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Date: Mar 11, 2019

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 46491 

Agency: State Courts System


Position Number: 22011383 

Salary:  $4,077.94 Monthly 

Posting Closing Date: 04/16/2019 

Job Description

The essential function of the position within the organization is to provide technical support and analysis in the areas of information technology security.  This includes, but not limited to, the ability to analyze, configure, monitor, implement and support information security systems equipment, applications, and services of the organization.  This position works to ensure that the organization can maintain a secure information system infrastructure while minimizing business risk.  This position also provides information security support and analysis to entities within the Florida Judicial Branch.

Education and Training Guidelines:

Additional relevant experience may substitute for the recommended educational level on a year-for-year basis and additional relevant education may substitute for the recommended experience on a year-for-year basis.  

Bachelor’s degree in business management, information technology, management information systems, computer science, engineering or a closely related field and three years of related information technology security experience. 

Security certifications desired, but not required.


Data Responsibility:

Data are intangible and include numbers, words, symbols, ideas, concepts, and oral verbalizations. Gathers, organizes, analyzes, examines, or evaluates data or information and may prescribe action based on these data or information.  Analyzes data to determine facts or develop understanding of risks to the confidentiality, integrity, or availability of identified data. 

People Responsibility:

Persuades or influences others in favor of a service, point of view, or course of action; may enforce laws, rules, or regulations.

Assets Responsibility:

Requires responsibility and opportunity for achieving moderate economies and/or preventing moderate losses through the management or handling of technology equipment of high value or moderate amounts of money.

Mathematical Requirements:

Uses mathematics involving the practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions; or measurements, logarithmic, or geometric construction; may use algebraic solutions of equations and inequalities; descriptive statistics; deductive geometry, plane and solid, and rectangular coordinates; mathematical and classifications or schemes.

Communications Requirements:

Reads journals, manuals, and professional publications; speaks informally to groups of co-workers, staff in other organizational agencies, general public, people in other organizations, and presents training; composes original reports, training and other written materials, using proper language, punctuation, grammar, and style.

Complexity of Work:

Performs work involving the application of logical principles and thinking to solve practical problems within or applying to a unit or division of the organization; requires continuous, close attention for accurate results and frequent exposure to unusual pressures.

Impact of Decisions:

The impact of errors is very serious - affects entire organization and the general public.

Equipment Usage:

Handles machines, tools, equipment, or work aids involving moderate latitude for judgment regarding attainment of standard or in selecting appropriate items, such as computers, peripherals, or software programs such as word processing, spreadsheets or custom applications.

Safety of Others:

Requires some responsibility for safety and health of others and/or for occasional enforcement of the standards of public safety or health.

Special Comments: 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Minimum of three years of experience involving information security administration, analysis and configuration of information systems within an enterprise environment. Experience should include security policy and procedure development, security awareness, network and application penetration testing, vulnerability assessments, and risk analysis. Bachelor's degree in computer science, MIS, Information Technology or a closely related field. CISSP, CEH or other security certification(s) desired.

Knowledge of information security and compliance frameworks and policies which include, but not limited to, National Institute of Standards and Technologies, Center for Internet Security Controls, and Criminal Justice Information Services.

Knowledge of information security best practices and baseline configurations.

Knowledge or ability to configure and administer next generation firewalls.

Knowledge or ability to configure and administer anti-virus, malware, and advanced threat protection solutions.

Knowledge or ability to configure and administer intrusion detection systems.

Knowledge or ability to configure and administer identity and access management solutions.

Knowledge or ability to configure and administer public key infrastructures.

Ability to perform system monitoring and log reviews for anomalies, intrusions, and threats.

Ability to perform incident response.

Ability to perform audits and assessments of assets and resources.

Ability to perform digital forensics and penetration testing.

Ability to process information logically.

Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate work assignments.

Ability to communicate technical information effectively.

Ability to develop and communicate information security education and awareness.

Ability to identify information security risks and provide risk-based analysis.


How To Apply:

Submit/upload a current and complete State of Florida Employment Application to the People First Service Center online at

For additional information, please contact:  Human Resources at (850)487-0778.

An application must be submitted for the position listing the appropriate class title and position number for which you are applying. Your application must be received by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date.


The successful applicant will be subject to a criminal background check.


We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, genetic information or disability.


If you need an accommodation to participate in the application/selection process, please call the contact person at the number indicated for each respective position. Persons using a TDD may call the contact person through the Florida Relay Service 1-800-955-8771.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee

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