Security Administrator

University Of Massachusetts Global Irvine , CA 92606

Posted 2 months ago

Please Note: Internal Employees, please access the Career app on the Workday Dashboard homepage to apply for the position.

Why join UMass Global?

Competitive compensation and benefits promote your health and well-being. UMass Global embraces inclusion, promotes corporate responsibility, and applies sustainable practices on the job and in the office.

Exceptional Benefits

At the University of Massachusetts Global, we value the personal health and financial well-being of our employees. Our affordable and flexible benefits packages truly encompass our mission and values by giving our employees peace of mind to allow them to focus on their professional development and other important aspects in their lives. Our benefits include:

  • Variety of Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage

  • Health Savings Account (HSA)

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Wellness Programs (Physical and Mental Health Challenges, Campus Events)

  • Robust and comprehensive Retirement Plan (Basic, Supplemental, Roth options)

  • Employer matching and mandatory contribution by UMass Global

  • Tuition Remission (UMass Global and Chapman)

  • Professional development through online learning and training tools

  • Service/Recognition awards

  • Paid time off

The Security Administrator provides management and support for security applications, security services, and monitoring solutions for all network and systems infrastructure. This position is responsible for all aspects of information security and protects the physical and virtual data resources of the university. This position is also responsible for the desktop, mobile, and network security.

New hires must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any boosters recommended by the CDC) and demonstrate proof of vaccination upon hire unless you are exempt from this requirement under state law or have an approved medical or religious accommodation.

UMass Global employees are eligible to participate in a voluntary hybrid flexible work arrangement benefit (including remote work with two days in the office per month), with approval of their supervisor, through the University's Voluntary Flexible Work Arrangement Program.

TYPE OF SUPERVISION:

Receive general supervision from the Director of Cloud Infrastructure.

  • General Supervision - indicates that the incumbent performs various duties, some of which may be complex duties within established policy guidelines and receives occasional supervision.

POSITION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Percentage

  • Perform vulnerability and penetration tests and identify and develop resolutions plans for risks.

  • Work with internal teams to develop security protocols and solutions to improve university security posture.

  • Monitor IT infrastructure for security related events and analyze and resolve any issues in coordination with the Systems and Net/Comms teams.

  • Coordinate with the Systems team to ensure daily backups are monitored and are successful.

  • Coordinate with the Net/Comms team to ensure firewalls and network equipment are updated routinely.

  • Develop and maintain SEIM solution for monitoring security logs and incidents.

  • Utilize auditing and reporting mechanisms to ensure all incidents and events are documented.

  • Evaluate, monitor, and report to leadership the network and systems security issues and vulnerabilities.

  • Monitor industry security trends and provide security improvement recommendations to the Technical Services Leadership.

  • Provide high-quality support to university customers. Work with teams and team members to provide our customers an excellent experience.
    95%

  • Perform other duties, as assigned
    5%

TOTAL

100%

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATION AND/OR LICENSES:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Cyber Security, or a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

  • 3 years of a combination of Systems Administration and Security Administration experience. Proven experience as a System Administrator, Network Administrator, or similar role.

  • Experience with network and system security scanning

  • Experience with network (LAN, WAN) security, intrusion detection and response.

  • Experience and knowledge of firewall management (Specifically CISCO, Palo Alto firewalls, and Web Application Firewalls).

  • Experience and knowledge of Cloud Security (AWS and Azure).

  • Experience and knowledge of WAF Security.

  • Experience with Microsoft Security platforms including Microsoft Defender for Identity, Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps, Microsoft Defender for Endpoint, Microsoft Sentinel, and Azure Multifactor Authentication (MFA), Azure Virtual Private Network (VPN), and Microsoft 365 security and compliance center.

  • Experience and knowledge of industry trends and best practices for security, including knowledge in using Cisco, Meraki, Palo Alto, AWS, and Microsoft technologies.

  • Experience and knowledge in Cloud hosting instance management and creation (AWS and Azure).

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • An understanding and experience with computer, network, and security systems.

  • Good interpersonal, and communication skills.

  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.

  • Proven ability to exercise independent thinking and judgment to carry out duties in a timely manner, even when faced with interruptions, distractions, and fluctuating workload.

  • Strong commitment to customer service and teamwork.

  • Ability to lead/manage multiple projects from concept to implementation

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in higher education.

  • Technical Certifications (Examples: Security+, CCSP, CISM, CISSP, etc.)

  • Prior experience providing support in an academic environment.

Machines, Tools, Equipment, Electronic Devices and Software: Standard office software and desktop devices.

Contact with Students: Frequent

Contact with Faculty and/or Staff: Frequent

Contact with Vendors: Occasional

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Working conditions are normal for an office environment. Position may be required to work flexible hours, particularly given campuses' extended hours of operation, and may require occasional weekend and/or evening work. Occasional travel to campuses may be necessary. Applicants for this position are subject to a background check and a criminal history review.

Please Note: Internal Employees, please access the Career app on the Workday Dashboard homepage to apply for the position.

Equal Employment Opportunity

  • UMass Global is committed to providing an educational and work environment free of unlawful discrimination and harassment in any form. UMass Global prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment on the basis of age, ancestry, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), disability (mental and physical), marital status, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, national origin (including language use restrictions), race, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and/ related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal law.

Reasonable Accommodation

  • UMass Global provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the recruitment department at burecruiting@umassglobal.edu.
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Security Administrator

University Of Massachusetts Global