Information Security Analyst I

Fairfax, Virginia
$59,679.36 - $99,466.43 Annually
Apr 03, 2021
Apr 17, 2021
Full Time
Job Announcement

Serves as expert for addressing and solving complex information technology problems and data issues related to security access and control. Has primary responsibility for supporting information systems security requirements in agency related to maintaining authorized access and control to all secured applications and systems under the direct control of the CSB. Supports the enforcement of county Information Systems Security Policies and Procedures and adherence to HIPAA privacy requirements regarding protection of electronic personal health information and personal identifiable information. Creates and maintains processes for ensuring new and existing agency staff and contractors are appropriately given network and application access as needed based on their roles and responsibilities. Coordinates with internal agency departments and county's Department of Information Technology to obtain and maintain appropriate access to secured systems. Keeps current all agency security procedures to meet the Information System Security requirements mandated by the county. Works on other duties to support the EHR and reporting needs of the agency. Works u nder the general administrative supervision of CSB manager for Security and Access Control or system and applications manager.

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Illustrative Duties

(The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list. A complete list of position duties and unique physical requirements can be found in the position job description.)
  • Provides information/cyber security protection related support functions such as administration of identity management and access control functions for IT cyber systems and the provision of end-point protection county-wide.
  • Assists in the conduct of threat analysis for information and communications; systems.; Assists in identifying risks and vulnerabilities to current and planned information
  • systems and technologies;
  • Assists in identifying and evaluating the effectiveness of mitigation processes designed to minimize system vulnerabilities;
  • Prepares findings following approved communications protocols written and oral formats;
  • Assists in preparing and documenting information/cyber security plans, policies, and procedures;
  • Provides assistance to Information Security Office, IT Analysts and end-users as needed.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list.)
  • Some knowledge of information technology, functions, and concepts;
  • Some knowledge of information/cyber concepts, capabilities, and functions;
  • Ability to identify and report potential systems threats, vulnerabilities, and risks;
  • Ability to apply approved mitigation processes;
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions;
  • Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality of such data and
  • information;
  • Ability to understand and explain technical terms and concepts in a non-technical manner.

Employment Standards


Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following :
(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to")

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in a computer or information science discipline, IT/cyber security, network or IT systems administration, engineering; or a bachelor's degree in a business or related field that has been supplemented by at least 12 credit hours of intermediate computer science coursework.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a Child Protective Services Registry, and sanction screening to the satisfaction of the employer. A TB screening upon hire and annually thereafter.

This position is emergency/essential services personnel. (Required to report for duty during inclement weather and/or other emergencies).

  • Knowledge of EHR system and/or knowledge of CSB.
  • Working knowledge of information and data security.
  • Experience in providing system and network access to users.
  • Detailed, organized, and process driven with experience in working with high volume of access request.
  • Experience in creating and analyzing reports related to quality control.
  • Strong experience in multitasking and projects/task organization.

Ability to use keyboard driven equipment, travel various sites, and carry equipment. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel Interview and may include a practical exercise.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or status as a veteran 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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