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Job Opportunity in Ford Motor Company.

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

FYI

Xiangdong Sean Che, PhD, CISSP, Assistant Professor
School of Information Security and Applied Computing
College of Technology, Eastern Michigan University
206G Roosevelt, Ypsilanti, MI 48197
——– Forwarded Message ——–

Subject: Full Time Employment Opportunity at Ford Motor Company
Date: Mon, 21 Sep 2015 18:02:31 +0000
From:

Please forward this along to any students who might be interested.  Thanks.

Greetings future EMU alumni!  My name is Leonard Kinnaird-Heether, and I am a graduate of the EMU Computer Science Department (B.S. ’05, M.S. ’08.)  I am also an employee at Ford Motor Company, and  I’m writing to inform you that Ford IT Ford College Graduate program is currently taking applications for employment starting in 2016.

The Ford College Graduate (FCG) program provides entry-level positions for recent graduates(of either a Bachelor’s, Master’s or Ph.D. program,) and is structured to allow new employees the ability to explore a variety of positions within IT at Ford Motor Company.  Each FCG is allowed to participate in multiple, year-long rotational assignments over their first few years with the company.  This enables the new employee to sample various types of employment around the company, so that they may gain a better understanding of what direction they believe their career in IT should take.  Because it is a program designed for recent grads, several start dates are offered over the course of the year to correspond with the most common graduation periods.  The hiring process has already begun, so if you are interested please apply sooner than later.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to permanently work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

If you meet the qualifications and are interested in a career at Ford Motor Company, here is a link to the online job application (if the link is broken, go to http://corporate.ford.com/careers.html and search for the job using the Auto Req ID: 19118BR):

 

http://jobs.brassring.com/tgwebhost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=25385&siteid=5311&jobid=281192&localeid=1033&callee=nsu&sr=&smemp=&ohn=sjobs.brassring.com&oht=1

 

Thanks for your time, and I wish you the best of luck in your search for employment.

 

Len Kinnaird-Heether

 


				

Quicken Loans/ Title Source looking for 4 security Interns

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

FYI

Xiangdong Sean Che, PhD, CISSP, Assistant Professor
School of Information Security and Applied Computing
College of Technology, Eastern Michigan University
206G Roosevelt, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

——– Forwarded Message ——–
Subject: Quicken Loans/ Title Source looking for 4 security Interns
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:47:27 -0400
From: Owen Dubiel
To: Michael Umpleby , Jacob Kirkendall , Erin Burdis , Christopher Krieger , Michael Yauk , Konnie Kustron , Xiangdong Che , Steve Edwards

Hello Professors,

My name is Owen Dubiel, I’m sure you remember me. I graduated in December 2014 and I am now I am an Associate Security Analyst for Title Source, a sister company of quicken loans. we are currently looking for 4 interns that have a base background in security. now as you know it is hard to land a full time job in the security field just based on the amount of sensitive information you deal and a internship is even harder. If qualified and graduated Interns will have a chance to be brought on full time, this is the goal is to expand our security team. we are looking for the following positions.

-security engineer
-security analyst (2)
-security governance

I don’t know if you guys still have the job board, but please spread the word, this is an awesome opportunity for students just about to graduated. I am not getting anything out of this because they are being hired on as Interns, I ma simply doing this because I know how hard it is to land a internship in the security field. Feel free to associate my contact information to anyone interested and i can get them set up with an interview. Thanks again and go Eagles!

Cell Phone- 5174166980
email- odubiel@emich.edu or odubiel@gmail.com

Owen Dubiel

IT Security Analyst with Title Source Inc.

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Job Opportunity

Monday, July 27th, 2015

Hi,
Chris Jenks (cjenks1@emich.edu), an EMU/IA graduate, notified us an opening in a CIRT/SOC in Troy, MI. Please see below. If you are interested, please contact Chris directly.

