Junior Security Analyst | Columbia University Job at Columbia University, New York, NY

  • Columbia University
  • New York, NY

Job Description

  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: $68,000 - $70,000

The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Executive Director of Information Technology, the Junior Security Analyst serves as a member of the SIPA IT security team. The primary role of the Junior Security Analyst is to research and report on security vulnerabilities and serve as a liaison with IT units on security concerns. The Junior Security Analyst assists with related projects as requested.

At SIPA???the world???s leading school of global policy???we are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We work to cultivate these values in our practices, programs and policies. We aim to create a workplace that is welcoming and celebrates the unique lived experiences of all our staff, students and faculty. We are particularly interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the School. Applicants are encouraged to include information in their cover letter about how they will further this goal.


  • Monitor our XDR platform incidents and alerts pages for accuracy and providing reports.

  • Assist in digital forensics investigations and advanced hunting.

  • Monitor and report Sentinel notifications and alerts.

  • Implement new security and DLP policies in Azure compliance center and Microsoft Defender XDR as instructed.

  • Research new vulnerabilities, exploits, and viruses/trojans in the wild.

  • Monitor black/greyhat avenues proactively for information and/or data that may directly or indirectly affect the security of the SIPA network and its resources.

  • Prepare weekly vulnerability reports.

  • Interface with other IT groups on proper security practices.

  • Perform related duties as assigned or requested.                         

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications

  • COMPTIA Security+, A+, Network+ Certifications.

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

About Columbia University

Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.

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