Cyber Security Systems Engineer 2

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
02 – L – Exempt
Work Unit:
Office of the President
The Office of Information Security
Full/Part Time:


The Office of Information Security (OIS) is seeking candidates for a Cyber Security Systems Engineer. This position will be instrumental in implementing security related services and tools that include next-generation endpoint agents, data loss prevention, and privileged access management. This position will serve as lead for Penn State’s CyberArk Privileged Access Management System and work with Penn State units to integrate into daily operations. This position will also serve as a subject matter expert for information security and provide support for OIS projects and initiatives. The successful candidate will possess a demonstrated background with system administration with Linux or Windows systems, strong understanding of networking concepts, IT service implementations, and information security best practices and principles. This position must possess a strong background with privilege management systems. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. CyberArk experience is preferred. The successful candidate will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills. This position also requires the successful candidate to maintain a level of discretion and confidentiality with sensitive matters. A successful candidate must be able to pass a background check. The submission of a resume and cover letter is required.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088