Senior Information Security Specialist (Information Systems Specialist 8)

The primary purpose of this position is to administer the information security program and serve as the technical security advisor for the Elections Division of the Oregon Secretary of State’s Office. This accomplished in part by, but is not limited to:

*Ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of agency information assets by providing guidance on security incidents, security features and/or risks in a given information systems environment.

*Work with Federal, State and County Election offices on cybersecurity best practices on Elections and voting systems.

*Provide system administration for information security hardware and software.

*Monitor, track compliance and document incident handling responses on existing systems.

*Conduct Information System Security Engineering activities at the subsystem and system level of design and provides security consultation on proposed designs.

*Enforce compliance with Configuration Management (CM) and Information Security governance to ensure IT policy, directives and guidance are followed on agency systems and Election systems.

*Complete Vulnerability scans, Information System Security audits, analysis, risk assessments, vulnerability assessments, intrusion detection/prevention and log monitoring of computing resources.

*Provide support for system engineering life cycle from the specification through the design or hardware or software, procurement and development integration, test, operations, and maintenance.



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