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POSTING #22-E-19

POSITION CLASSIFICATION: Cybersecurity Administrator

PERMANENT ASSIGNMENT Deputy Chief of Staff, Administration

BUREAU SERVED: Information Security


SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience


Under the direction of the Chief Information Security Officer, the Cybersecurity Administrator will be responsible for managing all on-premises and cloud hosted information security tools and technologies. They will develop and standardize management reporting and support and implement identity and access management tools such as Okta, Duo, CyberArk, Azure Active Directory, etc. The Cybersecurity Administrator will lead the integration and customization of information security technologies and oversee the organizationís role-based access systems to ensure least privilege access throughout the enterprise. They will work with business and technology leaders to deploy network micro-segmentation across enterprise applications; deploy, update, and maintain leading EDR related technologies; document Information Security configurations and processes; and assist with operations of the vulnerability threat management function, including remediation coordination and reporting.

The Cybersecurity Administrator will review and approve access requests, changes to Active Directory Group Policies, Access Control List, and Directory Services; flag unusual patterns of activity and provide support to the Cybersecurity Compliance and Operations areas; perform periodic reviews of credential utilization and entitlements across the enterprise; maintain the organizationís digital certificates, domain registry, and implement network proxy restrictions and exceptions; respond, investigate, and remediate security incidents as part of the incident response team; conduct regular threat-hunting exercises as part of the monitoring program; conduct root cause analysis and make recommendations for improving IAM processes; and assist in onboarding/offboarding processes to ensure least privilege access.


This position requires a bachelorís degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information/Cybersecurity, or a related field and a minimum of 5 years hands-on experience configuring, supporting, and administering bare metal and virtualized servers and services such as Active Directory, Group Policy, DNS, DHCP and Remote Desktop Services. Experience administering a variety of identity, access management, and information security products including MFA, PAM, AV, Anti-Malware, DLP, network proxies is preferred. Knowledge of zero trust principles and best practices, and knowledge of network (OSI) stack, routing, protocols, encryption, and PKI is also preferred.

Experience with EDR (e.g., Cylance, Carbon Black, CrowdStrike, etc.), Email Security tools (Mimecast. Microsoft ATP, Proofpoint, etc.), IT scripting tools (Python, PowerShell, JavaScript, Bash, etc.), Vulnerability Management tools (e.g., Rapid7, Qualys, Tenable), Group Policy, and IT automation and configuration tools is highly preferred. At least one certification such as Security+, Network+, CCNA, CCNP, PCNSE, CISSP is required.

Ability to effectively coordinate, prioritize, and collaborate along with outstanding written and verbal communication skills. Attendance and the ability to maintain satisfactory working relationships with OAG employees and the general public is required.

Hours of Work: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Monday Friday)

Application Procedure: Send cover letter and resume to:

Office of the Attorney General
Attn: Human Resources
100 W. Randolph 11th Floor
Chicago. Illinois 60601

An Equal Opportunity Employer

The Illinois Attorney General's Office is an equal opportunity employer. The Office considers applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or disability.

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