INFO TECH SPCT 4 (Security Engineer)
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LOCATION: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY/INFORMATION SECURITY/PHOENIX

The Arizona Department of Revenue (DOR) is seeking an Information Security Engineer who will be responsible for developing, administering and updating key security processes, standards and policies. These processes, standards and policies are designed to protect Arizona state taxpayers' confidential information. This position works closely with other IT units in planning and implementing technologies to ensure the security of the data and systems of AZDOR. This position will lead in the daily support and monitoring of the security applications. This position is critical for the creation and documentation of security controls so they can be administered and maintained in an effective way.

The Information Security Engineer will stay abreast of industry developments in business practice, technology, security issues and legislation that impact the agency's security policy. The individual in this position will be able to apply their advanced knowledge and technical skills in network security and will exercise extensive latitude for independent judgment and discretion within established policies and procedures. The Information Security Engineer will approach assignments with considerable creativity and innovation.

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:
The Information Security Engineer will stay abreast of industry developments in business practice, technology, security issues and legislation that impact the agency's security policy. The individual in this position will be able to apply their advanced knowledge and technical skills in network security and will exercise extensive latitude for independent judgment and discretion within established policies and procedures. The Information Security Engineer will approach assignments with considerable creativity and innovation. Providing security oversight confidentiality, integrity and availability (CIA) for DOR information and on-going security auditing. To evaluate IT infrastructure and applications as they relate to security architecture and design; make recommendations on the design, selection and modification of appropriate hardware and software to meet security requirements of network and mainframe systems and information processing needs; To lead DOR IT forensics efforts; participate in projects relating to security and technical considerations and deployment activities. Support IT disaster recovery documentation, testing and review; and to assist with DOR Information Security policies and standards creation and review; and to assist with DOR Information Security policies and standards creation and review. Perform Information Security Risk Assessments. Ensure CIA through management of IT Security Tools. Participate in external audits and assessments. Participate in DOR Disaster Recovery Planning, Testing. Coordinate/Perform IT Forensics Efforts. Assist with creation and review of Information Security policies, standards and procedures. Other administrative duties.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Experience in reviewing information security standards, technologies, design, techniques and quality control methods for IT information systems. Experience with LAN/WAN network topologies, protocols, file/application servers, encryption technologies, and network operating hardware and software, FTP, Active Directory, VPN technologies (such as MPLS, IPSEC, etc.) IIS, and ISA Proxy Server. Collaborate with IT and business resources to design effective security solutions. Demonstrated experience in firewalls, IDS/IPS systems, event correlation systems, content filters, SYSLOG, and SNMP. CISSP, CISA or equivalent security certification. Windows and Linux administration. Mid-tier application integration and support. Strong decision making skills. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Excellent communication, presentation and facilitation skills; including the ability to communicate effectively with customers, different levels of management, and functional departments. The ability to see the big picture and determine problem resolutions. Ability to work effectively and positively with multiple support teams and members. Ability to work on multiple and variety of tasks and concurrent projects while maintaining normal support operations. Ability to present facts and recommendations effectively in oral and written form to IT Leadership.

PREFERED QUALIFICATION:
A Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or related field, along with approximately five (5) additional years of relevant IT security professional experience; OR, approximately 9 years of relevant IT security professional experience; Approximately 5-7 years of progressive Information Technology in physical, application networking security policies, procedures and practices. Comprehensive in depth Unix/Linux knowledge and administration experience. Comprehensive network infrastructure and security knowledge including firewalls, IDS/IPS, Cisco ASA, routers, switches and packet sniffing technologies. Direct experience creating and participating in a comprehensive Risk Assessment program. Experience in performing computer system penetration testing and risk mitigation.

All newly hired employees are subject to the E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification Program.

A person with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation or an alternative format by contacting the Human Resources Office at (602) 716-6950, TDD # (602) 542-4021 or 1-800-397-0256. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.

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AGENCY JOB BOARD ID: DOR

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