Security Analyst I

  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Prairie View, TX, USA
  • Mar 20, 2020
Full time   Business/Financial Affairs/Financial Aid

Job Description


Prairie View A&M University

Security Analyst I

Job Title
Security Analyst I

Prairie View A&M University

Business Affairs Information Resource Office

Proposed Minimum Salary

Job Location
Prairie View, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

The Security Analyst I, under general direction performs routine information technology (IT) analysis functions.


  • Enforces and audits security policies and procedures such as access, breach escalation, use of firewalls, siems and encryption routines.
  • Monitors data security profiles. Participates in audits and investigations of security exceptions.
  • Assists with developing risk analysis scenarios and response procedures. Update, maintain, and document security controls.
  • Provides direct support to the client and internal IT groups for security related issues.
  • Advises technical staff, policy administrators, and clients on the integrity of security procedures, systems, and policies in the design of systems and facilities.
  • Documents and logs information security, incidents, responses, plans, methods, and procedures.
  • Assists with new technology deployments and integration testing.
  • Evaluates security products, services, and procedures to enhance productivity and effectiveness.
  • Assists conducting risk and vulnerability assessments.
  • Conducts information security awareness trainings and assessments.
  • Monitors antispam email gateway and work with end users to resolve issues.
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in applicable field.
  • Two years of related experience.

Posting Job Close Date:

  • Open Until Filled

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications.
  • Knowledge of intermediate troubleshooting, client relations, and the Information Technology Interface Library (ITIL).
  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.

Required Attachments:

Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.

Cover Letter

Resume or Curriculum Vitae

Application Submission Guidelines:

All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.

The required documents listed in the above Required Attachments section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or should you need assistance with the online application process.

Background Check Requirements:

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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About Us
For more than 140 years, Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) has been igniting passion in its students. With an established reputation for producing engineers, nurses and educators, PVAMU offers baccalaureate degrees, master’s degrees and doctoral degree programs through nine colleges and schools. The University has an enrollment of more than 8,500 students. Designated an institution of “the first class” in the Texas Constitution, PVAMU is the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state and a member of The Texas A&M University System. The University is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research and service.

PVAMU is conveniently located near the rapidly growing residential and commercial area known as the Northwest Houston Corridor. The developing Northwest Houston Corridor offers newly developed suburban communities, a variety of shopping and dining near the Houston Premium Outlets and is a short, 35-minute commute into downtown Houston. For more information, visit Your career opportunities with a “University of the first class” begins here!

Prairie View A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (936) 261-1730.

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