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

Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (LACERA)

Information Security Office

Pasadena, California

Annual Salary: $137,412 - $180,240 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 two Information Technology Specialist I — Information Security Engineers to support critical security programs and operations within the organization. These roles offer an exciting opportunity to contribute to the security posture of critical government systems and services. These technical specialists will work to uphold the confidentiality, integrity, and secure accessibility of LACERA’s systems and information assets. The Engineers will register incidents of risk, set up automations, and work as part of a dedicated team to ensure that the organization adheres to all relevant data privacy acts. The ideal candidates are communicative and engaged team members, who enjoy working both collaboratively and independently. 


Previous experience in programming and setting up automations is preferred. The successful candidates will also have prior experience with various cybersecurity programs, understand programming languages, be comfortable with hosted mainframe technologies, understand cloud security measures, and uphold the concept of Zero Trust. The Engineers will demonstrate sound judgement when making decisions and analyzing imminent and potential security risks. Help carry out LACERA’s mission to protect, produce, and provide the promised benefits to its members – apply today!


The Information Technology Specialist I — Information Security Engineers will report to the Information Security Officer and work within the Executive Office, actively collaborating on a team of five 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. These Engineers will be thorough and organized technical administrators who also possess excellent interpersonal skills, capable of building excellent relationships with other staff. They will also be clear communicators, with the ability to explain complex technological concepts in a simplified and engaging way.