Applications are now being accepted for the position of Cybersecurity Specialist in the IT department of Ada County Highway District. This is a full-time, non-exempt position with a starting pay range $28.72 - $33.02 per hour, DOQ.
ACHD offers an excellent benefit package with medical, vision and dental insurance, paid vacation and holidays and membership in the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI).
The Cybersecurity Specialist is responsible to ensure the District’s network, computer hardware, and data are protected from security breaches and cyber threats.
The Cybersecurity Specialist develops and maintains the District’s cybersecurity policies and procedures, including an incident response plan. Conducts research and evaluation of security enhancements and makes recommends as required. Leads project teams comprised of other technical and non-technical staff members and provides technical consultation or in-house training on matters related to network design, equipment, security, implementation, and interconnections to other networked environments.
This position may require some evening and / or weekend work.
Must have considerable knowledge of computer programming and risk management, computer related security systems, including firewalls, password protection and authentication, and site-specific controls on physical access to computers.
Must have good knowledge of MS Windows and Office Suite, Cybersecurity framework practices and principles;
Must have a minimum four (4) years of experience with system administration and one (1) year of security related experience.
A System Security Certification is desired.
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, or related field of study; OR any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience.
A completed ACHD Employment application is required and must be submitted to Human Resources by 4:30 p.m. on October 23, 2019. Applications are available at 3775 Adams; Garden City, ID 83714 or on our website at www.achdidaho.org
An AA/EEO/ADA Employer
Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations
About Ada County Highway District (ACHD)
Established in 1972 as an independent government entity, the Ada County Highway District (ACHD) is responsible for all short-range planning, construction, maintenance, operations, rehabilitation and improvements to Ada County's urban streets, rural roadways (excluding state highways) and bridges. Geographically, the Districts jurisdiction includes Boise, Eagle, Garden City, Kuna, Meridian, Star and the unincorporated areas of Ada County; it is the only consolidated countywide highway district in the State of Idaho.
The District maintains and operates approximately 5,000 miles of roads and streets in Ada County, with an estimated value of three billion dollars. This infrastructure includes facilities that range from multi-lane, arterial streets with a computerized signal system, to narrow, farm-to-market roadways.
Five Commissioners govern the District. Together, they are responsible for guiding the planning, development and implementation of transportation facilities throughout the county.