Job Title: Microsoft Security Architect (0532U) #25547
Job ID: 25547
Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Department Infrastructure Services
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This position is part of Infrastructure Services. The Microsoft Security Architect leads the design and development of innovative security architectures for protecting data deployed on supported Microsoft operating systems. This position will directly contribute to the overall Active Directory architecture and lead the security vision and strategy around Microsoft-based applications across all types including Infrastructure, Platform, and Software as a Service (IaaS/PaaS/SaaS). The Microsoft Security Architect will serve as the central point of contact for Enterprise Security for other Technology teams within the University for all matters related to Microsoft security. This position will have a dotted line reporting to the Chief Information Security Officer. In addition to the technical experiences and expertise, we are seeking someone who has the passion to tinker. As a higher education institution, we encourage continuous learning and the successful candidate should possess the desire to learn something new each day.
Collaborates with Information Security and Policy (ISP) to determine appropriate security policy in regards to Windows operating systems. Partners with the Platforms and Endpoint Operations and Services (EOS) teams to implement and ensure compliance with policy.
Performs the most complex and advanced techniques to work on issues that impact design of future concepts in regards to Active Directory and other Microsoft products.
Serves as the campus subject matter expert and provides consultation to Information System and Technology (IST) and campus leadership.
Works independently developing the most advanced concepts and strategies. in methods and best practices to secure microsoft products
Designs and implements the most complex security architecture and controls to prevent hackers from infiltrating campus systems and breaching sensitive/protected information.
Independently performs the most complex feasibility and Security analysis on potential future projects to management.
Serves as a key Advisor on the selection of major and critical technological purchases impacting all aspects of the campus enterprise architecture.
Has expertise relating to the design and development of information technology architectures across large diverse organizations
Senior Level Microsoft server administrator
Significant experience designing deploying, monitoring an enterprise level active directory instance
Substantial experience on Microsoft authentication/authorization models and impact on performance, scalability, and security
Experience troubleshooting complex systems issues in a Microsoft infrastructure integrated with multi-vendor solutions
Expert knowledge of Windows vulnerabilities and common exploits
Experience in implementation of best practices on supported Windows operating systems
Familiarity with Network Security Fundamentals
Familiarity with Privilege Escalation Opportunities
Demonstrated ability to manage large diverse technical projects
Must be able to communicate technical information in a clear and concise manner
Able to translate business needs into long-term architecture solutions
Strong interpersonal and communication skills; frequent interface with senior management
CISSP: Certified Information Systems Security Professional
Experience in Higher Education or in an organization with a decentralized/distributed IT organization
Knowledge of campus-wide processes and procedures
Ability to collaborate with non-technical personnel at all levels in the organization
Salary & Benefits
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Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
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