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Information Security Architect and Officer

Posted: May 21, 2022
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Harvard University

Information Security Architect and Officer
Harvard Kennedy School
58427BR

Position Description

The Information Security Architect and Officer will have a broad range of responsibilities including securing Harvard Kennedy School's (HKS) computer applications and network, responding to security threats, and offering consulting and advice on security issues to faculty, staff, fellows, and students. This role is part of HKS IT and will report to the Director of IT Development and Operations and will be responsible for designing and operationalizing a robust and proactive security program to protect the school's critical technical infrastructure and data. The successful candidate will have the technical and collaborative skills to work closely with the HKS Network/Server/Application Team to ensure the ongoing security of Applications and the infrastructure, as well as the communications skills to assist in the design and execution of an information security training program for the community. The role will also act as a trusted advisor to research centers and individual researchers to understand their needs and recommend solutions that meet those needs while also complying with the Harvard University Information Security Policy.

Essential Functions:

• Serve as an information security expert, helping project teams comply with enterprise and IT security policies, regulations, and recommend strategic solutions.
• Support adoption and expansion of new services that align with Harvard Kennedy School's mission.
• Seek opportunities to research, design, and advocate new technologies, architectures, products, policies, processes, or procedures that will support security requirements for the University, business partners, and vendors.
• Recommend mitigation steps to reduce business impact of emerging information security threats and vulnerabilities.
• Ensure accurate and timely reporting; prepare specialized and ad hoc reports.
• Act as a trusted advisor to Faculty/staff/students.
• Abide by and follow the Harvard University IT Code of Conduct.
• Develop an understanding of user needs and recommend solutions that meet Harvard University Information Security Policy.
• Manage critical monitoring and alert systems (White Hat, Tenable, Splunk, Crowdstrike) to ensure health and accuracy.
• Collaborate with HKS IT staff to quickly remediate identified vulnerabilities.
• Lead the security incident response process, working closely with the Support, Application, and Operations Teams while communicating clearly with the impacted users.
• Design and develop reports to measure progress and to support strategic decision making.
• Recognize and respond to information security incidents, in partnership with Harvard University IT.
• Improve the information security awareness level at HKS through education and training in cooperation with HKS IT, HUIT, and other trainers.
• Participate actively in the information security community at Harvard University, attending school-wide security meetings, learning lessons from others, and sharing information on lessons learned at HKS.
• Create and communicate best practices and standards for secure computing.
• Identify and maintain an inventory of high-risk information, high risk data that includes owner and data location.

Note: Occasionally required to work outside of normal business hours and may be called during off hours when time sensitive issues arise.

Basic Qualifications

• Minimum of seven years' post-secondary education or relevant work experience

Additional Qualifications and Skills


Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, advanced excel skills.

Knowledge of information security concepts, relevant standards, and tools.

Knowledge of advanced information security principles.

Demonstrated experience with systems and data query tools.

Demonstrated team performance skills, service mindset approach, and the ability to act as a trusted advisor.

Working knowledge of Linux, Windows, and OSX system administration.

TCP/IP networking and protocol analysis.

Ability to write and prepare technical reports.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to teach and collaborate.

Assist with Infrastructure / Network work as required.

This position will also participate in the design, build, configuration and support of application, server and network infrastructure as required.

Certificates and Licenses

• Hold one or more of the following: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Manager (CISM), GIAC Certification.

Working Conditions

• Work is performed in an office setting

Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Harvard Kennedy School's Mission and Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

At Harvard Kennedy School, fostering a diverse and inclusive community where everyone feels they belong is a matter of basic fairness consistent with our core values as an institution. It is also essential to our mission of improving public policy and leadership-because recruiting the best people and creating an environment where they can thrive make us better at what we do, because we learn more from people with different perspectives, and because we work in diverse groups and serve diverse societies.
Learn more about Harvard Kennedy School's commitment to diversity, inclusion, and belonging.
Harvard Kennedy School's mission is to improve public policy and leadership so people can live in societies that are more safe, free, just, and sustainably prosperous. Our teaching, research, and engagement with practitioners focus on these priorities:
• Protecting security, freedom, and human rights
• Strengthening democracy
• Advancing social justice
• Increasing economic well-being
• Enhancing sustainability
• Improving public leadership and management
You can be part of this endeavor. Explore and learn more about Harvard Kennedy School.

