How to Apply

A cover letter and resume are important submissions for the hiring team to get a sense of your experience. In the cover letter, in one page or less, please let us know how this role aligns with your career aspirations and skills. These materials will be used to assess written communication. Submit both a cover letter and resume as one file (because of system limitations).


Information and Technology Services (ITS) is looking for a Data Security Analyst Intermediate/Associate to join the Information Assurance department within ITS. As part of a growing, high performance team with expanding responsibilities, you will work in a very collaborative environment to improve the security posture of the University’s most sensitive and essential assets and provide security services for university systems. This role will report to the Design and Engineering Manager. 

For more information about ITS, please visit our website:


Who We Are

ITS supports U-M faculty, researchers, staff, and students in their use of technology to teach, learn, research, and work, and be leaders in their fields. We are dedicated to creating cohesive digital experiences and promoting university wide innovations. ITS works together to provide cohesive digital experiences and seamless support to the U-M community. For more information about Information Assurance, please visit our website:


  • Perform DevOps activities to automate and maintain daily operations and proposed improvements of security tools including commercial off the shelf and custom developed tools to support Information Assurance security capabilities
  • Support vulnerability scanning and management
  • Perform sensitive data discovery
  • Analyze application security capabilities to understand customer requirements
  • Support commercially available applications, including, and some custom developed applications by patching, upgrading, and monitoring for and resolving availability

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent combination of education, certification and experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years information technology experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience applying security related technologies, practices, or services
  • Experience with Python, C#, or other programming languages
  • Experience automating routine tasks using Python or Powershell
  • Experience with fundamental Operating Systems or TCP/IP Networking concepts
  • Familiarity with fundamental information security concepts including: Authentication, Authorization and Encryption

Underfill Statement

This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

Additional Information


Normal amount of sitting, average mobility to move around an office environment; able to conduct normal amounts of work at a computer; travel to various locations on and off campus.  Punctual, regular, and consistent attendance is required.  May require on-call availability and may require working during non-business hours and on weekends.

 Benefits at the University of Michigan

  • In addition to a career filled with purpose and opportunity, The University of Michigan offers a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family and plan for a secure future. Benefits include:
  • Generous time off
  • A retirement plan that provides two-for-one matching contributions with immediate vesting
  • Many choices for comprehensive health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine.  This includes those working or learning remotely.  More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.