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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/19/19

Applications Due12/05/19

Vacancy ID76185

AgencyHomeland Security and Emergency Services, Division of

TitleIntelligence Analyst 1 (Information Systems)

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade25

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $81446 to $102661 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 40%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address 1220 Washington Ave

City Albany


Zip Code12226

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree and four years of information system intelligence analysis, or an associate degree and six years of relevant experience; or eight years of relevant experience in intelligence analysis for a governmental entity.

Duties Description
• Support Cyber Incident Response efforts.
• Serve as a subject matter expert for all Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (DHSES) Cyber Incident Response Team (CIRT) programs and initiatives.
• Perform digital forensics, malware analysis, incident response, vulnerability scans, root cause analysis and generate actionable reports to aid in customer-based follow-up.
• Help develop, deploy, document and formalize preventative offerings and initiatives.
• Manage and participate in all phases of design, configuration and construction, including acquisition of hardware and software for the CIRT LAB and mobile equipment kits.
• Monitor for reported cyber incidents and respond swiftly.
• Determine root causes of cyber incidents and work with affected agencies to implement remediation plans.
• Detect host and network-based intrusions via intrusion detection technologies.
• Use incident data to identify specific vulnerabilities and make recommendations for improvements.
• Conduct outreach to non-Executive agencies, local governments, and public authorities to discuss cyber security policies, programs and infrastructure.
• Identify best cyber security practices for the following domains: information technology assets; critical operating systems; cyber security policies and procedures; protecting sensitive data; anti-virus malware; software and systems updating/patching; incident response and recovery; personnel and training; etc.
• Maintain up-to-date technical knowledge of cyber security issues and emerging trends.
• Communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with state and local officials regarding cyber threats, technical analysis and vulnerabilities.
• Help develop and disseminate actionable strategic, technical and tactical cyber information and intelligence to non-Executive agencies, local governments, and public authorities through weekly, monthly or ad hoc reports, briefings, and presentations.
• Support cyber security meetings, presentations, seminars, etc. to foster information-sharing and enhance awareness.
• Support training exercises targeted to non-Executive agencies, local governments and public authorities on cyber security best practices.

Preferred qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants with the following certifications (or comparable) and those with a background in designing, security, and implementing security, network and enterprise solutions:
• GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner (GCFE)
• GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
• GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED)
• GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)

This position will require travel. Work hours very significantly based on operational need.

Additional Comments NOTE: Support of operations during times of emergency and disaster from State Emergency Operations Center (EOC), state field offices and/or local deployments may be required, which would result in a change and/or increase in working hours, locations and/or duties.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Human Resources/RLD/10426

Telephone 518-473-5282

Fax 518-486-1631

Email Address


Street NYS Office of General Services, HRM

31st Floor Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12242


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit cover letter along with a clear and concise resume detailing how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position as listed in Specifics and indicate the Position Title & Vacancy ID number for which you are applying.

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