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Cyber Forensics Specialist

Michigan State Department of Technology, Management and Budget, Lansing, Michigan

Salary: $29.42 - $43.00 Hourly

Final Filing Date: January 21, 2018

Daily the state of Michigan blocks over a half of million attacks on state IT assets via its automated security and defense systems. However, on average 600 attacks bypass these systems and find their way on to state systems. This critical enterprise position provides forensics for the Michigan's enterprise Cyber Incident Response Management program that remediates these incidents.

This position requires competency in cyber forensics and information security. The primary purpose of this position is to conduct forensic investigations for the area of focus noted in the above working title (Item 5). The candidate will be expected to have a solid foundation of IT technical experience and expertise, excellent analytical skills, to be highly conscious of details and to be able to multi-task efficiently.

This position will work with senior level staff across the enterprise regarding forensics and incident response, as well as with other areas within DTMB and Agency business partners/clients. Specifically this position will work with State Attorney General's Office, State Agency Human Resource Directors, all levels of Law Enforcement (including the FBI and Homeland Security). A strong background in forensic practices and procedures, and evidence handling is required. Experience in law enforcement, basic investigations or with a professional services firm, and testifying as an expert witness is preferred.

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Requirements:

Education and Experience
  • Possession of a bachelor's degree with at least 21 semester (32 term) credits in one or a combination of the following: computer science, data processing, computer information systems, data communications, networking, systems analysis, computer programming, information assurance, IT project management or mathematics.
Experience - Information Technology Specialist 14
  • Three years of professional experience equivalent to an Information Technology Infrastructure or Programmer/Analyst P11 or one year equivalent to an Information Technology Infrastructure or Programmer/Analyst 12.
Alternate Education and Experience
  • An associate's degree with 16 semester (24 term) credits in one or a combination of the following: computer science, data processing, computer information systems, data communications, networking, systems analysis, computer programming, mathematics or equivalent; and at least two years of experience as an application programmer, computer operator, or information technology technician and four years of professional experience equivalent to an Information Technology Infrastructure or Programmer/Analyst P11 or one year equivalent to an Information Technology Infrastructure or Programmer/Analyst 12.
  • OR
  • At least an educational level typically acquired through the completion of high school and at least three years of experience as an application programmer, computer operator, or information technology technician and four years of professional experience equivalent to an Information Technology Infrastructure or Programmer/Analyst P11 or one year equivalent to an Information Technology Infrastructure or Programmer/Analyst 12.
Michigan State Police
  • Candidates selected for this position must complete the Michigan State Police background check. This extensive background check requires fingerprinting for state and federal criminal background records. The background check search will include, but is not limited to, arrests, criminal charges, criminal convictions, and any information regarding contact with a criminal justice agency.

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Posted: December 15, 2017



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