Opening for lead security analyst
The Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research is hiring a lead security engineer.
Description and Responsibilities:
Under minimal supervision, focuses on the CACR's strategic goal of advancing operational cybersecurity, primarily in the domain of distributed computational science. Works with individual collaborator communities and on cybersecurity advancements with broad impact.
Required: Bachelor's degree and four years of advanced systems analysis, programming, and systems administration.
Combinations of related education and experience will be considered.
Knowledge of the IP protocol suite specifically relating to TCP and UDP protocol behavior and interdependencies with the applications suite (DNS, SMTP, HTTP, etc.); ability to program in C, Perl, Python, or other widely used, general purpose language; and knowledge of security concepts (e.g., authentication, authorization), protocols (e.g., TLS/SSL), and systems (e.g., PKIs). Knowledge of how security protocols and cryptographic algorithms are applied to protect computer systems and information; excellent oral and written communication skills, presentation skills, and interpersonal skills; and knowledge of Unix-like operating systems and the utilities used in system administration, system and kernel customization, security analysis tools, system logging, and security incident diagnosis.
Preferred: Bachelor's degree in computer science and two years of experience in one or more of the following areas: computer incident response and investigation; software development; distribution of scientific computing; authoring papers, best practices, or other documentation; cybersecurity architecture or analysis. Ability to program in multiple languages. Practical experience with one or more relational database packages; experience in a university-based technology environment; and experience working with distributed systems.
Other: The Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research (CACR) works to advance both the practice and research of cybersecurity as it is applied across the U.S. and internationally. CACR obtains funding from a variety of sources, both public and private sector, which provides it with an evolving set of challenges to address.
Indiana University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment institution.