Information Technology Analyst (Principal)

  • Solano County, CA
  • Fairfield, California
  • Sep 20, 2021
Full Time Administrative Analysis and Research Information Technology and Communication Services Planning and Development
  • Salary: $109,828.58 - $133,497.33/year USD

Job Description


Expandingand Sharing Technology throughout the County

An Information Technology Analyst (Principal) manages and oversees a major information technology system, group, or program and plans, designs, and coordinates the maintenance of the most difficult and complex infrastructure system or computerized data processing and applications systems for large, multi-departmental or countywide functions.

There is currentlyone vacancy for Information Technology Analyst (Principal)in the Department of Information Technology, Security Division, Security.

The ideal candidates will have the following desired knowledge:
  • Network Security Monitoring
  • Security Incident Response and Containment
  • Security Threat Hunting
  • Vulnerability Assessments & Remediation
  • Windows / Linux security
  • Security Architecture
  • SIEM Tools
  • Forensic Security
  • Microsoft Azure Cloud Security
  • Anti-Malware Tools
  • Risk Assessments

The ideal candidates will have the following desired qualifications:

Knowledge and experience with security tools such as firewalls, SIEM, intrusion detection and prevention tools (IDS/IPS), vulnerability management tools, web filtering tools, email security tools, traffic inspection tools such as Wireshark, and Microsoft security tools.

Knowledge and experience in continuous network security monitoring using SIEM tools.

Knowledge and experience in Security Incident Response, Incident Handling, Investigation, and Reporting.

Knowledge and experience in Vulnerability Assessment /Remediation of network and systems.

Knowledge and experience in the methodologies, technologies and tools used in Security Threat Hunting.

Knowledge and experience on the Tactics, Techniques and Procedures used by threat actors to compromise networks and systems.

Knowledge and experience in the design and engineering of defensible security architecture.

Knowledge and experience in analyzing security architectures for deficiencies.

Knowledge and experience in evaluating strengths and weaknesses of various security solutions and how to layer them cohesively to achieve defense-in-depth.

Experience working effectively with business units to facilitate information security risk assessment and risk management processes.

Professional security management certification is desirable, such as Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified Penetration Tester, CompTIA Penetration+, Offensive Security Certified Expert (OSCE), or other similar credentials.

Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to communicate information security and risk-related concepts to technical and nontechnical audiences at various hierarchical levels.

The eligible list created as a result of this recruitment will be used to fillfull-time regular or limited-term positions as vacancies occur or the need arises.


EDUCATION:Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in Information Technology or related field.


EXPERIENCE:Six (6) years of information technology systems and/or application development and support experience including two (2) years of project lead or supervisory responsibility.

Note:Additional experience may substitute on a year for year basis for the educational requirement.


Licensing, Certification and Registration Requirements:
  • Applicants may be required to possess a valid California Driver’s License, Class C.
  • Some positions in this class will require technical certifications demonstrating expertise in specific bodies of knowledge.

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