Careers in IT
“I have dreamt about a career in higher education and the sciences since I was in high school. I loved the thought of being involved with the energy and passion for continued learning and research. I discovered the opportunity at Tufts while I was at Iron Mountain, and I learned that I could bring my years of security and operational process experience to a top-notch university.”
- Lorna Koppel, TTS Director, Information Security
Information Security Engineer (NEW)
The Information Security Engineer works with the Associate Director of IS Engineering & Risk Management to oversee our security technologies and develop programs and technologies to manage and mitigate Information Security and compliance risks to Tufts University. Information Security is one of the TTS directorates in the Data Strategy family of practice charged with providing University-wide information security services that invite and empower the Tufts community to be proactive by thinking, working, and acting securely. This position will be responsible for all building and maintenance of the suite of Information Security tools, the effectiveness of the Information Security architecture (maintained inside/outside the Information Security directorate), engineering needed solutions, and assessing threats and risks. This position is also responsible for the engineering lifecycle from design through production including training security operations on these tools. In addition, this position will be responsible for security consulting for projects and programs, and creating/maintaining documentation on the IT security architecture and processes.
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Tufts University is a leader in American higher education. Tufts is known for its academic blend of research and liberal arts, with three main campuses, including a medical school, dental school, and veterinary school. These practices create a unique combination that attracts faculty, staff and students who thrive in an environment of curiosity, creativity and engagement. Tufts recognizes the importance of technology in order to achieve institutional success. Tufts Technology Services, an internal organization, is focused on improving access to information about Tufts’ educational, research and impact activities.
Why Tufts Technology Services (TTS)?
Are you ready to make the best move of your life? Come join our collaborative, flexible work environment where leadership is valued at all levels of the organization and there are many opportunities to work with leading technologies and learn new things.
Viewing technology in the context of work, scholarship and campus life, TTS is a university-wide service organization committed to delivering technology services that support Tufts’ mission of teaching, learning, research, and service. Understanding that IT enables innovation, TTS prioritizes holistic, human-centered design strategies to create timely and intuitive services, applications and tools that differentiate the Tufts experience.
Across our diverse and creative teams, we engage and focus our collective talent to strengthen Tufts’ strategic IT capabilities. To keep pace with our community’s emerging needs, we continue to evolve our competencies across four main families of practice, including Planning and Design, Service Delivery and Operations, Data Strategy, and Academic Technology.
Thinking and acting strategically with technology occurs through strong partnerships and an engaged community. Additionally, for technologies to take on integral meaning to our work, we also need reliable and consistent support in using them. With staff across all of Tufts’ campuses, as well as a 24x7 IT Service Desk, we collaborate with schools and divisions to meet the demands of a global, mobile community and to enable the broadest possible access.
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