IT SECURITY SPECIALIST-Governance, Risk, & Compliance-Compliance Analyst
Department of Assets, Information and Services
Bureau of Information Technology
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The City of Chicago is the third largest municipality in the United States with a population of over 2.6 million people. The City employs over 35,000 workers across almost 40 departments ranging from Aviation to Water Management.
We are the Department of Assets Information & Services (AIS) Bureau of Information Technology. We are over 100 City employees dedicated to improving how residents interact with government by creating more responsive and accessible digital services. The Bureau is responsible for the City’s core technology infrastructure, enterprise applications, data management & analytics, and cybersecurity. The Bureau partners with other City departments to leverage data and technology to improve operations and service delivery.
The Bureau’s Information Security Office (ISO) is responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, availability and resiliency of the systems and data belonging to the constituents of the City of Chicago. We do this through offering cybersecurity services to the departments in support of service delivery to the City. We are passionate about cybersecurity and helping the people of Chicago.
ISO is seeking an IT Security Specialist to join the Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) function to coordinate activities related to the various regulations and industry standards to which the City is expected and required to comply. You bring both cybersecurity and regulatory / audit expertise to the table to address these needs. You have exceptional verbal and written communication skills which you wield to clearly and concisely deliver messaging. The ISO GRC Compliance Analyst is expected to have a high-level of attention to detail, be a self-starter and work independently, multi-tasking through a complex set of requirements and responsibilities. If this sounds like fun, you have the right make-up for this role.
Under the general direction of the ISO GRC Lead, the GRC Compliance Analyst will perform the following functions to ensure the City meets and, as appropriate, exceeds regulatory and industry standards:
Translate complex regulations and industry standards into clear, easily understood requirements and outcomes, identifying efficiencies and mapping to and updating City policies as appropriate
Communicate compliance guidelines and expectations to applicable departments, programs and third-parties
Track regulatory, standard and policy compliance across City departments, programs and third-parties maintaining up-to-date records of requirements, mitigating controls and logging risk issues where gaps exist
Coordinate compliance activities of internal and external auditors with ISO, departments, programs and third-parties to ensure controls are effective and appropriately addressed
Oversee the development of educational materials and training of employees to satisfy compliance requirements
Remain current with industry, regulatory, and legal requirements relevant to security, compliance, and privacy including but not limited to: HIPAA, PCI-DSS, NIST CSF, CJIS, CCPA, etc.
Perform other duties as required
333 South State Street
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (may require work outside of normal business hours)
$92,928 - $100,620/Annually
THIS POSITION IS EXEMPT FROM THE CAREER SERVICE.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology/Systems, or a directly related field, plus two years of experience in information security, network architecture or engineering, application development, information technology auditing/compliance or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
Disclaimer - "Accredited" means any nationally or regionally accredited college, university, or law school where the applicant is enrolled in or has completed an Associates, Bachelors, Masters, or Juris Doctorate degree program.
Education & Employment Verification - Please be advised that if you are selected to be hired you must provide, upon request, adequate information regarding your educational and employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position for which you are applying. If you received your degree internationally, all international transcripts/diploma must be accompanied by a Foreign Credential Evaluation. If the City of Chicago cannot verify this information, any offer extended to you will be withdrawn and you will not be hired
You must provide your transcripts or diploma, professional license, or training certificates at time of processing, if applicable. You must also provide your valid U.S. driver's license at time of processing.
To be considered for this position you must provide information about your educational background and your work experience. You must include job titles, dates of employment, and specific job duties. (If you are a current City employee, Acting Up cannot be considered.) If you fail to provide this information at the time you submit your application, it will be incomplete and you will not be considered for this position. There are three ways to provide the information: 1) you may attach a resume; 2) you may paste a resume; or 3) you can complete the online resume fields.
This position requires applicants to complete an interview. The interviewed candidate(s) possessing the qualifications best suited to fulfill the responsibilities of the position, based on the interview will be selected.
Preference will be given to candidates possessing the following:
VETERANS PREFERENCE NOTE:
- GRC Certification
- Previous experience as an analyst or manager handling information security compliance initiatives
- Professional IT security, firewall and network certifications
The City of Chicago offers Veterans Preference to both current, active military personnel AND military personnel who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States and have received an honorable or general discharge. Eligible candidates must have at least six months of active duty documented. In order to receive the veterans preference, candidates need to indicate whether or not they are a veteran by answering “yes” or “no” to the question on the online application that asks, “Are you currently serving on active duty for at least six months in the Armed Forces of the United States OR have you served in the Armed Forces of the United States on active duty for at least six months and received an honorable or general discharge?” In addition, you must attach documentation to verify your military service. For veterans, you must attach a copy of your DD214 (Member Copy-4) to your online application which includes character of service status OR a letter from the United States Veterans Administration on official stationary stating dates of service and character of service. For active military personnel, you must attach a letter from your Commanding Officer on official stationary verifying your active duty, length of service, and character of service in the Armed Forces of the United States AND a copy of your military ID to your online application. Failure to answer the question and attach the required documentation will result in you not being considered for the Veterans Preference.
Your initial evaluation will be based on information provided on the application form and documents submitted with the application. Applications must be submitted by the individual applicant. No second party applications will be accepted.
All employees of the City of Chicago must be actual residents of the City as outlined in 2-152-050 of the City of Chicago Municipal Code. Proof of residency will be required.
If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation due to disability or pregnancy in order to participate in the application process, please contact the City of Chicago, Department of Human Resources, at 312-744-4976 (voice) or 312-744-5035 (TTY). Please be prepared to provide information in support of your reasonable accommodation request.
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The City of Chicago is an Equal Opportunity and Military Friendly Employer
City of Chicago
Lori Lightfoot, Mayor
Please note, all positions with the City of Chicago close promptly at 11:59pm C.S.T. Applications for this position will be accepted from September 8, 2020 until 11:59p.m. CST on September 22, 2020. No exceptions will be made.
Sep 8, 2020, 12:01:00 AM | Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External: Sep 22, 2020, 11:59:00 PM
$92,928-$100,620.00/YEAR Pay Basis:Yearly