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Information Security Engineer I


UF Information Technology Classification*

This is a professional level role that under direct supervision, contributes to the protection of university data and systems.  The individual’s level of proficiency is being developed and they demonstrate minimal use and understanding of IT systems, computer networking, and cybersecurity detection and response practices.

Examples of Work

Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description.  These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

  • Provides specialized investigative, legal, and/or eDiscovery support services as requested, and involving or requiring access to UF IT resources.
  • May be involved with identifying, monitoring, and protecting university data in use, in motion, or at rest through deep content inspection, contextual analysis of transactions, and within a centralized management framework.
  • May be involved in detecting and preventing unauthorized use or transmission of university confidential information.
  • May contribute to the information security training and awareness program through the use of techniques like simulated phishing.
  • Collects and contributes to operational and management metrics required to support the university’s security objectives.

Education and Experience

Associate’s degree; or a high school diploma or equivalent and two years of relevant experience. Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Licensure and Certification



This position does not typically include supervisory responsibility.

*Reserved Classification – Use of this classification outside of UFIT requires prior approval by Classification and Compensation

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