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IT Security Analyst Needed

City of Austin
Job Description

Position Information


Position Information


Posting Title IT Security Analyst
Job Requisition Number COA078684
Position Number 116912
Job Type Full-Time
Division Name Aviation - Information Systems
Minimum Qualifications

Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field related to the job, plus (4) four years related IT experience or Physical Security experience; at least 2 of which were in network/server management or physical access systems.

Education may be substitute for experience up to (2) years

Experience may substitute for Education up to (4) fours years

Licenses or Certifications:


Notes to Applicants

This position must travel between various locations, including the AOA, as part of the regular job duties and individual may be required to drive own personal vehicle or City vehicle. Successful candidate must be in possession of a Texas driver’s license as authorized by the Texas Transportation Code. A driving record verification will be conducted. Applicants for positions for which City driving is an essential function must meet the standards of the program: age 18 or older, current applicable driver’s license, proof of insurability, and no more than six (6) points assessed on Driver Record Evaluation (DRE) based on Department of Public Safety (DPS) Driver Record Report. This position falls under the safe driver program. Go to the Driver Safety Program for more information:
A detailed and complete employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Please list your complete employment history (to include all job duties responsibilities and employment dates) on your online application. The application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered (e.g., “see resume” or “see Linked In Profile”). Resumes will not be used to qualify for the position and will not be used to recommend salary. Supplemental information or changes to your application will not be accepted after the job posting closes. The responses to the supplemental questions inquiring about experience should be reflected on your application.
This position is categorized as an Essential Personnel. Essential personnel are required to come to work during emergencies or bad weather at the airport if they are scheduled to work and in some cases when they are not scheduled.
Position may require on-call or call back responsibilities. Overtime may be required with or without notice.
Overtime may be required with or without notice.
Shift may change according to departmental needs. Work hours may include after hours, holidays, and weekend work
Veteran candidates will be required to provide a copy of their DD214 at the time of interview.
Top candidate will be subject to a minimum 10 year criminal background check and security threat assessment.
Technical network assessments will be conducted.
Employees, in Good Standing, who are candidates within the department/division that the position resides in and who meet the minimum and preferred qualifications (if any) of the position will be included in the initial interview. Department/division employee must remain in Good Standing through the Top Candidate Selection phase at which time the Good Standing status will be re-verified.
Must have the ability to read, write, and fluently speak English.
Please note that the Department may close the job posting at any time after 7 days.
Must meet the essential physical requirements of the position with or without accommodation: Verbally and effectively communicate utilizing face-to-face contact and telephone. React quickly, physically and mentally, in response to day-to-day events and/or emergencies. Utilize mental capacity for analysis, troubleshooting, decision-making and comprehension. Physical and mental capacity to safely operate motor vehicle and other equipment. Ability to demonstrate mental alertness during the entire workday. Utilize eyes for long periods of time while operating computer keyboard, computers,
copy machines, and other office equipment. Reasonable dexterity of hands and fingers to operate and/or manipulate computer keyboard, computers, and other office equipment. Walk, stand, and bend to retrieve equipment and to monitor computer equipment. Vision ability to see both near and far to identify objects and/or activities. Hearing ability to hear both near and far. Equipment weighing up to 50 lbs., e.g. lift and / or carry PCs, monitors, and other computer related equipment. Able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time. Climb up and down stairs and ladders. Reach with arms and/or via tipping on toes to install, remove or repair equipment. Bend, turn, twist, and exhibit a crane neck during frequent use of telephone.

Pay Range

$34.40 – $44.60


Core Hours: M-F 8am-5pm
Work hours may include after hours, holidays, and weekend work.

Job Close Date  09/04/2018
Type of Posting External
Department Aviation
Regular/Temporary Regular
Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable
Category Technical
Location ABIA 3011 Employee Ave.
Preferred Qualifications

Experience with end-point security, vulnerability management and computer system penetration testing.

Experience with incident response, threat monitoring, network traffic analysis to prevent new and emerging threat.

Experience with managing regulatory standards and digital investigation.

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or Information Security.

GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) or SSCP (Systems Security Certified Practitioner) is a plus.

Duties, Functions and Responsibilities

Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.

1. Develops, documents, and enforces security policies, standards, guidelines, processes, and procedures to support the enterprise security posture.
2. Updates, maintains and documents security controls
3. Hardens operating system and devices and builds access systems
4. Assists in the development of data systems, network security architecture security risk analysis scenarios, and response procedures
5. Administers security tools, security event monitoring, alerting, and reporting
6. Implements Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plans
7. Enforces security policies and procedures
8. Prepares status reports on security matters
9. Reviews security violation reports and investigates possible security exceptions
10. Performs information and physical security investigations
11. Secures network connections, design, and physical access 
12. Represents the security needs of the organization

Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised:

May provide leadership, work assignments, evaluation, training, and guidance to others


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

• Knowledge in networking, databases and systems operations and how they interact with each other.
• Knowledge of enterprise information security systems and implementation
• Knowledge of securing different types of systems like web, database and remote access systems
• Knowledge of Industry standard Security policies and procedures
• Skills in Security assessments and recommendations
• Skill in oral and written communication of security planning, measures, and violations to end users, public and council
• Skill in analyzing and investigation of information security trends
• Ability to educate various personnel regarding information security


Does this job require a criminal background investigation? This position requires a criminal background investigation

City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445.

The City of Austin will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, disability, or sexual orientation. In addition, the City will not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of an individual’s AIDSAIDS Related Complex, or HIV status; nor will the City discriminate against individuals who are perceived to be at risk of HIVinfection, or who associate with individuals who are believed to be at risk.

Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview.
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