University of Wisconsin–Madison

Cybersecurity Testing & Defense Analyst

The Division of Information Technology (DoIT) is looking for an experienced Cybersecurity Testing & Defense Analyst. This position is responsible to completing work efforts within the Security Testing and Cyber Defense domain of the UW-Madison Office of Cybersecurity. The team focuses on implementation of frameworks and processes that pro-actively identify, assess, and manage vulnerabilities through testing systems throughout the systems development life cycle. This position is responsible for testing that includes establishing and maintaining services for host-based, web application, database vulnerability management, and penetration testing.

This position is responsible to completing work efforts within the Security Testing and Cyber Defense domain of the UW-Madison Office of Cybersecurity. The team focuses on implementation of frameworks and processes that pro-actively identify, assess, and manage vulnerabilities through testing systems throughout the systems development life cycle. Utilizing the implemented frameworks and processes, the team performs vulnerability and risk assessments of networks, systems, and applications to support system operations and guides the developers, system administrators, and engineering staff in implementing an appropriate set of IT risk mitigation controls. These may also include phases of the Risk Management Framework (RMF). Security testing includes establishing and maintaining services for host-based, web application, database vulnerability management, and penetration testing.

This position is also responsible for organizing Cyber Defense Engineering services and supporting the operational cybersecurity controls identified from the Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC), Cybersecurity Operation Center (CSOC), and Enterprise System Security (ESS) domains and from the Office of the CIO. This includes providing services and controls associated with application security, endpoint security, data security, and network security across the UW-Madison campus. This position reports to the UW-Madison Chief Information Security Officer.

 

UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.