IT Solutions Architect (Vulnerability Management)
Company: Washington State Department of Corrections
Posted on: May 6, 2021
Salary $89,772.00 - $117,792.00 AnnuallyLocation Multiple
Locations Statewide, WAJob TypeFull Time - PermanentDepartmentDept.
of CorrectionsJob Number2021-02704ClosingContinuousDescription
IT Solutions Architect (Vulnerability Management)
NOT Restricted to DOC-Headquarters
This recruitment will remain open until an adequate pool of
candidates is established. We encourage you to submit your
application materials as soon as possible, as a first review of
candidates will occur on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. We reserve the
right to make a hiring decision after April 13, 2021.
The Department of Corrections is seeking a highly motivated and
qualified individual to take on the dynamic role as an IT Data
Solutions Architect focusing on vulnerability management for our
Information Technology (IT) Unit. This is a full-time, permanent
Please note: this position is designated to be working full-time
telework. Work may be performed from your home or another offsite
location within the state of Washington using a reliable internet
or cellular hotspot service. Employees are expected to perform
assigned duties in a safe manner, to take proper care all
state-issued equipment, and maintain confidentiality of all
information in possession while working offsite. Employees will be
required to commute to a Department of Corrections facility or
field office as business requires. Some offices will have a "drop
in" area available, however, a dedicated workspace within a DOC
facility will not be provided.
Our mission at the Department of Corrections (DOC) is to 'improve
public safety by positively changing lives'. With a vast number of
innovative sustainability programs, and evidence-based practices
used to reduce recidivism, Washington State is highly regarded as a
strong leader in the field of Corrections.
The role of the IT Solutions Architect focusing on vulnerability
management exists to improve the security posture of DOC services
and systems by focusing, scoping, and prioritizing vulnerabilities
in our processes and systems. Using your experience, you will
provide guidance on remediation and drive accountability across DOC
IT units. To accomplish this, you will work closely with our
internal security teams, external service providers, and other
agency partners. This role will also help develop the vulnerability
program and architectural framework to support resiliency and
You will report to the Chief IT Architect and be directly
responsible for setting and executing on the vulnerability
remediation strategy. This position will determine adjustments
needed to align DOC's IT Architecture Standards based on
vulnerability scan discoveries and remediation efforts.
To begin the online Application Process:
Click the green 'Apply' button located at the top right corner of
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Be sure to attach the following to your completed
- A cover letter outlining your quali?cations.
- A detailed chronological resume' .
- And at least three professional references with a phone number
and an email address for each. Click "Accept & Submit" to submit
Incomplete application packages may disqualify you from the
Key responsibilities of an IT Solutions Architect (Vulnerability
Management) include, but are not limited to:
- Analyzes and Assesses vulnerability risks identified during
scans to support system changes and lead IT architecture or design
changes required to address IT architecture, functionality, and
- Maintains a coordinated enterprise-level vulnerability
management program that effectively reviews, analyzes,
communicates, and guides remediation of IT vulnerabilities.
Validate and confirm accuracy and scope of scanning infrastructure
with IT teams through both manual and automated processes.
- Analyze and Assesses the criticality from internal and external
vulnerability scans to understand the impact, potential mitigation
and delivers and implements remediation plans.
- Identify and execute attack surface reduction opportunities via
vulnerability data analysis, trends, and log reviews.
A Bachelor's degree in business administration, computer science or
related field AND five (5) years' information technology experience
providing enterprise architecture services.
An equivalent combination of IT related training and experience may
substitute year for year for education AND five (5) years'
information technology experience providing enterprise architecture
Five (5) years' experience* experience in working in a
complex/enterprise IT environment across multiple disciplines (IT
Security, network engineering, application security, database, risk
management, project management, etc.) *Experience can be gained
Two (2) years utilizing either Azure Advanced Threat Protection
(ATP), Microsoft Defender for Endpoint (Microsoft Defender ATP) or
Office 365 ATP.
