Information Security Analyst I

Texas Juvenile Justice Department
Job LocationUS

Description:

Location: Austin, TX (must be able to travel to Austin once per month)

Important Note: Both a resume and a cover letter are *required* for these positions. Please submit both as one PDF (remember to share the file – if we can’t open, we can’t send it) with your cover letter first, followed by your resume.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs risk assessments and reviews of account permissions, computer data access needs, security violations, application systems, and data center physical security compliance. (15%)
  • Supports the implementation of computer system security plans with agency personnel and outside vendors. (5%)
  • Develops plans to safeguard computer configuration and data files against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure and to meet emergency data processing needs. 5%)
  • Modifies and monitors computer configuration and data files to incorporate new software and virus protection systems, correct errors, or change individual access status. (5%)
  • Monitors systems and procedures to protect data systems and databases from unauthorized access. (10%)
  • Researches systems and procedures for the prevention, detection, containment, and correction of data security breaches. (5%)
  • Trains users and promotes security awareness to ensure system security and to improve application, server, and network efficiency. (5%)
  • Assists in designing and deploying security applications and infrastructure program activities. (5%)
  • Assists in designing and maintaining security related reports ensuring continuous monitoring of deployed security controls. (25%)
  • Assists in advising management and users regarding security configurations and procedures. (5%)
  • Assists with the development of information technology disaster recovery and business continuity planning. (5%)
  • May assist in encrypting data transmissions and defining firewall configuration to protect confidential information in transit. (5%)
  • Reports any presence or perception of racial, ethnic, and/or gender disparities. Performs a variety of related duties not listed, to be determined and assigned as needed.
  • Performs all duties in compliance with agency safety policies and procedures:
  • Reports safety hazards and corrects hazards when possible.
    Completes required documentation in the event of an accident/injury within requested time frames.
    Attends work on a regular and predictable schedule in accordance with agency attendance and leave policies.

Qualifications:

  • Information Security certifications: Comp TIA Security Plus, Certified Ethical Hacker, GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC) or Computer Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) preferred.
  • Familiarity with application design, directory services, databases, and operating systems.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience with security monitoring hardware and software.
  • Experience in business continuity and disaster recovery.
  • Experience with Security Event Information Management (SEIM) software.
  • Experience working for a governmental entity.
  • Experience in report design/generation.

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