Hiring Range: $5,000.00 - $6,000.00 per month
Do you have a strong passion to change the world? Do you believe that you can make the lives of people better with technology? The State of North Dakota is looking for a Cybersecurity Automation Engineer to work with one of the world’s most advanced Security Operations Centers to protect a state network of over 250,000 devices including autonomous farms and smart roads designed to end world hunger, the Nation’s only research environment for beyond line of sight Unmanned Arial Vehicles, as well as the defense forces for 2/3rds of the Nation’s Nuclear Triad. This individual will help us fulfill our mission of empowering people, improving lives, and inspiring success!
The successful Cybersecurity Automation Engineer candidate will enjoy working with people in a collaborative environment, who can learn quickly in a rapidly changing technology landscape, and who embodies the core values that we follow as public servants for the State of ND: Gratitude, Humility, Curiosity, and Courage.
Summary of Work
As a part of the State of ND’s Information Security Division, the Cybersecurity Automation Engineer will work on a team that provides cutting-edge, innovative, and thoroughly-vetted finished intelligence products, including high-quality papers, briefings, recommendations, and findings for senior-level government and private sector decision-makers. The Cybersecurity Automation Engineer must be a self-motivated individual who gains satisfaction from providing excellent customer service in a fast-paced environment with cutting edge technology. This position primarily designs, develops, tests, and implements systems to automate security operations, assists in tracking key performance indicators, protects the enterprise network, and detects malicious actors.
Duties and Tasks
Conduct research and gather data to determine available security software and techniques; determine those most appropriate to the current system; recommend those to be procured and installed
Develop, test, modify, implement, and maintain or enhance programs in the XSOAR system, and other security systems
Participate in vulnerability management processes, including the active identification, assessment and remediation of security weaknesse
Translate abstract business requirements into actionable technical requirements utilizing best practices
Coordinate with stakeholders and other system support sources to ensure compatibility and integrity of programs
Manage continuous improvement that exceeds customer expectations while assisting the agency in reaching World Class IT service deliver
Drive innovation thru monitoring and evaluating emerging technologies to determine the impact on services and feasibility of implementation; ensure a high level of technology solutions to best serve customers’ needs
Requires one of the following:
Completion of a certified cybersecurity bootcamp, apprenticeship or 9+ month cybersecurity certification program.
A bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer information systems, cyber security, information technology, or related degree.
Please make sure that your resume includes information to demonstrate how you meet the minimum qualifications as posted. Your work history will not be given credit if North Dakota Information Technology cannot determine that you meet the minimum qualifications.
All application material must be received on or before the closing date by 11:59 pm and must include the following documents:
North Dakota Information Technology does not offer or provide sponsorships. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
For more information or if you need an accommodation, please contact: Kari Sauer, North Dakota Information Technology: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org phone: (701) 890-5000, fax: (701) 328-3000 or TTY: 1-800-366-6888 or local at (701) 328-3190.
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Equal Employment Opportunity
The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.
As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.