Reports to: Network Security Analyst
Starting Salary/Hours: $10/hour; not to exceed 25 hours every two weeks
Job Description: To assist the Network Security Analyst 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 Network Security Analyst in these 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 Network Security Office website
  • Develop and maintain Network Security Office software systems and servers
  • Write and maintain Network Security Office documentation
  • Other related duties as assigned

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