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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
IT PROFESSIONAL 4 - Information Security Officer
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $69,739.20 to  $104,901.12  PAY GRADE: 42
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Motor Vehicles
Division: Director's Office
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 07.921
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 38870
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 11/20/2019
Recruiter:
   KENNETH SCHULZ
   Phone: (775)684-0147
   Email: krschulz@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied

** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
The Position
Information Technology (IT) Professionals analyze, develop, implement, maintain, and modify computer operations, systems, networks, databases, applications, and/or information security. Incumbents may perform duties in one or more IT specialization areas depending on the needs of the agency.
This position is located at the Department of Motor Vehicles in Carson City. Under limited supervision, the incumbent acts as the Department's Information Security Officer (ISO) and performs journey level duties and implements program/project information security tasks with responsibility for the design, establishment, administration and execution of the information security program; and for the planning and implementation of information security initiatives at the functional, project or program level. Incumbents perform some or all of the duties described in the series concept at a program/project level with 100% of their daily activities devoted solely to information security. Information Security Officers administer security policies, security operations, and/or maintain oversight of information systems and data within the assigned area of information security responsibility. Incumbents work with management and technical staff to develop a comprehensive information security program for integrated IT systems within the State or agency and may be responsible for the following security domain areas: access control; application/system development security; continuity of operations/disaster recovery planning; cryptography; information security management; operational security (OPSEC); physical technical security; security architecture and models; security law, investigation, and ethics; telecommunications/network security. Incumbents also interact with internal and external peers and supervisory levels in order to answer questions requiring explanations or interpretations of information security standard procedures and to solve security problems involving some conflict and requiring interpretation/application of policy. The incumbent will facilitate, coordinate, participate in, and report on Federal and State information security safeguarding measures (including Federal/State onsite audits), demonstrating safeguard compliance as outlined by NIST, CIS, PCI, CJIS, SSA, and DDHS REAL ID regulatory provisions.
DMV shall not knowingly employ a person if they have been convicted of any of the felonies listed under the Real ID regulation, which includes Espionage, Sedition, Treason, Terrorism, Transportation Security Incident, Improper Transportation of a Hazardous Material, Unlawful Possession of Explosives, Murder, Making any Threat Concerning a Lethal Device, Racketeering. Additional Real ID criteria provides that the DMV shall not employ a person if they have been convicted of a felony within 7 years of their application or if an applicant was released from incarceration for one of these crimes within five years of their application including Unlawful Firearm Violations, Extortion, Fraud, Bribery, Smuggling, Immigration Violations, Distribution of Controlled Substances, Arson, Kidnapping, Rape or Sexual Abuse, Assault With Intent to Kill, Robbery, or Fraudulent Seaport Entry. Under the authority of NRS 239B.010.1(b), the DMV also utilizes NRS 205 as criteria to obtain an FBI fingerprint clearance on prospective employees. Any convictions pursuant to NRS 205 will disqualify any employee or vendor employee from obtaining access to the DMV Computer System. The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in computer science, management information systems, or closely related field and five years of progressively responsible professional IT experience relevant to the duties of the position which may include systems administration, network administration, database administration, applications analysis and development, and/or information security, two years of which were at the advanced journey level or in a supervisory or project management capacity; OR bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in computer science,management information systems, or closely related field and five years of progressively responsible professional IT experience which may include systems administration, network administration, database administration, applications analysis and development, and/or information security, relevant to the duties of the position, two years of which were at the journey level in information security; OR two years of relevant experience as an IT Professional III in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Notes
    Applicants for positions in this series may have a combination of complementary education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities that qualify for the class level and specialty being recruited.
    International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, Inc. (ISC2) - Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) is equivalent to three years of experience.
    Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) - Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) is equivalent to two years of experience.
    Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) - Security Expert is equivalent to two years of experience.
    Other nationally recognized information security certifications may be substituted for up to one year or experience.
    Nevada Information Security Professional (NISP) or CISSP certification must be obtained within 12 months of appointment and maintained as a condition of continued employment.
Special Requirements
    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
    This position requires specialized certification that will be identified at the time of recruitment.
    Statewide travel 25% of the time is required.
Additional Position Criteria
    Payment Card Industry Internal Security Assessor (PCI ISA) certification must be obtained within 6 months of appointment and maintained as a condition of continued employment.
The Examination
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
INFORMATIONAL LINKS
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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Email
Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
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