Thanks,

Sean

***************

CIRT Event Analyst

Summary of Job Description:

As an Analyst or Handler in our Security Operation Center, you will provide vital Cyber Security Incident Handling to our organization; review and validate emerging threats, follow established methodologies, recommend and assist with process improvement, identify new capabilities, and assist in identifying new and existing adversary capability.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Review security-related events, assessing risk and validity, as well as reporting
Analyze host-based indicators of compromise or network traffic to assist in generating new attack signatures
Analyze additional log, forensic, malware or other IR-related data, as needed

Required Technical Skills:

Understanding of Windows operating systems and command line tools, network protocols, TCP/IP fundamentals
Knowledge of network protocols, TCP/IP fundamentals, OSI Model
Knowledge of network based services and client/server applications, HTTP, HTTPS, DNS, DHCP, FTP, SMTP, etc.
Familiarity with analyzing logging

Other Required Skills:

Ability to successfully communicate and collaborate with other departments
Ability to document and explain technical details clearly and concisely
Willingness to learn and willingness to also share knowledge

Additional Skills that Will Differentiate Candidates:

Experience with programming/scripting languages
Background in operational information security disciplines (e.g. incident response, security infrastructure management or monitoring services)
Background performing incident response and digital forensics
Experience in config/mgmt of feeds into event aggregation and correlation systems (e.g., Security Analytics, Splunk, ArcSight)
Experience with improvement of analyst effectiveness by optimizing signature quality in collaboration with other analysts and developers
Background in systems administration for Windows and/or *nix based environments
Familiarity with host based security tools (e.g., EnCase, Forensic Toolkit, ECAT, Volatility, Memory Forensics)

Past Experience:

Network Engineering/Architect – Routers, Switches, TCP/IP, OSI Model, etc.
Network Administration – Windows Firewall, Windows Registry, *nix administration (any)
Network Security – IPS, IDS, Firewall, Host IDS, End Point Security, Content Filtering, etc.
Services: HTTP, HTTPS, DNS, DHCP, FTP, SMTP, etc.

Education:
BS or equivalent degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline, related certifications or experience.

Desirable Certifications:

GIAC GCIH, GCIA, GCFA, GCFE, GREM

New Cyber/IA Positions With NSA

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015
FYI…
Xiangdong Sean Che, PhD, CISSP, Assistant Professor
School of Information Security and Applied Computing
College of Technology, Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
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Good Afternoon Dr. Che,
New positions are currently being advertised and I thought you may have students who would be interested in applying.  Students may apply for these or any NSA positions by visiting https://www.nsa.gov/careers/.  It is okay, and in fact encouraged, for students to apply to as many of the positions that are of interest and for which they meet the qualifications.
•             1051340 – Information Assurance (IA) Engineering Professional  – Entry Level
•             1053577 – Systems Vulnerability Analyst
•             1053552 – Network Vulnerability Analysis and Mitigation
•             1053571 – Communications Systems & Tech Vulnerability Analyst
•             1049477 – Cyber National Mission Force Targeting Analyst
•             1049479 – Network System Engineer
•             1049481 – Penetration Tester/Analyst
•             1051714 – Interactive Operator
•             1051711 – Computer Network Defense Analyst (Blue/Hunt)
•             1049723 – Computer Network Operations Development Program (CNODP)
•             1051349 – Security Engineering Enrichment & Development (SEED) Program
Please Note:
–              U.S. Citizenship is required for all NSA applicants
–              Reasonable accommodations will be provided to applicants with disabilities during the application and hiring process where appropriate.
–              NSA is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations.
Thank you and have a great day,
Ernie
Ernest E. Rodgers
Manager
NSA/CSS Information Assurance Directorate

Grant Research Assistant Jobs

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Dear students, [NOTE: changed links for grad and undergrad positions]

I have been awarded an NSF grant (finally, after several trials ;)).. It runs for 3 years, starting this October. I have included enough budget to employ 3 students: one Ph.D., one graduate, and one undergraduate. Below are the descriptions of these jobs. If interested, please contact me directly at stout@emich.edu. Please note that EMU mandates that we go through the process below, which we will follow, but it doesn’t hurt to probe the level of interest  in our favorite school and kick off the process of interviewing etc.

