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Job Req ID:  62896

Enterprise Cybersecurity Engineer

IT@JH EMMS is seeking an Enterprise Cyber Security Engineer  who will be responsible for log management, host security, cloud security, asset discovery, vulnerability management, incident response, threat intelligence, Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) Security Orchestration and Automated Response (SOAR), Network Access Control, and network security for the Enterprise Management, Monitoring and Security (EMMS) team. The Enterprise Cyber Security Engineer will be responsible for one or more of these technologies, often working with one or more team members to support these functions.  


Job Scope/Complexity:

  • Cyber security efforts at Johns Hopkins are complex due to our Academic and Healthcare missions and the complexity to support security projects for Johns Hopkins University and Medicine. 
  • Incidents and projects are complex and varied in nature and also requires the ability to balance the demands of multiple projects.
  • The scale is “big-E” Enterprise. All Hopkins Medicine affiliates, including international locales. 
  • Users: 100,000+
  • Systems: 100,000+
  • Complexity is at the highest.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

Security Monitoring

  • Respond to all user, system and network security incidents
  • Troubleshoot problems associated with security tools
  • Stay abreast of emerging security threats, vulnerabilities and controls
  • Filter and analyze large datasets from security logging and telemetry sources, and build tools to integrate data into operational controls
  • Automate security controls, data and processes to provide improved metrics and operational support
  • Filter and analyze large datasets from security logging and telemetry sources, and build tools to integrate data into operational controls – SIEM, Log Aggregation Tools
  • Apply adept understanding and experience with systems automation platforms and technologies
  • Knowledge of the latest trends and awareness of current hacking techniques and cyber crime


Host and Cloud Security 

  • Design, implement and administer automated security update technologies for client and server systems
  • Design, implement and administer advanced endpoint protection technologies
  • Test and identify network and system vulnerabilities and working to address them with the appropriate owners
  • Help shape the organization’s security policies and standards for use in on-premises and cloud environments
  • Create technical documents on use of security technologies
  • Apply system security engineering principles to deliver real world solutions to enhance our organization security posture


Data Security and Compliance 

  • Direct and influence multi-disciplinary teams in implementing and operating information security controls
  • Collaborate with application developers and database administrators to deliver creative solutions to difficult technology challenges and business requirements
  • Provide subject matter expertise on information security architecture and systems engineering to other IT and business teams
  • Interpret security and technical requirements into business requirements and communicate security risks to relevant stakeholders


The responsibilities above illustrate work performed by this position. Not all duties assigned to this position are included, nor is it expected that everyone in this position will be assigned every job responsibility.


Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.  Additional experience may be substituted for education. 
  • A CISSP certification desirable.
  • Six years of related work experience with computer systems, applications and Cyber Security technologies. Additional education may substitute for experience.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge in the assigned technical areas this position is responsible for.


Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Must possess all requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities as posted in the supplemental section.
  • Must demonstrate strong critical thinking and analytical reasoning skills.
  • Ability to work on multiple priorities effectively.
  • Ability to thrive in high-pressure situations and deliver results that go above and beyond.
  • Must be well organized and detail oriented.
  • Experienced in assessing a broad range of information solutions and products.
  • Ability to prioritize conflicting demands.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to explain technical concepts to experienced technical engineers.
  • Self-starter with the ability to appropriately prioritize and plan complex work in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Strong critical thinker with problem solving aptitude.
  • Team player with experience leading and collaborating cross-team to ensure successful delivery of solutions.
  • Knowledge of applicable methodologies, including enterprise architecture and common IT Infrastructure components. 
  • Proficient in common scripting languages (e.g. PowerShell, Python, etc.) and automating API requests.


JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits or 18 graduate degree credits = 1 year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college coursework may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.


Classified Title: Enterprise Cybersecurity Engineer
Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PF 
Starting Salary Range: $80,665 - $110,880 annually (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:00pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: Mount Washington Campus 

Department name: ​​​​​​​IT@JH EMMS 
Personnel area: University Administration


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.


If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.


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