The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Network Security Analyst

Hiring department ITS
Monthly salary $4,715+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 12-10-17-01-9328
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

Must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


Assist in identifying network intrusions, vulnerabilities, and attacks, executing solutions to continuously improve security for the University. Responsible for building security alert mechanisms, primarily using Splunk.

Essential Functions

Serve as a member of the Information Security Office's Incident Response team, providing incident response services to the UT Austin campus and many other entities throughout the state of Texas. Build alerting tools within Splunk to identify anomalies and critical security events.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Bachelor's degree, training in information technology, information security or related experience in lieu of education. Three years experience in information security, secure system(s) administration, network security, auditing information technology, or experience resolving complex security issues in diverse, decentralized IT environments. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelors degree with major field in Computer Science, or related computer, engineering, or technical field and five years required experience in network intrusion analysis, and security incident handling. Present or recent work experience at UT along with a basic understanding of architecture and operation of the University's technology infrastructure. One year customer support or help desk experience. Experience in investigating misuse and in incident handling. Current experience with network protocols and network monitoring techniques, and UNIX or Windows server security administration. Familiarity with vulnerability assessment tools, data integrity checking tools, network intrusion detection systems, commercial firewalls, and VPN systems. Working knowledge of UNIX, Windows, Cisco, DNS, and TCP/IP. Certification in information security or network technology (GCIH, etc).

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity

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