• Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Jun 01, 2020
Full Time Information Technology and Communication Services Public Safety
  • Salary: $64,001.60 - $99,236.80 Annually USD

Job Description


The Information Technology Security Administrator is a technical, experienced level position providing cybersecurity services in an enterprise Windows, Linux and hybrid cloud environment. The IT Security Administrator designs, implements and manages technical security solutions; performs technical security risk assessments of technical systems and controls; leads cybersecurity projects; develops cybersecurity policies/guidelines/procedures, assesses and advises on compliance with NRS, PCI, HIPAA, CJIS security requirements and regulations.

This examination will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months or may be extended as needed by the Office of Human Resources.

This position is a confidential position and is excluded from membership in the union.


Education and Experience: Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Management Information Systems, or related field AND three (3) years full-time professional level experience in computer security administration, including contingency planning, preferably in a large mainframe multiprocessing environment.

Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see attached resume" on your application

Working Conditions: Work extended shifts or be called back in emergency situations.

Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted.

Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.


Establishes and maintains security and business recovery policies and procedures. Provides security and control measures across multiple computer platforms (e.g. enterprise server, client server, network, Internet/Intranet, and desktop). Monitors access and use of County information. Implements logging/tracking mechanisms for intrusion detection. Maintains Clark County's Business Recovery Plan. Provides on-going testing of the Business Recovery Plan at the enterprise level (infrastructure organization and teams, hot-site recovery operations) and department level (checklist tests, simulations/structured walk-throughs). Monitors backup and recovery procedures (enterprise server, mid-range computers, PCs, and networks). Conducts periodic security assessments and disaster recovery preparedness reviews to evaluate effectiveness and compliance with security and business recovery measures. Incorporates security requirements from governmental and external agencies. Maintains security and business recovery related files, reports, policy manuals, and documentation. Provides liaison with Internal Audit, Office of Emergency Management and Risk Management on security/ business recovery issues and breaches of security. Monitors security and disaster recovery developments in the industry. Provides lead direction and coordination to other information technology staff throughout the County. Provides management with a clear view of security threats/solutions. Promotes the concept of information as an asset or resource. Provides awareness of County's exposure should there be an extended disruption of the County's business functions or information technology capabilities. Assists in planning goals, objectives, procedures and work standards for the unit; provides input into the unit's budget. Contributes to the overall quality of the section's service provision by developing and coordinating work teams and by reviewing, recommending and implementing improved policies and procedures. May drive a County or personal motor vehicle in order to visit various work sites and attend meetings.


Mobility to work in a typical office setting, use standard office equipment, and to drive a motor vehicle; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Must be capable of traveling to and from various County locations to visit work sites and attend meetings. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

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