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Cybersecurity Program Manager

INDUSTRIAL DEV SUPERVISOR

Recruitment #21-005014-0001

GRADE

20

LOCATION OF POSITION

401 E. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

Main Purpose of Job

The Maryland Department of Commerce is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Cybersecurity Program Manager (Industrial Development Supervisor), within the Business and Industry Sector Development Division – Cybersecurity and Aerospace Unit. The Cybersecurity Program Manager’s responsibilities include effective business/economic development, stakeholder communications, and projection of Maryland as an epicenter and home to thought leaders for the cybersecurity community. The incumbent will cultivate and manage key partnerships with special interest groups, vendors, entrepreneurs, educators, legislators, investors, contractors, businesses, and organizations; connect and champion Maryland’s role in cybersecurity through special events, activities, programs, public relations and marketing efforts; represent Commerce at association, council, and community events of all types; direct and ensure successful development and execution of cybersecurity industry events; and facilitate Commerce’s participation in industry conferences both nationally and internationally.

POSITION DUTIES

The selected employee will possess excellent interpersonal skills, to work with high level public and private sector officials to cultivate and maintain effective working relationships; to facilitate excellent written and oral communications; to handle multiple, concurrent, and high priority projects. proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite, and Google Mail and/or other relevant software.   This position involves travel throughout the State and occasional national and international travel.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates must possess:  

Education: a bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity, computer science, computer engineering, information systems, software engineering or a closely related discipline AND  

Experience: six (6) years of business and technical experience in the cybersecurity field 

Note: An equivalent combination of education and experience is acceptable.  

1. Additional experience in business and technical experience in the cybersecurity field may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.  

2. Up to two (2) years of experience will be granted for graduate or undergraduate certificates earned at an accredited university or college in computer networking, cloud computing, cyber operations, cybersecurity digital forensics and other cybersecurity related fields at a rate of six (6) months of experience per 15 credits earned.  

3. Additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester credit hours on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

It is desired or preferred that candidate's have:
Professional technical subject matter expertise in one or more of the following: cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities, and the technologies to combat them; cybersecurity analytics, strategies and approaches to the protection of sensitive electronic data, and the digital systems in which they reside, and be versant in cybersecurity industry initiatives, successes, and challenges.

SELECTION PROCESS

Applicants must meet all minimum (and selective) qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire. Please read all requirements before applying.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

If you have questions about this recruitment, please contact the Department of Commerce at 410-767-6300. You may also visit our website at: http://commerce.maryland.gov/commerce  

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay 1-800-735-2258

It is highly preferred that you apply online at http://commerce.maryland.gov/careers - review Career Openings section. Please attach a resume along with the supplemental questionnaire to your online application.  If you are unable to apply online, you may submit the State paper application and resume (by closing date) to: anna.halikias@maryland.gov

Maryland Department of Commerce - Office of Human Resources 

ATTN: Cybersecurity Program Manager #21-005014-0001

World Trade Center – 401 East Pratt Street, 10TH Floor 

Baltimore, Maryland 21202 

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country and encourage them to apply. 

As an E-Verify and Equal Opportunity Employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining, and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.