UofL Physicians

  • IT Security Engineer-Associate

    Job Locations US-KY-Louisville
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Information Systems
  • Overview

    IT Security Engineer - Associate


    Under general supervision, performs all procedures necessary to ensure the safety of information systems assets and to protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction. Interfaces with user community to understand their security needs and implements procedures to accommodate them. Ensures that user community understands and adheres to necessary procedures to maintain security. Conducts accurate evaluation of the level of security required. Provides management with status reports. Frequently reports to an IT Security Administration Manager.


    Provide troubleshooting expertise for critical security issues.



    • Able to draft and explain a Root Cause Analysis (RCA) report.
    • Use up-to-date technical insight on current threat and attack vectors to identify vulnerabilities and risks in the design of ULP infrastructure (networks, systems, applications) and use this information to draft, discuss, and implement solutions; with the ability to adjust the solution quickly based on new information.
    • Identify, draft, maintain, and discuss security policies, guidelines, procedures, and documentation based on industry standards.
    • Work with other teams on monitoring solutions, prevention tools, penetration testing,
    • Ability to answer highly technical questions and explain elaborate system designs to other team members, management, and C-level.
    • Ability to teach, improve, and mentor team members.
    • Determine security requirements based on business needs or strategies, and utilize this evaluation to research hardware/software solutions, vendor tools, and other items that may need to be procured to protect the company.
    • Conduct security scans, vulnerability analysis, risk assessments, 
    • Maintain a high security posture by assuring adherence to compliance and standards, policies and procedures.
    • Maintain a high security posture by monitoring the systems, hardware/software, and infrastructure.
    • Work with other teams to develop end user security awareness and training.
    • Prepare reports in clear and concise methods by collecting data, analyzing trends, and summarizing the information.
    • Support, design, implement, and secure network systems (wired and wireless), data center infrastructure, telephony, and OS/software.



    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) preferred.
    • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) highly preferred.
    • CompTIA A+/Network+/Security+ highly preferred.
    • Preferred 4 - 8 years of experience in the IT/IS field with experience in network security standards
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
    • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
    • Solid understanding of Operating system security concepts and hardening.
    • In depth knowledge of spam, worms, trojans, malware, emerging threats, attacks, and other vulnerabilities.
    • Hands on experience in security systems, such as firewalls, IDS/IPS, anti-virus, anti-malware, authentication systems, log management, SIEM, content filtering, etc.


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