IT Security Analyst

University of North Carolina, Wilmington
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jan 06, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Working Title
IT Security Analyst
External Link to Posting
Vacancy Number
Position Number
Location of Workplace
Main UNCW Campus
IT Security - 55300
Business Affairs - 35000 Division
Brief Summary of Work for this Position

UNCW is a leading employer in our industry and the coastal region. We’re now hiring an IT Security Analyst to keep our university growing. If you would like to be part of this team, the IT Security department is the right place for you.

The primary responsibility of this position involves day to day security operations for information security. This role will participate in incident and event management, assist with endpoint countermeasures and control, as well as client engagements. The IT Security Analyst position will work with complex monitoring systems and will provide 24×7 security services as necessary.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or an Information Security degree or closely related field from an appropriately accredited institution; or Bachelor’s degree from an appropriately accredited institution and one year of experience in IT Security or closely related area; or an Associate’s degree in Information Systems Security from an appropriately accredited institution and two years of experience in IT Security or closely related area; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, time management, and project management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, including presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain successful working relationships within a team environment
  • Demonstrated understanding of security and controls
  • Technical knowledge and experience with log and event analysis using network and security tools and techniques
  • Demonstrated understanding of incident handling and response for security events
  • Ability to identify common vulnerabilities and related attack vectors, and risks

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience
  • Associated Certifications:
  • E| CIH : Certified Incident Handler
  • E| CEH : Certified Ethical Hacker
  • GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst ( GCIA )
    (if not currently certified, ability to work toward certification)

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

ITS is charged with managing strategic resource alignment, financial planning, curricular planning, user capacity development, network planning, replacement funding and program marketing within an integrated framework. The mission of ITS is to manage the technology and information systems environment of the University.

College/School Information

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.

A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to- BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.

The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.

EEO Statement

At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington ( UNCW ), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

Special Notes to Applicants

Months Per Year
12 Months
Type of Position
Anticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited Positions
Job Posting Date
Posting Close Date
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Describe your experience with day to day security operations for information security.

    (Open Ended Question)

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