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Join a growing team of it professionals who have a passion for the potential of technology tools to transform the work of a nonprofitAs the it security analyst, you will play an important role in building venturewell`s cybersecurity program, including managing day-to-day security operations, investigating events, identifying areas of risk, and building out security focused documentationWe are looking for someone who has a passion for technology, teamwork, and continuous improvement.
Venturewell is on a mission to cultivate a pipeline of inventors, innovators, and entrepreneurs driven to solve the world`s biggest challenges and to create lasting impactWe foster collaboration among the best minds from research labs, classrooms, and beyond to advance innovation and entrepreneurship education and to provide unique opportunities for stem students and researchers to fully realize their potential to improve the world.
Over the past 25 years, we`ve trained more than 3,000 early-stage innovation teams and helped launch over 850 ventures that have raised close to $1 billion in public and private investmentsThese ventures have reached millions of people in over 50 countries with technological advancements in fields such as biotechnology, healthcare, sustainable energy and materials, and solutions for low-resource settings.
Venturewell is committed to advancing equity both internally with staff, and externally through our programming and engagement with the science & technology innovation and entrepreneurship communitiesWe are seeking staff equally committed to this work, who are engaged in issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion, who will be excited to add to our culture and our impact.
As a federal contractor, venturewell requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against covid-19 (and provide specified documentation of their vaccination status) as a condition of employment, subject to approved religious or medical accommodations provided in accordance with applicable law.
In this role you will:
Lead the design and execution of vulnerability assessments, penetration tests, and security audits.
Participate in the creation of enterprise security documents (policies, standards, baselines, guidelines, and procedures).
Participate in the planning and design of enterprise security architecture.
Maintain up-to-date detailed knowledge of it security industry standards, including awareness of new or revised security solutions, improved security processes, and the development of new attacks and threat vectors.
Perform the deployment, integration, and initial configuration of new security solutions and of any enhancements to existing security solutions in accordance with standard best operating procedures generically and the enterprise`s security documents specifically.
Maintain up-to-date baselines for the secure configuration and operations of all devices and systems.
Monitor all in-place security solutions for efficient and appropriate operations.
Review logs and security reports to identify potential risks and remediation actions
Participate in investigations into security events.
Recommend additional security solutions or enhancements that improve overall enterprise security.
Formal education & certification
College diploma or university degree and/or 2-3 years equivalent work experience.
One or more of the following industry certifications preferred:
Giac information security fundamentals
Microsoft certified systems administrator: security
Extensive experience with security monitoring and assessment tools.
Experience with cloud security best practices.
Familiarity with nist special publications and frameworks (800-171, csf)
Fundamental knowledge of key security concepts including defense in depth, least privilege, and zero trust.
Strong understanding of ip, tcp/ip, and other network administration protocols.
Strong understanding of macos and linux (ubuntu, centos) systems.
Familiarity with saas applications including google workspace, salesforce, okta.
Working technical knowledge of owasp top 10 security risks and mitigation strategies.
In addition to the above position-specific requirements, all venturewell staff are expected to:
Succeed and thrive in an environment with competing and changing priorities and tight deadlines
Have a track record of, and ability to build, solid, collaborative working relationships; and are strong team players who enjoy a `customer service` orientation to collaboration
Be committed to embedding equity in our internal practices and culture and in our programs in order to live and achieve our mission
Bring openness and engagement to personal, professional, and organization-wide learning on race, class, gender, justice, and equity
Be self-starters with strong attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high quality work
Be active learners who independently learn new tools and work processes quickly
Have excellent written and oral communication skills
For more information about venturewell, including our benefits, click here
Candidates for this position must not require sponsorship for u.sWork authorization
Venturewell is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employerM/w/d/v
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