Job Description

Data Security Analyst

  • 494135
  • Full-time


The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS), Arizona’s Medicaid agency, is driven by its mission to deliver comprehensive, cost-effective health care to Arizonans in need. AHCCCS is a nationally acclaimed model among Medicaid programs, and a recipient of multiple awards for excellence in workplace effectiveness and flexibility. Among government agencies, AHCCCS is recognized for high employee engagement and satisfaction, supportive leadership, and flexible work environments, including remote work opportunities. With career paths for seasoned professionals in a variety of fields, entry-level positions, and internship opportunities, AHCCCS offers meaningful career opportunities in a competitive industry. AHCCCS employees are passionate about their work, committed to high performance, and dedicated to serving the citizens of Arizona.

Data Security Analyst


Posting Details:

Salary: $55,000 

Grade: 24

Job Summary:

The Information Services Division (ISD) is looking for a highly motivated individual to join our team as a Data Security Analyst. This position is responsible for user account administration, security education, and other related duties for the agency.

Job Duties:

* Create, delete, and change network computer accounts; Google email accounts, and EFT/SFTP accounts. Create, delete, and manage Active Directory security groups and network protected directories; perform account management responsibilities for web-based applications and act as account Security Administrator to the internal network.

* Create, delete, change mainframe user accounts, PMMIS security groups, IDEAL profiles, DDOL profiles, DQRY user profiles; act as Security/RACF/IDEAL/PMMIS Administrator to the AHCCCS and Hawaii LPARs on the mainframe.

* Analyze and resolve all security related problems.

* Create and disseminate annual security recertification training and monthly security awareness information.

* Perform internal security audits; investigate security violations/breaches.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

* Working knowledge of principles, capabilities, and operation of digital mainframe computer systems, help desk/desktop administration, Microsoft Active Directory and EFT/SFTP

* Working knowledge of IBM zOS, ControlM Scheduling software, Job Control Language (JCL), TSO, SDSF, IDEAL, PMMIS, RACF file and data management systems

* Experience creating and auditing security policy and procedure

* Strong verbal and written communication skills

Selective Preference(s):

* 5 years’ experience in helpdesk/desktop administration, mainframe operations, RACF administration


At AHCCCS, we promote the importance of work/life balance by offering workplace flexibility and a variety of learning and career development opportunities. Among the many benefits of a career with the State of Arizona, there are 10 paid holidays per year, accrual of sick and annual leave, affordable medical benefits and participation in the Arizona State Retirement Plan.

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

Contact Us:

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-417-4497.
Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

Application Instructions

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