Covered California is seeking a chief of web applications, and the Department of Health Care Services is seeking a section chief to work on the California Medicaid Management Information System.
As part of Industry Insider — California’s ongoing efforts to educate readers on state agencies, their IT plans and initiatives, here’s the latest in our periodic series of interviews with departmental IT leaders.
The Franchise Tax Board, the California Public Employees’ Retirement System and Covered California have key IT positions to fill.
The departments work in the areas of insurance, purchasing, technology and taxes.
The recruitments are being conducted by Covered California, the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control and the Employment Development Department.
Entities with key vacancies include those dealing with transportation, cannabis regulation, health insurance and state hospitals.
The deputy chief information officer is responsible for updating and overseeing Covered California’s technology strategy, including leading change and the ongoing maintenance and operations for the California Healthcare Eligibility, Enrollment and Retention System (CalHEERS) and providing policy advice to executive leadership and implementing IT policies throughout the organization.
The California Department of Motor Vehicles and Covered California are seeking to fill leadership vacancies.
Departments seeking to fill key positions include the California Department of Aging, Covered California, the Employment Development Department and the California Department of Technology.
“The CISO role is now seen as a trusted adviser for the organization, that serves as a thought partner to manage enterprise risk and how technology can enable the organization. ... CISOs of today must understand the business goals of the organization and how cyber risk fits in the overall organization’s strategy,” says Robert Leon, chief information security officer for Covered California.
The Best of California Awards during the California Virtual Digital Government Summit acknowledged high-achieving state IT officials and significant recent IT projects.
Departments with active recruitments in these areas include the Financial Information System for California, Covered California, the Office of Systems Integration and the Department of Water Resources.
The departments with key recruitments include the California Department of Technology, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, the Office of Systems Integration and Covered California.