Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Information Security Compliance Analyst

Information Technology Analyst 3 (40 Hour)

Recruitment #200915-7605FD-100

Introduction


The State of Connecticut Department of Administrative Services (DAS)- Bureau of Enterprise Services and Technology (BEST) currently seeking an Information Security Compliance Analyst (IT Analyst 3) who will ensure federal and industry regulatory compliance for Payment Card Industry, Federal Tax Information, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, Social Security Administration etc. for executive branch systems. You will serve as the primary coordinator for audit and compliance within DAS/BEST and across all executive branch agencies in the enterprise IT environment.

Additionally you will:

  • Interface with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center to protect the state’s critical infrastructure from cyber threats that would impact business and government operations, scanning the network, devices and servers, analyzing data and reports and initiating mitigation to enable security and protection of the State network against vulnerabilities and threats. 
  • Serve as a liaison with Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security and federal entities in relation to exercise planning to ensure the State is prepared to respond to cyber incidents. 
  • Lead for the state Cyber Security Awareness Training program which is required to maintain compliance standards and protect the state network. 
As a key member of the information security team, this role will help coordinate the compliance activities of the group and will help track remediation efforts across multiple agencies.

    This is a full time (40 hour) position working Monday through Friday. The position is located at 55 Farmington Avenue, Hartford, CT.

    Selection Plan

    In order to be considered for this job opening, you must be a current State of CT employee, who has permanent state status* and meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening.  You must specify your qualifications on your application.

    *For employees in the classified service, permanent status is obtained after successful completion of a working test period.  For employees in the unclassified service, permanent status is obtained after serving in a position for at least six months (full-time or full-time equivalent).

    Applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies.  

    All applicants must include a resume within the "Resume Tab" of their application. 

    Note: At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: a cover letter, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency. 

    Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as indicated to apply for this position. State employees currently holding the above title or those who have previously attained permanent status in this class may apply for a lateral transfer. 

    Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Raisa Capellan at Raisa.Capellan@ct.gov

    PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

    In a state agency Information Technology (IT) environment, this class is accountable for performing the most complex and technical support work and/or acting as a working supervisor of Information Technology Analysts engaged in information systems development or technical support.

    EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

    This position will be responsible for:  

    • Information Technology security compliance;
    • Training and Awareness;
    • Tracking audit requests;
    • Resolving security breaches by investigating incidents and providing recommendations;
    • Planning and executing security measures to protect computer networks and systems;
    • Developing and publishing information security procedures and guidelines based on compliance requirements;
    • Undertaking scheduled information risk and security functions in accordance with established standards and procedures'
    • Perform related duties as required. 

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

    Considerable knowledge of principles and techniques of systems analysis, design, development, and computer programming; considerable knowledge of principles of information systems; considerable knowledge of principles and theories of business and planning functions; considerable knowledge of programming languages; considerable knowledge of project management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of principles, problems and techniques of data processing and data communication operations; considerable knowledge of data processing and data communications equipment and diagnostic tools; considerable knowledge of methods and procedures used to conduct detailed analysis and design of computer systems; considerable knowledge of principles of complex computer operating systems; knowledge of principles and techniques of business information systems re-engineering; knowledge of network protocols and architecture; knowledge of practices and issues of systems security and disaster recovery; knowledge of applications systems development principles and techniques; knowledge of principles and practices of data base management; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable problem solving skills; considerable technical problem solving skills; considerable analytical skills; considerable ability to prepare correspondence, manuals, reports and documentation; considerable ability to analyze and resolve operational and communications problems; considerable ability to analyze and debug complex software programs; considerable ability to identify, analyze and resolve complex business and technical problems; some supervisory ability.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

    Seven (7) years of experience in information technology (IT) operations, programming, systems/software development or another IT related field.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

    One (1) year of the General Experience must have been at the full professional working level with responsibility for performing a full range of complex technical support functions in such areas as: assisting in the design, implementation and management of a major communications network; providing technical and administrative support for a wide area network (WAN) or mini-computer system; assisting in the installation and maintenance of major sub-systems or installing and maintaining other host and/or network software; participating in the design and development of system applications; serving as a project coordinator responsible for coordinating the design, development, programming and implementation of moderately complex information systems projects; performing any closely related complex technical support function.
    NOTE: For state employees this is interpreted at the level of Information Technology Analyst 2.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

    1. College training in management information systems, computer science or information technology related area may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling six (6) months of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.

    2. A Master's degree in management information systems, computer science or electrical engineering may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Experience with regulatory compliance frameworks and Information Technology Security; 
    • Experience negotiating with teams to define implementation strategies; 
    • Experience leading security compliance assessments across multiple agencies; 
    • Experience tracking progress and communicating status to upper management. 

    Conclusion

    AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.



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    The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.