Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (LACERA)
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Information Technology Specialist II: Information Security Engineer

Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (LACERA)

Information Security Office

Pasadena, California

Annual Salary: $158,156- $207,444 DOE/DOQ


*75% Remote, 25% On-Site Position*

Must live within a 4-hour drive from Pasadena.

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The Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (LACERA) is seeking an Information Technology Specialist II — Information Security Engineer (Engineer) to oversee critical security programs and operations within the organization. This role offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the security posture of critical government systems and services. This security expert will work to uphold the confidentiality, integrity, and secure accessibility of LACERA’s systems and information assets. The Engineer will register incidents of risk, set up automations, and ensure that the organization adheres to all relevant data privacy acts. The ideal candidate is a collaborative team member, capable of spearheading projects with an eye toward the future. They will anticipate risk and forecast security trends and serve as an advisor and subject matter expert to other departments and the Board in matters of security risk and compliance. 



The Information Technology Specialist II — Information Security Engineer (Engineer) will report to the Information Security Officer and work within Executive Office, actively collaborating with a team of 5 to manage LACERA’s cybersecurity programs and projects. Prior experience in the private/public sector or any organization with a strong element of compliance is preferred. As a team member and collaborator, the Engineer will be a thorough and organized technical expert while also possessing excellent interpersonal skills, capable of building excellent relationships with other staff, executive leadership, and the Board. They will be highly communicative, with the ability to explain complex technological concepts in a simplified and engaging way.