Security Risk Compliance Analyst
Job ID: R0038531 | IT Support | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
UVA Information Technology Services (ITS) is seeking an Information Security Risk Compliance Analyst to join the IT Compliance Team. Reporting to the Director of Information Security Compliance, the Analyst will perform security and compliance reviews of IT solutions used to access UVA data. The Analyst will perform security reviews of system architectures and serve as a technical resource for UVA business units, implementing or procuring solutions that touch sensitive data and/or IT resources across the University. The ideal candidate will be highly detail-oriented and self-driven with a fundamental working technical knowledge of server and endpoint management, both on prem and in a cloud computing environment. The successful Analyst will be solutions-oriented and leverage interpersonal skills to build numerous professional relationships and develop an intimate knowledge of secure technical solutions that will support the business processes and missions of numerous UVA departments, schools, and UAOs.

ITS at UVA is a phenomenal place to lead, grow, and deliver impact. It's an organization that values results and teamwork. We like the people we work with and the work we get to do. We strive to create a welcoming and supportive workplace where everyone feels empowered to be their authentic selves and share ideas. We embrace a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. ITS values work-life balance and provides flexible work location options where possible. Please see additional information about joining our team.

What you will do:
  • Communicate effectively both in writing and verbally with both non-technical managers and front-line technical support providers to pursue compliant IT solutions.
  • Review system architectural diagrams for compliance with UVA policy, standards, and procedures and for consistency with cybersecurity industry best practices and/or recommended security frameworks.
  • Work independently and with larger teams to manage complex projects from start to finish.
  • Operate in a highly technical environment to provide security compliance analysis effectively and efficiently to various schools and units across the academic division.
  • Provide risk assessments based on legal and regulatory requirements, often with limited resources and against tight timelines.
  • Provide advanced, strategic support mitigating the risks and vulnerabilities for the Institute in compliance with state and federal laws, regulatory compliance requirements, and University policies and procedures.
  • Review system-related information security plans and IT Risk Management results to provide department's recommendations to align better with the University security, privacy practices, and legal and industry regulations.
  • Maintain current working knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.

Required Qualifications:
  • High school diploma and at least 3 years of experience with management of endpoints and/or servers.
  • Highly detail-oriented and self-driven.
  • Solutions-oriented with the ability to leverage interpersonal skills to build numerous professional relationships.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • One or more relevant technology certifications, including CISSP, CCSP, CISM, CISA, CRISC, AWS/Azure solutions-oriented certifications.

Benefits Include: The choice between 3 different health plans; vision and dental insurance; retirement; life insurance; benefits savings accounts; starting with 22 days of paid time off a year in addition to 12 or more paid holidays; 8 weeks of paid parental leave; short-term disability; up to $4,360 after your first year for combined use of tuition toward a degree-seeking program or up to $2,000 for professional development, including classes, certification training and conferences; and more!

The selected applicant will be required to complete a background check prior to their first day of employment per university policy.

This a 2-year-term, limited position with the possibility of continuation based on availability of funding and satisfactory performance.

Anticipated hiring range: $70,000 - $85,000

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