IT Security and Infrastructure Specialist
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LIC - Central DOHMH - Long Island City, NY
IT Security and Infrastructure Specialist

The Fund for Public Health in New York City (FPHNYC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to the advancement of the health and well-being of all New Yorkers. To this end, in partnership with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), FPHNYC incubates innovative public health initiatives implemented by DOHMH to advance community health throughout the city. It facilitates partnerships, often new and unconventional, between government and the private sector to develop, test, and launch new initiatives. These collaborations speed the execution of demonstration projects, effect expansion of successful pilot programs, and support rapid implementation to meet the public health needs of individuals, families, and communities across New York City.

 

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Division of Information Technology aims to align technology solutions with the DOHMH mission by prioritizing resource use and deploying innovations that facilitate the agencys day-to-day activities and enhance staff productivity and efficiency. Our goal is to provide users with a reliable, stable, and safe computing environment, through the collaboration of the Bureau of Technology Strategy & Project Management provides business analysis and IT project management services to define and deliver IT solutions that meet all program needs.

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) is seeking a qualified consultant for IT Security and Infrastructure Specialist role. We are currently seeking a data engineer to provide quality implement and operate security controls which are a key element of defending infrastructure and data from damage, unauthorized access and misuse. This role will drive key strategic initiatives focused on operational excellence in reporting vulnerabilities to facilitate business decisions, automation development, and updates to executive dashboards, reports, and templates.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform the engineering, design, implementation, maintenance, analysis, and administration of security technologies.
  • Remain current on cyber security trends and intelligence in order to enhance the security analysis and the identification capabilities for the incident response team.
  • Evaluate emerging security technologies and provide recommendations to strengthen the information security environment.
  • Develop, configure, and implement day to day vulnerability scan to detect, analysis, remediate, and prevent exploitation of on network endpoints.
  • Evaluate the risks of identified vulnerabilities, ensure they are prioritized, and appropriate countermeasures are operationalized.
  • Create custom rules and modify existing rules, policies, alerts, etc. within the security applications based on stake holder needs or situational conditions.
  • Work on and lead the SIEM Architecture, design and implementation: create custom alert schema, reports and custom dashboards.
  • perform the engineering, design, implementation, maintenance, analysis, and administration of security technologies.
  • Remain current on cyber security trends and intelligence in order to enhance the security analysis and the identification capabilities for the incident response team.
  • Resolve client Remote Access requests with Tier 2/3 support.

 

Qualifications

 

  • Certification related to SIEM and /or security incident monitoring e.g., GCIA, GCIH, CEH.
  • Industry security certifications CISSP, CISM, CISA, SCCP, and /or CCSP
  • SEIMs, Log collections, event correlation, and incident response best practices.
  • Knowledge of tools and processes used to expose known and undocumented vulnerabilities in various system platforms; the initiative to learn new things as technology evolves.
  • building security processes, run books and documenting important security tasks.
  • Ability to communicate clearly end effectively with technical and business stakeholders.
  • Self-directed, self-starter, and motivated with the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent analytical skills to discuss problems, analyze solution/option, evaluate and enable improved processes.

 

  • Preferred Education/Skills:
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems, or equivalent education or work experience.
  • 4+ years of prior relevant experience.
  • Strong oral and written communication.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

SALARY AND BENEFITS

FPHNYC offers a comprehensive benefits package. The salary range for this position is commensurate with experience.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

There is potential for this position to transition to DOHMH and therefore candidates must meet DOHMH eligibility requirement including NYC residency.

 

TO APPLY

To apply, send Resume, with Cover Letter, including how your experience relates to this position here. We ask that you do not contact our staff directly and no phone inquiries please. Applicants who best match the position needs will be contacted.

 

 

The Fund for Public Health in New York City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages a diverse pool of candidates to apply.

 

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