Office of Information Technology
Public Service Manager III
Chief Information Security Officer
Open: September 14, 2018
Closed: September 28, 2018
The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is responsible for establishing and maintaining the information security program to ensure that information assets and associated technology, applications, systems, infrastructure and processes are secure and protected.
About the position:
Maine is creating a new leadership role to move its information security program and governance to the next level. The primary focus of the role is to lead and be the expert for the security of systems and provide security operational strategy. The CISO must oversee a variety of cybersecurity and risk management activities while meeting business needs. As the leader of the information security program, they must also be able to manage technological and administrative programs, while engaging agency leaders to facilitate understanding of security imperatives. This role is a Public Service Manager III, range 38 and offers an attractive benefits package.
Facilitate an information security governance structure, including the formation of an information security steering committee or advisory board.
Lead the information security function across the State to deliver a consistent and high-quality information security management system in support of the business goals.
Develop an information security strategy that is aligned to organizational priorities, facilitates business objectives, and ensures senior stakeholder buy-in.
Develop an information security management framework based on the industry standard and best practices for a public service entity.
Create the necessary internal networks among the information security team and agency executives, audit, legal and HR teams to ensure security program alignment.
Create a risk-based process for the assessment and mitigation of any information security risk.
Minimum of ten years experience in a combination of risk management, information security and IT (at least five must be in a senior leadership role in information security).
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal and collaborative skills, and the ability to communicate information security and risk-related concepts to technical and nontechnical audiences.
Strategic leader and builder of both vision and bridges, and able to energize the appropriate teams in the organization.
Deep knowledge of cybersecurity technologies.
Excellent analytical skills, the ability to manage multiple projects under strict timelines, as well as the ability to work well in a demanding, dynamic environment and meet overall objectives.
Professional security management certification is desirable, such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), or similar credentials.
CLASS CODE: MH38 GRADE: 38 SALARY: $89,689.60 - $123,323.20 annually (Includes 10% stipend)
The value of States share of Employees Retirement: 20.17% for confidential positions. The value of State-paid Dental Insurance: $13.13 biweekly. The value* of State-paid Health Insurance:
Level 1: 100% State Contribution (employee pays nothing): $444.68 biweekly
Level 2: 95% State Contribution (employee pays 5%): $422.45 biweekly
Level 3: 90% State Contribution (employee pays 10%): $400.21 biweekly
Level 4: 85% State Contribution (employee pays 15%): $377.98 biweekly
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Leader in Cyber Security, Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), or similar credentials.
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