Job No: 496548 Work Type: Staff Full-time Department: Information Technology Services Location: Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, NY, NY Categories: Information Technology
As part of the Information Technology Services team, the Technical Writer/Analyst will document policies and procedures, and will be assisting in planning, carrying out, and maintaining security measures and documents to protect the University's computer networks and systems. The position is fully remote and will report to the InfoSec Manager. S/he will support the team to ensure ITS procedures and information security is seen as a positive advantage to the business, not just compliance, and provide inputs into future strategy and other areas of the wider Information Assurance.
Lead and contribute in the creation and changes of all ITS documentation procedures and policies with a primary focus on information security policies, standards, and procedures.
Assist in the monitoring and enforcement of compliance to security policies.
Aid in the development, evaluation, and implementation of governance and compliance processes to mitigate cybersecurity risk and ensure the protection of company assets and information.
Work with 3rd party vendors to analyze threat reports and resolve any related incidents.
Provide guidance as needed to IT and Business partners to ensure secure implementation of processes, systems and services.
General Counsel liaison with ITS regarding written policies and incidents.
Verify that every endpoint is compliant with the ITS security policy.
Evaluate 3rd party entities when implementing solutions with YU.
Develop reports to share with administrators about the efficiency of security policies and recommend any changes.
Organize and conduct training for all employees regarding University security and information safeguarding.
Plan and document all security information in the University including physical and internet security.
Update the ITS web site with all new documentation, procedures and policies.
Assist on all departmental duties and responsibilities.
Experience & Education Background:
Degree in Computer Science or related area.
2+ years data security experience as analyst or higher.
2+ years IT security compliance experience required.
Skills & Competencies:
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Deep knowledge of FERPA, NIST, PCI, GLBA, GDPR, NY State and all regulations.
Understanding of Windows and Unix operating system fundamentals.
Excellent written/verbal communication skills.
Strong interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving, prioritization, organizational skills and attention to detail.
Being able to work with a multi-departmental team.
Ability to handle confidential information responsibly.
Information Security certification a plus: CISSP, CISM, SANS, etc.
Knowledge of Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery is a plus.
Programming experience is a plus.
Strong analytical skills to determine the key pieces of information required to make informed decisions. The ability to utilize data analysis tools such as MS Excel (e.g. pivot tables, etc.).
Project management experience/knowledge, with ability to drive projects to successful completion.
Knowledge of Active Directory.
Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.
We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.
The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University's retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
Yeshiva University has been transforming lives for more than a century. Nowhere but here can students have a personal, small college experience while benefitting from the academic rigor of a top ranked research university. Since its inception YU has been dedicated to melding the ancient traditions of Jewish law and life with the heritage of Western civilization, and each year we celebrate as future leaders make YU their home. Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.