About the Position
Supports departmental cybersecurity related projects, which may include SEIM, log analytics, scanning and vulnerability management, and asset management. Assists in performing technical security assessments of technical systems and projects airport-wide; assists with cybersecurity incident response duties. This recruitment will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies which may occur within the next six months.
This position is confidential and is not covered by the collective bargaining agreement.
The Department of Aviation reserves the right to call only the most qualified applicants to the hiring interview.
Equivalent to two years of college course work in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, MIS, or a closely related field, and two years of full-time experience in cybersecurity related functions. Equivalency will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis, and may include education, experience and/or appropriate certifications.
Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Applicants not meeting these requirements will not be considered for employment.
A current detailed resume with verifiable job information (job title, duties performed, employer address and phone number, specific employment start and end dates, hours worked per week, etc.) is required and must be electronically attached to your application. If you need assistance with attaching your resume call (702) 261-5110. Your application and resume will be rated; points will be awarded based on expertise in the following areas: security assessments and evaluation software and techniques; proper incident response procedures; types of cybersecurity threats faced by enterprise IT environments; Linux and Windows work environments; basic networking principles and concepts; Linux shell scripting; incident report writing; and use of malware analysis tools.
Licensing and Certification: Specified positions may require a valid Nevada Class C Driver's License at time of hire.
Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.
Residency Requirement: Permanent employees must maintain a principal place of residency within the boundaries of Clark County and provide proof of compliance with Nevada motor vehicle registration and drivers' license laws within 90 days of employment.
Background Check: Employment with the Department of Aviation is contingent upon completion of an education/experience background investigation, a fingerprint-based criminal history record check processed by the FBI, and upon the ability to be granted a security badge as mandated by the Transportation Security Administration.
Note: all prospective hires must present two original government issued ID's upon acceptance of job offer. Examples of acceptable ID's include a Passport, Driver's License or DMV issued ID, birth certificate, Social Security card, Voter Registration card, school issued ID with picture, etc.
Customs and Border Protection Security Seal Program: Employment with the Department of Aviation in this job title is contingent upon a five year employment and residency history record check and the ability to present original identity based documentation in order to meet the requirements for a Security Seal.
Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard office equipment, stamina to remain seated and maintain concentration for an extended period of time, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.
Examples of Duties
Performs daily review of event logs for suspicious activities. Performs analysis, verification, and triage on incoming malware and works to institute blocks as appropriate.
Works with other department staff to deploy projects securely. Assists senior staff in performing security assessments and creating reports. Performs cybersecurity incident investigation and response tasks, and writes an incident report.
Performs security reviews of physical infrastructure. Performs miscellaneous cybersecurity related tasks as needed. Assists in creating documentation for cybersecurity group. Coordinates with other teams for log and data retrieval tasks.
Mccarran International Airport