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Information Technology Professional - Cybersecurity Job in Cincinnati, Ohio US

Information Technology Professional - Cybersecurity

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport - Cincinnati, OH

Posted: 3/3/2021 - Expires: 6/1/2021

Job ID: 224882730


Job Description

CLOSING DATE:  Open Until Filled

The purpose of this position is to increase the overall cybersecurity posture of the organization by identifying and reducing or eliminating technical risk.

This class specification represents only the core areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the needs of the department.

•Designs, implements and maintains all internal cybersecurity-related systems, including but not limited to vulnerability management, intrusion detection/prevention, firewalls, and security information and event management.
•Collaborates within IT and throughout the organization to assess organizational information security risks and identify paths forward in mitigating or remediating those risks.
•Responsible for network security and logging.
•Stays up to date on emerging threats, industry issues and trends, and the global information security landscape.
•Works with IT leadership and internal auditors to create and update information security policies.
•Oversees external security assessments and penetration testing.
•Assists in the development and testing of business continuity and incident response plans
•Performs regular vulnerability scans, reviews findings, and remediates as needed
•Works with internal and external auditors to document, test, and validate various IT controls
•Creates documentation related to policies, processes, and systems owned by the Cybersecurity team
•Mentors junior staff
•Leads external security assessments, audits, and penetration testing initiatives
•Ensures technical solutions adhere to various compliance frameworks and regulations such as PCI-DSS, NIST, HIPAA, and GDPR
•Responsible for all contract management activities as documented in KCAB Policy 1014, Contract Management. As the subject matter expert, responsible for all key aspects of contract management ensuring KCAB’s interests are represented in any business activities regarding the agreement. Manages contract compliance and resolves issues.
•Reviews vendor relationships and ensures appropriate cybersecurity controls are in place.
•Works with University and industry partners to identify joint activities and benefits, as well as to develop and run various proofs of concept at the airport.

•Provides on site or remote access diagnoses and resolution to IT security problems by responding to service desk requests and planned work requests.
•Effectively communicates changes to the organization or relevant parties as needed.
•Administers the security awareness training and internal simulated phishing campaigns

•Administers the vulnerability management platform
•Administers firewalls and VPN
•Administers intrusion detection and/or intrusion prevention systems
•Administers security information and event management platform
•Backup administrator for the centralized logging platform

• Contributes to team effort by promoting a culture of service and excellence.
Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.

Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or a related field to the area of assignment and five years of technology experience designing and maintain IT security including networks, security, and hardware; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

• Maintain Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) clearance.
• Obtain and maintain position appropriate NIMS & emergency training.

• Identity and Access Management
• Network Security
    o Access Control Lists (ACL)
    o Intrusion Detection and Prevention (IDS/IPS)
    o Firewall administration
    o Virtual Private Network (VPN)
• Risk Management
• Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
• Vulnerability Management
• Security Framework(s)
    o Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS)
    o National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
• Group Policy
• File system access controls
• Endpoint security, including Windows, Linux, macOS, and mobile
• Microsoft 365 Compliance and Security
• Azure Security
• Demonstrated skill in problem resolution and decision making;
• Demonstrated skill in prioritizing and effectively handling multiple projects;
• Maintaining confidentiality, privacy and security of protected information;
• Clearly and effectively communicating, negotiating and advocating, both orally and in writing;
• Use of a variety of computer-based technologies including word processing and spreadsheets and those specific to job duties;
• Establishing and maintaining effective, fair, cooperative, collaborative and respectful relationships with internal and external colleagues, peers, work teams and workgroups.

Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, fingering, grasping, standing, walking, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
Heavy Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Interested candidates can obtain more information and apply at

The Kenton County Airport Board is an EOE, including disability/vets

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Job Reference Code
Licenses / Certifications:
Maintain Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) clearance. Obtain and maintain position appropriate NIMS & emergency training.
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