Date Posted: Friday, December 1, 2017

Information Security Auditor/Manager

Hiring Rate: $65,000-$82,000 annual

Closing Date: Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Position: #K0236318 Job ID: 188368

Position Location -Kansas Lottery Headquarters  Topeka, Kansas.  

Primary duties of this position include and are not limited to :

  • Develop, implement, and maintain all necessary information security policies, standards, and procedures required for a comprehensive Information Security program.
  • Conduct ongoing risk assessments to identify potential vulnerabilities that could threaten the security, confidentiality and integrity of Lottery information assets.
  • Collaborate with applicable outside information security sources to ensure Lottery's alignment with Lottery industry and State security initiatives.
  • Lead and participate in security planning sessions.
  • Conduct information security investigations.

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Essential Job Functions:

  • Plan, execute and lead security audits and establish and manage information security programs and activities
  • Inspect and evaluate financial and information systems, management procedures and security controls
  • Evaluate the efficiency, effectiveness and compliance of operation processes with agency and statewide security policies and regulations
  • Develop and administer risk-focused exams for IT systems
  • Execute and properly document the audit process on a variety of computing environments and computer applications
  • Assess the exposures resulting from ineffective or missing control practices
  • Accurately interpret audit results against defined criteria
  • Weigh the relevancy, accuracy and perspective of conclusions against audit evidence
  • Provide a written and verbal report of audit findings
  • Develop rigorous "best practice" recommendations to improve security on all levels
  • Work with management to ensure security recommendations comply with company procedure
  • Develop and implement information security policies, trainings, and related programs and activities.
  • Collaborate with departments to improve security compliance, manage risk and bolster effectiveness

Qualifications include and are not limited to:

  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent required.
  • Bachelor's Degree with course work in computer science from an accredited college or university required. Emphasis on information security preferred.
  • Coursework and/or training in information security required.
  • One or more cybersecurity certifications (CISSP, CISM, CISA, etc.) required. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered and may be substituted for preferred certifications.
  • Six years of IT work experience required with (3) years of information security work experience preferred.
  • Must be able to pass extensive background check prior to hire and subject to periodic updates.
  • Subject to tax clearance upon hire and subject to periodic updates.
  • Must complete form I-9 upon hire and update and/or re-verify as required
  • Employees of the Kansas Lottery and designated family members are subject to the provisions of the Kansas Lottery Act, K.S.A.74-8701 et seq, and the Kansas Expanded Lottery Act, K.S.A.74-8733 et seq.
  • By law, any person who holds or has held a license with the Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission may not be employed by the Kansas Lottery within five years after last holding such license.



STEP 1:   Register by completing the online Personal Data Form at

STEP 2: The State of Kansas Online State Application

STEP 3: Submit cover letter, resume and a copy of your current State of Kansas Tax Clearance certificate as email attachments (PDF or Word) to Jayme Carpenter, . If you have questions please call Jayme Carpenter at 785-296-5726 or use the email address.

Tax Clearance Certificate is required for all applicants. Obtain your certificate by following the instructions at the Kansas Department of Revenue's website

A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. Applicants are responsible for submitting a valid and up to date certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. Even if you are a current State employee, you must submit a current Tax Clearance Certificate. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-296-3199.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact the agency recruiter if reasonable accommodations are needed for any part of the application or hiring process.

The Kansas Lottery is an Equal Opportunity and Actively Seeks Diversity Among Its Employees.
Our mailing address is: Kansas Lottery Personnel, 128 N. Kansas Ave., Topeka, KS 66603-3638.

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