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About Berkeley 

At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world’s leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.

We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners.  In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our Strategic Plan

Departmental Overview

Berkeley IT believes in and fosters a workplace environment where people can bring their diverse skills, perspectives and experiences toward achieving our goals through a process of critical inquiry, discovery, innovation, while simultaneously committing to making positive contributions towards the betterment of our world.

In addition, members of the Berkeley IT community have created and endorse the following values for our organization to augment and amplify the campus principles:

We champion diversity.
We act with integrity.
We deliver.
We innovate.

Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging are more than just suggestions for us. They are the guiding principles underlying how we come together, develop leaders at all levels of the organization, and create an environment that unites us. We affirm the dignity of all individuals, call upon our leaders to address critical issues with integrity and intention, respect our differences as well as our commonalities, and strive to uphold a just community free from discrimination and hate.

About the Information Security Office

The Information Security Office (ISO) coordinates the risk management process for UC Berkeley's information systems and directs campus-wide efforts to adequately secure Institutional data.  ISO is led by the Chief Information Security Officer and consists of seven areas: Information Security Policy, Information Security Operations, Information Security Development, Identity and Access Management, Information Security Assessments, Outreach and Engagement, and Service Management. This position is part of the Security Operations team and reports to the Information Security Operations Supervisor.

The Information Security Operations team is a close-knit group of talented information security professionals performing critical information security functions for the institution, including monitoring for intrusion, vulnerability scanning, incident/breach response, asset registration, designing and building security systems to help reduce risk, and the management of systems in support of these functions both on-premises and in multiple cloud environments. 

Open Positions:


CalNet Developer 

The Information Security Office (ISO) coordinates the risk management process for UC Berkeley's information systems and directs campus-wide efforts to adequately secure Institutional data.  ISO is led by the Chief Information Security Officer and consists of seven areas: Information Security Policy, Information Security Operations, Information Security Development, Identity and Access Management, Information Security Assessments, Outreach and Engagement, and Service Management. This position is part of the Identity and Access Management team (CalNet) office and reports to the IAM Manager.

Working with the IT Architect, the incumbent is expected to evolve CalNet’s web applications and mentor junior developers in technology adoption.   This position is responsible for getting new technologies working seamlessly in the UC Berkeley environment while ensuring performance, robustness, security, accessibility, and compliance with campus standards for enterprise systems are met.  This position will also be responsible for key building block application components that can be utilized by developers everywhere across the campus.

Responsibilities

  • Working with the IT Architect, applies advanced applications programming concepts to design, develop, modify, debug, and evaluate highly complex programs for functional areas.
  • Responsible for providing analysis for highly complex existing programs or works to formulate logic for new systems, devise logic procedures,  perform coding, data analysis, performance and integration testing and debug programs, dealing directly with various levels of the organization.
  • Initiates, designs, and uses complex relational databases.  Performs highly complex data modeling and analysis

Required Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to apply advanced applications programming concepts to design, develop, modify, debug and evaluate highly complex programs for functional areas.
  • Requires advanced skills associated with programming design, modification, and implementation. 
  • Experience with the Java programming language is required
  • Must have advanced skills in web applications, web programming language and object-oriented programming concepts including experience frameworks such as Spring Boot and Vue.js
  • Strong technologist with a pragmatic view and creative mind, and a natural collaborator with architects, engineers, developers, application owners, and service providers.
  • Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to communicate technical information to technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization. Interpersonal and communications skills to work with both technical and nontechnical personnel at various levels in the organization.
  • Must be self-motivated, work independently or as part of a team, able to learn quickly, meet deadlines and demonstrate problem solving skills.
  • Ability to develop moderately complex test plans, and conversion and system implementation plans.
  • Demonstrated ability to Initiate and recommend changes in development, maintenance and system standards.

Salary & Benefits

Salary commensurate with experience. For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html

How to Apply

https://careerspub.universityofcalifornia.edu/psp/ucb/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HR... 


Security Assessments Analyst 3

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: 3/23/2022

Responsibilities

Position Overview
The Information Security Analyst (ISA) will perform security assessments of:

  • Units (divisions and departments)
  • IT systems and services
  • Third-party vendors
  • Research environments

The ISA will also provide consulting services to campus stakeholders. The primary focus is to support units in managing information security risk and achieving alignment with external compliance requirements and information security policies. External compliance requirements include but are not limited to:

  • California State Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects (CPHS)
  • Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS)
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

Responsibilities

  • Conduct security assessment services in accordance with standard approaches.
  • Determine whether security controls are implemented to manage risk to an acceptable level.
  • Document evidence gathered, results of procedures performed, and findings identified.
  • Communicate assessment results and make recommendations through meetings and assessment reports.
  • Provide advice and guidance on classifying data and information systems.
  • Provide advice and guidance on adherence to information security policy, standards, and guidelines.
  • Participate in workgroups in support of establishing and maintaining information security policies, standards, and guidelines.
  • Work independently or as a part of a team on projects to further ISO's strategic priorities.
  • Team up with other campus security analysts to analyze emerging threats and development of risk action plans.
  • Gather information, analyze, and resolve security tickets on a periodic analyst rotation (during normal business hours).

