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Cybersecurity Technologist, Tennessee Technological University

Tennessee Technological University seeks a Cybersecurity Technologist to provide information technology security training and technology support for the Cybersecurity Education, Research and Outreach Center (CEROC) laboratories and outreach events.


Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Information Computer Science, Cybersecurity, or closely related discipline. Two years of related experience. Understanding of basic Cybersecurity principles related to information technology security. Ability to work in an active environment where interruption can be common and possess the concentration and organizational skills to complete complex tasks in such an environment (Preferred: Security+ Certification).

Essential Functions

Perform cybersecurity specific support for all CEROC technology functions (internal and external) including coordination of services with other University technology departments and personnel. Perform technology infrastructure support for cybersecurity labs managed by CEROC in support of research and instruction. Perform training and technology support for CEROC student competition teams. Assist the Center Director and Assistant Director with general education and outreach event planning. Procure hardware and software products needed by the center for all areas of operation.

Salary & Benefits

Commensurate with education and experience; Administrative Pay Grade AD45. Benefits include the accumulation of two vacation days per month and one sick leave day per month, and thirteen (13) University holidays. Other benefits include medical and life insurance (shared cost with the university), retirement, optional 401k, and educational benefits.

Application Procedure

Applicants will be required to apply online at and electronically upload a cover letter, resume, copies of transcripts (official transcripts required upon hire), and complete contact information for three references. References will be contacted at a later date. Submission of materials is the applicant's responsibility. Applications without all required materials are incomplete and will not be considered.

Application Screening Date

Initial screening will begin August 28, 2017; open until filled.


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