The City of Virginia Beach Information Technology (IT) Department is an award-winning organization committed to using technology to transform service delivery for residents, visitors, and other stakeholders. We earned the prestigious CIO 100 award in 2018 and 2019. We have been named #1 among "Digital Cities" in our population category (250K-500K) by the Center for Digital Government four times over the past five years.
The IT Department is constantly evolving to meet citizens' expectations of transparency, innovation, and convenience in the digital age. Our software developers, engineers, analysts, and other team members are reimagining how to make citizen-government interactions more efficient while advancing City operations. As we lead the City’s digital transformation, IT seeks candidates with backgrounds in information technology, data science, business, design thinking, art and more. Your unique insights and approach might just be what we are looking for.
The purpose of this position is to provide information security services in the operation of the City’s information security program. The ideal candidate will be a team player who has experience with large enterprise security programs including vulnerability management, security and event monitoring, threat evaluation, risk management, incident response and compliance activities. The engineer will be responsible for the operations of various security related applications, reviewing system architecture submittals, performing risk base analysis, participating in security incidents, participating in DevSecOps processes and participating in compliance related activities.
Specific duties include:
CJIS/PREA Disclaimer: ***This position will provide direct support to the City’s Public Safety departments and will have physical access to public safety buildings and/or access to confidential and sensitive public safety databases. As such, and in compliance with federal regulations and guidelines, City of Virginia Beach IT staff and contractors must receive a Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) and may require a Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) criminal background clearance prior to employment and annually thereafter while employed or under contract with the City of Virginia Beach. Automatic disqualifiers related to the CJIS and PREA criminal background checks apply, including but not limited to, US Citizenship and/or minimum ten (10) years US Residency requirements.
Please Note: This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.
There is no working conditions statement available for this position at this time.
MINIMUMS: Requires a Bachelors Degree in an Information Technology related field plus two (2) years of professional IT experience; OR any combination of education (above the high school level) and/or professional progressive IT experience equivalent to six (6) years in fields utilizing the knowledge, skills and abilities in technology systems, systems functions and systems capabilities; and associated with such positions as Systems Engineer, Network Engineer, Database Administrator or Programmer Analyst. May be required to have a current and valid drivers license. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: All employees may be expected to work hours in excess of their normally scheduled hours in response to short-term department needs and/or City-wide emergencies. Must be available to work evenings, weekends, holidays, and overtime when required to meet operational needs. Position may require two or more Professional Industry Certifications specific to the work to be performed and maintain currency of those, or successor, certifications; such required certifications will be listed in the requisition that announces the vacancy.
DMV Transcript: Not Required
CDL: Not Required
DOT History: Not Required
CPS Check: Not Required
Physical: Not Required
Respirator: Not Required
Polygraph Review: Not Required
Psychological Screening: Not Required
Attachments Required: Resumes
• BS/BA degree in related discipline strongly preferred (i.e. Engineering, Computer Science, or similar technical degree).
• 1+ years’ experience in cyber security or related discipline.
• Holds one or more of the following certifications: Security+ or CCNA Security
***Alpha I Status: Positions within this class have been designated as Alpha I positions requiring employees to work during inclement weather, regardless of the City’s operational status.
VRS Contribution: All full-time employees are required to contribute 5% of annual salary toward their retirement account; in accordance with VRS retirement provisions. This will be handled through a pre-tax payroll deduction.