IT Security Analyst

Drexel University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 23, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology, Technology Administration/Other
Employment Type
Full Time
About Drexel

Drexel is one of Philadelphia's top 10 private employers, a comprehensive global research university and a major engine for economic development in the region. With over 24,000 students, Drexel is one of America's 15 largest private universities. Drexel has committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics.

Job Summary

The IT Security Analyst uses security, server, and network tools to identify potential security incidents and attacks from within and outside the Drexel networks; responds to violations of acceptable use policy as well as actual attacks to investigate scope of problems and mitigate actual damage; develops reports and alerts; correlates data to identify and mitigate security vulnerabilities; and identifies patterns of attacks and responses to design playbook responses.

Essential Functions
  • Detect and respond to security incidents of all types including but not limited to network, host, and account abuse. This includes scripting tools where appropriate to automate or improve responses as well as creating and refining alerts and other monitoring capabilities.
  • Test, deploy, and maintain Information Security tools.
  • Lead projects to improve host, network, and account security.
  • Document work and communicate with peers to accomplish goals.
  • Help establish standards and evaluate hardware and software products for use in improving host, network, and account security.
  • Write communications to assist in educating community about security policies, risks, tools and remediations.
  • Familiarity hardening Windows, macOS, and Linux systems.
  • Other duties as assignment
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience
Physical Demands
  • Typically sitting at a desk/table

University City – Philadelphia, PA

Additional Information

This position is classified as exempt with a salary grade of M. For more information regarding Drexel’s Professional Staff salary structure,

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.

Review of applicants will begin once a suitable candidate pool is identified.

Advertised:Sep 23 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:Oct 24 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

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