COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES TREASURER AND TAX COLLECTOR
TRANSFER OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT
The Treasurer and Tax Collector (TTC) is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual for the position of Departmental Information Security Officer I in the Systems Division.
This transfer opportunity is located at the TTC headquarters in the Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration building in downtown Los Angeles, which offers close proximity to various forms of public transportation and parking options. The address is 500 West Temple Street, Room 409, Los Angeles, CA 90012. This position offers a 5/40 or 9/80 work schedule. The County of Los Angeles provides employees who work in the Civic Center with a transportation allowance of $70 per month (not applicable for night shift and early shift employees).
Essential Job Functions
The primary responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to the following:
Develops and implements departmental IT security applications, policies, standards, and procedures pursuant to County Chief Information Office guidelines intended to prevent the unauthorized use, release, modification, loss, or destruction of data, and to ensure the integrity and security of the department's IT infrastructure.
Reviews the development, testing, and implementation of IT security products and control techniques.
Consults with application and software developers to ensure production applications will meet established IT security policies and standards.
Promotes and coordinates the development of training and education of IT security and privacy awareness for new and existing staff.
Establishes and leads a Departmental Computer Emergency Response Team and develops appropriate security-incident notification procedures for departmental management and the Countywide Computer Emergency Response Team (CCERT).
Leads and performs routine audits and periodic inspections of departmental IT systems to ensure security measures are functioning and effectively utilized and recommends remedial measures where appropriate in order to eliminate or mitigate future system compromises.
Conducts vulnerability assessments to identify IT system compromises and potential compromises and their sources; coordinates investigations with the County Chief Information Security Officer and Auditor-Controller, and with law enforcement agencies as necessary.
Directs or conducts the review, evaluation, and recommendation of software products related to IT systems security such as virus scanning and repair, encryption, firewalls, Internet filtering and monitoring, intrusion detection, etc.
Represents the department on security-related information technology advisory/steering committees involving information security issues and initiatives.
May supervise subordinate technical staff performing IT security-related duties.
May serve as the chief privacy officer for the department with regard to electronic data and records and IT systems utilization.
May coordinate the IT-related aspects of annual or biennial certification program audits.
Participates with the County Chief Information Security Officer in the development and implementation of Countywide disaster recovery and business continuity plans to ensure that these incorporate appropriate IT security measures.
May participate in the review of IT facility acquisition, construction, and remodeling projects to ensure conformity to County IT security policies and guidelines.
May be required to serve as a witness or subject-matter expert for the department in legal matters concerning IT systems security.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently, to follow through on instructions, and meet
• Strong organizational skills and demonstrated ability to establish priorities.
• Demonstrated ability to handle direct high profile assignments.
• Ability to lead technical staff and oversee day-to-day systems operations.
**DO NOT APPLY ONLINE**
This transfer opportunity is only open to permanent County employees who currently hold the County of Los Angeles payroll title of Departmental Information Security Officer I, or its equivalent . Qualified employees are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, copies of the last two performance evaluations, and Time History Reports (Prime Variance only) for the last two years. Please e-mail your information to:
LA County - Treasurer and Tax Collector
Please include your name, bulletin number, and position title on all emailed documents.
All materials submitted by the individual will be evaluated. Only the most qualified individuals will be invited to participate in an interview.
This transfer opportunity may close at any time without prior notice.
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With a population of over ten million people, the County of Los Angeles has more residents than any county in the nation, and within its boundaries are 88 cities. It is rich in cultural diversity and home to world renowned museums, theaters, the nation’s motion picture industry, major universities, and numerous five-star restaurants. The mountains, deserts, and the beautiful Pacific Ocean, along with some of the world’s finest urban recreational attractions, are freeway close.
The County is governed by a five-member Board of Supervisors (Board) who are elected on a non-partisan basis and serve four-year staggered terms. As the governing body, the Board serves as both the executive and legislative authority of the largest and most complex county government in the United States. There are 34 appointed department heads that report to the Board. There are also three elected officials (Assessor, District Attorney, and Sheriff) for a total of 37 major administrative units or departments that currently serve the needs of the County’s residents.
Selected by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers of 2016, the County’s annual budget for fiscal year 2016-2017 is $29 billion, with funding for approximately 108,000 positions to serve its diverse population.