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Agencies Recruit for Information Security Officer, Project Administrator

The Department of Child Support Services and the Employment Development Department are seeking candidates for a couple of key openings.

State agencies are seeking candidates for some key technology positions.

The Department of Child Support Services is seeking “an energetic, self-motivated, creative problem-solver with attention to detail” to serve as information security officer (IT Manager I), according to the job posting.

The ISO, according to the job posting, will have full supervisory responsibility for the Information Security Section, providing guidance with the development of security architecture, leading security response and forensics, and overseeing business continuity and security compliance. Duties of the position include:
  • Administer information security and compliance (30 percent)
  • Supervision and leadership (20 percent)
  • Policy planning and development (20 percent)
  • Security issue management (15 percent)
  • Executive communication (10 percent)
  • Represent the Enterprise Architecture and Security Branch on special teams, projects and other duties as assigned (5 percent)

More information can be found in the duty statement. The position has a monthly salary range of $8,591 to $11,512, and the application deadline is July 12.

The Employment Development Department is seeking a project administrator (IT Manager I) for EDDNext, a multiyear modernization project. The position, according to the job posting, will provide experience in the areas of portfolio project management, organizational change management, Project Approval Lifecycle (PAL) processes, governance, and frequent exposure to managers and staff within the IT Branch of EDD.

The administrator “manages and monitors EDDNext project-related work to ensure it conforms with applicable internal EDD policies and procedures,” the posting says. “In addition, [the position] ensures conformance with the state’s IT control agencies’ policy requirements and IT policies.”

Desirable qualifications for the role include:
  • Experience in the following areas: IT-related project portfolio management, PAL documentation or similar including financial analysis worksheet development.
  • Experience in managing the development and administration of project management policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Experience in performing governance duties including ensuring executive review and program input related to system architecture, customer experience and user experience testing, data analysis/data management, and quality assurance/quality control.
  • Experience in integrating complex, cross-departmental processes, information strategies, and designing strategic metrics and scorecards.
  • Experience in development life-cycle management.
  • Experience in data integration, data warehouse, big-data-related initiatives, development, and implementation.

More information can be found in the duty statement. The role has a monthly salary range of $8,591 to $11,512, and the application deadline is July 1.
Dennis Noone is Executive Editor of Industry Insider. He is a career journalist, having worked at small-town newspapers and major metropolitan dailies including USA Today in Washington, D.C.