 

Ph.D. Research Assistant Job:

This is a 12-months position for a pre-Dissertation Ph.D. student who will assist in the research work that Dr. Samir Tout will be conducting, as part of an NSF grant. Half of the selected Ph.D. student’s tuition and stipend will be covered throughout the 12 months. The selected Ph.D. student will contribute 10 hours/week and help with research that revolves around the topic of anomaly detection in a SmartGrid environment. An ideal candidate would be committed, detail-oriented, motivated, and should have good exposure to research methodologies, data mining methods, including Bayesian networks, Classification, etc. along with malware analysis, Linux, Python, and networking. The Ph.D. student must ensure that proper research methodologies are applied and can potentially pursue this as their future dissertation topic, under Dr. Tout’s supervision. The student’s employment may be continued/extended depending on her/his performance evaluation by Dr. Tout.

If interested, please refer to the new EMU Jobs Web page at which the job will be posted, and follow the instructions: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/emichedu/default.cfm

You can also contact Dr. Tout directly if you have any questions at: stout@emich.edu

 

 

 

Graduate Student Job:

This is a 30-week position for a graduate research assistant who will contribute to the research work that Dr. Samir Tout will be conducting, as part of an NSF grant that he just got awarded. The project revolves around the topic of anomaly detection in a SmartGrid environment. The student will be asked to work around 18 hours/week and will be paid an hourly rate. However, depending on the project requirements, the duration of employment and the number of hours/week may vary, at Dr. Tout’s discretion. The graduate research assistant will also help plan infrastructure architecture, as well as other tasks as assigned by Dr. Tout. She/he will also serve as a liaison between a Ph.D. student and an undergraduate research assistant who will also assist in this project. An ideal candidate would be committed, detail-oriented, motivated, and should have good exposure to data mining methods along with experience in several of the following: malware analysis, Linux, C/C++, Java, Python, Raspberry Pi/Arduino, and networking. The student’s employment may be continued/extended depending on her/his performance evaluation by Dr. Tout.

If interested, please refer to the new EMU Jobs Web page at which the job will be posted, and follow the instructions under: EMU Handshake Jobs

You can also contact Dr. Tout directly if you have any questions at: stout@emich.edu

 

Undergraduate Student Job:

This is a 30-week position for an undergraduate research assistant who will contribute to the research work that Dr. Samir Tout will be conducting, as part of an NSF grant that he just got awarded. The project revolves around the topic of anomaly detection in a SmartGrid environment. The student will be asked to work around 20 hours/week and will be paid an hourly rate. However, depending on the project requirements, the duration of employment and the number of hours/week may vary, at Dr. Tout’s discretion. The undergraduate research assistant will also help with setting up the infrastructure, coding, monitoring and making adjustments as necessary, as well as other tasks as assigned by Dr. Tout. She/he will also work closely with a Ph.D. student and a graduate research assistant who will also work on this project. An ideal candidate would be committed, detail-oriented, motivated, and should have good exposure to malware analysis, along with practical experience in several of the following: Linux, C/C++, Java, Python, Raspberry Pi/Arduino, and networking. The student’s employment may be continued/extended depending on her/his performance evaluation by Dr. Tout.

If interested, please refer to the new EMU Jobs Web page at which the job will be posted, and follow the instructions under: EMU Handshake Jobs

You can also contact Dr. Tout directly if you have any questions at: stout@emich.edu

 

Net/Win Admin

Friday, August 15th, 2014

A friend has an opening at his cloud support company for Network/Windows admin.  details below.

 

http://taznetworks.com/careers

Network Support Job Opportunities

Friday, June 27th, 2014

Hi, there,

Here are some local job opportunities for people with network experience. Please see forwarded email below.

