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IT Risk Analyst V


UF Information Technology Classification*

This is a senior professional level role that under high level direction, contributes to the protection of university data and systems. The individual’s level of proficiency is expert, and they demonstrate a broad, in-depth 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.

• Ensures that the information security environment is well coordinated throughout UF.
• Follows established procedures to assist units with conducting risk assessments.
• May be involved with establishing and updating control baselines and risk assessment procedures.
• Leads consulting on security systems, tools, and procedures to meet defined security requirements and goals.
• Evaluates and defines legal, regulatory, and contractual information security compliance requirements.
• May contribute to the information security training and awareness program by providing content and other collateral aimed at creating a risk aware culture.
• Leads the implementation of procedures and information security measures as part of university procurement processes.
• Defines internal systems, software, and documentation to support operation of the information security office.
• Defines, collects, and contributes to operational and management metrics required to support the university’s security objectives.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area and six years of relevant experience; or a high school diploma or equivalent and ten years of relevant experience. Appropriate college coursework may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Licensure and Certification



This position may include supervisory responsibility.

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


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