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Job Req ID:  106892

Enterprise Cybersecurity Engineer

IT@JH Enterprise Management, Monitoring and Security (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 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

  • The responsibilities below 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.

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 & 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 & 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.

Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • 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.

Work location

  • Hybrid, Mt. Washington

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

Preferred Qualifications
  • A CISSP certification desirable.
  • Knowledge in the assigned technical areas this position is responsible.

Classified Title: Enterprise Cybersecurity Engineer   
Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PF  
Starting Salary Range: $83,100-$114,230 Annually (Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Mon-Fri, 8:30am-5pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: ​​​​​​​Hybrid/Mount Washington Campus 
Department name: ​​​​​​​IT@JH EMMS  
Personnel area: University Administration 


Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:

*JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate’s conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.


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