Thanks,

Xiangdong (Sean) Che, PhD, CISSP, Assistant Professor

School of Information Security and Applied Computing
College of Technology, Eastern Michigan University

*******************

Hello,
Wanted to share an opportunity for someone to join the UofM network team. There are 3 openings for this posting:

http://umjobs.org/job_detail/97686/campus_network_support_associate

Campus Network Support Associate
How to Apply

A cover letter and resume are required; the cover letter must be PAGE 1 of your resume. The letter should:

(1) specifically outline the reasons for your interest in the position;
(2) outline your particular skills and experience that directly relate to this position; and
(3) include your current or ending salary.

Starting salary may vary depending on qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.
Job Summary

Information and Technology Services (ITS) has an immediate opening for an experienced Campus Network Support Associate to assist in supporting the University WIFI enterprise campus networks. The individual will be part of a cohesive team that is responsible for administering over 8000 routers, switches and wireless access points. The main focus for this position will be configuring and maintaining the campus building networks and working with the support teams within the campus buildings. The team is always looking for ways to be ready for the challenges of tomorrow in supporting the campus enterprise networks.
Responsibilities*

* Support the campus enterprise networks, working with engineers, vendors and project managers to implement campus network devices, this could include WiFi network devices. Perform network infrastructure changes (relocations, configurations).

* Provides tier 3 technical support and service restoration for campus enterprise layer 2 building networks. Assist in analyzing, planning, and implementing maintenance, including backup and recovery strategies, software patches and upgrades. Supports and collaborates with team members and other technical staff such as Project Managers and Network Engineers. Using established protocols, monitors networks for availability, error conditions, adequate space allocation, backup integrity, and performance. Assists with multiple projects including installations, upgrades, moves, additions and changes.

* Assists in developing strategies to effectively perform root-cause analysis of problems, poor performance, and error conditions. Develops effective relationships with vendor support to troubleshoot and resolve problems.

* Assist with team to proactively propose, plan, implement, and communicate effective changes within established change management processes. Contribute to system enhancements by identifying and quantifying customer requirements, delineating the gaps between customer requirements and the capabilities of existing technology, and recommending improvements in current processes.

* Gathers technical requirements with cross-functional teams to enhance functionality, security, and efficiency of the system in support of university business functions. Provide consultation on application/system interactions and dependencies per established protocols and procedures. Assist in conducting network system analysis, planning, testing, and implementation of solutions. Develops and documents procedures and maintenance plans for the team and other technical staff.

* Assist cross-functional teams and provide input on features and processing options. Contribute to system enhancements by identifying and quantifying customer requirements, delineating the gaps between customer requirements and the capabilities of existing technology, and recommending proactive improvements in current processes. Participate in conducting analysis, planning, testing, and implementation of solutions. Develops and edits technical support knowledge base documentation.

* Stays current with relevant advances in network systems technologies. Responsible for maintaining and updating knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures. This can include on-the-job training, attending relevant courses or conferences, reading, research, and testing. Develops and follows best practices and procedures and share knowledge with team members and mentors staff.

ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES:
Successful candidates will be expected to demonstrate in this role the following organization competencies, but not limited to:

Creative Problem Solving/Strategic Thinking
* Demonstrated ability to provide necessary attention to solve different level problems, often multitasking to solve moderate level and some complex problems. Handles several problems at one time.
* Defines problems, analyzes causes, identifies possible solutions, selects the best solution, and develops action plans. Generates new ideas and goes beyond the status quo.

Communication
* Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and effectively both verbally and in writing, to differing audiences.

Quality Service
* Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with internal and external customers in a manner that consistently meets the organizations expectations for exemplary customer service.
* Demonstrated ability to see issues from the customers perspective assesses urgency of requests and responds accordingly.

