Departments with open roles include the Labor and Workforce Development Agency, the Department of General Services, the California Conservation Corps and the California Department of Public Health.
Investments in instructional technology are on the rise at California’s university systems, and IT funding is in place for a big move at the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency, among other initiatives in this year’s state budget.
The agency information officer works with the chief information officers and IT offices within the agency, which encompasses the Employment Development Department, the Department of Industrial Relations, and the Public Employment Relations Board, among others.
In two budget change proposals released following the debut of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s budget proposal, the Labor and Workforce Development Agency and Agricultural Labor Relations Board look to improve infrastructure and security.
The technology and risk officials discussed “Securing the Modern Workplace from a Multitude of Threats” at the recent California Cybersecurity Education Summit.
Among the positions in recruitment are chief information security officer, cybersecurity specialist and senior IT project manager.
“Looking for any risk and privacy minded individuals to join our Labor Workforce and Development Agency reporting directly up to members of the Governor’s Office Cabinet. LWDA impacts nearly every Californian and oversees cybersecurity and privacy matters for seven of our most critical departments responsible for workforce,” writes Vitaliy Panych, the state's chief information security officer.
Six graduate students from Sacramento and Northern California were selected in a competition judged by senior technology executives from state government.
“I am incredibly excited and very grateful to join this amazing company,” Tyson Heizer told Techwire. “I am truly looking forward to continuing to partner with the state of California to realize their goal of digital transformation with innovative technology.”
The state Franchise Tax Board is seeking an assistant bureau director; the California Workforce Development Board is seeking a business intelligence developer; and San Francisco Digital Services is recruiting for a technical director to lead the engineering team.
Douglas Leone, agency information security officer at the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency, discussed “Navigating the Cyber Threat Landscape” on Tuesday at the California Virtual Digital Government Summit.