UC San Diego Policy will not allow this position to receive work visa sponsorship.
UC San Diego is ranked the 9th best public university in the nation by U.S. News and World Report and is the largest employer based in San Diego County. Reporting to the VC-CFO, Information Technology Services (ITS) delivers Enterprise information technology services to the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) under the leadership of the campus Chief Information Officer (CIO).
Information Technology Services (IT Services) uses world-class services and technologies to empower UC San Diego's mission to transform California and the world as a student-centered, research-focused, service-oriented public university. As a strategic member of the UC San Diego community, IT Services embraces innovation in their delivery of IT services, infrastructure, applications, and support. IT Services is customer-focused and committed to collaboration, continuous improvement, and accountability.
The Senior Security Engineer is responsible for designing, deploying and managing enterprise security solutions utilizing various network, endpoint and cloud technologies for a 100,000-node network, one of the largest in San Diego. The environment offers exposure to a wide variety of security threats and challenges along with the most cutting-edge security technologies and market-leading security products. The position monitors and responds to security events in the enterprise infrastructure, and drives deployment and integration of security services across the campus.
UC San Diego is a higher education environment offering stability and excellent benefits including a defined benefit retirement plan, as well as access to a world-renown health care system. We are a fast-paced environment, but also believe in maintaining a healthy work-life balance and are committed to employee growth and well-being. Our international reputation for excellence is due in large part to the innovative and entrepreneurial nature of the UC San Diego community. UC San Diego faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to be creative and are rewarded for individual as well as collaborative achievements.
San Diego is ranked #22 in US News best places to live and is renowned for its sunny, temperate climate (upper 70's in summer to the mid 60's in winter), proximity to the ocean, mountains, deserts and year-round outdoor activities.
Leads the design, implementation and management of enterprise security solutions, including network security (firewall, VPN, IDS/IPS, SIEM, and proxy systems), endpoint security (anti-malware, vulnerability scanning, patch management, disk encryption, certificates), and cloud security (platforms such as AWS, Google and Microsoft O365).
Designs, develops, and implements automation (scripts, templates, and/or software as code) that manage security in a hybrid cloud environment, integrates security systems with threat intelligence, and automates security operations and incident response.
Monitors and responds to security events in the enterprise infrastructure and across various network, endpoint, application, and cloud systems, analyzes log sources, identifies suspicious behavior, and addresses threats to the enterprise infrastructure.
Drives deployment and integration of security services across the campus, serves as expert resource on security, scripting and automation, and contributes to campus security knowledge through technical documentation and training.
Leads risk assessment activities to identify potential threats/vulnerabilities and takes responsibility for the remediation of deficiencies, and ensures campus/core security solutions adhere to policy and regulation (such as ISO27k, HIPAA, FERPA, PCI, etc.).
Our employees enjoy competitive compensation packages and educational opportunities in a diverse, stimulating workforce.
This position is eligible for full: 1) Health/Dental/Vision Insurance 2) Life Insurance 3) UC Retirement Plan 4) Vacation/Holidays (15 vacation days & 13 paid holidays a year).
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.