Flexibility/Adaptability to Change
* Ability to assist in the implementation of changes within established and changing deadlines.
Required Qualifications*

* Bachelor degree in computer science and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.

* Minimum 1 year of experience with and demonstrated knowledge of layer 2 IP networks.

* Minimum 1 year experience in a related role requiring confidentiality, timeliness, customer service, organization, prioritization, troubleshooting, and working independently to successfully monitor, perform network or desktop configuration changes, required documentation and testing/analysis of network or desktop equipment/software.

* Demonstrated ability to utilize analytical and communication skills in the development and modification of written procedures, processes, and technical support knowledge base, resulting in content tailored to the level and type of audience for support and issue resolution.

* Ability to leverage appropriate technical tools to perform day-to-day administration tasks, root-cause analysis and service restoration (such as backup, restore, failover, log interpretation, and performance monitoring) for network systems.

* Experience with some or all of the following technologies: controller based WiFi, Cisco IOS, Juniper OS, network monitoring tools, desktop OS (Windows, Mac), and copper/fiber infrastructure.

* Demonstrated experience with current computer technology and applications (e.g. word processing, spreadsheet, and collaboration applications).

* Ability to move and transport and maneuver telecommunication equipment and supplies weighing up to 30 lbs from trucks/loading docks to campus locations for installation or testing.
Desired Qualifications*

* Experience with controller based WiFi networks.

* Experience with desktop and/or network firewalls, VPN.

* Experience with programming language such as Perl.

* Experience troubleshooting fiber and copper network infrastructure.
Licensure & Certification

This position requires operation of a University-owned vehicle. Successful candidate must adhere to University policy and have a valid driver license with less than 7 points.
Work Schedule

Successful candidate must be available to work overtime or flex time, which may sometimes be needed at short notice. In addition, this position will participate in an on-call rotation.
Additional Information

Upon hire, successful candidate must have a personal mobile communication device and home internet connection.
U-M EEO/AA Statement

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

Mike Lippens

Manager – UMnet Admin

ITS/ITS Comm Operations

D-734-936-9861

University of Michigan
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IRS Position available in Detroit

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

This announcement came out yesterday and it closes on Monday, June 11, 2012.

MITS is looking to hire some IT Student Trainees for several locations including Detroit.  This is a paid position for current students with programming experience or education.  See below for a summary of the job.  No start date is listed, but it is expected to be soon as reasonable possible.  I have included a direct link to the announcement.  You may share this information including the attachments to any family, friends or organizations.  I know this is a short turnaround and most students are out of school right now.  Sorry.

 Information Technology Specialist – IT Student Trainee

 

Job Locations: Lanham, MD; Detroit, MI; Austin, TX; Ogden, UT and Martinsburg, WV.

               

SCEP Information & Requirements:

  Positions (Paid):

·                     Experience/education in Web Developer/Programmers: Java, COBOL or ALC

·                     System Testers (for the above program languages)

 

  Hours:

·                     Flexible – hours will be determined based upon your particular class schedule

 

 Open to:Any rising student with a 2.5+ GPA who is pursing a certificate or degree:

·                    Vocational/Technical certificate;

·                    Associate degree;

·                    Baccalaureate degree;

·                    Graduate degree; or

·                    Professional degree.

 

In one of the following or equivalent educational programs:

·            Computer Science;

·            Information Technology;

·            Computer Information System; or

·            Information Systems.

 

·                     You must be a citizen of the United States

·                     Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must be registered with the Selective Service System

·                    Veterans’ preference applicable 

 

Announcement Number: 12BR2-MIX8001-2299-4T9-ST

 

Applications accepted through June 11, 2012

 

 

How to Apply

Apply online athttp://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/318220800 .

 

 

Chris Lezovich

Recruiter, IRS Recruitment Office (OS:HC:ETS:IRO)

(IN, MI, OK, & TX)

Office:   313.234.1234 

Mobile: 313.303.8499

Fax:        313.234.1510 


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