Job Function
Information Technology

Sub Unit
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Location
USA - MA - Cambridge

Department
Information Technology

Time Status
Full-time

Union
00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary

Pre-Employment Screening
Education, Identity

Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging
Harvard University views equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging as the pathway to achieving inclusive excellence and fostering a campus culture where everyone can thrive. We strive to create a community that draws upon the widest possible pool of talent to unify excellence and diversity while fully embracing individuals from varied backgrounds, cultures, races, identities, life experiences, perspectives, beliefs, and values.

EEO Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Apply Here: https://www.click2apply.net/ozPLrVHdx7qbAflgmtBRAA

PI178692603

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Harvard Kennedy Schools mission is to improve public policy and leadership so people can live in societies that are more safe, free, just, and sustainably prosperous. By combining cutting-edge research, the teaching of outstanding students, and direct interaction with practitioners, we have an impact on solving public problems that no other institution can match.

Description

Harvard University

Information Security Architect and Officer
Harvard Kennedy School
58427BR

Position Description

The Information Security Architect and Officer will have a broad range of responsibilities including securing Harvard Kennedy School's (HKS) computer applications and network, responding to security threats, and offering consulting and advice on security issues to faculty, staff, fellows, and students. This role is part of HKS IT and will report to the Director of IT Development and Operations and will be responsible for designing and operationalizing a robust and proactive security program to protect the school's critical technical infrastructure and data. The successful candidate will have the technical and collaborative skills to work closely with the HKS Network/Server/Application Team to ensure the ongoing security of Applications and the infrastructure, as well as the communications skills to assist in the design and execution of an information security training program for the community. The role will also act as a trusted advisor to research centers and individual researchers to understand their needs and recommend solutions that meet those needs while also complying with the Harvard University Information Security Policy.

Essential Functions:

• Serve as an information security expert, helping project teams comply with enterprise and IT security policies, regulations, and recommend strategic solutions.
• Support adoption and expansion of new services that align with Harvard Kennedy School's mission.
• Seek opportunities to research, design, and advocate new technologies, architectures, products, policies, processes, or procedures that will support security requirements for the University, business partners, and vendors.
• Recommend mitigation steps to reduce business impact of emerging information security threats and vulnerabilities.
• Ensure accurate and timely reporting; prepare specialized and ad hoc reports.
• Act as a trusted advisor to Faculty/staff/students.
• Abide by and follow the Harvard University IT Code of Conduct.
• Develop an understanding of user needs and recommend solutions that meet Harvard University Information Security Policy.
• Manage critical monitoring and alert systems (White Hat, Tenable, Splunk, Crowdstrike) to ensure health and accuracy.
• Collaborate with HKS IT staff to quickly remediate identified vulnerabilities.
• Lead the security incident response process, working closely with the Support, Application, and Operations Teams while communicating clearly with the impacted users.
• Design and develop reports to measure progress and to support strategic decision making.
• Recognize and respond to information security incidents, in partnership with Harvard University IT.
• Improve the information security awareness level at HKS through education and training in cooperation with HKS IT, HUIT, and other trainers.
• Participate actively in the information security community at Harvard University, attending school-wide security meetings, learning lessons from others, and sharing information on lessons learned at HKS.
• Create and communicate best practices and standards for secure computing.
• Identify and maintain an inventory of high-risk information, high risk data that includes owner and data location.

Note: Occasionally required to work outside of normal business hours and may be called during off hours when time sensitive issues arise.

Basic Qualifications

• Minimum of seven years' post-secondary education or relevant work experience

Additional Qualifications and Skills


Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, advanced excel skills.

