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Hillsborough County Government

Systems Security Administrator (#SYSSADGENU) GENU
$29.38-$46.63 Hourly / $5,092.53-$8,082.53 Monthly / $61,110.40-$96,990.40 Yearly


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


A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer Science; and
Two years experience in computer systems security and/or computer systems auditing.

Or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted below.



  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


  • Considerable knowledge of the principles and techniques of computer systems including systems analysis, design, long term planning, programming, and computer equipment characteristics.
  • Considerable knowledge of computer and data security principles.
  • Working knowledge of computer programming languages.
  • Ability to prepare short and long range computer security plans.
  • Ability to analyze systems and to plan computer applications.
  • Ability to collect, organize and evaluate data and to develop logical conclusions.
  • Ability to perform system security audits and make recommendations to ensure effective security procedures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.
  • Assist Information and Technology Services management in the strategic planning, development and maintenance for computer systems security policies and standards.
  • Reviews annual Strategic Automation Plan to ensure security requirements are included.
  • Reviews department Request for Proposals to ensure that security features are included.
  • Plans, schedules and performs information security risk assessments and internal audits of automation systems.
  • Monitor compliance with security polices and standards.
  • Assists the Information and Technology Services Director in strategic planning of information security policies and standards.
  • Develops and delivers a computer systems security awareness program.
  • Plans, schedules and performs Information and Technology audits.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

CLASS: SYSSADGENU; EST: 9/7/2005; REV: 4/17/2012;