DSHS TIA IT Security – Senior Manager

US Government, Dept. of Social and Health Services

DSHS TIA IT Security –Senior Manager
   Join our new Technology Innovation Administration (TIA) as an IT Security Senior Manager. You’ll help maintain the IT Security program for the Economic Services Administration (ESA) and ensure IT security vulnerabilities are identified and addressed.
    
   The IT Security Senior Manager is TIA’s authority in cybersecurity supporting ESA business operations. This position is assigned to TIA and reports to the TIA IT Director and the DSHS Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). The TIA IT Security Senior Manager maintains the IT Security portfolio including budget requests, long-range (5+ years), and short-range (>2 years) IT and IT security planning. This Position maintains Human Resources (HR) and managerial responsibilities to TIA and the IT Security team including seven (7) IT Security Senior Specialists, and one (1) IT Security Manager position.
The IT Security Senior Manager is responsible for the development, implementation, technical and administrative direction, and capabilities of IT Security programs. 
  
    Some of what you’ll do
  

  • Manage and maintain the administrative, budgetary, and IT portfolio for the TIA IT Security team. 
  • Provide guidance and coordination between IT Security team members, TIA leadership, Human Resources, and other stakeholders to ensure personnel and budgetary requirements are met 
  • Develop, implement, maintain, and manage the Cybersecurity Governance program focused on network and data protection, maintenance, and documentation of policies, standards, procedures, controls, training, and guidance for all TIA and ESA personnel ensuring compliance with governing authorities, laws, regulations, cybersecurity frameworks, and Best Business Practices (BBP) applicable to TIA and data protection requirements 
  • Develop, implement, maintain, and manage the Incident Response program,  
  • Maintain an Incident Response Plan (IRP) and test the IRP in accordance with governing requirements 
  • Serve as expert-level authority for TIA, internal and external stakeholders, and internal organizations regarding cybersecurity and digital forensic operations and investigation 
  • Develop and execute cybersecurity and digital forensic governance
  • Conduct IT security audits and implement corrective actions 
  • Design and implement IT security processes to support advanced cybersecurity analysis, digital forensic analysis, and network intrusion detection of potentially compromised network endpoints 
  • Investigate incidents as requested by OAS across ESA pertaining to mission-essential systems, confidential client and personnel data, and activities related to TIA information systems and technology
  • Improve TIA cybersecurity 
  • Foster an environment supporting strong relationships with customers and stakeholders 

 
   Who should apply

  A Bachelor’s degree in an Information Technology-related field and 7+ years of consultative, administrative, or supervisory experience in information technology analysis/security, system maintenance, or troubleshooting/problem resolution experience, or analyzing, designing, or programming computer systems applications or databases with at least 4 of those years having a combined emphasis in Cybersecurity, IT Security and Digital Forensic operations and at least 3 of the following 8 Security Domains: 
 

  • Security and Risk Management
  • Asset Security 
  • Security Engineering
  • Communications and Network Security
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Security Assessment and Testing
  • Security Operations
  • Software Development Security

 
 OR 
 
  A Master’s degree in an Information Technology related field and 4+ years of consultative, administrative, or supervisory experience in information technology analysis/security, system maintenance, or troubleshooting/problem resolution experience, or analyzing, designing, or programming computer systems applications or databases with at least 3 of those years having a combined emphasis in Cybersecurity, IT Security and Digital Forensic operations and at least 3 of the following 8 Security Domains:  

  • Security and Risk Management
  • Asset Security
  • Security Engineering
  • Communications and Network Security
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Security Assessment and Testing
  • Security Operations
  • Software Development Security

 
Additional qualifying experience may substitute year for year for education. Masters’s degree qualifies for four years of the required experience.
  
 AND
  
 ISC2 – Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) 
  
 OR

 ISACA – Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) 
OR
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) professional cybersecurity and related subject expertise certifications.

 *Note: If none of the certifications listed above are possessed at the time of hire, the incumbent must be able to obtain one of the listed certifications within the first 12 months of employment. 
  
  We’d Like You to Have
  

  • 10+years of work experience in IT or cybersecurity for a government entity, law enforcement agency, or private organization 
  • Analysis of vulnerabilities (including confidential and/or sensitive data) acquired from PCs, servers, networks, databases, and storage devices/media using tools and processes that meet industry standards and administrative/legal requirements 
  • Creation and presentation of reports and visual aids 

 
 To Apply
  

  1. Completed Application
  2. Resume
  3. Cover Letter

  Our Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) mission to Transform Lives requires that we come together with a sense of belonging, common purpose, shared values, and meaningful work. It is crucial to our agency’s mission that you bring equity, anti-racism, and social justice commitment to your work with DSHS. We strive to create greater access and affirming representation of the communities we serve, including Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, people with physical, behavioral health, and intellectual disabilities, elders, LGBTQIA+ individuals, immigrants and refugees, and families building financial security.
 
 Questions? Contact chris.pulley@dshs.wa.gov and reference 17911.
  
 NOTE:
   
Employees of the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Any offer of employment is contingent upon verification of your vaccine status. Please note medical or religious accommodation may be available once an offer of employment is made.

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