The California Highway Patrol is seeking candidates for a manager position, while the California Department of State Hospitals is seeking to fill two architect roles — one for servers, the other for applications.
The department’s five largest purchases of IT goods during the first half of 2023 totaled about $10.6 million and included license agreements and other items.
The Department of State Hospitals is recruiting for a chief data officer/deputy director, and the Department of Human Resources is seeking a chief technology officer.
Services that the department purchased in the first six months of 2023 included licensing, recruiting, cabling and executive training.
The California Department of State Hospitals, which operates several facilities around the state that are focused on mental health, is seeking an electronic health record solution capable of replacing some legacy systems and integrating with others.
“In this role, I’m going to be focusing on working with state departments and agencies and bringing technology solutions to their business problems,” Andrew Hinkle told Industry Insider — California.
Desirable qualifications include “experience in leadership with a large multi-discipline and geographically distributed staff and the ability to demonstrate and enable collaboration, team building, creativity, innovation, and sound judgment.”
This department of state government spent roughly $4.1 million in the third quarter of 2022 on its five largest buys.
The laws are among those approved by Gov. Gavin Newsom at the end of the recent legislative session.
Andrew Hinkle, a longtime state government executive, has joined a company that specializes in security solutions. He’ll be client executive, serving West Coast state/local/education with an emphasis on California.
The department’s five largest transactions in this area during the year’s first and second quarters topped $9 million.
Entities with key vacancies include those dealing with transportation, cannabis regulation, health insurance and state hospitals.
“It’s really a marriage made for both of us,” he told Industry Insider — California. “My background was ideal for what Informatica was looking for, and I couldn’t be more excited with the products that they offer.”
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.
A budget change proposal and a job recruitment show that the California Department of State Hospitals plans significant advancements in data and electronic health records, with new initiatives and several hires in the works.
Experience with change management is among the desirable qualifications for this executive role, which includes oversight of applications related to health-care technology and electronic health records.