Under the direction of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), the Cybersecurity (Information Security) Manager assists with the development and delivery of an information security architecture, program and strategic plans for Auburn University. The scope of this program is university-wide, and the purpose is to protect University information and its infrastructure from threats; ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of University data; and that the University complies with statutory and regulatory requirements.
Oversee and manage a team of security specialists to provide systems and network security monitoring, penetration testing, firewall and related infrastructure management, network traffic analysis, and security consulting for the University community. Mentor security staff within the group. Consult with leadership on security matters such as security framework, policies/procedures, and strategic planning. The current Cybersecurity Office is comprised of the CISO, the Cybersecurity Manager, 6 additional Cyber professionals and student workers.
The Cybersecurity Manager will provide assistance with:
Cybersecurity firewalls and Web Application Firewalls for on premise network and cloud environments
Design and configuration of security systems including firewalls, IDS/IPS, and remote access
Monitoring systems for network server/firewall/network anomalies
Creating infrastructure designs of current and future network designs and incorporates appropriate mitigation of existing and emerging threats
Identifies security design gaps in existing and proposed network architecture and recommends changes/enhancements
Remains current on the latest trends, best practices, and technology developments
Performs other duties as assigned by the CIO or the CISO
Policy, Procedures, Standards and Guidelines
Coordinate the development of University information security technical standards, guidelines and procedures based on a recognized framework of best practices and in support of Auburn University Policies.
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Auburn University is committed to providing a comprehensive employee benefits package that attracts and retains talent to further the University's mission and contributes to the personal and financial well-being of employees and their families. Employee Benefits include: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Care, Cancer Insurance, Life Insurance/Personal Accident Coverage, Disability Group & Supplemental Plans, Flexible Spending Account Plan, and Mandatory and Voluntary Retirement Plans, Auburn University Federal Credit Union, Bookstore Discounts, Tiger Perks discounts on dining, shopping and entertainment, Travel Assistance (Domestic and International), and Educational Improvements for Employees and Dependents.
Entry into the applicant pool requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Business Administration, Management, Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field; experience in management of information security, information technology, or related areas; extensive knowledge of TCP/IP protocols and routing, O/S hardening, DNS, firewalls, routers/switches; and knowledge of information technology principles and applications, computer system management methodologies, and new technologies. A minimum of 5 years of experience in information security or related area is required.
Please utilize the attachment feature of our online employment site and attach the following: cover letter, resume and professional references. Only complete applications will be selected for consideration.
Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability Employer and committed to building an inclusive and diverse community.
Desired qualifications include:
Experience in managing an information security department, technical knowledge of information technology, information security practices and advanced degrees. Experience with PCI DSS, HIPAA, NIST, and FERPA is desirable. Information security-oriented certification (CISSP or CISM). Certification must be obtained within six months of hire as a condition of continued employment. United States Government Security Clearance preferred.
Requisition No.: 28346
Close Date: 05-21-2019
The "Close Date" indicates the date after which applications may no longer be received. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
Refer to the above Requisition # and apply on-line at:
on any computer with Internet access. If you need any assistance, contact Auburn University's Department of Human Resources at (334) 844-4145 or your local state employment service distribution system office. Internet Access is also available through your public library.
Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability employer.