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Department of Justice
Senior Cybersecurity Analyst 
Job Announcement Code(s): 21-00160

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Full Time (40 hrs/week)
Starting annual salary between $73,528 and $111,821 plus an excellent benefits package. This position is in pay schedule/range 07-32.
Jan Zadra, Human Resources Specialist, (608) 266-9627 or
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Located on the Capitol Square in the heart of beautiful downtown Madison, the Wisconsin Department of Justice is seeking an experienced and innovative Cybersecurity Analyst to join our team of IT professionals. This position may be eligible for telework to assist in mitigating the impact and potential spread of COVID-19. The Department of Justice has started to move through the Badger Bounce Back Phases and is dedicated to protecting the health and well-being or our staff.

The Department of Justice provides legal advice and representation, criminal investigations, and various law enforcement and victim services for the State of Wisconsin. Learn more about us on our

Information Technology at the Wisconsin Department of Justice has undergone rapid transformation to become a place where the culture continuously strives to achieve the art of the possible.   IT at the Wisconsin Department of Justice is a dynamic forward thinking environment—with a strong focus on competitive service delivery—with a service broker mindset, emphasis on customer service, and commitment to the quality, availability, performance, security, and compliance requirements consistent with the importance of our mission.  

Position Summary:   

This position is a senior member of DOJ’s information security team working closely with the other members of the team to implement a comprehensive information security program. The Senior Cybersecurity Analyst is a hands-on role that requires a high level of technical expertise in Windows operating systems administration, Public Key Infrastructure, MITRE Attack Framework and ethical hacking. The person in this position is responsible for a broad range of tasks, including the day-to-day administration of information security tools and devices, as well as support for Endpoint Detection and Response, Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), and includes significant responsibilities for the security administration of a wide variety of IT systems across the DOJ enterprise.

The Cybersecurity Analyst is responsible for implementing the continuous monitoring of the security posture of all systems in the DOJ enterprise. The Cybersecurity Analyst will actively provide in-depth incident analysis, evaluate security incidents and perform research, as well as monitor, analyze and correlate network traffic utilizing the latest in security tools and technology. The Senior Cybersecurity Analyst will also review threat data from various sources; develop threat mitigations and coordinate with DOJ leadership to provide reporting and situational awareness.

Special Notes:   
Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the United States (i.e., a citizen or national of the U.S., a lawful permanent resident, an alien authorized to work in the U.S. without DOJ sponsorship) at the time of application. The Department of Justice will conduct background checks on applicants prior to selection. Upon hire, all new DOJ employees will be fingerprinted.

Qualifications:   The applicant must have extensive experience and/or training in the following three areas for further consideration for this position:
1. Windows operating system administration
2. Performing Incidence Response and Threat Hunting using technologies such as SIEM, Endpoint Detection and Response products
3.. Monitoring, detecting, and analyzing the network threats using understanding of network protocols such as SSL, firewalls, email security appliances

How To Apply:   

Apply online! Click on the “Login to Apply” button at the top of this announcement.  If you do not currently have a WISC.Jobs account, you will need to create one.  For instructions on how to create an account, click here.  Application materials will not be accepted if received in an e-mail, fax or as a hard copy.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Note: Current/former State employees interested in permissive transfer, demotion or reinstatement consideration must also apply. 

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