Security Engineer-Sr

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Columbus, OHIO
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 27 Aug 2017

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Number of Positions Available 1
University Title Security Engineer-Sr
Working Title Security Engineer-Sr
Department OCIO Security Operations
Department Location Columbus
Requisition Number 431204
Summary of Duties

Enterprise Security is seeking a highly motivated individual to lead the Vulnerability Management program within the Security Operations team.

With a moderate level of autonomy & decision making authority the Senior Security Engineer will lead content development and service ownership of the Vulnerability Management team. The individual will be expected to operate as key member within the larger Enterprise Security, Security Operations team and could be called upon to help analyze security threats and related security issues.

Duties will include but are not limited to:

Evaluate existing vulnerability management systems and subsystems for viability or optimizations;

Scanning for vulnerabilities, evaluating scope and exposure;

Working with system and service owners to patch, isolate, or otherwise mitigate critical vulnerabilities.

Developing exposure metrics, detecting trends, and assisting the larger Enterprise Security team in developing controls or defensive measures.

Regularly review and act upon data discoveries.

Participate in incident response processes as needed.

Our goal is to foster a community of professionals with diverse skills, experiences and backgrounds who actively collaborate to support the mission of the Ohio State University. We are committed to personal and professional growth of individuals as they achieve their highest potential and support others along the way. In an ever-changing technology landscape our employees are flexible, innovative, and adept problem-solvers.

Additional Information for Applicants:
Pre Employment Screening Requires the successful completion of a background check.
Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Info Technology, or equivalent combination of experience; three years in an information security role or IT support role with significant security responsibilities; 5-8 years of information technology experience; excellent communication & problem solving skills; ability to interact with a wide variety of people; aptitude for learning & applying technical skills; ability to prioritize tasks and manage time efficiently; high level of self-initiative and self-motivation.

Desired Qualifications

Experience working with Linux/Unix systems; familiarity with prioritizing vulnerabilities and other security related issues in a diverse environment; knowledge of Splunk.

Target Salary $90,060.00 - $110,060.00 Annually
Job Category Information Technology (IT)
Job Appointment (FTE%)


Full/Part Time Full-time
Temporary or Regular Regular
Posting Start Date 08/12/2017
Posting End Date 08/27/2017
Dept Contact Name Warner,Andrew
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