Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an IST Analyst II (Infrastructure Security) for the Office of Information Technology.
The IST Analyst II provides network security operations support including firewalls, IPS systems, vulnerability scanning, log management support, and reporting. Responsible for the upgrade of legacy equipment and modifications to existing infrastructure in a 24×7×365 environment.
Develops documentation, formulates and applies policies and procedures as related to the position.
Performs technical resource planning and support.
Maintains network security equipment in support of security policies; monitors network traffic and correlate system logs to identify potential system breaches or security exploits.
Perform system tuning, monitoring and trend analysis; develops and manages project plans.
Assists in or manages the installation of software and/or hardware components keeping security best practices in the forefront; understands and follows industry technology trends.
Interacts with users and other technical areas to gather requirements and compile data.
Acts as liaison between OIT and other Rutgers technical communities.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Minimum of three (3) years' experience in information services in a technical and analytical/design capacity.
Working experience in a LAN/WAN environment.
Experience in enforcing server security standards and best practices.
Equivalent education, experience and/or training may be substituted for the degree requirements.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of networking, security, distributed computing environments and an understanding of integrated communications concepts.
Must have a working knowledge of routing protocols, S2S/RA VPN, ACLs, NAT, VLANs, ACS and technologies used to implement and maintain network security in a large environment.
Knowledgeable in network access control (NAC) systems, incident response techniques, intrusion prevention systems, information security methodologies, and authentication protocols.
Knowledge and experience in configuring, maintaining and monitoring network security equipment.
Good understanding of network services and security.
Ability to develop and manage project work plans.
Excellent oral and written communications skills and interpersonal skills.
Must be team-oriented and able to work closely with other supporting organizations.
Cisco and/or Juniper Certification.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Physical Demands: Standing, sitting, walking, talking or hearing. Visual acuity to perform activities such as: viewing a computer terminal, reading, analyzing written information/data, etc.
Work Environment: Office environment. Moderate noise.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was ...at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.