INFORMATION SECURITY ANALYST
Division of Employment and Rehabilitation Services
3443 N. Central Ave. – Phoenix, AZ 85012
PLEASE NOTE: This announcement is open until a sufficient number of resumes are received. Interested applicants should apply for this position if they feel that they are qualified as quickly as possible to ensure a timely application.
This position is specifically responsible for setting, and the ongoing management of the information security policies, procedures, and security related to automated system access and usage, in order to maintain the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information, in compliance with State and Federal Security Regulations. The Information Security Analyst must have a working knowledge of appropriate security including LAN/WAN, Libera System7, and Active Directory. The ISA will provide top tier help and support for Libera System 7 issues, security testing and role development The analyst also designs and recommends agency policy and procedures, participates in the Risk Management Team, and communicates security exposures and safeguards to management. Minimal supervision is required.
Management of both physical and logical information security systems. (Libera System 7 preferred)
Information security software capabilities and limitations
Information technology and telecommunications security trends, and practices
Systems analysis and computer operations
The development of data security policies and procedures in small to medium complex organizations and of IT Security Standards
The use and support of personal computer systems involving security related software products
Skill in: These skills are developed through educational and hands on work experience in the field of computers sciences, and IT security.
Management and supervisory techniques
Presenting technical information
Analyzing, creating, implementing and supporting solutions to applications/systems
Creation and administration of user systems/applications accounts
Maintain confidentiality and integrity and comprehend complex State and Federal security regulations requirement then communicate them in meaningful terms
Think strategically and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Analyze business needs of the agency and apply the findings to make decisions on structure, types of technologies, and implement appropriate solutions based on business
IDEAL/PREFERRED CANDIDATE: Minimal educational credentials preferred are a bachelor’s degree in a related field or five years of experience appropriate to requirements of position.
Licenses/certifications: The candidate is required to obtain a security fingerprint clearance from the State of Arizona Department of Public Safety under the Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Law.
Note: This position directly maintains or has responsibilities to alter system functions and/or modify functions of computers and is subject to a background check clearance card investigation that meets DES requirements for a Level One card.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes 12 days’ sick leave, 13 days’ vacation, 10 paid holidays per year, health and dental insurance, life and long-term disability insurance. Optional employee benefits include short-term disability, deferred compensation, and supplemental life insurance.
Employees must participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS). Enrollment eligibility becomes effective after 27 weeks of employment.
All newly hired employees are subject to the E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification Program.
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting Human Resources Administration at (602) 771-2870. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.