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Date:  Sep 18, 2021
Req ID:  8587

Little Rock, AR, US, 72201

Anticipated Starting Salary:  51,761.42

Position Number: 22079933 
County: Pulaski 
Posting End Date: 09/30/2021 

Anticipated Starting Salary: 51,761.42 
Office of Information Services - Technical Services 

The mission of the Department of Finance and Administration is to provide Arkansas citizens convenient, effective, and courteous service which will encourage voluntary compliance with tax, license, and child support laws.

Position Information

Class Code: D050C

Grade: IT05


Salary Range: $51,761.00 - $75,054.00


The Security Analyst is responsible for planning, coordinating, and implementing security measures for information systems to regulate access to computer data files and prevent unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure of information. This position is governed by state and federal law and agency/institution policy.


Implements intrusion detection and avoidance measures, such as logging, firewalling, activity monitors, virus scanners, or other intrusion detection methods. Reviews logging information of assigned systems and devices for abnormal or irregular use characteristic of unauthorized access or denial service. Assists users in the detection of and recovery from security intrusions on their computer systems. Performs security audits on portions of the network, as directed by the Associate Director of Computing Services. Contacts users with audit information and assists with techniques to eliminate or minimize vulnerabilities. Assists in preparing and documenting information protection plans, policies, and procedures. Collects evidence for use in criminal prosecution of security intrusions or violations of computing practice. Contacts appropriate personnel in the event of a security intrusion or policy violation. Performs other duties as assigned.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of communications' protocols and standards related to security. Knowledge of information protection methodologies and concepts. Knowledge of server administration, as applied to network and internet security. Knowledge of information protection standards, guidelines, and applied procedures. Ability to identify potential security breaches and implement counter measures. Ability to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization and to establish effective working relationships. Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality of such data and information.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education of a bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, or related field; plus two years of experience in computer operations, data applications, systems analysis, or database management. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.



The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.


Applications must include complete work history and references. A resume may accompany the state application but will not be substituted for any part of the application. False, misleading, or incomplete statements may result in disciplinary action and possible termination.

Veteran Preference:   A copy of a DD-214 must be submitted to the Hiring Official at the time of interview to be considered for Veteran Preference.

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9. For more information on E-Verify, or if you believe that your employer has violated its E-Verify responsibilities, please contact DHS at (888) 897-7781 or dhs.gov/e-verify.


Nearest Major Market: Little Rock