Cyber Security Analyst (Information Security Analyst II)

Location
FAIRFAX (EJ32), VA
Salary
$67,306.72 - $112,177.31 Annually
Posted
Feb 18, 2019
Closes
Mar 04, 2019
Hours
Full Time
Implements and administers cyber security tools and systems. Administers 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 position requires the utmost integrity, judgment and discretion in carrying out duties and handling sensitive matters. Duties include:
  • Monitors threats, deploys, administers and supports 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 the Department of Information Technology (DIT) and the Information Security Office (ISO).
  • Coordinates with Agency Information Security Coordinators and IT Analysts, and respond to agency inquiries.
  • Assists with fulfilling legal preservation and Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and other data requests.
  • Performs other duties as required.
  • This position is under the guidance of the Chief Information Security Officer.
Employment Standards MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: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 telecommunications management; a business degree with computer science coursework; or a bachelor's degree in an associated field of study with coursework in computer science; plus three years' information systems security experience.

UNDERFILL REQUIREMENTS:
This position may be underfilled as an Information Security Analyst I (Grade S27; $58,451.95 - $97,420.54). 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.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:Not applicable.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
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.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to the position must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check.
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.
This position is considered "emergency service personnel" and will be required to report to work during times designated countywide as approved for unscheduled leave regardless of the emergency situation (i.e., weather, transportation, other disaster).

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Work is generally sedentary and performed in a normal work environment. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview.

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.

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