We're searching for a hands-on Linux security expert to join the University of Oxfordís Computer Emergency Response Team (OxCERT). The Linux Security Lead will be the Universityís recognised authority on Linux system security. You will have extensive knowledge in information systems security, lead and undertake independent analysis and research in the field, provide strategic guidance to the organisation, and educate stakeholders in technical roles and senior executive level in the field of Linux Security.
You bring extensive operational experience in operating heterogeneous system landscapes to the OxCERT security team; take a leadership role in the architecture, development, and operation of internal systems; and offer expert consultancy across a wide range of University departments, projects, and initiatives.
You will take a leading role in the information security incident response activities to identify threats and respond with the appropriate actions to investigate and remediate.
A key component of the work will be the ownership of the incident management toolchain. The postholder will be responsible for the infrastructure and systems supporting OxCERTís security operations function. You will continuously improve the toolchain and further automate the workflow in collaboration with the Head of Information Security Operations and the OxCERT team. For this purpose, the postholder is expected to bring prior experience in incident response, profound knowledge in managing and configuring an industry standard incident management tool, and excellent programming and automation skills.
Only applications received online by 12.00 midday on Wednesday 28 June 2017 can be considered. Interviews are anticipated to take place in the week commencing 10th July 2017.