Senior Technologist, Security Analyst

Tampa International Airport  Tampa, FL 33614
Organization Name 

Information Technology 

Department Description 

Performs complex computer security duties in the planning, development and maintenance of computer systems security policies and standards 

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he incumbent will lead critical information security-related activities, including the planning and development of information security strategy in support of the Authority’s strategic plan. 

This position requires an in depth understanding of data breach reporting laws, generally accepted information security principles and related information technology security best practices. 

The incumbent must be familiar with commonly used IT technology security controls and tools and have knowledge of software development lifecycles, IT operations, data center operations, IT project management methodologies, IT hardware/software architectures and IT auditing and compliance practices. 

Ideally, the incumbent should be familiar with CISCO network solutions and be able to prepare and present complex information security concepts and reports to a wide range of technical and non-technical stake holders. 

Brief Description 

Detailed Description 

The following position responsibilities are illustrative and not exhaustive. 

The position description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all-inclusive list of the duties associated with the position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document at any time. 

Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below. 


Analyzes and maintains existing software & hardware, proposed modifications, and new software packages for impact on current operating systems regarding information security. 


Assists project leaders in implementing security controls for new and/or upgraded software applications. 


Measures system performance for optimization on newly adopted software, hardware, and configuration changes. 


Audits security logs and other data sources to ensure policy and standards compliance. 


Coordinates with vendors and users on identification of software, network, security, hardware problems and system modifications or enhancements. 


Prepares user instructional documentation and trains personnel on new technology and software upgrades regarding information security. 


Identifies and reports security related anomalies. 


Participates in qualitative risk analysis and performs gap analysis. 


Leads or assists with digital forensic and cyber related investigations. 


Complete packet capture and malware analysis. 


Develops, implements, and maintains security policies and standards; insures all policies and standards are updated as needed to stay within compliance of any audit findings or changing technology requirements. 


Performs other related duties as required. 

Job Requirements 

Associate’s Degree or higher from an accredited college or university with a major in information systems, computer science or related field and 10 years of security knowledge. 

Applicable and documented professional work experience can be substituted in lieu of a degree. 

Technical experience is required in a diverse range of IT systems – specifically with PCI compliance, logging and correlation solutions, vulnerability management solutions, Microsoft enterprise technologies, Cisco enterprise technologies, and Linux technologies, PCI compliance, application whitelisting, intrusion detection, firewalls, vulnerability management solutions; and at least one technical certification obtained in the last three years from the following organizations: Cisco, A Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or any certification from Offensive Security is highly preferred. 

Additional Details 

CORE Values 



  • Extending beyond our proactive approach to maintaining a secure facility for guests, our commitment to safety acknowledges the sense of security and peace of mind that comes from providing a warm and comfortable environment.



  • We are committed to the highest levels of guest quality and service. Tampa International Airport team members take great pride in delivering top-notch experiences that are helpful, welcoming and friendly. Our minimum standard is excellence in all we do.



  • As the gateway to the west coast of Florida, we serve communities and businesses throughout the region. Through our initiatives, we bring regional interests and organizations together to build a stronger Tampa Bay. As a good neighbor and community partner, we are committed to providing opportunities and making responsible choices that benefit our region.



  • We are committed to building a sound financial position that cements our ability to be best in class for years to come. Our economic strength comes from a sensible and dynamic approach to growth. We will ensure that as the Tampa Bay region grows their airport is scaled to meet rapidly changing needs.



  • We are imaginative and forward-thinking. Dedicated to evolving both form and function through technological advancement, improved processes, and operational efficiency; while remaining true to our guests’ desire for simplicity, organization and convenience.

The Aviation Authority-Tampa International Airport provides equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of age, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, political affiliations, marital status, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, age, sexual orientation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism or other non-merit factors. 

The Aviation Authority-Tampa International Airport welcomes and encourages applications from minorities, veterans, and persons with physical and mental disabilities, and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons in the application and testing process. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation requests will be on a case-by-case basis. 

How To Apply 

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Maximum Salary 




Amount of Travel 

No Travel 

Work At Home 



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