Security (OIS).
  • Assist with the formation of information security strategies for the protection of sensitive data.
  • Involved in the full security systems life cycle which includes, designing, coding, testing, implementing, maintaining, and supporting software, quality assurance, testing and deployment.
  • Develop technical documentation (designs, specifications, processes, workflows) and communications.
  • Advocate and provide information security consultation on UC projects initiative within the business and development of systems.
  • Assist with and manages cyber investigations through forensic fact gathering with a focus on e-discovery.
  • Analyze high volumes of logs, network data, and other attack artifacts in support of incident investigations.
  • Develop and present information security training and awareness programs.
  • Serve as seasoned and proficient professional.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, or related field.
  • Four (4) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Experience

Possess a thorough understanding of all aspects of computer and network security, including such areas as firewall administration, encryption technologies and network protocols and contributes through experience, collaboration and problem resolution.

Additional Qualifications Considered

Technical security certifications such as CISSP, CISM, GSEC or similar.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

Hearing, listening - Continuously
Repetitive hand motion (such as typing) - Continuously
Talking - Continuously
Sitting - Continuously
Bending - Seldom
Climbing stairs/ladders - Seldom
Crawling - Seldom
Crouching - Seldom
Kneeling, squatting - Seldom
Lifting - over 50 pounds - Seldom
Lifting - up to 20 pounds - Seldom
Lifting - up to 50 pounds - Seldom
Pulling, pushing - Seldom
Reaching overhead - Seldom
Standing - Seldom
Stooping - Seldom
Walking - Seldom


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


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