Deputy Information Security Officer (VDOT)

  • 22 Jul 2019 1:24 PM
    Message # 7790920
    James Walters (Administrator)
    Working Title Deputy Information Security Officer
    Role Title Info Technology Specialist III - 39113
    Job Open Date 07/18/2019
    Job Close Date 08/01/2019
    Open Until Filled No
    Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No
    Hiring Range $80,208 - $141,502
    Agency Dept of Transportation (501)
    Agency Website
    Location Richmond (City) - 760
    Position Number 89068
    Job Posting Number 1054909
    Type of Recruitment General Public - G
    Does this position have telework options? Yes
    Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference No
    Job Type Full-Time (Salaried)
    Job Type Detail Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1
    Pay Band 06
    Job Description

    Would you like to build a career in cyber-security, an industry that will offer you long-term career opportunities? Do you strive to serve others and make the place where you work and live a better place to be? Then consider working for Information Security Office of the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT).

    This position will serve as the statewide cybersecurity analyst for VDOT’s operations technology section. Provide cybersecurity coverage for VDOT’s growing operations technology environment to include highway infrastructure, roadway devices, weather stations, traffic sensors, traffic gates, dynamic message signs, and traffic signals. Candidate will be expected to act in a leadership role within the organization.

    VDOT employees serve the citizens of the Commonwealth and travelling public daily through our mission to plan, deliver, operate and maintain a transportation system that is safe, moves people and goods, enhances the economy, and improves quality of life. VDOT is the third largest state maintained highway system in the country, maintaining over 58,000 miles of roads, bridges, and tunnels, and employing over 7700 people through a diverse workforce. Our culture includes teamwork, transparency, nimble learning, creativity and collaboration that values differences.

    In addition to a rewarding work experience, VDOT offers excellent health and life insurance benefits, pre-tax spending accounts, state funded Short and Long Term Disability, paid holidays, vacation, tuition assistance, free wellness programs, and a state retirement plan with options for tax-deferred retirement savings including employer matching.

    We are a “Virginia Values Veterans” (V3) official certified company and state agency that provides hiring preference to Veterans and Members of the Virginia National Guard in support of Executive Order 29, (2010). If you are a Veteran or Virginia National Guard Member, we urge you to respond accordingly on your state application.

    We have Shared Values and a Code of Ethics. Your success in our organization depends upon modelling these values, therefore visit to review them and, if in agreement, we welcome you to apply.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Comprehensive knowledge of cyber, information and administrative security related issues. Considerable experience with business practices, budgeting, accounting and support service operations for large government or business organizations. Knowledge of document and records management principles and vital or sensitive information classification policies and procedures as well as personnel intelligence and background review processes. Knowledge of project planning and scheduling; business continuity of operations planning; audit and compliance programs; and pertinent laws, regulations, and best business security practices. Ability to analyze and resolve complex business problems. Ability to supervise, plan, and schedule the work of a professional staff and coordinate large initiatives in an agency defined by cross-functional activities. Ability to analyze and resolve complex business problems. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with internal and external customers. Skilled in the use of computers and software and network applications. Candidate will be expected to have considerable experience in the IT Security field. A mix of experience in various IT disciplines such as networking, system administration, and other disciplines will also be considered.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Experience working in a cybersecurity field that included operations technology. Experience in computer networking and network security. Certified Information System Security Professional or comparable designation.

    Special Requirements

    This position requires successful results from a fingerprint based background check.

    Special Instructions to Applicants

    State applications will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:59 pm on the closing date through the Recruitment Management System (RMS). State applications submitted via email, postal mail, fax, or in person will not be considered.

    Applicants are expected to fully represent qualifications and work history on the State application. The decision to interview an applicant is based on the information provided on the application, therefore, it is essential to fully complete each section of the application and provide detailed information. Submitting an incomplete state application, or a state application lacking in detail, may impact your interview eligibility.

    This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your RMS Account to check the status of your application for this position.

    Multiple positions may be filled from this recruitment.

    This position is eligible for telework opportunities; availability, hours, and duration are at the sole discretion of the Department Manager in accordance with VDOT’s Teleworking policy.

    The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is an Equal Opportunity Employer by both policy and practice. For more information about our employment practices, please visit “Information for VDOT Employees and Applicants”:

    Contact Information
    Name Jeff Fowler
    Phone 804-786-2994

    Central Office Human Resources
    1221 East Broad Street
    Richmond, VA 23219 

    Last modified: 22 Jul 2019 1:39 PM | James Walters (Administrator)

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