Knowledge of core Information Security concepts related to Threat
and Vulnerability Management.
Experience with performing complex network vulnerability scans in
both on-premises and cloud environments using common vulnerability
Understanding of governing security principals (PCI, ISO 27000
series, FFIEC, NYSDFS, NIST).
Prior experience with vulnerability scanning technology (Risk
Sense, Nessus, Tenable, etc.).
Experience in analyzing, identifying, and developing remediation
plans for vulnerabilities.
Training, experience, or certification in Information security
certifications: (SANS, CISSP, CompTIA, ISC2, etc.).
Two (2) years' hands-on experience with production Cloud systems
Mission : The mission of DOC is to improve public safety by
positively changing lives.
Our Vision : Working together for safer communities.
Our Commitment : To operate a safe and human corrections system and
partner with others to transform lives for a better Washington.
Our Core Values :
- Cultivate an environment of integrity and trust: Corrections
values partnership and trust. We foster openness and support
courageous conversations. We are committed to doing what we say we
are going to do by being accountable and taking personal ownership
in our actions.
- Respectful and inclusive interactions: Corrections appreciates
and values individuals by promoting an inclusive and diverse
environment, which encourages safety. We respect, value, and listen
to the thoughts, feelings, and perspectives of our stakeholders and
consider the impact on those we serve as well as each other.
- People's safety: Corrections believes in creating an
environment that values physical, mental, and emotional security
and well-being. We honor those who advance safety for all.
- Positivity in words and actions: At Corrections, we assume
positive intentions and believe there is a shared desire for the
best outcome. We consistently demonstrate positive behavior and
always put forth our best effort.
- Supporting people's success: Corrections is committed to our
community - understanding individuals, instilling hope, embracing
change, and providing opportunities. For additional information
about the agency, please visit (see application details) .
ANTI-RACISM COMMITMENT: The Washington State Department of
Corrections recognizes both the historic and systemic disparities
that exist within the incarceration system. Our agency is committed
to ensuring a work environment which is free of prejudice,
discrimination, or antagonism against a person or people on the
basis of their membership to a particular racial or ethnic group.
We emphasize our condemnation of visible and invisible
discrimination and racism in all of its forms, whether conscious or
unconscious. Our agency believes that critical reflection, concrete
actions, and sweeping accountability are the building blocks for
institutional change and civil progress. We pledge to correct our
own institutional practices which perpetuate a culture of
privilege, bias, and discrimination for our employees, our
incarcerated population, and our community. IMPORTANT NOTES:
- Please include a minimum of three (3) professional references
with your application . A professional reference is defined as an
individual who has been paid to supervise your work and can attest
to your work performance, technical skills, and job competencies.
If you do not have any or sufficient professional references,
please include non-related professionals, such as educators or
other professional associates. **Please note: Phone number AND
email address are required for all professional references.
- A background check including criminal record history will be
conducted prior to a new hire. Information from the background
check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be
considered in determining the applicant's suitability and
competence to perform in the position.
- Employees may work directly with or in close proximity to
incarcerated individuals in a potentially hazardous setting .
Please consider this when deciding whether to apply.
- We are committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free work
environment, and our employees are expected to comply with all
state and federal laws . A pre-employment drug test may be
administered as part of the selection process, and applicants who
test positive for any controlled substances, will be disqualified
- Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) is an aerosol pepper spray made
available as a means of self-defense and/or de-escalation .
Applicants with sensitivities or allergies are encouraged to ask
about the level of exposure they could expect in this
- Animal care projects are a common component of most Washington
State prisons, including dog and cat programs. Applicants with
animal sensitivities or allergies are encouraged to ask about the
level of exposure they could expect in this position.
- Tuberculosis (TB) is a priority health issue for DOC employees.
