Reports to: Information Security Manager
Starting Salary/Hours: $10/hour; not to exceed 25 hours every two weeks
Duration: Fall semester 2017, Spring 2018
Job Description:
assisting the Information Security Office in securing the Washington University network

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with a programming language like Perl or Python is highly preferred
  • Understanding of networking, TCP/IP, and DNS is preferred

General Responsibilities: The student worker will assist the Information Security Manager in the following areas:

  • Monitor network traffic and security sensors for malicious infections
  • Monitor abuse messages for outside security complaints
  • Identify and contain threats and vulnerabilities to the campus network
  • Do vulnerability and malware analysis
  • Evaluate and test emergent security technologies
  • Maintain and contribute to the Information Security Office website
  • Develop and maintain Information Security Office software systems and servers
  • Write and maintain Information Security Office documentation
  • Other related duties as assigned:

      Attend STS Training
      Host Cyber Security Training
      Assist with Cyber Awareness Seminar Activities
      Monthly Tech Table Security Programs
      High Level Technical Assistance for STS Incident Response (Virus/Malware removal)
      Assist with STS Move In Activities
      Monthly Cyber Security Updates/Blogs

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Basic system administration experience of Linux-based operating systems
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must be highly motivated to learn, research, and implement new computer security technologies
  • Full time student with at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA in good academic and judicial standing – rising sophomore or upperclassmen