The Hennepin County Information Technology department is hiring an IT Security Analyst I for the Security Operations team. This position will be an important member of the team that helps manage IT security across the enterprise of 9,000+ employees. This position could be a good fit for you if you are looking to use your information security skills in a role that serves the community and offers opportunity for career growth.Current Hennepin County employees who refer a candidate hired into an open competitive position may be eligible for a $500referral bonus. For more information visit the employee referral program page.Location and hours: This position is remote. Remote workers may be required to come on-site 0 to 12 days a year for work meetings, trainings, or for any other reasons that their supervisor may deem necessary (may include additional days for onboarding and new employee training). Supervisors will provide as much advance notice as practicable. Work hours will be Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., including some on-call hours. Based on business needs of this position, hires must live in or relocate to Minnesota.New employees who are hired into remote or hybrid positions between January 2, 2022 to December 31, 2024, will receive $500 toward the cost of establishing consistent internet connectivity, payable upon completion of 6 months of employment.About these position types:This is a full-time, benefit earning position.This position is internally classified as a level one within the Information Technology (IT) Analyst job classification series. Click here to view the job classification specification.At this time, employees may be eligible to receive an additional cash merit of up to $1,596.87 that can be earned annually based on performance.In this position, you will:
· Serve as a member of the Information Security/Security Operations Center Team.
· Analyze data from log correlation, threat intelligence, web filter, and Security Incident Event Management (SIEM) tool(s) to identify, correlate, and mitigate risks to the Hennepin County cyber infrastructure.
· Identify, investigate, and mitigate Information Security risks in coordination with other Information Security staff.
· Participate in relevant Information Security projects.
Need to have:
· One of the following:
o Four years or more of experience in information technology.
o Associate's/vocational/technical degree in computer science, management information systems (MIS), information technology or an approved information technology field related to the position and two years or more of IT experience.
o Completion of five college/vocational technical technology courses and two years or more of IT experience.
o Completion of approved IT Hennepin County internship and two years or more of IT experience.
o Bachelor's degree or higher in computer science, management information systems (MIS), information technology or an approved information technology field related to the position.
o Using automated systems and applications monitoring tools.
o Working in and understanding of cross-platform environments and/or networks.
o With incident response activities or exercises.
About the department: Technology is the foundation of our work – and the work of every county employee. The Information Technology department is here to help our employees work smarter, faster and better. It is made up of 9 divisions: Business Solutions, Service Management Office, Architecture, Central Services Administration & Imaging Operations, Enterprise Development, IT Finance & Support Services, Operations, IT Strategic Alignment, and IT Security. About Hennepin County:Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile. Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at The Bridge. Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community. Your future. Made here.This posting may be used to fill current and future vacancies. These positions may have access to systems or other documentation that contains HIPAA data.
Invitations to interview will be based upon an assessment of education and experience. Final candidates may be required to complete a background check.