Knowledge of information security concepts, relevant standards, and tools.

Knowledge of advanced information security principles.

Demonstrated experience with systems and data query tools.

Demonstrated team performance skills, service mindset approach, and the ability to act as a trusted advisor.

Working knowledge of Linux, Windows, and OSX system administration.

TCP/IP networking and protocol analysis.

Ability to write and prepare technical reports.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to teach and collaborate.

Assist with Infrastructure / Network work as required.

This position will also participate in the design, build, configuration and support of application, server and network infrastructure as required.

Certificates and Licenses

• Hold one or more of the following: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Manager (CISM), GIAC Certification.

Working Conditions

• Work is performed in an office setting

Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Harvard Kennedy School's Mission and Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

At Harvard Kennedy School, fostering a diverse and inclusive community where everyone feels they belong is a matter of basic fairness consistent with our core values as an institution. It is also essential to our mission of improving public policy and leadership-because recruiting the best people and creating an environment where they can thrive make us better at what we do, because we learn more from people with different perspectives, and because we work in diverse groups and serve diverse societies.
Learn more about Harvard Kennedy School's commitment to diversity, inclusion, and belonging.
Harvard Kennedy School's mission is to improve public policy and leadership so people can live in societies that are more safe, free, just, and sustainably prosperous. Our teaching, research, and engagement with practitioners focus on these priorities:
• Protecting security, freedom, and human rights
• Strengthening democracy
• Advancing social justice
• Increasing economic well-being
• Enhancing sustainability
• Improving public leadership and management
You can be part of this endeavor. Explore and learn more about Harvard Kennedy School.

Job Function
Information Technology

Sub Unit
------------

Location
USA - MA - Cambridge

Department
Information Technology

Time Status
Full-time

Union
00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary

Pre-Employment Screening
Education, Identity

Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging
Harvard University views equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging as the pathway to achieving inclusive excellence and fostering a campus culture where everyone can thrive. We strive to create a community that draws upon the widest possible pool of talent to unify excellence and diversity while fully embracing individuals from varied backgrounds, cultures, races, identities, life experiences, perspectives, beliefs, and values.

EEO Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Apply Here: https://www.click2apply.net/ozPLrVHdx7qbAflgmtBRAA

PI178692603

Skills

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Education

-

Company Description

Harvard Kennedy Schools mission is to improve public policy and leadership so people can live in societies that are more safe, free, just, and sustainably prosperous. By combining cutting-edge research, the teaching of outstanding students, and direct interaction with practitioners, we have an impact on solving public problems that no other institution can match.

Position Overview

Company

Harvard University

Location

Cambridge, MA

Job Type

Full time

Salary

92,000 - 160,400 annually

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Position Details

Description

Harvard University

Information Security Architect and Officer
Harvard Kennedy School
58427BR

Position Description

The Information Security Architect and Officer will have a broad range of responsibilities including securing Harvard Kennedy School's (HKS) computer applications and network, responding to security threats, and offering consulting and advice on security issues to faculty, staff, fellows, and students. This role is part of HKS IT and will report to the Director of IT Development and Operations and will be responsible for designing and operationalizing a robust and proactive security program to protect the school's critical technical infrastructure and data. The successful candidate will have the technical and collaborative skills to work closely with the HKS Network/Server/Application Team to ensure the ongoing security of Applications and the infrastructure, as well as the communications skills to assist in the design and execution of an information security training program for the community. The role will also act as a trusted advisor to research centers and individual researchers to understand their needs and recommend solutions that meet those needs while also complying with the Harvard University Information Security Policy.

