Department: IT Admn Sys Ofc Portfolio Mgmt Salary/Grade: ITS/82
Leads projects designed to create and implement security architecture including systems, practices and procedures that ensure the safety of information assets and protect them from intentional or inadvertent access, modification, disclosure or destruction. Participates in development of overall business plans and security policy for organizational area ensuring that users' security needs are understood and risk is appropriately mitigated. Manages compliance with all security associated NU, state, and federal rules and regulations. Works closely with NU, individual school and/or department IT leadership to ensure security measures are appropriate and communicated effectively.
Researches and obtains information on best practices and state-of-the-art innovations in regard to security architecture.
Partners with users to review security architecture, disaster recovery, and business continuity plans and recommends changes and improvements to increase effectiveness and efficiency and alignment with goals and strategic direction.
Develops, implements and enforces information security practice and standards.
Assists in translating regulatory & compliance issues into policies & procedures.
Identifies & prioritizes opportunities for education and leads the design and development of appropriate messaging, communications and training.
Prepares reports as required by management.
Assists in management of departmental budget.
Leads teams in regard to development of security architecture; identifies & organizes resources required.
Assists in development of disaster recovery and business continuity plans & activities.
Leads security architecture investigations ensuring that they are appropriate and necessary approvals are obtained.
Prepares and executes security assessments, analysis and remediation.
Assists in the resolution of audit findings through analysis, problem determination and development of cost effective solutions.
Provides assistance in the resolution of security incidents and prepares activity, progress and management reports as required.
Provides work direction and/or supervises staff such as team members, subordinates, contractors, vendors, students, etc.
Recommends staff hires/terminations.
Coaches and mentors staff.
Manages projects ensuring timelines and deliverables are met and meet expectations.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree or 2 years equivalent experience.
6 years systems security or equivalent experience required.
PeopleSoft Campus Solutions (SES)
PeopleSoft Financials/SCM (NU Financials)
PeopleSoft HRMS (FASIS)
Programming Languages and Frameworks:
Collaboration and teamwork
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
Experience with Security Design, User Profile Setup, Role & Permission List Setup, Process Security, Query Security, Row Level Security, Portal Security, Security Migrations, Definition Security, Dynamic Role Creation and Query Tree Security.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 39939
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.