The Information Security Office is looking for a Senior Information Security Analyst and SIEM Administrator to join our team within University Systems. The Information Security Office is responsible for overall coordination and management of the information security program for the university. In addition to providing additional capacity and expertise to the team for projects, operations, and incident response, this position will help lead the implementation of a SIEM platform as part of a maturing campus-wide information security program.
Our preferred candidate should have experience with some or all of the following:
The salary range for this position is:
Recruitment range: $76,850 - $86,493 starting salary determined by the PEA Collective Agreement.
Performance range: starting salary to max of $100,456 is available through annual performance increases
University Systems (http://www.uvic.ca/systems/) serves a diverse client base including students, faculty and world-renowned researchers. We consist of three major units: Academic & Administrative Services, Infrastructure Services, and UVic Online, all working together to provide computing, communications and technology in support of the university's learning, teaching, research and administrative activities. We support high profile research projects and work as part of the BCNET consortium. We exist in a complex work environment where we must effectively navigate complex, cutting edge and ever-changing technology, and information security and privacy issues in order to be the best information systems organization in the Canadian university system.
Reporting to the Manager, Information Security Office, the Senior Information Security Analyst and SIEM Administrator assists in the monitoring and enforcement of information security policy and practice to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the University’s Information Resources. . The Senior Information Security Analyst and SIEM Administrator works to ensure the operational security of university-wide computing systems and services, and acts as both a trusted advisor/consultant and subject matter expert providing guidance to and collaborating with technical staff and staff in various units throughout the university. This position will oversee Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) tools and technologies, provide support on SIEM lifecycle, configuration, and tuning management, and will be a subject matter expert and maintainer for SIEM solutions that offer enterprise class log collection, aggregation, and correlation capabilities for a wide variety of platforms.This role uses their knowledge of highly complex information security and systems-related experience to analyze and solve problems. The Manager, Information Security Office, and other senior leaders within University Systems provide guidance and direction on the resolution of more complex issues.
This position requires a Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline (Computer Science or Computer Engineering preferred) and 5 years' experience working in an enterprise networking environment, and 3 years’ experience in an information security-related function,
An equivalent combination of education, training and experience would be considered.
Essential knowledge and experience requirements include:
Essential competencies include:
The following criteria are considered an asset:
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