Information Security Specialist Position ID: 00038091
Position Summary Information Security Architecture and Cloud Services The Information Security Specialist is a technical subject matter expert who supports the Information Security Office’s Architect and Team Lead for Information Security Architecture and Cloud Services. This position works with all departmental and University business units to implement the policies, procedures, processes, controls, and methods needed to design and implement optimal enterprise information security architectures for both on-premises, hybrid, and public cloud to ensure that the University’s information resources are both appropriately protected and available.
Primary duties include:
This position serves as a subject matter expert primarily responsible for design, consulting and implementation of architecture, cloud services, and administers the following functions under the direction of the Team Lead and Architect for the Information Security Office in support of the CISO’s (Chief Information Security Officer) executive ITS leadership. Scope of duties includes providing strategic planning, project management, consulting and the following primary functions:
Consulting, research and technical expertise for all enterprise information security architecture, including a higher level of effort focused on security for public cloud
Presentations and proposals for IT leadership, customers, ISO staff, information security programs, and internal knowledge sharing via documentation and article in our knowledge base.
Extensive creation and maintenance of diagrams and supporting technical documentation.
Development of internal process, procedure and workflow enhancements for the ISO
Collaborates with subject matter experts and team leads in other units
Product selections and custom solutions: research, reporting, testing, procurement when required validation and implementation of solutions in support of efforts led by the ISO’s Architect, management team and CISO
Occasional On-Call Support: ticket escalations and provide responsive 24-7-365 on-call operational support for mission critical systems, resources, urgent time sensitive matters and the University’s sensitive information
Educational Requirements Master’s and 1-2 years’ experience or Bachelor’s and 2-4 years’ experience or will accept a combination of related education and experience in substitution.
Qualifications and Experience Required / Essential Experience and Skills
2 years of professional experience in information technology
Professional experience providing information security services or information security functions
Preferred Experience and Skills
Professional experience providing information security services and support for customers utilizing Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, or Microsoft Azure
Professional experience utilizing a SIEM for information security data support, operations, analysis and alerting
Professional experience collaborating directly with information security architects, network architects, systems architects, or developers
Professional experience presenting information security related topics and updates to teammates, colleagues, and/or partners within the organization
Professional experience in higher education or an organization with over 500 employees
Experience with threat hunting and/or formal cybersecurity competitions utilizing similar tools for reconnaissance and problem solving
Information security training and/or certification(s)
Professional experience and fundamental working knowledge of NIST 800-53 and 800-171
Experience with automation of security controls for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) or Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Undergraduate and/or master’s degree with an information security or information technology focus
Application Types Accepted Applications must be received in the Department of Human Resources by the closing date to be considered. Please submit an online application for vacancy # 00038091 at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/169106
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.