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Title:  Information Security Analyst I

Application Deadline Date:  05/11/2021
Req ID:  14848
Department:  Digital Services Agency

Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $25.09


The Agency of Digital Services (ADS) currently has three (3) openings for Information Security Analysts that we are urgently seeking to fill. Employment with the State comes with excellent health and dental insurance, ample paid time off, pension and deferred compensation plans for retirements, reimbursement for continuing education, and more.

These positions work in the Security Operations Center, Firewall Team and Vulnerability Management Team.

Specific duties of these positions may involve:

•    Support and maintain Vermont Security Operations Center systems
•    Coordinate event tracking with Norwich University Applied Research Institute
•    Network and security design
•    Firewall installation and maintenance
•    Security analysis for technology projects
•    Participate on the Cybersecurity Incident Response Team (CSIRT)
•    Secure system configuration, vulnerability assessment, cyber event response
•    Track and maintain security assessments for Federal compliance
•    Develop and implement system security plans for Federally connected systems
•    Research and analysis for securing existing systems
•    Security analysis for technology projects and procurements

Who May Apply

This position, Information Security Analyst I (Job Requisition #14848), is open to all State employees and external applicants. One of the three positions available is a Limited Service position, which is non-tenured and authorized for a specific period of time. Limited Service positions are established for specially funded projects or programs.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact David.Kaiser@vermont.gov
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.  You must apply online to be considered.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting

Environmental Factors

Work is performed in a standard office setting, but some travel may be required for which private means of transportation should be available. Work outside of regular business hours is expected.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in computer science, programming, or engineering


Four 4 years or more of experience in the field of information technology INCLUDING one 1 year where the primary role was in information security.


Possession of one 1 or more of the following certifications Certified Information Systems Security Professional CISSP


Global Information Assurance Certification GIAC. Preferred: Certification in: CompTIA Network+ CompTIA Security+ International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium ISC Systems Security Certified Practitioner SSCP Global Information Assurance Certification GIAC Information Security Certification ISC Certified Information Systems Security Professional CISSP

Preferred Qualifications

Certification in:

CompTIA Network+

CompTIA Security+

International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)

Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) Information Security Certification

(ISC) Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Montpelier