Information Security Analyst

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Information Security Analyst

  • 498755
  • Savannah, Georgia, United States
  • Information Security
  • Information Technology
  • Full-time
  • Staff

As an information security analyst, you will be responsible for information security policy development and maintenance; design of security policy education, training, and awareness activities; monitoring compliance with university information security policy and applicable law; and coordinating investigation and reporting of security incidents. Working with the various areas and roles inside the information technology department, you will perform regular network penetration tests, application vulnerability assessment scans, data loss prevention scans, and risk assessment reviews.

In this full-time role, you will lead technology initiatives and work across departments and campuses, resolves complex technical problems daily, regularly operate under deadlines, and be subject to high workloads. This is a high-level position involving exposure and access to highly confidential material, and discretion and confidence are of the utmost importance.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline or equivalent experience
  • More than two years of experience utilizing Splunk or a leading vendor to perform security information and event management (SIEM)
  • Strong knowledge and working technical experience managing the endpoint solutions landscape from leading vendors such as Trend, SentinelOne, Carbon Black, CrowdStrike, and others
  • Experience administering and deploying multi-factor (MFA/2FA) authentication solutions to protect critical business services
  • Knowledge in incident and/or malware response, including chain of evidence practices and analysis using proprietary and open-source forensics tools
  • Knowledge of tools used for network security (data loss prevention, network intrusion prevention systems, host intrusion prevention systems, Wireshark, etc.)
  • Knowledge of information security management frameworks, such as International Standards Organization (ISO) 27001/2, NIST, PCI, and rules and regulations surrounding data privacy requirements (FERPA, HIPAA, GDPR)

Certificates, licenses, and registrations:

  • CISSP, GIAC, or other security certifications

Preferred qualifications:

  • One or more certificates (CISSP, CISM, CISA, GSEC, CEH, GIAC) or solution-specific technical certifications

Work Hours: The university work week is Sunday through Saturday. Most offices are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. In order to accommodate business needs, employees may be assigned to other work days and/or hours, including weekends and evenings.

Travel required: Less than 10%

ADA Tag: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements and minimum qualifications listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and/or meet the minimum qualifications.


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SCAD is committed to fostering a community of respect that is welcoming to all. The innovative spirit at SCAD enriches diversity, equity, and inclusion by empowering everyone to comfortably be one's authentic self. We are solutions-driven, collaboratively identifying and solving challenges to sustain a positively oriented environment. We understand when all perspectives are elevated, the university community is strengthened.

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