IT Security Analyst

Job Duties

The Ohio Attorney General’s Office is currently seeking an IT Security Analyst for a position available in the Information Technology Services Section. The successful candidate will develop and implement security controls for new and/or existing computer systems, establish hierarchy protection, and handle all data security for computers and local area networks. The duties for this position include, but are not limited to the following:

-Analyzes new and existing computer systems and infrastructure to determine appropriate access levels for resources and data files requiring protection by automated security systems
-Plans and implements security measures to protect computer systems, networks, and data
-Responsible for preventing data loss and service interruptions by managing security controls for new and existing systems
-Creates, tests, and implements network disaster recovery plans
-Performs risk assessments and tests data processing systems
-Coordinates changes to security software hierarchy with staff
-Works closely with project, systems development and infrastructure staff to ensure data security is addressed in system design and implementation
-Monitors system and security performance
-Operates computer terminal utilizing security software solutions and generates reports
-Maintains security levels on existing computer systems
-Assists in coordinating state and federal processing audits
-Stays up to date on the latest intelligence and methodologies in order to anticipate security breaches
-Additional duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

Completion of associate degree program or undergraduate core coursework in computer science or related field;
12 months’ training or 12 months’ experience in computer security either through systems development and/or infrastructure.

Or 5 years’ experience in a position in computer infrastructure, computer security, or related field.

Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications for Employment noted above.

Supplemental Information

Selected candidate(s) will be subject to the following background checks:

  • Criminal history
  • Driving record
  • Taxes
  • Drug Screen

In addition, an Internet search may be conducted of publicly available and job-related information through social media (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.) or through the use of search engines (Google, Bing, etc.).

Unusual Working Conditions:
Work independently and/or in a group project setting. May work additional hours as operational needs dictate. Serves at the pleasure of the Attorney General per O.R.C. 124.11(A)(11).

Employees of the Attorney General’s Office must have been in their current positions for at least 12 months’ in order to be eligible for consideration.

The Attorney General’s Office may fill additional, similar positions as a result of this posting.


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