Cyber Security Analyst (Information Security Analyst II)
Serves as full performance Information/Cyber Security Analyst with responsibilities to include the implementation and administration of cyber security tools and systems, administering access controls monitoring and performing associated analytics and other activities to support IT Security operations and ensure enterprise-wide IT environment and systems performance and resiliency. The duties include monitoring threats, deploying, administering and supporting security systems such as host endpoint protection, data loss prevention, network-based intrusion detection and prevention systems, application layer firewalls, vulnerability management technologies and forensics utilities, and other infrastructure deployed and maintained by DIT and the Information Security Office (ISO). Coordinates with Agency Information Security Coordinators and IT Analysts, and respond to agency inquiries. Assist with fulfilling legal preservation and Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and other data requests. The position requires the utmost integrity, judgment and discretion in carrying out duties and handling sensitive matters. Incumbents in position are subject to periodic background checks and for being under investigation by national law enforcement and intel agencies in order to perform the duties of this position. Performs other duties as required. This position is under the guidance of the Chief Information Security Officer.
Position may be underfilled as a Information Security Analyst I; the Underfill Requirements are stated below in the Employment Standards section.
This vacancy may be underfilled at the level of Information Security Analyst I (Grade S24, $57,165 - $95,276). The employment standards for the Information Security Analyst I are: Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to the following: Possession of a bachelor's degree in a computer science field of study, electrical engineering, or telecommunication management; a business degree with computer science course work; or a bachelor's degree in an associated field of study with course work in computer science. Click here to view the complete details and KSAs for the Information Security Analyst I. Upon completion of an underfill agreement (which will require that the employee meet the employment standards stated above in addition to obtaining competencies defined by the hiring agency) the employee will be elevated to the level of Information Security Analyst II. NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.
Knowledge and experience with implementing and assessing compliance with information technology and privacy protection regulation and standards such as PII, HIPAA, PCI-DSS, and other institutional technology standards and best practices defined by NIST, ISO 27000 series, OWASP, and SANS Top 20 Security Controls. Understanding and experience with network and security architecture, multiple operating system platforms, databases, web applications, and other evolving mobile and cloud technologies, to include but not limited to the following: malware inspection, traditional and application layer firewalls, VPN, identity management systems, data loss prevention, and network and host-based intrusion detection/prevention systems. Experience managing access controls process.
Work is generally sedentary performed in a normal work environment. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.
Panel interview and may include exercise.
It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.