Louisiana Department of State Civil Service IT Security Analyst 1,2,3 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
IT Security Analyst 1,2,3
IT Security Analyst 1,2,3
Depends on Qualifications
Baton Rouge, LA
Teachers' Retirement System of LA
12/5/2023 11:59 PM Central
Why work for TRSL?
Service– All Louisianans have benefited from teachers that inspire and encourage us. At TRSL we give back to our state’s teachers by providing retirement security and excellent service.
Culture– We value and support employees through open communication, professional development, recognition, and by creating a sense of community.
Growth– TRSL encourages professional growth in a number of ways including professional development plans and career progression groups through SCS. We also offer financial assistance for professional certifications and postsecondary/graduate-level courses.
Benefits– TRSL offers a generous benefits package including: a defined benefit pension plan, health insurance that is also available post retirement, at least 10 paid holidays, sick and annual leave that rolls over from year to year, paid or time off accrued for hours worked over 40 per week, a deferred compensation plan, a flexible benefits plan, alternate work schedules, etc. Work from home may be an available benefit for certain TRSL positions upon meeting the requirements of TRSL's telework policy.
Location– TRSL is conveniently located near the I-10 / I-12 split on Essen Lane, away from the congestion of downtown Baton Rouge.
This vacancy may be filled as a Probation, Promotion, or Detail to Special Duty. Current classified permanent status employees may be required to accept a Probational Appointment.
This position has a Special Entrance Rate (SER) as follows:
If filled as an IT InfoSec Analyst 1 - $1,916.80 bi-weekly
If filled as anITInfoSec Analyst 2 - $2,037.60 bi-weekly
If filled as an IT InfoSec Analyst 3 - $2,166.40 bi-weekly
No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
This position participates in a Career Progression Group (CPG) an d can be filled from this recruitment as an IT InfoSec Analyst 1 (https://apps01.civilservice.louisiana.gov/onestopjobinfo/DisplayJobSpec.aspx?JobCode=175520) , IT InfoSec Analyst 2 (https://apps01.civilservice.louisiana.gov/onestopjobinfo/DisplayJobSpec.aspx?JobCode=175530) , or IT InfoSec Analyst 3 (https://apps01.civilservice.louisiana.gov/onestopjobinfo/DisplayJobSpec.aspx?JobCode=175540) depending on level of experience of the selected applicant. Please click each job title above to review specific information on the salary range, minimum qualifications and job concepts.
Summary of Duties
This security position reports directly to the IT Administrator and is responsible for overseeing and managing TRSL’s cyber security vigilance and response to threats. The position will require a technical background in Systems Networks, Server and Desktop Endpoint security products, Security hardware devices, Security monitoring via software products and log analysis and Security testing.
EXAMPLES OF WORK
Identifies, researches and reports on new security threats and recommends security controls necessary to eliminate or minimize their potential effects
Implements approved procedures to monitor and ensure compliance with TRSL IT security policies
Sets up and monitors TRSL Security alerts and takes appropriate action working with other TRSL IT staff as and when necessary
Able to work on multiple projects when assigned to and able to run with (lead) a given project when needed to
Conducts security audits and provides recommendations
Works with TRSL Audit on third party penetration testing
Installs and maintains security systems
Recommends procedures for granting access to agency resources and information
Works to enforce controlled access to agency resources
Member of the Incident Response Team
Provides regular reports and occasional presentations on TRSL cyber activity, threats, and risks
Ensures compliance to TRSL Agency Security standards and policy
Keeps personal skillset up to date by training using inhouse courses and materials and leveraging external resources as necessary.
Assists with adding and maintaining user setup on online training platform used for staff cyber training and phishing tests and selecting and deploying new courses for staff
Experience and knowledge in agency wide change management involving technology, processes, and policies.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Ability to communicate complex technical information in a manner easily understood by non technical personnel
Knowledge of computer hardware and software, including applications and programming
Ability to identify different threat level and counter measurements to mitigate or solve security vulnerabilities
Ability to analyze network, system and application logs
Knowledgeable in intrusion detection system
How to Apply
To apply for this vacancy, click on the “Apply” link above and complete an electronic application, which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.
Applications submitted without the education and/or work experience sections completed will be considered incomplete and will not be considered . Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application listing complete work experience and education.
Applicants who are qualifying for the position based on college training or receipt of a baccalaureate degree should attach a copy of their college transcript to their online application in order to verify credentials. Transcripts may also be faxed, mailed, or emailed to the contact information below and must be received by the closing date of this posting. An official transcript is required upon hire.
If you applying for this position prior to receipt of your baccalaureate degree, you may apply 90 days prior to receipt of your degree; however, the effective date of the appointment cannot be prior to your graduation date.
Applicants with international degrees must provide an equivalency evaluation and a copy of their transcripts at the time of application.
