Security Analyst (Lincoln, Omaha or Kearney, NE)

Updated: 5 days ago
Location: Campus, ILLINOIS
Job Type: FullTime
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Position Information
Position Information

Working Title Security Analyst (Lincoln, Omaha or Kearney, NE)
Department University of Nebraska System
Requisition Number S_240551
Posting Open Date 06/11/2024
Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date) 06/26/2024
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Description of Work
Responds to security alerts and investigates root cause.  Assists with the implementation and administration of the University’s information security program.  This includes safeguarding information system assets by identifying and solving potential and actual security problems and risks.  Responsible for requirements management, solution recommendations, and project management in support of strategic security projects which vary in scope from campus strategic goals to NU system goals to state and federal mandates. Provides timely, clear verbal and written communications related to all projects and operational activities. The work involves following the methodologies of the security and business analysis fields in order to:
·         Assist in analyzing customer needs and capture requirements using multiple methods from the security and identity perspectives.
·         Assist in the development and maintenance of systems and policies to ensure the security of information and data assets.
·         Perform analysis and judgment outside established protocols requiring a high degree of confidentiality and integrity.
·         Responsible for implementation of security policies and procedures (e.g., user log-on and authentication rules, security breach escalation procedures, security auditing procedures and use of firewalls and encryption routines).
·         As necessary researching requirements and writing draft policies. 
·         Work as necessary with external contractors and other vendors for completion of plans and projects.
·         Maintenance of systems and policies to ensure the security of information and data assets; monitoring of procedures and compliance with security policies to ensure that user access, resources and information are secure
·         Monitoring of emerging network threats and regular consultation with other IT professionals and user departments to provide tactical and strategic technical guidance and assist in the design and implementation of appropriate access protection, audit control and evidentiary methods and procedures.
·         As necessary test and/or manage University systems, infrastructure and applications.
This position will uphold the ITS core principles of outstanding collaboration and communication, a drive to succeed, a passion for higher learning, and acting with integrity. 
Please note: Sponsorship will not be offered for this position.
Minimum Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree required; equivalency considered
Two years experience in information technology or security experience; required
Must have excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills; required
Must have strong organizational and problem solving skills; required
Preferred Qualifications
Experience within a higher education environment; preferred
Experience using security tools (vulnerability scanners, intrusion prevention systems, firewalls, VPN’s, data loss prevention, etc.); preferred
Security + or similar certification; desired
Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required No
Physical Required No
Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) required. Subject to DOT approved pre-employment & random testing for alcohol and controlled substances. No
Criminal History Background Check Required Yes
Posted Salary $80,500/yr minimum
How to Apply
To apply, interested applicants should go to University of Nebraska System’s employment website:
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For questions or accommodations related to this position contact
Direct questions about the position to:
[email protected]
Direct questions about the on-line application process to: 402-472-3701

Job Category (old) Managerial/Professional
Job Type Full-Time
Alternate Work Schedule (if other than 8-5)
Work Location (City, State) Any Campus
Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? No
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