Job Vacancy INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ANALYST III/IV – CYBERSECURITY OPERATIONS Fresno County

Job title: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ANALYST III/IV – CYBERSECURITY OPERATIONS

Company: Fresno County

Job description: Position Description

Scheduled Salary Increase: 3% effective 12/12/22

APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE ONLY

The Fresno County Department of Internal Services has an exciting career opportunity for a dynamic and experienced information technology (IT) professional interested in a position as an Information Technology Analyst III/IV – Cybersecurity Operations.

The Information Technology Analyst III/IV – Cybersecurity Operations will be responsible for collecting, processing, analyzing, and disseminating cyber threat assessments; developing, testing, operations, and maintenance of security systems; and acting as a subject matter expert for information technology security systems.

Please note: The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill both extra-help and permanently allocated positions. Individuals selected for extra-help appointment may be transitioned to a permanently allocated position at a later date as authorized by the Fresno County Personnel Rules.

As a condition of employment, candidates may be required to undergo and pass a thorough background investigation and polygraph examination. These investigations may include employment/credit histories, verification of education, arrest/criminal records, drug/alcohol use, and personal conduct. This list is neither inclusive nor exclusive; other relevant areas may be investigated and verified.

Positions in this classification are in Medical Group I – Light Physical Activity (Personnel Rule 8). This group includes positions which require only light physical effort and may include lifting of small, light objects and some bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching. Considerable walking or standing may be involved.

Eligible candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Samples of Duties

  • Collecting, processing, analyzing, and disseminating cyber threat assessments;
  • Developing, testing, operations, and maintenance of security systems;
  • Acting as a subject matter expert for information technology security systems.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Computer networking concepts and protocols;
  • Network security methodologies;
  • Cyber threats and vulnerabilities;
  • Laws, regulations, policies, and ethics as they relate to cybersecurity and privacy;
  • Cybersecurity and privacy principles and practices, and organizational requirements;
  • Intrusion detection methodologies and techniques for detecting host and network-based intrusion;
  • Network security architecture concepts including topology, protocols, components, and principles;
  • Systems security testing and evaluation methods.

Skills/Abilities to:

  • Conduct vulnerability scans and recognize vulnerabilities in security systems;
  • Identify, capture, contain, and report malware;
  • Assess security controls based on cybersecurity principles and tenets;
  • Apply cybersecurity and privacy principles to organizational requirements;
  • Develop or recommend analytic approaches or solutions to problems for which information is incomplete or for which no precedent exists;
  • Effectively collaborate with other organizational teams;
  • Evaluate information for reliability, validity, and relevance.

Minimum Qualifications

III Level

Experience: Three (3) years of full-time, paid work experience detecting, assessing, and responding to cybersecurity risk events.

Certificate: Possession of Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP), Security+, or Global Information Assurance Certification Security Essentials Certification (GSEC).

IV Level

Experience: Four (4) years of full-time, paid work experience detecting, assessing, and responding to cybersecurity risk events.

Certificate: Possession of Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP), Security+, or Global Information Assurance Certification Security Essentials Certification (GSEC).

In addition to the options listed above, the following may also be required:

License: Possession of a valid Class “C” driver’s license, or equivalent, may be required.

Other: As a condition of employment, candidates may be required to undergo and pass a thorough background investigation and polygraph examination. These investigations may include employment/credit histories, verification of education, arrest/criminal records, drug/alcohol use, and personal conduct.

TO PREVENT THE DISQUALIFICATION OF YOUR APPLICATION, PLEASE NOTE:

  • The minimum qualifications for this recruitment have been limited to candidates with an experience background related to the specific vacancy.
  • Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and filing requirements for this position by the filing deadline.
  • A completed Fresno County employment application is required (must be current, complete, and accurate; amendments will not be allowed after the filing deadline).
  • Resumes and attachments are not accepted in lieu of a completed employment application.
  • Please fully list your education/work experience, including current position. Failure to list current, complete, and accurate education/work experience within the job application (including employment with the County of Fresno) may result in the disqualification of your application.
  • A Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP), Security+, or Global Information Assurance Certification Security Essentials Certification (GSEC) certificate is required. A copy of your certificate must be submitted with your application. You may either attach a copy to your application; fax a copy to 559-455-4788, Attn: Mitchell Norvise; hand deliver a copy to our office; or email it to

. Late submission of documentation will not be accepted.

