Data Security Manager

August 27, 2023
Atlanta, GA
Job Type


Posting Open Until Filled

Salary: Commensurate with experience

At the City of Atlanta, we are passionate about building and improving our community. Our police officers, firefighters and building inspectors keep our citizens safe. Our Public Works staff keeps our City clean and helps maintain, build and improve our City's infrastructure. Our City planners help envision and shape future City growth. Our Parks & Recreation professionals enhance our quality of life.

Our engineers help keep our drinking water clean, the largest airport in the world (by passenger volume) operating and our buildings maintained. Along with the host of Finance, Procurement, and Human Resources professionals whose support is vital, we are the City of Atlanta! If you are seeking a meaningful role where you can make a real difference improving and growing our City, we welcome you to explore the job opportunities we have to offer.

The IT Security Manager performs two core functions for the Department of Watershed Management (DWM). The first is overseeing the operations of DWM's security solutions through management of the organization's security analysts. The second is establishing an security stance, that aligns with the City's Department of Atlanta Information Management (AIM)'s security policys, architecture and training processes. Secondary tasks will include the selection of appropriate security solutions, and oversight of any vulnerability audits and assessments. The IT Security Manager is expected to interface with peers in the Systems and Network functional areas as well as with the leaders of the business units to both share the corporate security vision with those individuals and to solicit their involvement in achieving higher levels of enterprise security through information sharing and co-operation.

Bachelor's degree in computer science, software engineering, or a related field (equivalent professional experience may be considered for substitution for the required degree on an exception basis). Candidate must have one or more of the following certifications:

  • Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA)
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • Certified Cisco Network Associate Security (CCNA/Security)
  • Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

Special Requirements

Preferred Education & Experience: 3-5 years of experience in private-sector corporate security or related public-sector organizations.

Closing Date/Time: 2023-09-05

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