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in information security (e.g., IT/security audit, IT risk assessment, security administrator, security analyst/engineer, compliance analyst, security consultant, or penetration tester).
  • Ability to assess risk and evaluate the design and implementation of administrative, physical, and technical security controls.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to compose concise and accurate assessment reports as well as the ability to articulate key points to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to:
  • Quickly understand diverse and complex business environments
  • Problem solve
  • Interface with a variety of personalities
  • Contribute within a team of security professionals, as well as the capability to work independently with only general direction

General knowledge of:

  • Risk and security control assessment methodologies and practices
  • Exception management practices
  • Information security standards such as ISO 27001, and CIS Critical Security Controls, NIST CSF, and NIST 800-53
  • Information security laws and regulations (e.g., PCI DSS and HIPAA)
  • Information and information system classification models
  • Information security technologies and methods to design and implement security controls (e.g., basic cryptographic principles, common secure communications protocols, host security, network security, etc.)

Salary & Benefits

Salary commensurate with experience. For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index...

How to Apply:

https://careerspub.universityofcalifornia.edu/psp/ucb/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HR...


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Student Jobs

Security Operations Assistant

CalNet Student Assistant

How To Apply for ISO Student Jobs

To apply for these student jobs, please go to: https://career.berkeley.edu/handshake

Security Operations Assistant - job #6295030

CalNet Assistant - job #6294962

If you are unable to log in to handshake, please email your resume to sscanlan@berkeley.edu and indicate which job you are applying for.


Security Operations Assistant (Assistant III) 

Department: Information Security and Policy 
Unit: IST/OCIO 
Hours: 10-15 hours/week, hours TBD 
Salary: $21/hour 
Duration: Ongoing 
Summer commitment: Desired 
Start date: ASAP 

The Information Security and Policy office (ISP) coordinates the risk management process for UC Berkeley's information systems and directs campus-wide efforts to adequately secure Institutional data. ISP is led by the Chief Information Security Officer and consists of four teams: Assessments & Compliance, Operations, IT Policy, and Identity and Access Management. This position is part of the Operations team, and reports to the Information Security Operations Manager. 

The Information Security Operations team is a close-knit group of talented information security professionals performing critical information security functions for the institution, including monitoring/detection, vulnerability scanning, incident/breach response, and network registration. This position supports the activities of the Security Operations team by assisting our Operations Center analysts with management of security incidents and security-related help desk requests. 

Responsibilities may include:

● Triaging incident reports, queries, and other requests to our Security email contact address (security@berkeley.edu

● Answering Security phone tree calls and responding as appropriate 

● Drafting and reviewing templates, best-practice articles, and other communications
● Route escalated alerts to tier 2 and 3 analyst support 

● Assist in documenting commonly occurring issues and fixes 

● Fielding customer information security question and requests via phone and email
● Documents incident status and solutions in incident database tools 

Required Qualifications

● Strong interest in the field of Information Security 

● Excellent customer service skills 

● Effective written communication skills 

● Ability to troubleshoot 

● Dependable and attentive to detail 

● Ability to work autonomously on projects 

● Adept in using the Google Productivity Suite

Preferred Qualifications

● Working knowledge of key concepts in Information Security 

● Awareness of campus policies, practices, and guidelines for Information Security

● Experience working in a front-line customer service or help desk role

● Familiarity with IT Service management software (RequestTracker RT, Jira, ServiceNow)

● Exposure to Information Security tools including vulnerability scanning, Security information and Event Management (SIEM) (Splunk, ArcSight, LogRhythm) or Vulnerability scanners (Nessus, Saint, NMap) 

Expectations 

● Maintain confidentiality and objectivity in all matters business practices and clientele

● Be responsible with staff privileges, including use of equipment and access to restricted spaces 

● Work assigned hours 

● Report/meet with the hiring manager to discuss the status of assigned work

● Professional workplace behavior 

● Applicants must be current students  at UC Berkeley.


CalNet Assistant (Assistant III) 

Department: Identity and Access Management (CalNet) 
Hours: 10-15 hours/week, TBD, during normal business hours. Must work at least 2 hours on Mondays 
Salary: $19.50 
Duration: Ongoing 
Summer commitment: Desired 
Start date: ASAP 
Do not apply if you cannot work at least 2 hours on Mondays during the hours of 9am-5pm. 

Identity Management involves tracking who people are and what services they need to access. UC Berkeley’s Identity and Access Management team (CalNet) maintains a complicated stack of services. CalNet enables students, faculty and staff to securely access the online tools they need to do their jobs. This position is excellent for someone who has good communication skills, and is interested in experiencing what it’s like to work in a technical environment. 

Responsibilities include: 

● Answering trouble tickets via our online help desk 

● Assisting users solve their problems in a courteous and timely manner 

● Writing documentation and user instructions 

● Writing communications 

● Editing documents 

● Maintaining content on calnetweb.berkeley.edu 

● Other duties as assigned 

Required Qualifications: 

● Effective written communication skills 

● Excellent customer service skills 

● Ability to troubleshoot 

● Dependable and attentive to detail 

● Ability to work autonomously on projects 

● Adept in using the Google Productivity Suite 

Preferred Qualifications 

● Experience working in a front-line customer service or help desk role 

Expectations 

● Work assigned hours 

● Report/meet with manager to discuss status of assigned work 

● Professional workplace behavior 

● Be responsible with staff privileges, including use of equipment and access to restricted spaces

● Maintain confidentiality and objectivity in all matters business practices and clientele 

● Applicants must be a current UC Berkeley student