The successful candidate may be required to provide valid proof of
a baseline TB skin test within 60 days from the date of hire. When
positive tests result, further information, testing and treatment
will also be required. Employment is not contingent upon test
results. What We Offer:
As an employee of the Department of Corrections, your work-life
integration is a priority. Washington State employees are offered
one of the most inclusive and competitive benefits packages in the
nation. Besides comprehensive family insurance for medical, dental,
and vision, these perks also may include:
- Remote/telework/flexible schedules (depending on position)
- Up to 22 paid vacations days a year
- 12 days of paid sick leave a year
- 11 paid holidays a year
- Generous retirement plan
- Flex Spending Accounts
- Dependent Care Assistance
- Deferred Compensation and so much more! DOC is an equal
opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of
race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual
orientation, gender identity diversity, age, honorably discharged
veteran, veteran status, genetic information, or the presence of
any sensory, mental or physical disability or the use of a trained
guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability.
For questions about this recruitment, or to request reasonable
accommodation in the application process, please contact Toni Mayr
at (see application details) or call us at (see application
details). For TTY service, please call the Washington Relay Service
at 7-1-1 or 1-(see application details). More than Just a Paycheck!
Employee benefits are not just about the kind of services you get,
they are also about how much you may have to pay out of pocket.
Washington State offers one of the most competitive benefits
packages in the nation.
We understand that your life revolves around more than just your
career and that your priority is making sure that you and your
family will maintain health and financial security. That's why
choice is a key component of our benefits package. We have a
selection of health and retirement plans, paid leave, staff
training and other compensation benefits that you can mix and match
to meet your current and future needs. Read about our benefits: The
following information describes typical benefits available for
full-time employees who are expected to work more than six months.
Actual benefits may vary by appointment type or be prorated for
other than full-time work. Check with the agency human resource
office for specific benefit information. Insurance Benefits
Employees and families are covered by medical (including vision),
dental and basic life insurance. There are multiple medical plans
with affordable monthly premiums that offer coverage throughout the
state. Staff are eligible to enroll each year in a medical flexible
spending account which enables them to use tax-deferred dollars
toward their health care expenses. Employees are also covered by
basic life and long term disability insurance, with the option to
purchase additional coverage amounts. To view premium rates,
coverage choice in your area and how to enroll, please visit the
Public Employees Benefits Board (PEBB) website . Retirement and
Deferred Compensation State Employees are members of the Washington
Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS). New employees have the
option of two employer contributed retirement programs. For
additional information, check out the Department of Retirement
Systems ' web site.Employees also have the ability to participate
in the Deferred Compensation Program (DCP). This is a supplemental
retirement savings program (similar to an IRA) that allows you
control over the amount of pre-tax salary dollars you defer as well
as the flexibility to choose between multiple investment options.
Vacation (Annual Leave) You begin accruing vacation starting your
first month of employment. Since we value your loyalty, the amount
of vacation you can accrue increases the longer you work with us.
Washington State supports members of the armed forces with 21 days
paid military leave per year. Vacation accrues for full-time
employees per WAC 357-31-165 .
Holidays Full-time employees are entitled to eleven* paid
HOLIDAY DATE New Year's DayJanuary 1Martin Luther King, Jr's
birthdayThird Monday in JanuaryPresidents' DayThird Monday in
FebruaryMemorial DayLast Monday in MayIndependence DayJuly 4Labor
DayFirst Monday in SeptemberVeterans' DayNovember 11Thanksgiving
DayFourth Thursday in November & Friday afterChristmas DayDecember
25Personal HolidayEmployee's selection each calendar year
*Employees who are members of certain Unions are entitled to an
additional personal leave day of their choice. Please refer to
specific Collective Bargaining Agreements for more information.
Social Security All state employees are covered by the federal
Social Security and Medicare systems. The state and the employee
pay an equal amount into the system. Sick Leave Full-time employees
earn eight hours of sick leave per month. Paid sick leave may be
used for reasons included in WAC 357-31-130 .Please visit the State
HR Website for more detailed information. Associated topics:
identity, idm, information assurance, information security, leak,
malicious, security engineer, security officer, threat,
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