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Franchise Tax Board, Lottery Recruiting for Specialty Roles

The tax board is seeking an information security risk officer, and the California State Lottery is seeking a chief enterprise architect.

Two state departments are recruiting for specialty positions in technology.

The state Franchise Tax Board is seeking an information security risk officer (IT Specialist III) to collaborate, plan and prioritize security IT initiatives and to “confirm that the level of risk is within acceptable limits for each software application, system and network.”

“The scope of this role will include extensive risk assessments and information security oversight, reporting, governance, communications, education, and consulting,” the job posting says.

Duties of this role, according to the duty statement, include:
  • Security program risk management (30 percent)
  • Comprehensive risk assessments (30 percent)
  • Technical consulting (20 percent)
  • Education and outreach (10 percent)
  • Architecture relationship (10 percent)

Desirable qualifications for this role include:
  • Knowledge of enterprise IT architectural concepts and patterns (e.g., baseline, validated design and target architectures).
  • Extensive IT security risk management knowledge and experience.
  • Ability to apply cybersecurity principles to organizational requirements (relevant to confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication, non-repudiation).
  • Experience performing IT security risk assessments.
  • In-depth understanding of NIST, SIMM and SAM and experience with cybersecurity regulations; CISSP or equivalent is preferred.

The position has a monthly salary range of $8,700 to $11,659, and the application deadline is Oct. 15.

The California State Lottery is recruiting for a chief enterprise architect (IT Manager I) to lead the development and support of the Lottery’s Enterprise Architecture program, including architecture framework, policy, processes and standards to develop, maintain and govern the architecture.

In addition, according to the job posting, the enterprise architect will establish program vision, goals and objectives for the development and maturity of the enterprise architecture program, including architectural leadership in the resolutions of business problems and technical issues. In addition, the architect will guide architecture decision-making for the enterprise and promote and communicate its progress, outcomes and results to the organization and its leaders.

Desirable qualifications for this role include:
  • Certifications in and/or expert knowledge of enterprise architecture frameworks, Agile DevOps, MS Azure Cloud and Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN).
  • Expert time management techniques to provide for efficient prioritization and completion of competing work assignments.
  • Experience in various technology domains (Business Technology Management, Client Services, Information Security Engineering, Information Technology Project Management, Software and System Engineering) and cross-organizational operations.

More details about this position 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 Oct. 9.
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.