Security Analyst

Recruitment #200224-UNCB-19


A resume and cover letter must be submitted with your application.

The Office of Management and Enterprise Services (OMES) is a trusted, credible partner that empowers employees to provide valued business expertise allowing customers to focus on their missions across state government. OMES provides financial, property, purchasing, human resources and information technology services to all state agencies, and assists the Governor’s Office on budgetary policy matters.

Our mission is supporting our partners through unified business services.  The OMES mission requires a highly-qualified workforce committed to making government run in the most efficient, innovative manner possible. Achieving that mission takes team-oriented, solutions-driven professionals who understand the importance of partnering to achieve success.

OMES is seeking a full time Security Analyst. This is an unclassified position in state government, located in Oklahoma City.  OMES offers a comprehensive Benefits Package, including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependentsFor more information about the benefit allowance [click here].The annual salary for this position is up to $65,000.00 based on education and experience.

Security Analyst responsibility will be to perform initial analysis, identification, remediation, and documentation of network intrusions and computer system compromises. Handle incident escalations as necessary from other analysts and coordinate remediation with customers. The position also contributes to information security documentation and policy maintenance.

Position Responsibilities
•  Proactively identify and address security issues that threaten State assets
• Provide security engineering designs and implementation in all aspects of information assurance and information security engineering
• Assess and mitigate system security threats/risks throughout the program life cycle
• Validate system security requirements, definition, and analysis
• Establish system security designs
• Implement security designs in hardware, software, data, and procedures
• Verify security requirements
• Support secure systems operations and maintenance
• Coordinate requests from agencies related to security issues and questions
• Support the information security architecture and coordinate related activities with other state agencies and entities
• Support intrusion detection and intrusion prevention systems to identify vulnerabilities, attack patterns, and signatures for the detection and prevention of service intrusions, interruptions, and/or denial of service incidents
• Respond to information security incidents to comply with statewide and agency information security policy, procedures, and guidelines
• Coordinate incident management procedures, including incident response and investigation, reporting to the appropriate authorities, and utilizing forensic best practices as needs dictate
• Research and stay current on the latest information security technologies
• Coordinate and support information security policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines
• Provide support for the business continuity and disaster recovery planning, development, and testing processes
• Perform security audits and produce results for agency administration, upper level management, and wide distribution
• Research, prepare, and/or edit IT security policies, whitepapers, technical newsletters, periodicals, status reports, newspaper and magazine articles; conduct research projects and create reports
• Develop and maintain a statewide Security Common Book of Knowledge where security knowledge is housed, maintained, and provided for staff use
• Prepare technical documentation and user documentation for in-house applications.

Physical Demands and Work Environment
This position works in a comfortable office setting with a computer for a large percentage of the work day. The noise level in the work environment is usually mild. Occasional travel may be required.


Requirements include a bachelor’s degree in information security or management information systems from an accredited college or university, or four years of information security experience.


Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.


Veteran’s preference points apply only for initial appointment in the classified service.

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