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UI Professional IX


Recruitment #21-001158-0002


The Division of Labor and Industry is accepting applications from qualified applicants to fill current open positions.  All candidates must meet the minimum qualifications during the time of applying. Applicants in pool will remain active for one year and be considered as openings occur.

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




1100 N. Eutaw Street, Baltimore , MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

Responsible for ensuring Maryland Unemployment Insurance benefit system (BEACON) is secured at all times both online and off premise infrastructures, weeding through metrics and date to filter out fraudulent activity, and finding and mitigating risk before they can occur. Generating reports and make the necessary changes for a more secure network and may also create training programs and modules to educate employees and users on proper security protocols. This positon is also responsible for setting security roles for internal and external users. Making sure the division is up to date on all security- related information which includes incident response and disaster recovery plans for the benefit system BEACON.


Daily supervision of lower level staff, conduct security assessments through vulnerability testing and risk analysis, performs both internal and external security audits, analyzing security breaches to identify the root cause, continuously updating the program managers of incidents and response and disaster recovery, verifying the security of third-party vendors and collaborating with them to meet security requirements, review security measures and operate and give suggestions how to upgrade the BEACON systems to enable security software, test and evaluate new technology that can improve the benefits system.  Analyze IT requirements and provide objective advice on the use of IT security requirements. gather feedback from end users to continue to improve systems, design, analyze and implement efficient IT security systems, monitor program issues or problems, suggest any possible fix for detected vulnerabilities to maintain a high-security standard, develop program “best practices” for IT security.  Perform daily test to ensure the system is working properly.  Provide weekly data reports on the operation of the system.


Education:   A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Eight years of experience supervising staff in a public or private agency related to rendering and/or determining eligibility for a Human Service Program.

Note: Candidates may substitute additional experience in unemployment insurance as defined above for the required education at the rate of one year of experience for one year of education, for up to four years of the required education.


Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

Experience identifying and mitigating network vulnerabilities

Experience with of firewalls and other data concepts 

MBA in Information Systems, preferred

Excellent written and oral communication skills


All candidates are subject to a background check against files maintained by the division of Unemployment Insurance (LABOR/DUI) to determine whether any monies are owed to LABOR/DUI as a result of an unemployment insurance overpayment and/or fraud. Any unpaid debt may have an impact on whether or not a candidate is offered employment.


Applicants  must provide sufficient information on the application to show they meet the qualifications for this recruitment. Resumes are not acceptable and not considered in the selection process. All information concerning the qualifications must be submitted and received by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be considered. Applications that meet minimum and/or selective qualifications will be referred to the hiring unit for interview selection. Units will select those candidates most closely demonstrating the qualifications for interview.


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.



Online application process is STRONGLY preferred. However, if you are unable to apply online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit via mail or deliver in person. Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.

U.S. Military Veterans may qualify for additional bonus points towards certification.  Any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing a U.S. Military form DD 214 verifying honorable discharge from service prior to starting employment ( and may be requested prior to interview ). Permanent State employees do not need to submit proof of Veteran's status. If you are unable to apply online. or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may contact Kim Allen-Hubbard at 410-767-8653 or submit via email to or deliver in person.   

Please be sure to include your name, identification number ( Easy ID #) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing. PLEASE DO NOT FAX OR EMAIL UNSOLICITED DOCUMENTATION. 

Completed applications, required documentation, and any required addendum may be mailed to: 
MDOL Office of Human Resources    
Attention:  UI Professional IX ( 21-001158-0002 ) KAH   
1100 N. Eutaw Street, Room 101   
Baltimore, Maryland 21201   

The Maryland State Application can be found online TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay Maryland Department of Labor is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of LABOR that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, religion, color sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

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