Information Security Analyst II

US Government, Information Technology

Serves as an analyst in the field of cyber security and privacy with the Information Security Office, Security Architecture organizational unit, and maintains responsibility for assessing cyber threats, responding to cyber incidents, responding to agency inquiries, and implementing and administering cyber security tools and systems. The successful candidate will work closely with our cloud engineering and security teams to design, implement, and maintain cloud security solutions for our enterprise. The ideal candidate should have a background in network and cloud security, container and virtual network security, and SIEM technologies.

Duties may include:

  • Implements, administers, and supports security systems to include host endpoint protection, data loss prevention, network-based intrusion detection and prevention systems, application layer firewalls, remote access platforms, vulnerability management, forensics utilities, and other infrastructure deployed and maintained by the ISO.
  • Designs, implements, and maintains cloud security solutions and best practices.
  • Participates in internal and third-party security assessments and audits requiring interaction with agencies to remediate discovered system vulnerabilities.
  • Administers and uses a Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) system and other security dashboards to monitor, research, and respond to cyber security related events and incidents due to data loss or system breach, malicious code, system configuration, or other issues.
  • Coordinates daily with other Department of Information Technology (DIT) divisions and Agency Information Security Coordinators and IT Analysts, and external entities.
  • Participates in fulfilling data searches to include legal electronic files preservation, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), other data requests, investigations, and forensics.
  • Acts as a general technical and operational advisor for cyber security on behalf of the ISO.
  • Stays abreast of current and evolving cyber security trends and seeks to acquire or maintain industry certifications.
  • Supports and responds to emergency IT events and support county emergency operations center activations as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Position may be underfilled as a Information Security Analyst I; the Underfill Requirements are stated below in the Employment Standards section.

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