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Performs cybersecurity analysis work. Work involves implementing IT security practices in the configuration of Agency information and technology assets. Responsible for providing tactical response of incident detection and incident response. Provide threat assessment, cyber intelligence, software security, and vulnerability assessment services. May assist with the development and update of Cybersecurity-centric policies and procedures. Assists with establishing network device implementation best practices. May provide guidance to others. Works under supervision of the Information Security Officer with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
§ Have a can-do spirit about serving Agency customers.
§ Monitor and assist in the administration of security focused software and analyze alerts from various cyber security tools, network devices and information systems. Assist in designing, implementing, and maintaining the agency IT security architecture.
§ Researches and analyzes cybersecurity threat indicators and their behaviors and recommends threat mitigation strategies.Researches and evaluates emerging security-related technologies.
§ Develops cybersecurity awareness training strategies to serve multiple user groups and presents security awareness seminars.
§ May support external and internal audit activities, perform related responses, analysis, and security remediation.
§ Knowledge of implementing Security best practices within the enterprise IT ecosystem.
§ Performs related work as assigned.
§ Experience and/or formal training in cybersecurity analysis, information security analysis, or digital forensics.
§ Working knowledge of network and system administration, operation of firewalls, and security best practices.
§ Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) or able to obtain CEH certification within 12 months of employment. We will provide training to accomplish this goal.
§ Experience in cybersecurity Incident Response or Network Security Monitoring.
§ Hands on experience with Incident Detection Techniques and the use of Vulnerability Assessment Tools.
§ Understanding of Incident Response process.
§ Experience collaborating with outsourced IT service delivery organizations.
§ Experience in IoT environments.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
§ Knowledge of IT security threats and ability to implement preventative controls including: firewalls, access controls, authentication systems, intrusion detection systems, VPNs, and encryption.
§ Knowledge of best practices, principles, and techniques for developing security-focused management controls of access points, servers, desktops and various other hardware assets.
§ Skills in the use of vulnerability assessment and penetration testing tools.
§ Skill in analyzing problems and devising solutions.
§ Understanding of TCP/IP.
§ Ability to perform analysis of log files from routers, switches, firewalls and other IT security systems.
§ Ability to complete project assignments within allocated time frame, demonstrating patience and meticulousness in the implementation of information security solutions.
§ Ability to develop standards, policies, and procedures and align them with technology and information assets.
§ Ability to handle multiple projects at one time.
§ Ability to communicate effectively in a variety of forms and to different audiences.
§ Ability to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with others and to work well under pressure and maintain flexibility.
§ Proficiency in the use of a personal computer and applicable software necessary to perform work assignments e.g. word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software, and data analysis/reporting software.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND/OR WORKING CONDITIONS:
This position functions in a standard office environment. There are no unusual dangers involved. Frequent work under stress, as a team member, and in direct contact with others. Frequent standing, walking, sitting, listening, and talking. Occasional bending and stooping. Occasional lifting and climbing.
Veterans: Use your military skills to qualify for this position and others at TFC. Go to www.texasskillstowork.comto translate your military experience, training, and formal education into civilian job terms, qualifications, and skill sets.
Veterans, Reservist or Guardsmen with an MOS or additional duties that fall in the fields of 17C Cyber Operations Specialist, 170A Cyber Operations Technician (Warrant), CT Cryptologic Technician, 181X RL-Special Duty Officer-Cryptologic Warfare Officer, IS Intelligence Specialist, CYB10 Cyber, 0631 Network Administrator, 0605 Cyber Network Operations Officer, 1B4X1 Cyber Warfare Operations, 14NX Intelligence, 514A Cyber Intel Analyst, 14N Intelligence Officer, or other related fields pertaining to the minimum experience requirements may meet the minimum qualifications for this position and are highly encouraged to apply. Please call Human Resources at (512) 463-1717 with questions or for additional information.
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Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Conditions of Employment:
Initial screening is based on the Education and Experience minimum qualifications defined in the job posting. Interviewee selection is based on applicant information explaining how they meet each Competency (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities) requirement.Follow application instructions and fill out the application form completely for further consideration.
If selected for interview, all veterans must provide a DD214 long form. Official transcripts or other minimum requirement validations will be requested at the time of interview.
As part of its employment process, TFC may procure or have prepared a criminal background check. An applicant with an unsatisfactory criminal background check report is ineligible to be hired for the position for which the report is initiated.
Driver’s record check will be conducted by the agency. Satisfactory driving records are required for driving state or personal vehicles and motor driven equipment to conduct agency business. CDL “Drivers” must consent to TFC’s Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy against the illegal use of alcohol and drugs.
If hired, employee must provide document(s) within three (3) days of hire date that establish identity and employment eligibility. A complete list of acceptable documents is on file with the local Texas Workforce Commission office.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Note: Any male between the ages of 18 and 25 must show proof of registration with the Selective Service System before he can be selected for employment with the Texas Facilities Commission.
WIT Job Number: 16216274
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $50,000.00 - $70,000.00 per year
Work Location: In person
Benefits packages with the state are amazing. Retirement, Sick Leave, Holidays, Annual Leave.
State workers get good healthcare benefits.