Reporting to the Assistant Director, Information Security, the Information Security Specialist participates in the development, operation and maintenance of information security systems, vulnerability management, and incident response, containment, and investigation. This position serves the campus community as a technical security specialist for computer, information, and network security systems, and incident response workflow. This position contributes to the building and operation of an effective, comprehensive security program that supports compliance with legal and business requirements.
UMass Amherst is one of the major public research universities in America. Nestled in idyllic Amherst, Massachusetts, the campus is consistently ranked among the top public research universities in the nation, and offers a rich cultural environment in a rural setting close to major urban centers. Amherst, situated in the lovely Pioneer Valley, was rated the #1 college town in America by US News and World Report. UMass Amherst IT is a dynamic and exciting organization with a mandate for continuous improvement. If you are an enthusiastic and innovative individual, we invite you to apply.
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Include letter of application, resume, and the names, titles, and telephone numbers of at least three current references. Apply by July 7, 2017, for priority consideration; however applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members.