Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jun 03, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 235461-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Communications, Editing, Broadcasting, Media, Information Systems/Technology, Quality, Risk Management and Compliance, Computer Science, Project Management

Position Summary:

This position seeks an enthusiastic Information Security Analyst with a willingness to learn and the ability to take initiative and produce results while delivering quality service and effective solutions. This position will report to the Manager of Cybersecurity Governance, Risk, and Compliance in the School of Medicine and Public Health.

This position assists in providing data security and regulatory compliance for the School of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The incumbent will evaluate information risks, support recommendations for appropriate security control solutions, and assist in auditing those solutions to materially reduce operational and compliance-based exposures. Additionally, this position will help contribute to the information security management program to support the school's mission of teaching and research, consistent with risk tolerance.

A successful candidate will have information security experience as well as project management skills and the ability to work with broad policy guidance. This candidate must also exercise sound judgment in working collaboratively and communicate effectively within an exciting environment in a visible role.

The School of Medicine and Public Health is one of the largest divisions of UW-Madison, employing over 4,000 faculty, staff, and instructors and conducts over $350 million of research annually. The data communication network in the UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health is comprised of approximately 10,000 total nodes located in 16 buildings on-campus as well as another 20 sites off-campus.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree or minimum of 2 years' experience in information security required; degree preferably in information technology security, computer science, information systems, or related field.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

- Demonstrated ability to identify and document risks associated with business processes, operations, information security programs and projects
- Working knowledge of cybersecurity industry standards (e.g. HIPAA, NIST, ISO, CIS, etc.) and current IT risks
- Experience using security tools to conduct security assessments, as well as monitor the IT environment
- Excellent communication skills with diverse audiences, both oral and written
- Proven ability to document information security processes, procedures, and validation of remediation

- 2 or more years of experience with information security
- Detailed understanding of network design, security controls, and system administration with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
- Proven experience in cybersecurity governance, risk, and compliance
- Experience using standard industry applications to create or update documents to meet compliance reporting requirements and to track detected failures to include validation of mitigation solutions within defined timelines
- Experience executing project management skills including design review, threat modeling, and risk profiling while working across a large, complex, distributed, organization that is representative of a diverse IT community to include policy, regulations, and compliance requirements

License or Certificate:

Must hold, or be able to obtain within six months, an industry accepted security certification (e.g., GIAC, ISACA, ISC2). Demonstrated knowledge or professional certification in Information Security or IT Audit is a strong addition.

Additional Information:

This position is currently fully remote due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In the future, there will be required onsite work and we will explore the opportunity for this position to be partially remote.

The School of Medicine and Public Health will not sponsor work visas for this position, thus, in compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify eligibility to work in the United States by completing the required I-9 form upon hire.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the "" button to start the application process. Please upload a resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, please address your experience with the knowledge and skills of the position. You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process.


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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

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Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Jun 3 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jul 4 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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