Assistant Information Security Officer, IT Security Architect

Virginia, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Apr 08, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Information Technology Services (ITS) at Old Dominion University is seeking candidates for the Assistant Information Security Officer, IT Security Architect (Information Technology Specialist III) position. This position will provide support to the University’s client server environment through research, testing and evaluating computer security products and procedures to provide the campus with a reliable and secure computing environment. Other duties include: holds responsibility for defining, coordinating and monitoring the Information Security environment and investigating suspected violations of Information Security policies; oversees the daily operations of security systems and procedures by the Security Operations Team. This position relates to the department objective by providing the information security needed to support the high quality and reliability of the services offered by ITS.

Required Qualifications: Considerable experience with data security system support at the desktop and server level. Extensive knowledge of several software packages and languages. Extensive knowledge of security, database, communications, and operating system software. Extensive knowledge of the security environments, University organization, and functional roles. Demonstrated knowledge of middleware and scripting development process and practices. Demonstrated knowledge of effective supervisory techniques. Demonstrated skill in computer security forensics and investigations. Demonstrated systems administration skill of multiple operating systems, to include Windows and LINUX. Demonstrated skill in working with intrusion detection systems and/or security monitoring systems. Demonstrated skill in working with directory systems, such as LDAP, Active Directory, NDS, etc. Demonstrated skill in network setup and management. Very strong interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written). In most cases these knowledge, skills and abilities can be acquired through the completion of a bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related discipline or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience. Extensive experience establishing and maintaining a secured computing and client/server environment. GIAC and/or CISSP Certification. Demonstrated skill in risk analysis and continuity planning. Understanding of scripting and automation, data mining, reporting, metrics and alerts.

Conditions of Employment: 40-hour work week Monday-Friday. Some evenings and weekends; rotating on call. This position is designated as sensitive. A fingerprint-based criminal history check will be required of the final candidate.

Review Date: This is an open-until-filled recruitment. This recruitment may close after the five-day required posting period when a suitable pool of applicants has been generated.

It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.