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Date: Nov 23, 2021

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32308

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Requisition No: 484444 

Agency: Department of Law Enforcement


Position Number: 71000855 

Salary:  $40,948.18 

Posting Closing Date: 12/06/2021 


The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) employs more than 1,900 members statewide – either at headquarters in Tallahassee or in one of seven regional operations centers (ROCs). Services are delivered by five key areas: Executive Direction and Business Support; Investigations and Forensic Science; Florida Capitol Police; Criminal Justice Information Services; and Criminal Justice Professionalism. Click here for additional information about FDLE.



To promote public safety and strengthen domestic security by providing services in partnership with local, state, and federal criminal justice agencies to prevent, investigate, and solve crimes while protecting Florida’s citizens and visitors.




To be considered as a potential candidate, you must meet the minimum qualifications(s) listed below. Degrees must be from an accredited college or university as recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.


  1. A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and two years of experience in computer systems analysis and/or computer programming; or
  2. A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in one of the computer sciences or in management information systems and one year of experience as described above; or
  3. A master's degree from an accredited college or university in one of the computer sciences or in management information systems; or
  4. Three years of experience as described above and either (a) completion of a 720-classroom hour program of study from a vocational/technical school or community college in an area of data processing (excluding data entry), or (b) 60 semester or 90 quarter hours of college course work from an institution which includes four courses in computer science or management information systems.
  5. Experience as described above can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.
  6. Completion of a one-year program of study from a vocational/technical school in an area of data processing (excluding data entry) can substitute for one year of the required experience.


This position reports to the Network and Information Security Section in the Information Technology Services Division. Specific duties include: 

  • Assisting in the ongoing support and administration of the Department’s information security program;
  • Responsible for vulnerability scanning and recommendations for remediation, Security Information Event Management (SIEM) administration and analysis, incident response management, and administration of security control solutions;
  • Reviewing firewall rules, authorized software lists, and other relevant security controls;
  • Assisting in formulation and maintenance of information security policies in conjunction with the FDLE Information Security Manager;
  • Serving as the backup member responsible for the administration of a private business exchange (PBX) digital telephone switch supporting both TDM and VoIP endpoints, Automated Call Distribution (ACD) system and voice mail system which supports all activities located in the Headquarters complex and selected remote FDLE offices; and
  • Consulting, coordinating and assisting other members statewide with requests relating to telecommunication systems, equipment, facilities and services.


  • Knowledge and experience with information security tools, services, and systems used to support an information security program within an organization;
  • Knowledge and experience in incident response, vulnerability threat assessment and mitigation;
  • Knowledge of operating systems as they relate to computer security and auditing;
  • Knowledge of networking protocols and network security methodologies;
  • Knowledge of Information Security concepts and best practices;
  • Knowledge and expereince in operating system and/or telecommunications concepts;
  • Knowledge  and experience in VoIP telephone Systems;
  • Knowledge and experience in routers, switches and firewalls;
  • Knowledge and experience with SIEM systems; and
  • Ability to develop, test and evaluate security controls.  


Starting salary will be the minimum of the class pay range, unless otherwise dictated by FDLE’s pay policy. FDLE is a State of Florida Employer and offers a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave;
  • HMO and PPO health insurance options with premiums starting as low as $50 per month;
  • $25,000 in automatic life insurance coverage;
  • Multiple supplemental insurance options including: dental, vision, disability and more;
  • Pension and investment retirement plan options;
  • Tax deferred medical and child care reimbursement accounts; and
  • State of Florida Tuition Waiver Program. 


You will be evaluated for this job based on your previous knowledge and experience. Additional reviews may be performed to screen for preferred qualifications, experience and education. Your qualifications will be based on knowledge, skills, and abilities and other elements relevant to this position supported by the information in your application. Qualifying questions will only be credited if verifiable by the information provided on your application including specifically required software/computer skills. You may be contacted to participate in a selection process which may consist of written exercises, work samples, skills tests, and interviews.  You may be notified by email to participate in a selection process. Failure to reply within a designated timeframe may exclude you from further consideration. Future vacancies may be filled from this position advertisement.


FDLE requires an extensive background process of all recommended applicants. The elements of a background include: financial credit check, criminal history of applicant and applicant’s immediate family or roommates, personal references, employment and education verifications (which includes official transcript(s)), drug screen and fingerprinting.  This information will be utilized to make the final hiring decision.


Preference will be given to current FDLE members who have satisfactorily completed their probationary period or served at least one year in their current position. Preference may be given to applicants in the State Personnel System who have satisfactorily completed their probationary period or served at least one year in their current position.


  1. Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website:
  2. If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be cancelled, suspended, or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement. 

The State of Florida hires only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers.


The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

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