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California State University, Fullerton
  • Position Number: 1574300
  • Location: Fullerton, CA
  • Position Type: Computer and Information Technology

Job Title Information Security Consultant (Information Technology Consultant-Foundation)
Classification Information Technology Consultant -12-Foundation
AutoReqId 11402BR
Department IT- Information Security
Sub-Division Information Technology
Salary Range $3,470 - $6,681 per month
Appointment Type Temporary
Time Base Full-Time
Work Schedule Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; occasional early morning, evening and weekend hours; this is a temporary position to end on or before June 30, 2020 with a possibility of renewal on an annual basis if program needs exist.

Job Summary
It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University's mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.

About CSUF:
Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 39,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to California's revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, CSUF Garden Grove Center, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.

About the Position:
Information Technology continuously strives to produce a higher quality of services designed to meet the expectations of the campus community. We provide a leading-edge technology environment for students, faculty and staff to advance the University's mission, vision and goals. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as an Information Security Consultant (Information Technology Consultant-Foundation). The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude and an active, energetic mind that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.

Under general supervision of Information Security Officer, the Information Security Consultant contributes to campus information security strategy and California State University policy and standards. Responsible for moderately complex security issues including digital forensics, vulnerability management, risk and security assessment, log analysis, configuration management, incident response, and inventory management. Responsible for promoting information security efforts to develop campus-wide security projects to reduce risk, develop Information Technology operational and technical controls, promote information security policy and compliance to improve IT security posture. Performs detailed analysis on security-related events and provides clear and concise reporting to management. Participates in IT, information security risk and compliance assessments, audits, gap analyses, and remediation. Resolves daily issues of a complex scope that impact various teams and overall business objectives. Demonstrated commitment to training, self-study and maintaining proficiency in the technical cyber security domain. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications
Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Information Systems, Telecommunications, Engineering, Engineering Technology or a related field or four years relevant full-time experience or an associate's degree in a related field with two years of relevant full-time experience.

Basic knowledge of the specialty work area demonstrated by an understanding and use of general principals and terminology. Demonstrated understanding of the standard technology and systems in place with the capability of supporting and operating the technology. Ability to recognize problems, identify possible causes, and refer to appropriate party for resolution. Ability to solve problems where precedents exist, and acquire knowledge in related specialties. Demonstrated ability to work as a team member. Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Preferred Qualifications
Working knowledge of network security, encryption methods, application development platforms, technologies, security architecture and overall information security concepts. Working understanding of information security risk management and performing information security risk assessments.
Familiarity with tools: EnCase, Forensic Toolkit, Autopsy/Sleuthkit, Wireshark, tcpdump, tshark. Perform all other duties as assigned Possess a basic knowledge of IT security and various frameworks such as ISO-27000, CobiT, NIST 800-53, PCI DSS, HIPAA, FERPA, SOC2 and SSAE16.

Special Working Conditions
California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University's strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.

If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.

Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.

Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.

Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.

California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).

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