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3311 W. State St., P.O. Box 7129
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IT Systems Security Analyst, Senior

Idaho Transportation Department

Open for Recruitment: November 30, 2017 - December 14, 2017
Announcement # 01637085603
Salary Range: starting at $25.92 - $32.40 per hr (Grade M) -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Boise

Our Mission: Your Safety. Your Mobility. Your Economic Opportunity.

If you would like to join the award-winning, dynamic team of professionals dedicated to the mission of Idaho Transportations Department (ITD), this may be the perfect career opportunity of you!

ITD currently has an opening for an IT Systems Security Analyst, Senior in Boise. The ITD Cyber Security Team strives to reduce risk and improve productivity, allowing employees to securely access the information they need to accomplish their mission critical activities. This position requires an in-depth knowledge of current information technology system security practices.

This announcement will be used to fill the current vacancy in Boise. If you have previously applied for IT Systems Security Analyst, Senior and wish to be considered for this vacancy, please reapply under this announcement. Previous scores will not be used.

Please note: After a conditional job offer, a criminal background investigation (including fingerprints) on the selected individual will be required. 


  • Participate in department projects as the IT security subject matter expert
  • Develop processes, policies, procedures and documentation regarding infrastructure/system security
  • Maintain an industry best practice methodology for the ten security domains
  • Research and recommend new and innovative ideas for resolving complex system security tasks
  • Long-range planning for system security architecture and design
  • Analyze business requirements regarding information system security and assist other IT staff in the integration of these requirements
  • Develop and present information system security education and awareness programs throughout the organization
  • Design practices to ensure adherence to policies and procedures

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience auditing security implementation access and violations against policies, procedures, and regulations;
  • Experience performing diagnostics for complex multi-tasking security problems and integrating security controls across service applications;
  • Experience implementing and maintaining vendor supplied security software;
  • Experience working as a project/team leader involving other IT staff and participating on disaster recovery planning team; and
  • Experience writing security related procedures.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with:
    • Security process improvement and policy creation;
    • Configuring and administering PKI for certificate management;
    • Configuring and managing web proxy appliances/servers;
    • Enterprise anti-virus product architecture, design, and management;
    • Administering and configuring Cisco ASA Firewalls. 
  • IT Security certification within the last three years desired or equivalent experience.


  • You will receive a score based on your answers
  • You must receive a minimum rating of 70 to pass this examination
  • Exam results will be available online when the review process is complete
  • All answers to the questions on the checklist must be supported in the work history, resume, and/or education portion of your application

How to Apply:

  • Click on any Apply Online button and
  • Follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Checklist and Exam


  • Idaho Transportation Department under "Agencies”
  • Full-time employment under "Job Type/Shift”
  • Boise under "Cities

Hiring Lists:

If your name has been certified to a hiring list for possible consideration, you will see it listed in the Hiring Lists section of your online application. Supervisors review application materials prior to scheduling interviews. Those applicants who will be offered an interview may receive a phone call, letter or email to schedule a time, be sure your contact information is up to date and accurate. Having your name certified to a hiring list is not a guarantee that you will be contacted for an interview, it simply means you are one of the applicants being considered.

When updating your online application information, you must complete/update all items in the Application Checklist to include: Personal Information, Education, Work History, Cities, Agencies, Job Type. Without this information, your name cannot be referred to the hiring agency.

Thank you for your interest in employment with the
Idaho Transportation Department!



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At the discretion of the appointing authority, compensatory time off may be provided in lieu of overtime cash compensation.

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.