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Security Network Analyst

California State University, Los Angeles
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 10, 2024

Job Details

Security Network Analyst

Job No: 537808
Work Type: Staff
Location: Los Angeles
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time

As part of our equity and diversity commitment and continuing effort to offer career ladder opportunities to our employees, the following position is being offered as a promotional recruitment effort. Only current state staff on-campus may apply.

Job No: 537808; 4/10/2024

Operating Systems Analyst- Career

Salary Range: $4,912 - $12,124/Monthly (Budgeted Hiring Salary Range: $5,000 - $6,000/Monthly)

Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; exempt classification.

Essential Functions: Under the direction of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), the incumbent works as a confidential technical employee to perform ongoing network, server, and desktop computer security monitoring, threat detection, and vulnerability assessments to detect, prevent, and control the system security risks and vulnerabilities. Based on findings, the incumbent may work with the network, server, and desktop services teams to contain the detected risks, and remediate the identified vulnerabilities. The incumbent will assist the CISO to ensure all the associated documentations, including inventories of servers, systems, and network components, is updated regularly by appropriate IT Infrastructure staff and retained for incident response and audit compliance purposes. The incumbent participates in the assigned IT security-related projects to improve knowledge base and experience in cybersecurity standards and best practices. The incumbent is a core member of the virtual Security Operation Center (SOC) in daily security briefings. The incumbent is also a core member of the Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) when security incidents occur.

Required Qualifications & Experience: A bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university, preferably in computer science, mathematics, or a related technical field, or equivalent technical training and/or experience. A minimum 5-year IT-related working experience as well as a minimum 3-year of hand-on IT network support experience. An advanced degree from an accredited four-year college or university in IT-related discipline can substitute 2 years of experience. Hands-on experience in troubleshooting security incidents on computer network. The incumbent must have knowledge or experience in vulnerability management and security patching. The incumbent must also have general knowledge of Firewall systems such as Palo Alto Network components; data privacy standards, requirements, and policies; network security best practices; state and federal laws governing the handling, access, storage, and disposal of Level 1 confidential data and Level 2 internal use data; and of disaster recovery and business continuity measures. The incumbent must have good written, verbal, and listening communication skills; and critical thinking and analytical skills. The incumbent must have the ability to effectively communicate complex and detailed concepts to others; determine cause and effect, and identify critical issues and solutions that are not readily apparent; work on multiple assignments simultaneously without loss of integrity and accuracy; and work in a confidential, need-to-know environment. The incumbent must have a demonstrated interest and/or ability to work in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the California State University. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University employees who may apply for the position.

California State University, Los Angeles, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Desired Qualifications: CISSP certification. CompTIA Network+ certification or similar professional networking certification. An advanced degree in cybersecurity or computer networking is preferred. Working experience conducting network traffic analysis using tools such as Airwave and ClearPass tools. Experience working with Palo Alto firewalls; HP ArcSight log management tools; of Security XDR, SIEM tools; in security incident triage; with NeXpose/InsightVM or similar vulnerability scanning tools and creating vulnerability reports; and in administrating/supporting Microsoft Active Directory, SSO, or Multi-factor authentication systems such as Duo Security or Azure MFA. Knowledge of data life cycle, data loss prevention, and data privacy is a plus. Knowledge or experience in MITRE Attack Framework or NIST Cybersecurity Framework. Working Knowledge or experience in ITIL or ITSM, Quality Improvement methodologies such as Six Sigma or Global 8D.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on April 24, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with a disability to apply. Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

To obtain employment information for the impaired call:
TDD Line (323) 343-3670
24-hour Dial-A-Job Line (323) 343-3678

Advertised: Apr 10, 2024 (9:00 AM)
Application closes: Open until filled

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