Cyber Security Administrator (Remote in Texas)

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Posted 11 days ago United States Salary undisclosed
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ANNOUNCEMENT OF VACANCY Cyber Security Administrator (Remote in Texas) Central Office (Waco, Texas) Remote opportunity if residing in Texas. SUMMARY OF POSITION: The primary purpose of this position is to develop and manage the complex information security activities for the Brazos River Authority (BRA). Responsibilities include: developing, monitoring, and maintaining cybersecurity processes and controls; deploying cybersecurity infrastructure; assessing business needs against security concerns, advising management about cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities and recommending necessary changes to enhance information systems security; monitoring essential processes to ensure compliance with policies, procedures, best practices and industry standards; identifying security concerns, evaluating alternatives, and implementing effective solutions; developing and managing an incident response plan and recovery program; developing and implementing appropriate safeguards to ensure system resiliency; providing high-level customer service to staff; developing cybersecurity awareness training; working closely with users to troubleshoot issues and research methods of improving business processes; coordinating with auditors on information security; creating and maintaining program reports and documentation and clearly communicating the effectiveness of IT security measures. Responsibilities also include collaborating with IT on endpoint protection and intrusion prevention systems; ensuring that the server, network operations, and applications are compliant with security policies and procedures; working closely with Information and Cyber Technology Manager to conduct business analyses and internal cybersecurity projects; and any other duties as assigned. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Ability to: manage and oversee the development, monitoring, and maintenance of cybersecurity processes and controls; to identify problems, evaluate alternatives, and implement effective solutions; to prepare reports; to implement cybersecurity best practices and awareness; and to communicate effectively. Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and regulations relevant to cybersecurity, privacy, and computer crime; of the limitations and capabilities of computer systems; of technology across all network layers and computer platforms; of operational support of networks, operating systems, Internet technologies, databases, and security applications; of cybersecurity controls, procedures, and regulations; and of incident response program practices and procedures. REQUIRED EDUCATION & ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Knowledge is normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor's degree in cybersecurity, information technology security, computer engineering, computer information systems, computer science, management information systems, or a related field plus 6 years of progressive cybersecurity experience. POSTING DATE: January 9, 2023. Open until filled. CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED: At least one of the following certifications is required: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), or Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC). BENEFITS: Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement, 457/401, Life Insurance, LTD, Wellness Programs, Tuition Reimbursement SALARY: $78,920 to $102,595 annually. This is an exempt position. BRAZOS RIVER AUTHORITY, EOE: The BRA was created by the Texas Legislature in 1929 and exists to develop, manage and protect the water resources of the Brazos River Basin. Today, BRA's staff develops and distributes water supplies, provides water and wastewater treatment, monitors water quality, and pursues water conservation through public education programs. The BRA is looking for dedicated individuals who are team and customer-focused, perform their jobs ethically and with integrity, are adaptable and embrace diversity, seek innovative and creative ways to conduct business, have a desire to grow with a great organization, and are committed to the mission and goals of the BRA. APPLICATION PROCEDURE: All applicants, including current employees, must submit an on-line Application for Employment Form to the Brazos River Authority by way of the Brazos River Authority Web site at . Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply The Brazos River Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer