The New York City Employees’ Retirement System (NYCERS) seeks an Information Security Analyst. Under the direction of the
Deputy Director of Information and Cyber Security Programs, this position encompasses highly technical responsibilities for the
analysis, design, development, implementation, troubleshooting, enhancement, maintenance and security of NYCERS’ systems.
As an Information Security Analyst, the candidate will assist in the development, maintenance and architecture of security policies
and procedures in coordination with Information Security Assurance Manager. Prepares status reports, performs security risk
assessments and gap analysis scenarios to identify security weaknesses and propose remediation controls. Conducts scheduled
recertification of system and data access throughout the agency. Reviews event logs with team on a scheduled basis or as generated
to identify security violations or attempts and reports findings to team and Information Security Assurance Manager.
Maintain and support the Information Security Management Program for the agency systems. Monitors and Audits Access Control
procedures for agency authentication and authorization processes. Assist in conduction security audits and vulnerability
assessments to assess internal security procedures and compliance requirements. Maintain logging and monitoring standards,
technical investigative techniques and reporting. Maintain project scheduling and task follow on security initiatives. Test and
implements support information security.
Preferred Skills and Experience:
- Valid holder of any two of the following certifications: SSCP, CISSP, CCNA Security, CEH, CCSP, CSSLP.
- Candidate should have a technical background in IPS/IDS and text generation firewalls, log management, network
architecture, endpoint security, encryption methodologies and experience with incident response operations.
Minimum Qualification Requirements:
- Minimum of 3 years full time Information Security required.
Professional/vendor certification(s) in local area network administration that is required for the position to be filled. In addition, all
candidates must have the following:
1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college, and two years of satisfactory full-time (not classroom based) experience in
local area network and/or wide area network planning, design, configuration, installation, implementation, troubleshooting,
integration, performance monitoring, maintenance, enhancement, and security management; or
2. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and six years of satisfactory full-time (not classroom based)
information technology experience of which at least 2 years must have been as described in "1" or
3. A satisfactory equivalent of education and/or experience equivalent to "1" or "2" above. Education may be substituted for
experience on the basis that 30 undergraduate semester credits from an accredited college is equivalent to 6 months of experience.
A master’s degree in computer science or a related field from an accredited college may be substitute for one year of experience.
However, all candidates must have at least one year of satisfactory (not classroom based) full-time information technology
experience as described in "1" above.
In order to have your experience accepted as Project Leader or Major Contributor experience, you must explain in detail how your
experience qualifies you as a project leader or as a major contributor. Experience in computer operations, technical support, quality
assurance (QA), hardware installation, help desk, or as an end user will not be accepted for meeting the minimum qualification
To be eligible for placement in Assignment Level IV, in addition to the Qualification Requirements stated above, individuals must
have one year of satisfactory experience in a project leader capacity or as a major contributor on a complex project in data
administration, database management systems, operating systems, data communications systems, capacity planning, and/or on-line
This position is open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate on your resume or
cover letter if you would like to be considered for the position under the 55-a Program.