Information Security Analyst 3 - Washington State University in Pullman Washington

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Washington State University

Pullman, Washington

United States


Detailed Job Description

WSU Information Security Services is looking for a dedicated, innovative, and detail-oriented Information Security Analyst. You will contribute to WSU’s operational information security efforts in helping to keep our students, faculty, and staff safe and secure online. You’ll be an innovator who will design and implement processes, policies, and standards that will improve the effectiveness and efficiency of Information Security Services in the areas of risk management and regulatory compliance. You’ll be responsible for ensuring that security assessments and policy updates are completed consistently and within established timeframes.

You will work as part of the larger Information Security Services Team to provide expert technical security consulting and support both in the central Information Technology Services area and to departmental IT organizations throughout the University. You’ll also work as part of the larger Information Security Services Team to ensure technical security risks are appropriately mitigated during the planning and implementation of new information systems.

You will advise and provide research for Information Technology Services leadership on all aspects of information security-related policies and processes including emerging technologies, implementation and architecture roadmaps, establishing information system boundaries, risk mitigation approaches, and potential adverse effects of identified threats and vulnerabilities. You will lead documentation efforts as needed to ensure that information system security controls are properly recorded.

Required Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years professional experience OR a combination of education and experience totaling seven (7) years from which comparable knowledge and abilities are acquired.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience developing information security training materials.

Demonstrated experience working within formal project management frameworks.

Experience with security reviews of firewall, file system ACLs, and other security controls.

Experience with legal aspects of information security.

Demonstrated ability to appropriately prioritize multiple tasks, projects, or assignments.

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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