IT Senior Information Security Policy & Programs Officer

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 IT Information Security Engineer Level III position in our Chinden office in BoiseThis position will provide essential services on the state's Cybersecurity Operations team to test, implement, deploy, maintain, review, and administer the infrastructure hardware and software that are required to effectively manage the computer network defenses and resources, monitor network to actively remediate unauthorized activities and perform related work.
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. This position will research opportunities to improve information security standards and identifies best practices; ensure the safety and security of all information systems assets based on significant breadth and depth of expertise; design and implement procedures and controls necessary to protect information system assets and data; provide guidance and direction both within information security and among users for the physical protection of information system assets, organizational information, and customer data.  Performs organizational and system level risk assessments in accordance to the risk management plan. Performs e-discovery and information forensics services. 


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 will have the following interpersonal and skills and qualifications:

  • Able to exercise diplomacy, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills;
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to manage multiple conflicting priorities;
  • Possess one of more of the following cybersecurity accreditations (CISSP, Security+, CEH, CISM); 
  • Maintains a high-level of integrity and honesty;
  • Able to lead and manage complex projects;
  • Able to influence organizational change and compliance;
  • Public speaking to large groups of people may be required;
  • Ability to work as part of a team is essential
  • On-time and consistent attendance at the nominated workplace is essential;
  • Face-to-face interaction with customers, staff and management is required;
  • Able 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;
  • Ability to work long hours, holidays and weekends;
  • Able to work under stressful conditions and work to tight timelines.


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

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