Job ID: 7579
Location: El Paso, TX
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Posting End Date
Open until filled
Commensurate with education and experience.
Hours per Week
40 Hours weekly; Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm
VP for Information Resources
Required Application Materials
A resume, cover letter, and a list of 3 professional references are required to apply.
Purpose of Position
Under minimal supervision and with limited and considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment, the Cybersecurity Administrator is responsible for supporting the technical infrastructure of the Information Security Office (ISO) with incident responders and providing technical guidance and support for the network infrastructure that monitors the University's Information System Security programs to ensure compliance with federal and state laws and regulations, and UT System's standard industry practice, policies, and procedures.
Reviews system logs, alerts, and other data sources to identify, investigate, report any possible cybersecurity incidents or discovered vulnerabilities, both internal and external to the University; Suggest and help implement remediation steps and appropriate safeguards in the event of any cybersecurity incidents promptly.
Researches, recommends, implements, tests, and deploys acquisitions of new security hardware and/or software to improve University cybersecurity posture.
Documents and maintains detailed written records of cybersecurity incidents as mandated by the UT Systems or Texas state departments. Works with law enforcement and legal representatives in investigations of possible security violations.
Participates in UT System, Texas state, and industry cybersecurity functions to stay abreast of current laws, regulations, and industry practices.
Assists in developing, maintaining, and communicating cybersecurity policies and procedures for Information Technology (IT) systems.
Continually reviews, interprets, and stays up-to-date on changes to the University's IT infrastructure setup.
Performs duties as a Local Registration Authority Administrator (LRAA); issues digital keys for encryption programs.
Coordinates and assists University users with investigating and solving issues such as computer data access requirements, cybersecurity questions and violations, vulnerability remediation, and programming changes.
Continually evaluate new cyber threats, solutions, and the impact on IT and University operations and balancing these needs to develop and implement the best cybersecurity solutions for the University.
Assists with special projects, as needed.
Complies with all Federal, State, and University policies.
Other duties may be assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities: No supervisory responsibilities.
Minimum Education required: Bachelor's degree from four year college or university in computer science or educationally equivalent engineering field.
Minimum Experience required: One year of work experience in engineering related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office software and ability to learn and use institutional software systems.
Preferred Qualifications: Basic knowledge of SIEM tools such as Splunk, Linux Administration, Vulnerability scanning tools such as Tenable Nessus, Network cybersecurity topics such as firewalls, intrusion prevention systems, DNS security, data loss prevention, encryption, etc.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, use hands to feel, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The University of Texas at El Paso is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or sexual orientation and gender in employment or the provision of services in accordance with state and federal law. Discrimination on the basis of sex includes an employee's or prospective employee's right to be free from sexual harassment under Title IX of the Higher Education A.
The University of Texas at El Paso is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or sexual orientation and gender in employment or the provision of services in accordance with state and federal law. Discrimination on the basis of sex includes an employee's or prospective employee's right to be free from sexual harassment under Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972.
To apply, visit https://zahr-prd-candidate-ada.utshare.utsystem.edu/psp/ZAHRPRDADA/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=2&JobOpeningId=7579&PostingSeq=1
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