All prospective new hires will be subject to employment eligibility verification via the federal government's E-verify system.
TRSL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
To view and apply to any of our other postings we currently have available, click HERE (https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/louisiana/trsl) .
For further information about this vacancy contact:
Sarah Templet - Human Resources
Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana
P.O. Box 94123
Baton Rouge, LA 70804
A baccalaureate degree plus one year of experience in information technology.
An associate’s degree in information technology will substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
Two years of experience or training in information technology will substitute for the baccalaureate degree. Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine experience or training in information technology and college credit to substitute for the required baccalaureate degree as follows:
30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for six months of experience or training in information technology towards the baccalaureate degree.
60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience or training in information technology towards the baccalaureate degree.
90 or more semester hours credit will substitute for one year and six months of experience or training in information technology towards the
A maximum of 90 semester hours may be combined with experience or training in information technology to substitute for the baccalaureate
Six years of full-time work experience in any field may be substituted for the required baccalaureate degree. Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine work experience in any field and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows:
30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for two years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
90 to 119 semester hours credit will substitute for three years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
120 or more semester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
A maximum of 120 semester hours may be combined with experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
A certification in an approved area may be substituted for the education and/or experience requirements at the time of hire or promotion, provided the appointment is made from a Certificate of Eligibles.
Any college hours or degree must be from an accredited college or university.
FUNCTION OF WORK:
To provide analysis as related to information security activities that are outside of the scope of the Office of Technology Services.
LEVEL OF WORK:
Close from an IT Supervisor or IT Manager. Other reporting relationships may be approved by SCS.
May provide guidance to lower-level personnel.
LOCATION OF WORK:
State agencies with information security activities that are outside of the scope of the Office of Technology Services.
Differs from other IT Statewide jobs by the presence of tasks relative to information security activities that are outside of the scope of the Office of Technology Services.
Differs from IT InfoSec Analyst 2 by the absence of experienced-level tasks relative to information security activities that are outside of the scope of the Office of Technology Services.
Examples of Work
EXAMPLES BELOW ARE A BRIEF SAMPLE OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. NOT ALL POSSIBLE TASKS ARE INCLUDED.
Analyzes InfoSec help desk tickets; provides resolutions or refers tickets to higher-level InfoSec personnel as needed.
Under close supervision, performs information security monitoring, compliance, and tracking tasks.
Gains knowledge of information security and other applicable technical policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines in order to perform technical analyses in accordance with industry standards.
Communicates with users to assist with security processes or to gather more details for pending information security requests.
Takes direction from higher-level InfoSec personnel to support successful InfoSec project implementation and completion as relative to the assigned area. Assists in training agency personnel on preventing information security intrusions; may also provide training to lower-level information technology associates as needed.
Under close supervision, installs security measures and operates software, including firewalls and data encryption programs, to ensure continuity of agency operations and security for sensitive data.
Louisiana State Government represents a wide variety of career options and offers an outstanding opportunity tomake a differencethrough public service. With an array of career opportunities in every major metropolitan center and in many rural areas, state employment provides an outstanding option to begin or continue your career.
As a state employee, you will earn competitive pay, choose from a variety of benefits, and have access to a great professional development program:
Insurance Coverage More information can be found at https://info.groupbenefits.org/
Holidays and Leave – State employees receive the following paid holidays each year:
New Year's Day
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day,
Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
* Additional holidays may be proclaimed by the Governor
State employees earn sick and annual leave which can be accumulated and saved for future use. Your accrual rate increases as your years of service increase.
Retirement – State of Louisiana employees are eligible to participate in various retirement systems (based on the type of appointment and agency for which an employee works). These retirement systems provide retirement allowances and other benefits for state officers and employees and their beneficiaries. State retirement systems may include (but are not limited to):
Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (www.lasersonline.org). LASERS has provided this video (https://lasersonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Your_Retirement_System.mp4) to give you more detailed information about their system
Teacher's Retirement System of Louisiana (www.trsl.org),
Louisiana School Employees Retirement System (www.lsers.net), among others
Do you have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited four-year college or university? If so, please attach your transcript to your online application.
Do you have an associate's degree in information technology? If so, please attach your transcript to your online application.
Do you have one (1) or more years of professional level experience in information technology?
Please list the Endpoint security products you are familiar with along with your experience with each.
Please list the security devices you are familiar with along with your experience with each.
Briefly describe your Network security experience along with the security tools used.
Briefly describe your experience with PC and mobile device security along with tools used.
Have you ever dealt with ransomware infection? If so, please describe your experience and how you dealt with it.
Please detail any other Cyber experience you have that may be of interest.
Do you have any security based certifications? If so, please list them below and state if they are expired or still valid, if applicable.
Are you a retiree of Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana (TRSL)?
Are you a retiree of Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System (LASERS)?
Are you a retiree of any other state retirement system?
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