Information Security Analyst 1

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.


Job Overview

Assist in performing procedures and provide technical solutions that serve to provide appropriate access to and protect systems from unauthorized users.

Essential Functions
  • Carry out procedures to ensure that all systems, products and services meet organization security standards.
  • Research information security trends to understand the latest vulnerabilities and threats.
  • Conduct risk and vulnerability assessments of information systems to identity vulnerabilities, risk and protection needs.
  • Assist with providing artifacts to Governance Risk & Compliance in relation to internal & external audits.
  • Work with business units to achieve security objectives. Identify, report, and resolve security risks and violations.
  • Assist with mentoring non-security teams regarding risk management, information security controls, incident analysis, incident response, monitoring, and other operational tasks (tools, techniques, procedures) in support of technologies managed by the Office of Information Security (OIS).
  • Assist with the formation of information security strategies for the protection of sensitive data.
  • Involved in the full security systems life cycle which includes, designing, coding, testing, implementing, maintaining, and supporting software, quality assurance, testing and deployment.
  • Assist with development of technical documentation (designs, specifications, processes, workflows) and communications.
  • Assist with information security consultation on UC projects initiative within the business and development of systems.
  • Assist with cyber investigations through forensic fact gathering with a focus on e-discovery.
  • Assist with information security training and awareness programs.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.
Required Education
  • Associate's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, or related field.
  • Two (2) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.
Required Experience

Possess working knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures and contributes through support, using established processes, methods, and systems.

Additional Qualifications Considered

Technical security certifications such as Sec+, GSEC or similar.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment Talking - ContinuouslySitting - ContinuouslyHearing, listening - ContinuouslyRepetitive hand motion (such as typing) - ContinuouslyBending - SeldomClimbing stairs/ladders - SeldomCrawling - SeldomCrouching - SeldomKneeling, squatting - SeldomLifting - over 50 pounds - SeldomLifting - up to 20 pounds - SeldomLifting - up to 50 pounds - SeldomPulling, pushing - SeldomReaching overhead - SeldomStanding - SeldomStooping - SeldomWalking - Seldom


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 62981 


Salary Range
$52,000.00 - 74,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Cincinnati, OH 45201, US