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IT Security Analyst(Remote)

Irvine, California Job ID: 202322
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Reporting to the Information Security Director, the IT Security Analyst, Disaster Recovery will manage and oversee the maintenance and testing of the University disaster recovery infrastructure applications to include Zerto, Citrix, VMWare, backups, and the like.  This individual will execute regular failover testing and be responsible for developing and maintaining the tactical disaster recovery plans.  The IT Security Analyst, Disaster Recovery is responsible for the daily backup, monitoring, maintenance, and testing of our information technology services (ITS) disaster recovery solution.  This position will be responsible for the maintenance, configuration, and operations of the University backup and recovery strategy. 

Responsibilities include monitoring, detecting, protecting, and maintaining the integrity, accessibility, and confidentiality of our data, systems, and networks.  The analyst will be responsible for ensuring the validity and integrity of our daily/weekly/monthly operational backups.  As a member of the Information Security team, this person will be involved with security event investigations.  This individual also works closely with the IT teams to troubleshoot and resolve problems that involve data access and security controls.

Other responsibilities include planning, configuring, testing and maintaining tools, systems, and procedures to ensure the integrity, reliability, and confidentiality of data, systems, and networks as assigned.  Utilize automated vulnerability and compliance scanning tools to report, identify, and track patching cadence, IT build compliance, and software updates throughout the system lifecycle. 

Applies skills as a seasoned, experienced Information Security professional with a full understanding of industry best practices, governmental regulations, and Information Security policies and procedures to resolve a wide-range of complex issues and ensure that the team and departmental goals are achieved.


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems, or related field or equivalent experience.


Current Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manage (CISM), or SANS GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC) preferred




For over 100 years, West Coast University has been educating and preparing students for professional careers across our six campuses located in Southern California, Dallas, Miami, and Online. As part of our unique student-centric approach to advanced healthcare education you will be empowering future healthcare professionals. At West Coast University our students are Ahead of the Curve. Our Mission is to embrace a student-centric learning partnership that leads to professional success. We deliver transformational education within a culture of integrity and personal accountability.

Our benefited faculty and associates are offered a comprehensive benefit package including:

  • Health & Wellness
  • Financial & Retirement
  • Family & Parenting
  • Vacation & Time Off
  • Perks & Discount
  • Professional Development

West Coast University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we seek candidates who desire to work in and serve an ethnically-diverse population.

Primary Location: Irvine, California Campus: Shared Services Function: Professional

My colleagues and coworkers are sincerely passionate about student success and have a strong team spirit. Our fundamental goal is to improve the quality in our education and service. WCU rewards people with strong team-spirit, a great vision, dedicated commitment, and a high ethical standard.


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