Do you have the ability to review information technology resources and services for compliance to information security policies and procedures?
Do you have the ability to breakdown complex requirements into manageable processes that are easily understood by non-technical personnel?
Do you want to work in an environment where your people skills, organizational skills and attention to details will be highly valued?
If you answered "yes" to these questions, then this may be the perfect job for you!
This position is for the Information Security Officer (ISO) for the Department of Public Safety (DPS). The incumbent will oversee technical security for DPS providing expert recommendations to the DPS Data Processing Manager on Information Technology (IT) on Information Security (IS) programs, policies, procedures, and standards. The incumbent will also enforce security policy requirements and oversee Information Security (IS) practices within DPS and other criminal justice agencies having access to the Alaska Public Safety Information Network (APSIN) system statewide.
Work as part of a team that is responsible for developing and designing information security policies and procedures for the department
Provide assistance in the development and enforcement of statewide information security policies, procedures, and standards
Communicate effectively with users, data processing personnel and management to evaluate problems and recommend solutions regarding information security
Review operational security logs and reports and recommend action
Enthusiasm for working with technology
Strong information technology security background
Programming experience in high level computer languages such as VB.NET, C+, C#, XML, TSO, and COBOL
Relational database experience
Knowledge of networks and operating systems
Ability to communicate technical ideas to non-technical staff (verbally and in writing)
Positive and outgoing
Ability and willingness to travel throughout the state
Proficiency in business and technical writing
Openness and flexibility in your approach to developing new knowledge and skills
View Class Specifications for this job:
Individual positions at each level in this class series may require expertise in a particular area of programming or analysis. Recruitment and selection will be on the basis of these requirements.
For some positions in these job classes a background investigation including fingerprinting is required.
Four years of computer programming experience in a recognized computer language. One year of this experience must have been in a business application, scientific application, microcomputer or computer information management support specialty.
Substitution: A bachelor's degree with a major in Computer Science (CS) or Computer Information Systems (CIS) or a related degree with (18) semester/(24) quarter hours of CS or CIS may substitute for one year of the required experience. An associate's degree in Computer Science or Computer Information Systems may substitute for nine months of the required experience.
NOTE: Individual positions at each level in this class series may require expertise in a particular area of programming or analysis. Recruitment and selection will be on the basis of these requirements.
NOTE: For some positions in these job classes a background investigation including fingerprinting is required.