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Help the Division of Information Technology (DoIT) and the Office of Cybersecurity keep watch over its hundreds of IT systems and networks by applying to become a Cybersecurity Operations Center Analyst. We are the ones paying attention to ensure successful delivery of critical IT services and network connectivity. Our reach extends beyond the boundaries of the UW-Madison campus and the State of Wisconsin!

This position will carry out duties in support of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Cybersecurity Operations Center (CSOC) as part of the Monitoring and Incident Response domain. By engaging and excelling in their assigned duties, the incumbent will be given the opportunity to learn important fundamentals of cybersecurity and eventually transition into an expert-level role under one of the UW-Madison Office of Cybersecurity domains.
RESPONSIBILITIES:Assists with monitoring, providing access, and analyzing threats to cyber security data and systems, to ensure the safety and protection of information system assets under close supervision. Assists in providing cybersecurity training.
  • 20% Assists with monitoring daily system operations using intrusion detection and prevention systems and assesses findings
  • 20% Reports application security concerns and escalates security incidents to senior staff
  • 15% Generates notification alerts for compromised assets
  • 15% Receives, processes, and implements security change requests
  • 10% Conducts vulnerability-scanning analysis and tests security controls
  • 10% Wisconsin Cybersecurity Operations Center (CSOC) Responsibilities
  • 10% Support UW-Madison Cybersecurity Team Domain Functions

Required Qualification
-Experience or training with basic information security practices and controls (One year minimum)
-Experience in prioritizing tasks and communicating in an efficient and professional manner.
-Capable of working collaboratively with team members and other University colleagues.
-Ability to quickly adapt in constantly-changing and diverse environment.
-Experience operating established technical process workflows.
-Advanced analytic and strategic thinking skills.

Preferred Qualifications
-Associates degree or Bachelor's degree in information technology, computer science, information security, or related field.
-CompTIA Security+, (ISC)2 SSCP, CISSP, or comparable security-related certification.