Agency Information Security Officer I

  • Full Time
  • Utah

State of Utah

Full Job Description
Job Description


Are you a person who is detail oriented and looking for an opportunity to grow and expand your skills? If so, then this may be the position for which you are looking. The Department of Workforce Services (DWS) is looking for applicants to fill two Agency Information Security Officer I positions (AISO I).

The AISO I is a senior level job that ensures information security regulatory compliance and coordinates various audit responses. They ensure proper access controls are in place and enforced. An AISO I develops policies and procedures that provide guidance on proper security measures for the handling of agency data. Finally, an AISO I supports the management of various technical projects in collaboration with agency partners.

Position may be filled a 2-year Career Mobility if a current DWS employee is selected.

Principal Duties
Employees typically perform activities which may include:

Support data security and system access functions for the department.
Act as a liaison to and coordinate projects and activities with Department of Technology Services, DWS Management, DWS Business, and Federal and State partners.
Assist in information gathering and coordinate with multiple business and technical partners in order to respond to information security related audits.
Work with business and technical partners to monitor and implement business and system changes per federal and state recommendations.
Serve as a background check administrator and take employee fingerprints.
Serve as an administrator for agency enterprise applications.
Draft information security policy and procedures based on nationally recognized information security standards (National Institute of Standards and Technology, IRS Publication 1075, etc.).
Track and coordinate project deadlines with relevant stakeholders to ensure timeliness requirements are met.
Review systems and practices to ensure compliance with information security procedures, policies, regulations and standards.
Coordinate with business partners to define requirements and standards that can be taken to technical partners to develop or update systems.
Interact with staff to resolve technical system issues and assist with additional
training/support to maintain desktop standards.
Help customers identify better ways to utilize the systems’ capabilities.
Assess business needs for additional hardware, software, and data.
Be adaptable to working in an unpredictable environment where assigned tasks and projects may change daily.
The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate for this position will have:The ability to work independently and also work well with others in a group setting.
Enhanced attention to detail.
Experience in participating in project management, program review, or audit activities.
An interest in information gathering and fact finding for projects.
The desire to learn nationally recognized security standards and be involved in the
information security community.
Adaptability in working in an environment where assigned tasks and projects may change.
Current or previous experience working for the State of Utah.

Why You Should Join Our Team
Besides working for a fantastic agency that is dedicated to helping the citizens of Utah, you will receive great health and retirement benefits. Click here to view a summary of benefits we offer. We also provide generous paid time off so you can spend more time with your family and have a positive work-life balance.

The Agency
The mission of Workforce Services is to strengthen Utah’s communities by connecting the workforce to new opportunities and providing services to individuals and families in need. Today, more than 2,200 Workforce Services employees assist individuals in preparing for and finding jobs, meeting workforce needs of Utah businesses, administering temporary assistance, and providing economic data and analysis. Through a collaborative approach, the department has served millions of Utahn’s and has become a leader on several statewide initiatives. These include intergenerational poverty, homelessness, affordable housing, supporting refugees, helping rural communities, serving veterans and individuals with disabilities, and getting Utahn’s trained and back to work. To learn more about Workforce Services, click here.

DHRM rules regarding promotions and transfers apply to current state of Utah employees.


Supplemental Information

Risks found in the typical office setting, which is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated, e.g., safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc.
Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work; however, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying light items; driving an automobile, etc. Special physical demands are not required to perform the work.

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