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State of Minnesota Information Security Officer-Information Technology Spec 5 in St. Paul, Minnesota

Job Summary Job Summary This full-time, permanent position exists to provide expertise in enforcing security controls to meet Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) and Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) requirements for securing Criminal Justice Information (CJI) and ensuring the security of the BCA’s Criminal Justice Data Communications Network (CJDN). In collaboration with the BCA MNJIS Training & Auditing group, this position develops, coordinates, and performs information technical security audits (ITSA) as required of all Minnesota agencies that access Minnesota Justice Information Services (MNJIS), National Crime Information Center (NCIC), and other FBI Criminal Justice Information Services systems or data. This position has a critical role in educating and ensuring secure solutions for Minnesota criminal justice and non-criminal justice agencies statutorily authorized to access BCA and FBI CJI. This position is responsible for ensuring compliance with the FBI CJIS Security Policy and BCA CJDN Security Policy, standards, and guidelines with the goal of ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of criminal justice information in Minnesota. This position leads the BCA’s information technical security audit (ITSA) function to assess compliance of all Minnesota agencies that access BCA and FBI CJI and will coordinate activities withof the FBI ITSA audit function. This position is also responsible for creating and providing formal training and documentation to local agencies to promote understanding of the FBI CJIS Security Policy and the BCA MNJIS CJDN Security Policy, as well as other BCA standards and guidelines. . Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school in Information Technology or related field and five (5) years of professional experience OR Six (6) years of professional experience. Professional experience to include all of the following: * Experience with the design and implementation of large scale information systems with an emphasis on data security practices, network security principles, developing security policies and the auditing of these systems. * Experience with network security components including firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, packet sniffers, logging and auditing. * Experience with information technology compliance auditing Strong written and verbal communication skills sufficient to develop and deliver presentations to all levels of staff and customers. Ability to work cooperatively with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Preferred Qualifications Bachelor's degree from an accredited school in computer science and eight (8) years of professional experience, including five (5) years focusing on information security. Three (3) years of information security auditing experience. Experience creating and providing formal information technology training. Criminal justice information systems and infrastructure experience. Familiarity with the FBI CJIS Security Policy. Physical Requirements Requires occasionally moving and transporting such articles as file boxes and heavy hand tools or heavier materials with help from others, and moving and transporting light objects frequently. Even though the weights being moved and transported may be a negligible amount, a job in this category may require positioning self to move to a significant degree or may involve maintaining a stationary position for extended periods. Additional Requirements This position requires successful completion of the following: It is the policy of the Department of Public Safety that all employees submit to a background investigation prior to employment, which includes the following components: 1) criminal history 2) reference check 3) driver license 4) fingerprinting 5) drug screen 6) education verification Application Details Why Work For Us GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year. How to Apply Click "Apply" at the bottom of the page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637. For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers. Contact If you have questions about the position, contact Kara Kreutzer at kara.kreutzer@state.mn.us. * * * AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply. We provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities throughout the application and interview process. If you need alternative access to the online applications system, please email the job information line at careers@state.mn.us or call 651-259-3637. For accommodations or questions about accessibility specifically relating to this job announcement, please email the Affirmative Action Division at angela.geraghty@state.mn.us or call 651-201-7136. Job Title: Information Security Officer-Information Technology Spec 5 Location: St. Paul Job ID: 45504 Regular/Temporary: Unlimited Full/Part Time: Full-Time Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers Date Posted: 05/03/2021 Closing Date: 05/17/2021 Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Public Safety Dept / Public Safety-MAPE Hiring Agency: Public Safety Dept / Public Safety-MAPE Division/Unit: CJIS Crim Justice Info Sys / Tech & Infra Shared Svcs COE Work Shift: Day Shift/ 8am-4:30pm Work Hours: Day Shift/ 8am-4:30pm Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift/ 8am-4:30pm Days of Work: Monday - Friday Travel Required: Yes - Up to 25% of the time Salary Range: $33.79 - $57.78/hourly; $70,553 - $120,644/annually Classified Status: Classified Bargaining Unit/Union: 214 - MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE Job Class: Information Technology Specialist 5 Working Title: Information Security Officer