IT Information Security Engineer II – Security Operations

US Government, Information Technology Services

  • Full Time

Information Technology Services is a team of dedicated professionals providing core technology and cybersecurity services to agencies statewide, enabling state employees to serve Idaho's citizens.  We sincerely hope you will consider being part of our success.

Information Technology Services (ITS), currently has an opening for an Information Security Engineer Level II position in o
ur Chinden office in Boise. This position provides essential services on the state's Cybersecurity Operations team to implement, manage, monitor and maintain complex cybersecurity systems used to safeguard State information and associated systems.
The selected individual must possess an in-depth knowledge of a wide-range of cybersecurity technologies, and operating principles in order to contribute to effective 24/7/365 cybersecurity operations. These positions will undertake threat analysis, act on known and imminent cyber threats and maintain the overall effectiveness of the States cybersecurity operations, both in an offensive and defensive capacity.


This job announcement will remain open until the position has been filled.  Applications will be reviewed periodically as they are received.  Applicants are encouraged to apply and submit their applications as soon as possible.



The ideal candidate would have the following interpersonal and skills and qualifications:

  • Excellent time management skills; 
  • Ability to work as part of a team is essential; 
  • One of more of the following cybersecurity accreditations (CISSP, Security +, PCCSA, PCNSA, PCNSE, CCNA, CCNP Security, CCIE Security); 
  • Has experience working with and administrating next-generation firewalls;
  • On-time and consistent attendance at the nominated workplace is essential;
  • Face-to-face interaction with customers, staff and management is required; 
  • Ability to interact in a non-partisan manner when working in political environments or when involved in political activities is required; 
  • Excellent writing and grammar skills are essential; 
  • Must be able to work as part of an on-call, 24/7 shift rotation schedule; 
  • Ability to work long hours, holidays and weekends.


Please note: The successful candidate will be required to pass a fingerprint-based background check.

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