|IT SECURITY ADMINISTRATOR
Pay Grade: 28 FLSA Status: Exempt
Job Group: Supervisory (S) Class Code: I022
Effective Date: 10/02 Revision Date: 1/04, 6/07
The primary function of an employee in this class is to advise senior management regarding risks to the City due to implementation of technology used to operate the City. This advisory position establishes an information security program and management infrastructure to ensure that technology risks are identified and managed according to established risk policies and guidelines.
Essential Functions are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills. They are intended to be accurate summaries of what the job classification involves and what is required to perform it. Employees are responsible for all other duties as assigned.
Develops/manages the information security program, including policies, standards and guidelines;
Develops/manages the information classification process, information risk analysis, assessment and acceptance processes;
Promotes awareness of the program throughout the City via training activities;
Advises managers and technical personnel regarding the implementation of the specific programs within their respective areas;
Performs compliance activities to ensure the successful implementation of the program;
Serves as a member of the technical advisory committee to evaluate new technology resources for program compliance;
Acts as liaison between any technology audits and the IT Division; reviews all audit reports and responses to ensure timeliness and effectiveness of corrective actions;
Acts as liaison with Building and Facilities Division and Police Department regarding overlapping information security issues, e.g. investigations, badge access;
Acts as liaison with Human Resources Division regarding personnel issues related to information security; e.g. background checks for security-sensitive positions, and policy non-compliance;
Ensures that information security issues are addressed early in a project’s life and in the program;
Consults with senior management during information security crises to ensure that the crisis is managed properly both internally and externally;
Provides senior management with regular information security reports;
Advises senior management of changes in technical, legal and regulatory arenas affecting information security and computer crime;
Communicates and coordinates regularly with appropriate others to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of interdepartmental operations and activities;
Performs all work duties and activities in accordance City policies and procedures;
Works in a safe manner and reports unsafe activity and conditions. Follows City-wide safety policy and practices and adheres to responsibilities concerning safety prevention, reporting and monitoring as outlined in the City’s Safety Handbook.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Complex project management;
Management practices and procedures;
Information technology related terminology, practices and procedures;
Computer control systems and office computer systems in a network environment;
Network administration principles and practices;
Information technology process, regulations, codes, ordinances and technology;
MS Windows, TCP/IP network environments;
Leadership planning and administration.
Communicate technical issues clearly both verbally and in writing;
Interpret City ordinances, rules and regulations, and make rational decisions in accordance with established policy;
Evaluate and resolve security related problems and issues;
Review procedures and problems and develop solutions and new systems;
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers and co-workers, supervisors, and other city staff;
Maintain a professional demeanor during stressful situations;
Compile reports from a wide variety of sources and transmit data;
Understand and follow oral and/or written policies, procedures and instructions;
Make sound and reasonable decisions in accordance with laws, ordinances, regulations and established procedures;
Perform a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines;
Demonstrate integrity, ingenuity and inventiveness in the performance of assigned tasks.
This position reports to the IT Infrastructure Manager.
This position supervises professional and technical information technology staff.
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field; and
Five (5) to seven (7) years experience in computer operations, inter-networking protocols, sound security practices or a closely related field; or
Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.
The primary duties of the position are performed in a general office environment.
Essential Physical Abilities:
Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to communicate effectively on the telephone and in person, and to provide training to staff on software application and hardware operation;
Sufficient vision or other powers of observation, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to diagnose problems with computer hardware or software, and to develop effective solutions;
Sufficient manual dexterity with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to operate computer equipment and other office equipment;
Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to work in an office setting.