Recruitment #1812-4064-001


Located on the western shore of Lake Michigan, Milwaukee is an urban hub bursting with energy. Milwaukee provides a casual sophistication – big city appeal without the big city hassles. We are accessible and affordable, and our residents are welcoming. Milwaukee brings together its unsurpassed old world charm with a breathtaking Art Museum, top-flight arts and cultural attractions, professional sports, lakefront festivals, recreational opportunities, and great restaurants.


Under the general direction of the Policy and Administration Manager, the IT Security Audit Analyst is responsible for providing vision and leadership for developing and supporting information technology security initiatives and for serving as the main contact in the division for IT audit activities.

Essential Functions

  • Lead strategic security planning to achieve business goals by coordinating the evaluation, deployment, and management of current and future security technologies.
  • Develop and communicate security strategies and plans to executive team, staff, partners, customers and stakeholders.
  • Assist with the design and implementation of disaster recovery and business continuity plans, procedures, and enhancements.
  • Develop, implement, maintain, and oversee enforcement of policies, procedures, and associated plans for system security administration and the user system, having access on industry standard best practices.
  • Coordinate with auditors as the division’s representative; provide information required for IT audit activities. Develop recommendations to address audit findings.
  • Prevent and respond to potential IT security threats.

Reasonable accommodations requested by qualified individuals with disabilities will be made in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, as amended by the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008.

Minimum Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information management, information technology or closely related field from an accredited college or university.
  2. Four years of progressively responsible experience in information technology, including one year performing advanced functions related to IT security.
  3. Valid Wisconsin driver license at the time of appointment and throughout employment.

IMPORTANT NOTE: College transcripts are required and must be received by the application period closing date. Transcripts should be attached to your online application. Applications without transcripts attached will be considered incomplete and will be rejected. Student/unofficial copies are acceptable; however, your transcript must be legible and include your college/university name, your name, the degree completed (if applicable) and the date completed.

Desirable Qualifications

  • ISSEP/CISSP certification or other IT security certifications.

Knowledges, Skills, Abilities & Other Characteristics

  • Knowledge and familiarity with information systems and applications, to identify, evaluate data and integrity, and information security issues.
  • Knowledge in planning and executing security policies and standards development.
  • Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations as they relate to IT security.
  • Written communication skills, including the ability to accurately and consistently record information.
  • Ability to read and interpret procedure manuals, technical diagrams and plans.
  • Ability to understand computer systems characteristics, features, and integration capabilities.
  • Ability to apply IT in solving security problems.
  • Ability to research, draft and implement policies and procedures.
  • Ability to analyze technical situations and develop and implement an effective solutions.
  • Ability to think critically and analytically.
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical information in an understandable way to both technical and non-technical staff.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with coworkers and citizens whose backgrounds may differ from one’s own.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Ability to remain professional at all times.
  • Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy.
  • Initiative, honesty and integrity.

Current Salary

The current salary range (Pay Range 2IX) for City of Milwaukee residents is $58,462-$81,844 annually, and the non-resident salary range is $57,028-$79,836.  Appointment above the minimum is possible based upon level of experience and other qualifications and is subject to approval.

The City of Milwaukee provides a comprehensive benefit program that includes the following:

  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan
  • 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Comprehensive Wellness Program
  • Onsite Clinic Services
  • Onsite Employee Assistance Program
  • Alternative Work Schedules
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Tuition Benefits
  • Paid Vacation
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Leave and other paid leaves
  • Flexible Spending Arrangement
  • Commuter Value Pass

For full details of the benefits offered by the City of Milwaukee, please visit

Selection Process

THE SELECTION PROCESS will be job related and will consist of one or more of the following: education and experience evaluation; written, oral, or performance tests, or other assessment methods. The Department of Employee Relations reserve the right to call only the most qualified candidates to oral and performance examinations. Oral examinations may include written exercises. Selection process component weights will be determined by further analysis of the job.

INITIAL FILING DATE - The examination will be held as soon as practical after Tuesday, January 1, 2019. Receipt of applications may be discontinued at any time after this date without prior notice. However, recruitment may continue until the needs of the City have been met. Qualified applicants will be notified of the date, time, and place of the examination. Unless otherwise required by law, the City of Milwaukee will not provide alternative test administration. The applicant is responsible for attending all phases of the job selection process at the time and place designated by the City of Milwaukee.

Additional Information

  • APPLICATIONS and further information may be accessed by visiting,
  • If you would like assistance completing an application, please contact the Department of Employee Relations at (414) 286-3751 or
  • The Department of Employee Relations is located at City Hall, 200 E. Wells St., Room 706, Milwaukee, WI 53202


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The City of Milwaukee values and encourages diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.