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Cyber Security Manager for State of Texas agency, Austin, Tx

Austin, TX · Information Technology
Title: Cyber Security Manager
Agency: Texas Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending 
Solicitation: FY23ITSACResumeSoliciation01
Location: 2601 North Lamar Boulevard, Suite 201 Austin, Texas 78705
Duration: On-going, no ending date
Visa: Must be US Citizen, Green Card, EAD. No H1B

Covid Remote: Contractors are working remote from home. However, Contractors are expected to be available to work from agency location in the near future with possibility of 100% at office.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Information Security Officer (ISO) reports to the Manager of Information Resources with access to the Director of Operations for escalated information technology security matters.
  • The ISO performs advanced (senior-level) information security work providing direction and guidance in strategic operations and planning for the Cybersecurity Program of the Department.
  • Work involves planning, developing, documenting, implementing, monitoring, reporting, and maintaining security measures to protect Department systems and information against unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or destruction.
  • The ISO works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
  • Oversees the ongoing development and implementation of mandated information security policies, standards, guidelines, and procedures to ensure compliance.
  • Directs the design, planning, deployment, and continuous improvement of security infrastructure resources.
  • Ensures information security configurations adhere to established information security policies and procedures.
  • Reviews results of security assessments, audits, penetration tests, and vulnerability scans of IT systems and coordinates implementation of necessary remediation items.
  • Provides input to the agency risk management program through planning, developing, coordinating, documenting, and implementing information technology disaster recovery, business continuity, and incident response plans.
  • Reviews security requirements, conducts technical risk assessments for new and existing applications and systems, including physical security and environment.
  • Assesses the security practices of external vendors and third-party providers.

Requirements/Preferred Skills:
  • 7 years, Required -Experience in information security operations and/or information security analysis management work.
  • 4 years, Preferred - Experience in state of Texas information security operations and/or information security analysis management work.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in information technology security, computer information systems, computer science, management information systems, or a related field. Note: Experience and education may be substituted for one another on a year-for-year basis.
  • Certification(s) obtained in at least one of the following preferred: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Manager (CISM), or Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC).
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and regulations relevant to information security and privacy (Texas Administrative Code Chapter 202, Texas DIR Security Controls Standards Catalog, NIST SP 800-53, etc.).
  • Knowledge of the limitations and capabilities of computer systems.
  • Knowledge of technology across all network layers and computer platforms.
  • Knowledge of operational support of networks, operating systems, Internet technologies, databases, and security applications.
  • Skill in the use of a computer and applicable software.
  • Skill in configuring, deploying, and monitoring security infrastructure.
  • Ability to direct and organize program activities.
  • Ability to identify problems, evaluate alternatives, and implement effective solutions.
  • Ability to develop and evaluate policies and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, including translating complex technical information into non-technical, clear concepts, both orally and in writing.
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