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Chief Information Security Officer

Recruitment #18-005485-0004


The Department of Information Technology (DoIT) was created by 2008 legislation in an effort to consolidate State agency information technology functions and policies into one department; elevating the department to one that reports directly to the Governor.

In addition to its larger statewide role, the Department of Information Technology manages Information Technology and Telecommunication services within the agency itself and provides support to Sate agencies, the Executive Office of the Governor, the Governor’s coordinating offices, and a variety of independent agencies within the Executive Branch.

The Security Services team provides State agencies with a common statewide strategy for secure, effective, and technically sound use of the State's information technology resources. The team is responsible for the establishment of Security Policies, Security Guidance, Security Awareness, and is a source of IT security information for State agencies.




Department of Information Technology

100 Community Place

Crownsville, MD  21032

Main Purpose of Job

The State Deputy Chief Information Officer assists the Deputy Secretary to direct, supervise and manage the Department of Information Technology (DoIT). Provides executive management and technical direction with regard to all aspects of information management and technology within the executive branch of the Maryland State Government.

The incumbent represents the State in official matters related to information management and technology. The incumbent is in charge of delivering centralized IT applications and services throughout Maryland to all levels of government, including State, County and municipal governments as well as providing web based communication tools allowing State government to communicate effectively and efficiently with Maryland constituents.

The incumbent will also assist the Deputy Secretary and the Chief Information Officers of MD State agencies with development, implementation and monitoring of policies, procedures and standards to be used by executive branch agencies related to the application of information technology.

This position serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.


Education:  Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Information Security, Computer Science or related field.  

Experience:  Six (6) years of demonstrated experience in managing IT security operations.   


1. Four additional years of demonstrated experience in managing IT security operations, may be substituted for the Bachelor’s Degree.


Preferred Candidate Will Have One or More of the Following:

Master’s Degree in Information Technology, Information Security, Computer Science or related field.

Six or more years of demonstrated leadership experience in IT Security.

One or more of the following Certifications:  Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), Certified Information Security Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Federal and/or State Government experience in Security Policies, Security Guidance and Security Awareness.

Experience in organization of departments and management of direct and indirect reports.

Experience managing and overseeing budgets.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application.


The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training and experience related to the requirements of the position.  It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.



The on-line application process is STRONGLY preferred.  If on-line application process is not available, you may submit a paper application, supplemental questionnaire (by the closing date) to:

Department of Budget and Management

Recruitment and Examination Division

301 W. Preston St., Suite 608

Baltimore, MD  21201  

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the on-line or paper application.   

For questions concerning this recruitment, please call 410-767-3623.  

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling 410-767-3623.  

TTY  Users: call via Maryland Relay.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.