Clark County, NV INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SECURITY ADMINISTRATOR in Las Vegas, Nevada

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SECURITY ADMINISTRATOR

Salary

$61,152.00 - $94,785.60 Annually

Location

Clark County - Las Vegas, NV

Job Type

PERMANENT

Department

Information Technology

Job Number

14153

Closing

Continuous

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ABOUT THE POSITION

The Information Technology Security Administrator is a highly technical experienced level position supporting security administration functions in the planning and administration division of Information Systems. The work includes planning, implementation and coordination of countywide security functions. Successful performance of the work requires the use of considerable independence, initiative and discretion within established guidelines.

The successful candidate will start at the minimum of the salary range.

This examination will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months or may be extended as needed by the Office of Human Resources.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education and Experience: Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Management Information Systems, or related field AND three (3) years full-time professional level experience in computer security administration, including contingency planning, preferably in a large mainframe multiprocessing environment.

Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see attached resume" on your application.

Working Conditions: Work extended shifts or be called back in emergency situations.

Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted.

Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Establishes and maintains security and business recovery policies and procedures. Provides security and control measures across multiple computer platforms (e.g. enterprise server, client server, network, Internet/Intranet, and desktop). Participates in security and compliance related incident investigations; security incidents related to misuse and unauthorized access to County networks, servers, applications and databases; data loss or data compromise, ensures that forensic evidence is properly collected, preserved and as necessary presented to County Management, authorized County Departments, and if required to Federal, State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies. Monitors access and use of County information. Implements logging/tracking mechanisms for intrusion detection. Maintains Clark County's Business Recovery Plan. Provides on-going testing of the Business Recovery Plan at the enterprise level (infrastructure organization and teams, hot-site recovery operations) and department level (checklist tests, simulations/structured walk-throughs). Monitors backup and recovery procedures (enterprise server, mid-range computers, PCs, and networks). Conducts periodic security assessments and disaster recovery preparedness reviews to evaluate effectiveness and compliance with security and business recovery measures. Incorporates security requirements from governmental and external agencies. Maintains security and business recovery related files, reports, policy manuals, and documentation. Provides liaison with Internal Audit, Office of Emergency Management and Risk Management on security/business recovery issues and breaches of security. Monitors security and disaster recovery developments in the industry. Provides lead direction and coordination to other information technology staff throughout the County. Provides management with a clear view of security threats/solutions. Promotes the concept of information as an asset or resource. Provides awareness of County's exposure should there be an extended disruption of the County's business functions or information technology capabilities. Assists in planning goals, objectives, procedures and work standards for the unit; provides input into the unit's budget. Contributes to the overall quality of the section's service provision by developing and coordinating work teams and by reviewing, recommending and implementing improved policies and procedures. May drive a County or personal motor vehicle in order to visit various work sites and attend meetings.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Mobility to work in a typical office setting, use standard office equipment, and to drive a motor vehicle; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Must be capable of traveling to and from various County locations to visit work sites and attend meetings. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.

Clark County offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Comprehensive Group Health Insurance Plan

  • Disability Insurance & Long Term Disability Insurance

  • Vacation

  • Sick Leave

  • Paid Holidays

  • Employer-Paid Retirement

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Credit Union Eligibility

  • Nevada has no State Income Tax

CLARK COUNTY, NEVADA IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/ EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER