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Company: Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Location: Austin, TX
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education


Join the Statewide Fiscal Systems team to be part of the cutting edge group that takes care of the State of Texas' Fiscal Systems. We are looking for an IT Security Analyst to assist us with assuring we continue to be a leading star.





Work In Texas (WIT) applicants must complete the supplemental questions to be considered for the posting. In order to complete the supplemental questions please go to CAPPS Recruit to register or login and access your profile. Go to CAPPS Recruit to Sign In (Link: https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/304/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en )


All applications must contain complete job histories, which includes job title, dates of employment, name of employer, supervisor's name and phone number and a description of duties performed. If this information is not submitted, your application may be rejected because it is incomplete. Resumes do not take the place of this required information.

Fiscal management/Statewide Fiscal Systems


8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 40 hours a week with occasional evening, weekend and holiday hours. Hours may change based on business needs and may vary in accordance with division policies for Work Alternative Schedules (WALT).


User Access & Customer Service: Reviews and processes Security Requests for access to SFS (Production and Non-Production) applications. User access processing and customer service duties include, but are not limited to:
Process Role Based Access Control (RBAC) security requests submitted through appropriate channels (ServiceNow and Lotus Notes/IBM Notes ticketing systems, email, and help desk phone line) within Service Level Agreement (SLA) time frames.
Ensure security requests are authorized properly and meet security requirements such as separation of duties (SOD).
Provide security guidance to security coordinators and end users, as appropriate.
Conduct quality checks (QC) on requested security changes.
System Maintenance & Support: Participate in the development, maintenance and support of SFS application security. System support duties include, but are not limited to:
Provide security guidance in regards to SFS Role Based Access Controls (RBAC)
Identify problems and propose innovative solutions.
Participate in Disaster Recovery exercises and weekend maintenance testing and validation.
Security Training: Train SFS users and promote information security awareness. Training duties include, but are not limited to:
Train agency security coordinators how to submit SFS role based access control (RBAC) security changes (adding, removing, deleting)
Develop SFS information security training for CPA internal teams and agency security coordinators
Communicate security processes and procedures
Communicate via methods such as Help Line, Email, and verbal
Provide one-on-one explanations to internal and external staff and management
Projects: Assists with various agency, division and team projects to provide security guidance and support. Project duties include, but are not limited to:
Participate in project meetings or correspondence
Review documentation for security impacts
Complete project work plan tasks
Provide project status updates to management
Performs other related duties as assigned.



Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree.


Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems or a related field.


Three (3) years of experience with systems security theory and practice, or use of application security features in large financials systems.
Three (3) years of experience communicating directly with customers or end users to assist with security access or administration.


**Experience performing security administration using PeopleSoft version 8.8 (or above).
Experience working with any of the following: USAS, USPS, CAPPS and/or Business Objects.
Experience working with Texas state government processes, policies and procedures.
Experience creating training curricula, conducting training classes and evaluating training classes or programs.


One (1) additional year of experience in systems security theory and practice, or use of application security features in large financials systems may substitute for thirty semester hours of educational requirement with a maximum substitution of 120 semester hours (four years).

CompTIA Security+ or equivalent certification, Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) certification or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or equivalent.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This position requires the incumbent to primarily perform sedentary office work; however, mobility (standing and walking) is routinely required to carry out some duties. It requires extensive computer, telephone and client/customer contact. It requires the ability to bend, stoop, kneel, and reach as needed for filing and similar routine office duties. The job also requires normal cognitive abilities requiring the ability to learn, recall, and apply certain practices and policies. It requires the stamina to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions. Marginal or corrected visual and auditory requirements are required for reading printed materials and computer screens and communicating with internal and external customers.



Systems security policies and procedures
Automated ticketing systems
Data integrity and functional interrelationships
Internal controls
Quality assurance
Statewide financial systems processing
Microsoft Office products such as Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Project and Visio


Analyzing security request detail
Interacting with agency Security Coordinators
Researching and gathering information
Operating a desktop computer in a Windows environment
Effectively conveying information and encouraging an exchange of ideas (Communication)
Identifying, defining and solving problems (Problem Solving)


Assist agencies with system testing
Analyze, consolidate, and interpret complex data
Understand governmental fiscal policies
Demonstrate strong attention to detail/accuracy
Learn new concepts quickly and apply knowledge appropriately
Work with others to achieve a common goal (Teamwork)
Adjust to changing workplace demands (Adaptability)
Meet the needs and expectations of internal and external customers (Customer Service)
Effectively demonstrate skill and ability to perform the specific job duties and tasks as defined by a job description (Technical Competence)
Be dependable, meet deadlines and produce high-quality work (Workload Management/Productivity)

In order to receive veteran's preference a copy of your DD214, VA disability rating (if applicable) or a DD1300 must be attached to your application.
Veterans, Reservist or Guardsmen with an MOS or additional duties that fall in the fields of 17C,25B,25D,35Q,170A,170B,255A,255N,255S,CT,CTI,CTM,CTN,CTR,IS,IT,ITS,181X,182X,183X,184X,681X682X,683X,781X,782X,783X,784X,0631,0639,0679,0681,0688,0689,1711,1721,1799,2653,0605,0630,1702,1705,1710,1720,8055,8858,1B4X1,1D7X1,3D0X2,3D0X3,3D1X2,14NX,17CO,17DX,17SX or other related fields) pertaining to the minimum experience requirements may meet the minimum qualifications. Please call Human Resources, CPA Veterans Liaison at 512-475-3560/800-531-5441 for more information or assistance. Go to http://www.texasskillstowork.com, http://www.onetonline.org, or www.careeronestop.org for assistance translating your military experience and training courses into civilian job terms, qualifications/requirements and skill sets. Additional Military Crosswalk information can be found at: http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/JobDescriptions.aspx We fully recognize, honor and enforce the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) and encourage opportunities to hire Veterans, Reservists and Guardsmen.


Candidates may be asked to participate in a skills demonstration and/or presentation. Salary is contingent upon qualifications and is subject to salary administration and budgetary restrictions. CPA employees in the same job classification, if selected, will be laterally transferred with no increase in salary. (An example might be an Accounts Examiner III in Revenue Administration who moves to an Accounts Examiner III in the Enforcement division.)
Complete copies of college transcripts must be furnished to the divisional hiring representative at the time of the interview for positions requiring a college degree, and/or specific educational credits. Unless otherwise indicated on specific postings, regular attendance is an essential job requirement of all positions. Your application for employment with the Comptroller of Public Accounts may subject you to a criminal background check. All positions requiring a degree and/or licensing require proof of degree and/or license at time of interview. If you are scheduled for an interview and require any reasonable accommodation in our interview process, please inform the hiring representative who calls you to schedule your interview. Whenever possible, please give the hiring representative sufficient time to consider and respond to your request. Only applicants scheduled for interviews will be contacted. Thank you for considering employment at the Comptroller of Public Accounts! The Comptroller's office is an equal employment opportunity employer.

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