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Position TitleJob NumberJob DescriptionPay Scale
Senior Information Security Analyst2021-185A2

Location:    Northeastern Regional Information Center - 900 Watervliet-Shaker Road

Basic Function:

The work involves responsibility for assessing, testing, reporting and recommending appropriate remediation measures within the information security and systems architecture of the Capital Region BOCES/ Northeastern Regional Information Center (NERIC) Data & Network Operations Center including end user networks and devices. This class differs from that of an Information Security Analyst by virtue of the fact that a Senior Information Security Analyst position may exercise leading the work of others. The incumbent will ensure information security access management, processes and industry standards are followed and maintained. The incumbent may assist BOCES Network Services personnel with identifying and troubleshooting issues relating to information security. Employees in this classification are tasked with assisting administration with internal investigations. Work is performed under the general supervision of a BOCES Supervisor. Does related work as required.

Responsibilities:

1. Leads the information and security work of the Data & Network Operations Center of the Regional Information Center.
2. Monitors system vulnerability, analyzes findings and performs and/or recommends necessary remediation.
3. Participates in network placement and design review.
4. Assists with activities for providing back-up, recovery and business continuity.
5. Diagnoses and resolves Information Security system, hardware and software problems.
6. Reviews daily security appliances and system logs.
7. Supports forensic and audit reviews to ensure compliance with established standards.
8. Communicates results of daily internal system log analysis and review to appropriate staff.
9. Performs patching of security platforms.
10. Certifies acceptance of data signatures.
11. Advises and assists with system performance and data related tuning.
12. Supports internal investigations by monitoring, retrieving data and reports relating to employees charged with misconduct.
13. Good knowledge of a data & network operations center, infrastructure, systems management, structures and techniques.
14. Good knowledge of electronic data processing systems, principles, practices and procedures of systems and applications programming.
15. Good knowledge of security events incident management (SEIM) platforms.
16. Good knowledge of security login platforms.
17. Working knowledge of electronic data transmission storage and access control.
18. Working knowledge of common information management frameworks.
19. Familiarity with current literature, sources of information and technological developments in the field of information security and systems architecture.
20. Ability to analyze systems requirements of a variety of applications and to design appropriate infrastructures.
21. Ability to track and maintain the inventory of infrastructure, replacement lifecycle and relative budget and planning.
22. Ability to prepare reports and diagrams relative to systems architecture.
23. Ability to direct and review the work of others.
24. Ability to prepare written and oral reports.
25. Ability to accurately convey both written and verbal directions.
26. Ability to form and maintain effective working relationships.
27. Ability to exercise independent judgment.
28. Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

$75,000 - $85,000
Information Security Analyst2021-186A2

Location:    Northeastern Regional Information Center - 900 Watervliet-Shaker Road

Basic Function:

The work involves responsibility for assessing, testing, reporting and recommending appropriate remediation measures within the information security and systems architecture of the Capital Region BOCES/Northeastern Regional Information Center (NERIC) Data & Network Operations Center including end user networks and devices. The incumbent will ensure information security access management, processes and industry standards are followed and maintained. The incumbent may assist BOCES Network Services personnel with identifying and troubleshooting issues relating to information security. Employees in this classification are tasked with assisting administration with internal investigations. Work is performed under the general supervision of a BOCES Supervisor. Does related work as required.

Responsibilities:

1. Reviews daily security appliances and system logs.
2. Monitors system vulnerability, analyzes findings and identifies areas requiring remediation.
3. Performs or coordinates security scanning or testing.
4. Assists with activities for providing back-up, recovery and business continuity.
5. Updates configuration and certification acceptance of data signatures.
6. Advises and assists with system performance and data related tuning.
7. Supports forensic and audit reviews to ensure compliance with established standards.
8. Prepares reports as needed.
9. Communicates results of daily internal system log analysis and review to appropriate staff.
10. Supports internal investigations by monitoring, retrieving data and reports relating to employees charged with misconduct.
11. Good knowledge of networking and operating systems.
12. Good knowledge of current literature, sources of information and technological developments in the field of information security and systems architecture.
13. Working knowledge of security events incident management (SEIM) platforms.
14. Working knowledge of security login platforms.
15. Ability to analyze systems requirements of a variety of applications.
16. Ability to prepare written and oral reports.
17. Ability to accurately convey both written and verbal directions.
18. Ability to form and maintain effective working relationships.
19. Ability to work well with customers and service agencies.
20. Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

$50,000 - $65,000

The Capital Region BOCES does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs,
activities, employment, and admissions; and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The
following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Director of Human Resources,
at hrdirector@neric.org, (518) 862-4910 or 900 Watervliet Shaker Road, Albany, NY 12205. Inquiries concerning the application of
the Capital Region BOCES nondiscrimination policies may also be referred to the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of
Education, 32 Old Slip, 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005-2500, telephone: 646-428-3900, FAX: 646-428-3843, TDD: 800-877-
8339, email: OCR.NewYork@ed.gov