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IT Audit Technical Liason

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IT Audit Technical Liason

  • 493426
  • 7700 MIDLOTHIAN TNPK , N. CHESTERFIELD, Virginia, United States, 23235
  • Department of State Police
  • Information Technology
  • Full-Time (Salaried)
  • Closing at: Feb 7 2023 at 23:55 EST
  • Department of State Police

Title: IT Audit Technical Liason

Hiring Range: Negotiable and Commensurate with Experience

Pay Band: 5

Agency: Department of State Police

Location: North Chesterfield

Agency Website: vsp.virginia.gov

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

•Develops and maintains an organized, methodical documentation system for communicating, managing and closing CAPs.

•Tracks, organizes, and coordinates with IT staff on audit findings to prepare responses.

•Works with Applications and Engineering to close audit findings.

•Updates CAP status on quarterly basis.

•Develops CAP responses.

•Drives remediation of CAP items.

•Creates monthly status report to IT Director on audit findings.

•Reviews IT manual and updates accordingly.

•Consolidates all IT policy into IT Manual.

•Gap analysis of IT policy to SEC 501 policy.

•Reviews and creates IT policy to align with SEC 501.

•Maintains IT Change Management Policy.

•Works with Information Security Office on policy.

•Researches Security policy and reviews IT policy for compliance.

•Works with Applications and Engineering teams on process and policy to align with SEC 501.

•Identifies information technology risks.

•Evaluates application software controls and IT operations.

•Works with auditors to organize and execute IT audits.

•Deciphers audit requests for the Department.

•Coordinates and track audits.

•Reviews final audit reports.

•Provides recommendations on responses and remediation of audit findings.

•Researches, analyzes and interprets policies and standards.

•Analyzes NIST/SEC501/525 security policies.

•Develops and maintains Disaster Recovery plan.

•Develops and maintains IT Continuity Of Operations (COOP) Plan.

•Oversees Disaster Recovery readiness and testing.

•Identifies information technology risks and recommend solutions to remediate.

•Collaborates with system owners to document backup and restoration plan(s) that includes specific details for each sensitive system.

•Maintains familiarity with the VSP COOP Plan and specific duties and responsibilities of Continuation Team members. 

•Participates in COOP training and exercises as assigned. 

•Maintains a COOP go-kit in accordance with the COOP Manual.

•May be required to perform other duties as assigned. 

•May be required to assist the Department or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.


Minimum Qualifications

•Experience identifying information technology risks and developing IT policy.

•Ability to track and drive remediation of audit findings.

•Ability to provide management with information and recommendations. 

•Knowledge of and experience analyzing NIST/ SEC501/525 security policy.

•Knowledge and experience of application software controls, IT operations, and change management. Understanding of application/server/database technology.

•Experience researching, analyzing and interpreting policies and standards.

•Experience with Disaster Recovery planning/COOP.

•Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with various levels of management and agency staff. 

•Ability to work independently with little guidance.

•Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite products.

•Excellent organizational skills.

•Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

•Graduation from high school or equivalent. 

Preferred Qualifications:

•Information Systems, Computer Science Technology, or related field or Bachelor’s degree in such field preferred, with significant related IT audit experience.

Special Instructions: 


Elements of the selection process include the screening of application(s); the interviewing of qualified candidate(s); salary negotiation(s) if applicable; a background investigation; and a medical evaluation if applicable.  The anticipated duration of the pre-employment process is determined by the successful completion of the above items.

Applications, cover letters and/or resumes shall only be accepted on-line through the PageUp recruitment management system at https://jobs.virginia.gov and must be received by 11:55 P.M. on February 7, 2023. Please limit resumes to four pages and cover letters to one page.  Any additional attachments received in excess of this will not be considered.

PageUP provides a confirmation of receipt of your application, resume and/or cover letter submitted successfully.  Please refer to your PageUp account to check the status of your application for this position.  For questions, please contact the Employment Unit of the Human Resources Division at employment@vsp.virginia.gov.

The Virginia State Police is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Our policy is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual’s race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, parental status, political affiliation or any other categories protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.



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