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Job ID: 201475

Cybersecurity Engineer
Auburn University

Date Posted Dec. 13, 2022
Title Cybersecurity Engineer
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department CIO-VP IT and IT Administration
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Computer Engineering
    Computer Science
The Auburn University Office of the Chief Information Security Officer is seeking applicants for a Cybersecurity Engineer.

Reporting to the Office of the Chief Information Officer, this position is responsible for the planning, engineering, developing, implementing, and compliance monitoring of organization-wide information security through the use of security tools. Additionally, the Cybersecurity Engineer performs analysis to ensure security controls are consistently implemented, integrating new technology with IT security standards; developing and executing plans for monitoring, assessing, and verifying security controls across all major information systems; and developing, evaluating, and exercising IT survivability and contingency plans to protect the University’s information assets. This role will be responsible for the maintenance and management of campus firewalls and VPN, tuning IPS/IDS security appliances, and network/security-related troubleshooting. Other cybersecurity duties may be assigned as needed.

Working onsite is a requirement of the job. May work up to 2 days hybrid remote in local area with supervisor’s approval.

The ideal candidate applies systems thinking, possesses superior interpersonal and communication skills, is self-motivated, and is a life-long learner.

7 Reasons You’ll Love Being aa Cybersecurity Engineer at AUBURN:
Work/life balance is a priority! No travel is required.
Careers in Higher Education are reliably stable.
Competitive retirement plan and benefits.
Generous leave (including two weeks off during the holidays!)
Paid parental leave.
Tuition assistance for yourself and dependents.
Being a part of the life-changing work and research our students, faculty, and staff perform.

Auburn was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years! Learn more about Auburn’s impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting

It’s a Lifestyle: The Auburn/Opelika area is a page right out of Southern Living magazine with an idyllic small-town feel, perfecting a unique balance between a close-knit community and driving consistent growth and development. Paralleling the exponential growth of Auburn University, the Auburn/Opelika area boasts services and amenities that cater to any interest. We’re proud of our top school systems, city services, award-winning restaurants, and the infectious spirit of life in a college town. You can find us nestled halfway between the beach and the mountains in a lower-cost-of-living area, two hours outside of Atlanta or Birmingham. If you’re new to Auburn, we’d love to introduce you. If you’re already acquainted with Auburn, we’ll keep it simple: it’s time to come home!

Our Commitment: Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all.

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