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Security Analyst 2
Ref No.: 18-21172
Location: Des Monies, Iowa
Title:Security Analyst 2 (572453)
Location: Des Monies , IA , 50319
Duration: 12+ Months

Job Descrption:
The SA2 position will be split between OCIO and Secretary of State.  A valid drivers license is required as well as a relatively clean driving record for at least the last 5 years.  
The Information Security Division (ISD) within the Office of the CIO and the Secretary of State’s Office are looking for an Information Security Analyst to perform information security functions within state agencies and to also assist counties, cities and schools with cybersecurity initiatives. The candidate will provide a variety of operational cybersecurity functions including the installation, configuration, troubleshooting and maintenance of cybersecurity equipment.
 The candidate will have experience implementing cybersecurity solutions and have formal education and training in cybersecurity.
Responsibilities - Office of the CIO
  • Deploy, manage and maintain cybersecurity solutions for  agencies, counties, cities and schools
  • Assist counties with installation of ISD cybersecurity solutions
  • Monitor, analyze, and respond to events, alerts and incidents supporting  IT systems
  • Provide phone and email support to  agencies and participating partners during cybersecurity alerts, events and incidents
  • Manage, configure and support Security Operations Center (SOC) video screens and systems
  • Assist with metrics, reporting, and other SOC communications
  • Provide support for incidents up to the preliminary forensics processes
 Responsibilities - Secretary of State (SOS):
  • Advise and consult with leadership team on best practices, opportunities for improvement, and emergent trends for cybersecurity.
  • Assist with internal cybersecurity initiatives.
  • Review current cybersecurity training protocols for areas of improvement, and recommend or conduct additional trainings as necessary
  • Review and analyze current practices against CIS Controls, PCI compliance, and other cybersecurity best practices
  • Inventory SOS assets
  • Security Risk Mitigation
  • Review vulnerability scans, firewall alerts, and assessment data to collaborate with staff and vendors to mitigate risks
  • Assist with patching and remediation of computer systems and applications
  • Respond and appropriately address firewall notifications
  • Facilitate cybersecurity policy development
  •  Create an incident response plan
  • Implement desktop security
  • Review and respond to potential incidents
  • Coordinate with other staff to execute the mission of the Secretary as needed
Required Skiils:
  • Work in Security Operating Center on intrusion detection, vulnerability management, and anti-malware systems
  • Demonstrated work experience with Tripwire or a similar product
  • Demonstrated work experience with Snort or a similar product
  • Working knowledge with Linux/Unix operating systems
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, Google Suite.