IT Security Consultant
Job Requisition Number
Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field related to the job, plus four (4) years related experience
Experience may substitute for education up to four (4) years.
Licenses or Certifications:
Notes to Applicants
- To be considered, all relevant employment information must be included in your online application. You may use “N/A” for fields that are not applicable. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
- Resumes are not part of the employment application process. Statements such as “see resume” will not be applicable.
- Be sure to include all your prior work history on your application. If selected, salary will be based on overall relevant experience from your employment application. Include all your prior relevant work experience for each of your positions for it to be counted towards relevant experience.
- Military/Veterans must provide a copy of their DD214 at the time of initial interview to receive military/veteran interview preference.
Note: We reserve the right to verify high school and college education for the top candidate(s).
Note: Assessment(s) may be administered as part of the interview process.
Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. – 40 Hour Work Week
May occasionally work evenings, weekends or holidays. Hours may change based on business needs.
Job Close Date
Type of Posting
Grant Funded or Pooled Position
SCC, 2500 Montopolis Dr, Austin, TX 78741
Austin Energy seeks a full-time IT Security Consultant to support enterprise-wide information security projects, strategies, policies, and compliance.
Certifications: CISSP or other security-related certification(s)
Experience in the following areas:
- defining security requirements and implementing appropriate security controls
- securing cloud services
- network security device management (firewalls, IDS/IPS, etc.)
- O/S administration
- risk and vulnerability assessments
- regulatory compliance
Duties, Functions and Responsibilities
Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.
Plan, design, implement, monitor risk mitigation and compliance of security measures, and policies and procedures.2.
Manage response to high-level information security issues.3.
Provide security program leadership in designing, procuring and implementing secure IT solutions for enterprise-wide application and infrastructure-related projects including business continuity and disaster recovery plans.4.
Develop, maintain and publish documentation for enterprise-wide information technology security standards, procedures and guidelines.5.
Maintain awareness of security industry trends and identify areas where existing information or physical security infrastructure requires change or development.6.
Provide risk assessments and security briefings to advise on critical issues that may affect security of enterprise infrastructure or business process.7.
Perform computer security incident response to possible security breaches or policy violations.8.
Perform information and physical security investigations.9.
Develop security awareness and compliance training programs.10.
Consult on projects or project manage security implementations and development.Responsibilities
- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised:
May provide leadership, work assignments, evaluation, training, and guidance to others.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Knowledge in networking, wireless, databases, applications and system operations and how they interact with each other•
Knowledge of enterprise information security systems and implementation•
Knowledge of securing different types of systems •
Knowledge of industry and department best practices, requirements and policies and procedures•
Skills in security assessments and recommendations•
Skill in analyzing and investigation of information security trends•
Skill in mentoring and monitoring daily work activities of others•
Skill in selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures•
Skill in documenting and maintaining complex application and process or configuration information•
Skill in identifying complex problems and implementing solutions•
Ability to educate various personnel regarding information security•
Ability to identify trends as well as isolated events•
Ability to accurately identify/determine customer needs and take appropriate actions and/or steps to address identified needs•
Ability to recognize, value, and include different perspectives, experiences, approaches, and cultures in achieving organizational goals•
Ability to gain and maintain the trust and confidence of others and the organization through consistency and reliability
Criminal Background Investigation
This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation.
City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445.