This position will report to the Computer Access Manager in the Division of Information Technology Services. Performs advanced and/or managerial information security analysis work. Work involves planning, implementing, and monitoring security measures for information systems and infrastructure to regulate access to computer data systems to prevent unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure of information. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
Education: Graduation from an accredited four year college or university.
Experience: Five (5) years of experience in operational support of at least three (3) of the following areas: operating systems (Microsoft Windows server and UNIX variants), Internet technologies (Apache and IIS web servers, Exchange and SMTP email, instant messaging), networking (routers, switches, wireless), databases (DB2/SQL server), and/or application support (off-the-shelf and custom-developed). A minimum of five (5) years of experience with implementation, administration and support of Active Directory required (experience can be earned simultaneously with the above requirement totaling 5 years or more of overall experience). Experience in a technical support role at a Texas state agency and/or environment with over 1000 hosts preferred. Experience with VBScript, PowerShell or other scripting language to perform administrative tasks.
Substitution: Each additional year of related experience above the required minimum may substitute for education on a year-for-year basis.
Note: A practical exam may be administered at time of interview.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA):
Knowledge required: Windows 2003 and/or 2008 server administration; Active Directory configuration and support; LDAP; GPO settings (especially security-related); Windows domain scripting; MS Exchange Server; remote access administration; user enrollment and provisioning; web server administration; security testing protocols and techniques; workflow tools and/or ticketing systems such as Remedy.
Skills required: Designing and implementing base infrastructure in a complex environment; troubleshooting operational issues anywhere between the client and the server; managing user groups and complex access control lists; creating security standards for operating systems; investigating and responding to security incidents.
Ability required: Provide strong customer service while maintaining security principles; assess security risk and communicate technical trade-offs to decision-makers; work closely and supportively with team members; maintain high standards of professional ethics and personal accountability.
This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.
Salary is dependent on qualifications.
Positions exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) will earn compensatory time off rather than overtime for hours in excess of 40 per week. May be required to work hours other than 8 to 5. May be required to work weekends and holidays.
In accordance with applicable federal and state equal opportunity laws, it is TEA's policy that no person shall be excluded from consideration for recruitment, selection, appointment, training, promotion, retention or any other personnel action, or be denied any benefits or participation in any educational programs or activities which it operates on the grounds of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age or veteran status (except where age, sex or disability constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification necessary to proper and efficient administration.
The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires all new employees to present proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States. TEA does not sponsor H1-B work visas. Males, 18 to 25 years of age, are required to present proof of selective service registration (or exemption) prior to being employed by any state agency.
There is a 90-day waiting period for health insurance coverage and retirement contributions for new hires and re-hires.
This position requires the applicant to meet Agency standards and criteria which may include passing a pre-employment criminal background check, prior to being offered employment by the Agency.