Essential Functions:

• Serve as an information security expert, helping project teams comply with enterprise and IT security policies, regulations, and recommend strategic solutions.
• Support adoption and expansion of new services that align with Harvard Kennedy School's mission.
• Seek opportunities to research, design, and advocate new technologies, architectures, products, policies, processes, or procedures that will support security requirements for the University, business partners, and vendors.
• Recommend mitigation steps to reduce business impact of emerging information security threats and vulnerabilities.
• Ensure accurate and timely reporting; prepare specialized and ad hoc reports.
• Act as a trusted advisor to Faculty/staff/students.
• Abide by and follow the Harvard University IT Code of Conduct.
• Develop an understanding of user needs and recommend solutions that meet Harvard University Information Security Policy.
• Manage critical monitoring and alert systems (White Hat, Tenable, Splunk, Crowdstrike) to ensure health and accuracy.
• Collaborate with HKS IT staff to quickly remediate identified vulnerabilities.
• Lead the security incident response process, working closely with the Support, Application, and Operations Teams while communicating clearly with the impacted users.
• Design and develop reports to measure progress and to support strategic decision making.
• Recognize and respond to information security incidents, in partnership with Harvard University IT.
• Improve the information security awareness level at HKS through education and training in cooperation with HKS IT, HUIT, and other trainers.
• Participate actively in the information security community at Harvard University, attending school-wide security meetings, learning lessons from others, and sharing information on lessons learned at HKS.
• Create and communicate best practices and standards for secure computing.
• Identify and maintain an inventory of high-risk information, high risk data that includes owner and data location.

Note: Occasionally required to work outside of normal business hours and may be called during off hours when time sensitive issues arise.

Basic Qualifications

• Minimum of seven years' post-secondary education or relevant work experience

Additional Qualifications and Skills


Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, advanced excel skills.

Knowledge of information security concepts, relevant standards, and tools.

Knowledge of advanced information security principles.

Demonstrated experience with systems and data query tools.

Demonstrated team performance skills, service mindset approach, and the ability to act as a trusted advisor.

Working knowledge of Linux, Windows, and OSX system administration.

TCP/IP networking and protocol analysis.

Ability to write and prepare technical reports.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to teach and collaborate.

Assist with Infrastructure / Network work as required.

This position will also participate in the design, build, configuration and support of application, server and network infrastructure as required.

Certificates and Licenses

• Hold one or more of the following: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Manager (CISM), GIAC Certification.

Working Conditions

• Work is performed in an office setting

Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Harvard Kennedy School's Mission and Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

At Harvard Kennedy School, fostering a diverse and inclusive community where everyone feels they belong is a matter of basic fairness consistent with our core values as an institution. It is also essential to our mission of improving public policy and leadership-because recruiting the best people and creating an environment where they can thrive make us better at what we do, because we learn more from people with different perspectives, and because we work in diverse groups and serve diverse societies.
Learn more about Harvard Kennedy School's commitment to diversity, inclusion, and belonging.
Harvard Kennedy School's mission is to improve public policy and leadership so people can live in societies that are more safe, free, just, and sustainably prosperous. Our teaching, research, and engagement with practitioners focus on these priorities:
• Protecting security, freedom, and human rights
• Strengthening democracy
• Advancing social justice
• Increasing economic well-being
• Enhancing sustainability
• Improving public leadership and management
You can be part of this endeavor. Explore and learn more about Harvard Kennedy School.

Job Function
Information Technology

Sub Unit
------------

Location
USA - MA - Cambridge

Department
Information Technology

Time Status
Full-time

Union
00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary

Pre-Employment Screening
Education, Identity

Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging
Harvard University views equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging as the pathway to achieving inclusive excellence and fostering a campus culture where everyone can thrive. We strive to create a community that draws upon the widest possible pool of talent to unify excellence and diversity while fully embracing individuals from varied backgrounds, cultures, races, identities, life experiences, perspectives, beliefs, and values.

EEO Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Apply Here: https://www.click2apply.net/ozPLrVHdx7qbAflgmtBRAA

PI178692603

Skills and Experience

-

Education

-

Company Description

Harvard Kennedy Schools mission is to improve public policy and leadership so people can live in societies that are more safe, free, just, and sustainably prosperous. By combining cutting-edge research, the teaching of outstanding students, and direct interaction with practitioners, we have an impact on solving public problems that no other institution can match.

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