Information Security Engineer Lead - 235543 in Rochester, New York, United States

Job Description


Information Security Engineer Lead Job ID 235543


Health Sciences

Full/Part Time Full-Time

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Regular/Temporary Regular


Full Time 40 hours Grade 055 Medical Center Info. Systems


8 AM-5 PM



The Information Security Engineer Lead manages and participates in multiple concurrent projects aimed at improving the security configurations for the University, Medical Center and affiliates. This position provides technical leadership and project management for their specific security area of focus, escalating when appropriate for 40,000+ workstations and 4,000+ servers.


M365 Security Administration:

  • Oversees and provides task management for setup and ongoing administration of M365 security components including, but not limited to: Defender for Cloud Apps, Conditional Access, Cloud Discovery, Threat Detection, and Information Protection.

  • Integrates and maintains alerting, auditing, and monitoring capabilities

Multi-Cloud Security Administration

  • Oversees and provides task management for setup and ongoing administration of AWS and Azure cloud security components including, but not limited to: Defender ATP, Defender for Cloud (Azure Secure Score), central cloud configuration / risk / posture assessment tool.

  • Coordinates with system and application owners to resolve configuration issues impacting organizational security posture

  • Integrates and maintains alerting, auditing, and monitoring capabilities

Advanced Systems Administration:

  • Oversees and provides task management for operating system imaging build, SCCM application packaging and deployments, antivirus administration, Active Directory / Group Policy administration.

  • Applies service-oriented security architecture principles to meet organization's confidentiality, integrity, and availability requirements.

  • Implements specific cybersecurity countermeasures for systems and/or applications.

  • Integrates automated capabilities for updating or patching system software where practical and develops processes and procedures for manual updating and patching of system software based on current and projected patch timeline requirements for the operational environment of the system

  • Oversees the use and configuration of software-based computer protection tools (e.g., software firewalls, antivirus software, anti-spyware).

Third level support:

  • Provides escalation support for IT administrators across various environments and disciplines.

  • Works with stakeholders to resolve computer security incidents and vulnerability compliance.

  • Troubleshoots hardware/software interface and interoperability problems.

  • Conducts system/server planning, management, and maintenance; Corrects and trains for physical and technical problems that impact system/server performance.

Participates in ongoing stabilization, support, and maintenance.

Verifies that minimum security requirements are in place for all applications.

Participates in an on-call support rotation as required

Assures best practice change and code management is followed, and supporting technical documentation is organized and maintained.

Ensures that staff and departments operate within regulatory guidelines and/or standards while ensuring a high level of creativity.

Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in related discipline such as Computer Science, Business, Mathematics, Statistics, Science or Engineering required;

  • Master’s Degree preferred.

  • 4-5 years of related experience required;

  • 2-3 years in a supervisory capacity preferred ;

  • or an equivalent combination of education and experience required .

  • Experience in higher education or healthcare IT preferred.

  • Knowledge of the basic operation of computers, server and client operating systems and systems administration concepts preferred .

  • Knowledge of operating system command-line tools required .

  • Skill in diagnosing connectivity problems. Skill in conducting research for troubleshooting novel client-level problems and correcting physical and technical problems that impact system/server performance preferred .

  • Skill in conducting system/server planning, management, and maintenance required .

  • Strong analytical mindset, able to breakdown a problem and determine the root cause preferred .

  • Understands and models organizational mission, vision and values and foster a team-centric working environment preferred .

  • Demonstrates an ability to re-prioritize projects as unplanned events occur to ensure immediate tasks are completed and larger department goals are ultimately met preferred .

  • Ability to collaborate effectively with others and ensure customer satisfaction and appropriate follow-through in all interactions required .

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required .

  • Ability to function effectively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment preferred .

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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