Systems Engineer

Updated: 6 months ago
Location: Columbus, OHIO
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 02 Apr 2017

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Number of Positions Available 1
University Title Systems Engineer
Working Title Security Engineer
Department OCIO Security Operations
Department Location Columbus
Requisition Number 426707
Summary of Duties

Under a high level of Supervision: responsible for developing and maintaining software that supports the functions and initiatives of the Enterprise Security team, including meeting with customers to develop requirements; frequently requires the use of third-party APIs and libraries; provides customer support for various services operated by Enterprise Security Operations team; assists with the configuration & maintenance of database and application servers in support of the Enterprise Security mission; develops original content for Splunk in the form of searches, reports, alerts and dashboards; follows operational procedures to administer and support the ongoing maintenance of Security tools and systems, OR Follows operational procedures to gather, analyze & process Security Service data in accordance with operations requirements; identifies and monitors system or process bug fixes and enhancement activities to completion; assists senior engineers to develop job aides, documentation and training materials; participates in testing of Security Systems or Services.

Additional Information for Applicants:

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.

Pre Employment Screening Requires the successful completion of a background check.
Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or Data/Statistics; 3-5 years of experience writing and supporting web applications using modern Javascript frameworks & libraries; 3-5 years of experience writing technical documentation; 1-3 years of experience with relational databases; 1-3 years of experience with web application security best practices & scanning tools; 1-3 years of experience with Linux system administration.

Desired Qualifications

In-depth experience with software development using Ruby on Rails, jQuery, and data storage & retrieval from a PostgreSQL database server; experience implementing network security best practices and operating a secure web environment; in-depth understanding of Splunk data query language & API; experience with creating Splunk dashboards and other dynamic content; system administration of Linux CentOS 6+; use and configuration of a Puppet-managed environment; solid understanding of the Apache web service, and TCP/IP fundamentals; experience working at a large university or other large organization employing a mix of centralized and de-centralized services.

Target Salary $75,000.00 - $90,000.00 Annually
Job Category Information Technology (IT)
Job Appointment (FTE%)


Full/Part Time Full-time
Temporary or Regular Regular
Posting Start Date 03/18/2017
Posting End Date 04/02/2017
Dept Contact Name Warner,Andrew
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