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Information Security Officer

Recruitment #19-005476-0008

Introduction

The Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS) oversees and coordinates all components of the statewide EMS system in accordance with Maryland statute and regulation. This includes planning, operations, evaluation, and research. In addition, MIEMSS provides leadership and medical direction, conducts and supports EMS educational programs, operates and maintains a statewide communications system, designates trauma and specialty centers, licenses and regulates commercial ambulance services, and participates in EMS-related public education and prevention programs.

This position is a Management Service position and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.

GRADE

19

LOCATION OF POSITION

Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems

653 W. Pratt St.

Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

This position functions as the Agency's Information Security Officer (ISO) and is responsible for the overall development, implementations and maintenance of the Agency Information Security Program (including all media such as hard copy, electronic data transmission, electronic databases, information systems, and communication systems). The ISO oversees the development, implementation and/or enhancement of policies, procedures and practices that ensure compliance with various agency guidelines, and applicable federal and state law. In addition, this position also provides input in technical responses to audit findings, and collaborates with senior level administrators and directors within the agency in order to ensure compliance with MIEMSS and State of Maryland security directives/initiatives. This position is responsible for leading and managing responses to active threats and/or intrusions, and documenting the agency response to active threats. The ISO applies technical experience with security hardware and software systems to perform system configuration/administration duties.

POSITION DUTIES

Develop, implement, and maintain an ongoing catalog of policies, procedures and practices that comply with agency guidelines, and applicable federal and state law for IT security.

Evaluate innovative tools and methods in order to maintain compliance with agency guidelines, and applicable federal and state law.

Maintain an expert level of understanding of the trends in information security.

Review system logs and security reports for security threats/concerns to agency information systems

Advise senior management as to additions and changes required to maintain compliance with appropriate information security practices

Perform Risk Assessments and carry out Authority to Operate (ATO) functions for information systems

Educate staff on the need for compliance to regulations

Evaluate Project Plans with regard to technical and administrative security requirements, strategic planning goals, and associated costs

Respond to active threats/intrusions ad document the agency response to active threats

Assists/lead project management, implementation and maintenance of security related information systems

Purchasing/procuring software and renewing licenses for information security systems as needed

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in IT Security, Computer Science or a related field.

Experience: Two years of professional experience in information security. At least one year of the experience must include experience using Cisco products.

Note:

A master's degree from an accredited university or college in information security, computer science or related degree may be substituted for the one year of general professional experience in information technology.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience with Sophos or similar security products including:

-Web filtering

-Email filtering

-Anti-Virus

-Desktop Encryption

-Mobile Device Management (MDM)

-Wireless

Experience with intrusion including monitoring and responding to active threats

Project management experience overseeing projects to completion

Security Certifications-Examples: CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) and GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification).

CCNA certified (Cisco Certified Network Associate)

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application (and on separate pages, if necessary) 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 in the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

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. For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American educations as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service may be required prior to hire. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

For education obtained outside the U.S. a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service may be required prior to hire.

All information concerning your qualification must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of application.

The online application is STRONGLY preferred.

If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire (by closing date) to:

Department of Budget and Management

Recruitment and Examination Division

301 W. Preston St.

Suite 608

Baltimore, MD 21201

For inquiries regarding this recruitment, please call 410-767-3386.

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.