SELECTION PROCESS:

Depending upon the number of applicants meeting the minimum qualifications and filing requirements, applicants may be scheduled for one of the processes listed below:

Certify Without Examination – In instances where the number of eligible candidates is less than or equal to the number of qualified applicants the Department is entitled to receive under Personnel Rule 4212, the competitive examination process will be waived and the names will be certified without an examination. * Oral Examination – An oral examination includes a panel consisting of at least two members within a similar field of expertise as the vacancy. Candidates are asked structured questions and must respond orally to allow the panel to evaluate the specific qualifications of each applicant.

  • If required, the oral examination will be administered in an online format via the Spark Hire interview platform.

Successful candidates will be placed on an employment list, effective for a minimum of 3 months (may be extended up to an additional 12 months), and certified in final rank order as vacancies occur.

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS:

  • Fresno County Employment Application (must be current, complete, and accurate; amendments will not be allowed after the filing deadline)
  • Supplemental Questionnaire
  • Certificate A Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP), Security+, or Global Information Assurance Certification Security Essentials Certification (GSEC) certificate is required. A copy of your certificate must be submitted with your application. You may either attach a copy to your application; fax a copy to 559-455-4788, Attn: Mitchell Norvise; hand deliver a copy to our office; or email it to

. Late submission of documentation will not be accepted.

Please note: All required application materials must be received online only via our website by the closing date and time of this recruitment. Applications submitted via U.S. mail, email, fax, or in person in our office will not be accepted. Resumes and attachments are not accepted in lieu of a completed application.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications for this recruitment must be submitted online only. An online application may be found at: .

Open Job Information Flyer and click “Apply” to begin the online application process. Failure to complete the job application or failure to follow the application instructions (such as the formatting of education or work experience) will result in the disqualification of the applicant. Amendments will not be allowed after the filing deadline.

Once the filing deadline has passed, you may check the status of this recruitment at any time by logging on to: .

Please be advised that it is the applicant’s responsibility to notify Fresno County Human Resources of any mailing address and telephone number changes. Notices sent via U.S. mail from Human Resources are not forwarded (“Return Service” is requested, therefore mail will not be sent to a forwarding address).

For the safety of our employees the County of Fresno complies with all Federal, State and Local Orders related to COVID-19, including Cal OSHA Emergency Temporary Standards.

The County of Fresno is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Fresno County to provide employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non-job-related factor.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS – The County of Fresno is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application, examination or selection process may contact Human Resources at (559) 600-1830 at least five days prior to the scheduled date or deadline.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Analyst: Mitchell Norvise

REGULAR, PERMANENT POSITIONS BENEFITS PACKAGE:

  • Health Insurance
  • Competitive Retirement Plan
  • Eleven (11) Paid Holidays per year
  • Disability and Life Insurance
  • Annual Leave Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program

Optional benefits include:

  • Deferred Compensation Plan (County-sponsored tax shelter savings plan).
  • Flexible Spending Plans – tax shelter (set aside pre-tax $ to pay for eligible medical, dependent care, and qualified parking and mass transit expenses).
  • Noble Credit Union – all County employees can take advantage of low interest rates, no annual fees for checking accounts, direct deposit, online banking and many other services.

EXTRA-HELP POSITIONS:

Extra-help positions are temporary, not entitled to benefits and serve at the will of the department head.

Expected salary: $60398 – 73398 per year

Location: Fresno County, CA

Job date: Wed, 04 May 2022 22:03:02 GMT

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