Indiana University

Human Resources

The following position reporting to Von Welch, Associate Director, Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research, is being posted externally. If interested, you must apply online at
Refer to job number #10085.

Senior Systems Analyst: CTSC - PA3IT

As a senior professional, this position will work in the CACR-led Center for Trustworthy Scientific Cyberinfrastructure (CTSC) funded by the National Science Foundation ( as part of a team to evaluate distributed computer systems from a cybersecurity perspective. They will specialize in evaluation of complex scientific computing systems and will have individual responsibility for leading highly complex tasks such as system evaluations, understanding requirements, documenting results and participate in the development of system solutions and improvements to mitigate vulnerabilities and problems required to meet the highest standards of software assurance.

This position will document lessons learned in technical reports, publishing peer-reviewed articles for dissemination, and give presentations at national workshops and conferences to disseminate information and improve the art and practice of cybersecurity. The Indiana University Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research (CACR) is a leader in improving the art and practice of cybersecurity for computational science, working with national and international computational science communities in a range of disciplines (physics, chemistry, astronomy, biology, etc.) and with leading edge high-performance and distributed computing projects.

BS degree in Computer Science, Informatics or other related technology area

Two years experience working with information technology or software. Experience working in a Unix or Linux enterprise environment is required. Experience performing risk assessments is highly desirable. Experience working with distributed computing environments or national computational science initiatives such as XSEDE, Open Science Grid, iPlant, OOI and IceCube is desirable.

Understanding of cybersecurity concepts (risk analysis, intrusion detection, etc.) is required. Should have excellent oral and written communication skills, good interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team. The ideal candidate will enjoy working with a variety of scientific communities on improving their cybersecurity and have a good understanding of computer systems, host and network security, cybersecurity planning and risk management.

Indiana University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment institution.