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Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Position Number: 2096169
  • Location: Rochester, NY
  • Position Type: Computer and Information Technology

Security Engineer II and III
5419BR; 5420BR

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Security Engineer II and III
Rochester Institute of Technology

  • Provide support for performing deep-dive investigations into the security of services and applications as part of IT risk assessments and security reviews to ensure that appropriate security configurations are in place and effective. This requires deep technical expertise in all IT disciplines including; communications and network security, identity and access management, client-side, server-side, databases, and application development.
  • Assist in performing analysis, evaluation, design, testing, configuration, installation, implementation, administration, monitoring, reporting, maintenance, and support of complicated enterprise security solutions and frameworks such as; private information management, security monitoring, security intelligence, vulnerability management, VPN, IPS, IDS, or firewall systems. These administration duties include; tool and partner selection, the architecture of solutions, performing backup and recovery, configuration and capacity management, change management, documentation, and reporting for these technologies.
  • Collaborate with Risk Management and Compliance on the operational aspects of related policy and procedures, and to provide for the appropriate flow of information regarding risk treatment within the university.
  • Support the operational aspects of security incident response, as well as the troubleshooting, support, and root cause analysis for existing security solutions
  • Acts as an escalation point for and collaborates with peers throughout the institution on technical security matters.
  • Participates in on-call support for security operations
  • Serve as a project resource for security projects
  • Acts as a contributor to the identification, creation, and documentation of security processes and procedures.
  • Provides significant contributions to the strategic technical security direction for the institute.

    Required Minimum Qualifications
    3- 5+ yrs. preferred (Security II), 6-8+years (Security III) working with medium-large IT environments

  • Communications - the ability to effectively communicate information about highly technical solutions, situations, and terminology in a way that will be easily understood by customers, team members, management, and non-technical people
  • Customer Focus - ability to establish and maintain productive relationships with customers
  • Flexibility/adaptability - ability and willingness to change direction/priority and focus to meet changing organizational and business needs.
  • Continuous improvement - Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to improve the quality of service to internal customers
  • Technical expertise to carry out the major responsibilities listed above
  • Ability to work closely with a team or independently to deliver expected results
  • Tactical ability - identify and lead strategic objectives and drive results through effective actions

    Indicate preferred education, experience, or specialized skills:
    Security certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CEH, or equivalent.

    Required Minimum Education Level
    Bachelors or Equivalent Experience

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    Required Application Documents
    Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume

    How To Apply
    In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number. 5419BR or 5420BR

    RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov

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    Additional Details

    Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the Great Colleges to Work For. RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit and

    As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employees pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RITs Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at:

    RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov


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