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Kansas State University Incident Response Analyst in Manhattan, Kansas

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\ \ Incident Response Analyst\ \ Department: 3670030005 Division of Info Tech\ Job no: 517196\ Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Regular)\ Location: Manhattan, Kansas\ Worksite: On-site requirement\ Categories: Computer Science / Information Technology\ Pay Grade: 12A\ \ \ About This Role:\ The Incident Response Analyst is crucial in identifying, analyzing, and mitigating cybersecurity incidents to enhance the university\'s security posture. The position also involves collaborating closely with the SIOC team to optimize resource use, improve system performance, and ensure high levels of end-user satisfaction by maintaining a proactive and efficient response to security threats within the university\'s IT infrastructure.\ \ Why Join Us:\ Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits\ \ We Support Diversity and Inclusion:\ Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.{target="_blank" rel="noopener"}\ \ Worksite Options:\ This position is required to be performed on-site. Work is performed on employer premises or designated assignment location.\ \ Visit this link for K-State\'s guidance and policies on remote work and flexible work arrangements. Remote work agreements are required for all flexible work arrangements and are subject to review.\ \ What You\'ll Need to Succeed:\ Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires bachelor\'s degree and three years of relevant experience.

\ Preferred Qualifications:

  • Educational Background: Bachelor\'s degree in Computer Science, Information Security, Cybersecurity, or a related field.
  • Cybersecurity Experience: Solid experience in cybersecurity, with a strong focus on incident detection, analysis, and response. Knowledge of security operations and incident handling within a Security Operations Center (SOC) environment is highly desirable.
  • Technical Proficiency: Demonstrated proficiency in using cybersecurity tools and technologies, such as SIEM (Security Information and Event Management), IDS/IPS (Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems), and threat intelligence platforms. Familiarity with security standards and best practices for incident response.
  • Collaborative and Vendor Interaction Skills: Experience in working effectively within a team and collaborating with external vendors to enhance security measures. Understanding of the contractual and operational aspects of working with security service providers.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, capable of effectively articulating security risks and incident reports to both technical and non-technical stakeholders across the organization.

\ Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

\ How to Apply:\ Please submit the following documents:

  1. Letter of interest
  2. Current resume
  3. Thre professional references with current contact information

\ Screening of Applications Begins:\ Immediately and continues until position is filled.\ \ Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:\ \$70,000-\$80,000\ \ Equal Employment Opportunity:\ Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.\ \ Background Screening Statement:\ In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.\ \ \ \ Advertised: Apr 19, 2024\ Application Closes: Open until filled\ \ To apply, visit https://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/517196/incident-response-analyst\ \ \<