Agency: Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Location: 1609 Centre Creek Dr. Suite 100, Austin, TX 78754
Telework Policy: The worker will work remotely.
Out of State Policy: Candidates must be within the State of Texas. Out of State candidates will not be considered.
Solicitation Reference Number: 537400644
Working Title: Working Title: Network Security Analyst 3
A network security analyst ensures that information systems and computer networks are secure. This includes protecting the company against hackers and cyber-attacks, as well as monitoring network traffic and server logs for activity that seems unusual. Additionally, these analysts are responsible for finding vulnerabilities in the computer networks and creating recommendations for how to minimize these vulnerabilities. The network security analyst investigates security breaches, develops strategies for any security issues that arise, and utilizes the help of firewalls and antivirus software to maintain security.
Must be extremely familiar with Web Application Firewalls. Specifically, how to integrate, network design principles, and how properly configure filters to prevent exploits against vulnerable software, configuration and establish interconnections to the Organizational SIEM. SIEM communication should include working with program areas Information Security Manager leading project to establish necessary alerts and rules so that program areas responsible can respond timely.
- Candidates that do not meet or exceed the minimum stated requirements (skills/experience) will be displayed to customers but may not be chosen for this opportunity.
- Years Required/Preferred Experience
- 8 Required Ensuring that information systems and computer networks are secure. The ability to protect DSHS against hackers and cyber-attacks, as well as monitoring network traffic and WAF logs for activity that seems unusual.
- 3 Preferred Experiencing working with HHS CISO Office or the Network Service Division for IT Large projects.
Services are expected to start 10/02/2023 and are expected to complete by 08/31/2024. Total estimated hours per Candidate shall not exceed 1832 hours. This service may be amended, renewed, and/or extended providing both parties agree to do so in writing.
Services shall be provided during normal business hours unless otherwise coordinated through the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. Normal business hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, excluding State holidays when the agency is closed.
The primary work location(s) will be at 701 W. 51st, Austin, TX 78751. Any and all travel, per diem, parking, and/or living expenses shall be at the Candidate's and/or Vendor's expense. Texas Health and Human Services Commission will provide pre-approved, written authorization for travel for any services to be performed away from the primary work location(s). Pre-approved travel expenses are limited to the rates and comply with the rules prescribed by the State of Texas for travel by its classified employees, including any requirement for original receipts.
The Candidate(s) may be required to work outside the normal business hours on weekends, evenings and holidays, as requested. Payment for work over 40 hours will be at the hourly rate quoted and must be coordinated and pre-approved through Texas Health and Human Services Commission.