Information Security Analyst

County of San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo
01 Apr 2024
06 Apr 2024
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time

The County of San Luis Obispo's Information Technology Department is looking for an enthusiastic, experienced Information Security Analyst ( Classification: Systems Administrator II/III ) to join the County's Information Security Team. This role will serve as a key contributor to the team that strives to protect the County and the critical services it provides to constituents, including emergency response, public safety, and secure elections.

The primary focus of this position is to administer and enhance the County's Identity Governance and Administration platform, SailPoint IdentityNow.

This is an opportunity to work with amazing people who love to teach, use great tools, support our community, and learn new skills through employer sponsored training in an environment that prioritizes a work–life balance.

The Department

San Luis Obispo County Information Technology Department (ITD) offers an exciting, fast–paced environment where exceptional performance is encouraged and rewarded. ITD consists of 84 staff distributed among Administration, Applications, Customer Service / Delivery, Infrastructure, and Information Security Divisions. ITD resources are operated and maintained in a manner that supports high availability of services while minimizing risk of business interruption. ITD's focus is on developing a sustainable, customer–focused technology environment that enhances and improves the quality of technology services used by County departments for the benefit of all San Luis Obispo County residents, businesses, and visitors.

This career opportunity provides candidates the exposure of working with State and Federal partners as well as all County departments; essentially 23 different industries. The County supports a hybrid work environment, provides a generous pension, and encourages collaboration and inclusivity. For more information about the SLO County IT Department, visit

Our Community

Located halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, approximately 280,000 people call San Luis Obispo County home. Our County's natural beauty includes beaches, lakes, mountains, wetlands, and oak–studded hills. It is home to California Polytechnic State University, Cuesta Community College, Hearst Castle, two historical missions, a commercial airport, and a Mediterranean–like climate. Residents rejuvenate themselves by enjoying the county's year– round farmers' markets, wineries, public trails, and cultural events. When not working from home, this position resides in beautiful downtown San Luis Obispo.

About the Position

The Information Security Analyst will work in a small, talented team that utilizes a broad array of tools to protect the County and continuously improve defenses. The position is the guardian of staff identity and access. The Information Security Analyst is responsible for account life cycle management utilizing SailPoint IdentityNow and other tools.

The Information Security Analyst participates in the development of workflows, system configuration, documentation, optimization, and support related to identity and access management. The Analyst develops and effectively communicates department and organization wide policies and procedures impacting Identity and Access management to end users, leadership, and peers to ensure compliant practices. The Analyst is responsible for the on–going maintenance, testing, support and optimization of Identity Governance and Role Based Access Control (RBAC) at the County. The Information Security Analyst works independently, holds team and organization level responsibilities, and leads small to medium scale projects.

While the primary focus of this position is Identity and Access Management, as a member of the ITD Information Security Team, the analyst will also assist and participate in other general information security related activities including incident response.