Information Security Specialist

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                                      JOB DESCRIPTION


TITLE: Information Security Specialist


This position will be responsible for documenting Tyler Federal’s IT Security policies as it pertains to security industry standards, as well as assisting Tyler Federal’s Senior Information Security team members with Assessment and Accreditations for government applications. Information Security Specialist must have knowledge of NIST Special Publications, FedRAMP, and CIS benchmarks. Information Security Specialist work in a fast paced, highly flexible team and client environment.  Must have the ability to effectively communicate with clients and staff both in writing and orally.

Must be able to obtain a U.S. government security clearance, preliminary background checks will be performed prior to offer level.




  1. Represents Tyler Federal in the most positive manner with prospective, former, and current clients, suppliers, and the community we serve. 
  2. Interacts effectively with a diverse group of staff, clients, and other customers of our services, learns, and uses operating practices of the department and Tyler Federal.
  3. Handles confidential information with tact and discretion.
  4. Upholds the Guiding Principles outlined in the Employee Manual.
  5. Develops information security documents based on guidance from Information Security Management.
  6. Review and update security policies and procedures on a regular basis
  7. Perform regular monitoring and uploads as it relates to FedRAMP
  8. Perform weekly information Security team task review
  9. Monitor team email, perform initial contact with email sender, and enter tickets and/or report request status to Information Security team leads.


Abilities and other Responsibilities:

  1. Strong technical writing skills; ability to create documentation will minimal direction
  2. Ability to balance and prioritize concurrent initiatives
  3. Ability to review technical documentation
  4. Must be detailed oriented.
  5. Ability to establish and maintain excellent working relationships/partnerships with the information security and infrastructure support teams throughout the Information Technology organization, as well as business units and customers.
  6. Strong work ethic.  Good use of discretion and judgment.
  7. Strong communication skills



  1. Experience working with federal regulations related to information security (FISMA, Computer security Act, etc.)
  2. Experience working with NIST Special Publications and A & A process methodology required. Experience with FedRAMP preferred.
  3. Understanding of security related technologies or work experience with networking protocols
  4. Versatile skill set in order to support other teams within IT.




  • Knowledge:
    1. Must be able to obtain a U.S. government security clearance. (candidates currently in possession of a security clearance preferred, ability to obtain a security is a mandatory requirement)
    2. Associate’s degree or equivalent combination of education, work experience, and military experience
    3. Knowledge of AWS services, hosting, data and/or application security in multiple operating system environment


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Requisition Number:2022-407


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