System and Network Security Analyst (Security-Focused Splunk Service Developer)
Penn State University
The Office of Information Security is seeking applications for an individual to join our Enterprise Security Team. This team is responsible conducting intrusion detection and protection, incident response, and vulnerability management. Primary duties for this position include administering Splunk. This includes data onboarding; creating and tuning Splunk searches, alerts, reports, dashboards; development of documentation; and maintaining configurations. Other duties for this positon include training OIS staff and University stakeholders, assisting with maintenance of OIS infrastructure, participation with incident response as needed, and contributing to OIS initiatives and projects. The ideal candidate will possess a strong background in administering an enterprise service, SIEM experience, log analysis, intrusion detection and prevention technologies, vulnerability management, asset inventories, and incident response. Experience in Splunk software administration and implementation techniques are preferred. This job will be filled as a level 3, or level 4, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 3. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. A Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering or other relevant technology discipline is preferred.
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