[unisog] Job Posting -- Boston College Security Analyst

David Escalante david.escalante at bc.edu
Mon Sep 26 15:34:31 GMT 2005

This is being posted to several lists -- apologies for cross-postings.  
Job description below.

If you are interested in this position and wish to apply, go to 
http://www.bc.edu, and on the "Quick Links" pull-down, choose "Job 
Opportunities", then click "Go".  This will bring you to the Human 
Resources page with instructions for applying.  When scanning the list 
of available jobs, the reference number for this particular position is 
David Escalante
Boston College

Job Description:
The Information Security Analyst is responsible for multiple day-to-day 
security tasks, in addition to various short and medium term information 
security projects, as part of supporting the entire Boston College 
community's information security needs. Day-to-day tasks include cyber 
incident response, evaluation of requests for security changes, and 
monitoring of various security devices and audit logs. This also 
involves providing ongoing support and advice to IT staff and end users 
on a variety of security issues, and ensuring that Boston College's 
security policy and procedures are adhered to.

Project work includes investigating, evaluating, and deploying security 
solutions to meet Boston College's needs. The needs will be defined in 
the context of an ongoing ISO 17799 security best practices 
implementation. Project activities will include attending meetings and 
working with others to determine requirements and deploy appropriate 
solutions. Project activities will also include developing and 
implementing new security policies and procedures, and recommending 
strategies to prevent security exposures and prevent intrusions with 
guidance from the Director of Policy and Security.

Bachelors Degree or equivalent along with two to three years experience 
in Information Security.

Candidate must also have:
- Strong technical knowledge in multiple domains of information security 
including  policy development, access control systems, 
telecommunications, network, and Internet security, legal & regulatory 
- Strong project management and writing skills.
- Knowledge of operating system security for servers and desktops, plus 
security and application security.
- Coding skills in C, Java, or PERL a plus.
- Must be able to work with and influence people at multiple levels 
within a major university.
- Must be able to work independently and within a team setting.

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