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IT SYSTEMS TECHNICAL SPECIALIST SUPERVISOR

IT Security Manager

Recruitment #22-004489-0002

GRADE

20

LOCATION OF POSITION

Information Technology
217 E Redwood Street 
Baltimore, MD. 21202

Main Purpose of Job

This position is responsible for supervising staff in the planning, project management, coordinating, and training related to the electronic and physical security of DJS offices and facilities. This position has the ultimate responsibility for the electronic security of the agency, including video surveillance, detention door systems, keycard access, code red system, Guard Tour, fence intrusion systems, intercom systems, and two-way radios. This position is responsible for all security systems, including all planning and implementation, training, drafting policies and procedures, auditing, and deciding on all security systems and protocols. This position supervises and directs members on a day-to-day operational basis.

POSITION DUTIES

  • Manages Electronic Security: Develops the structure and methodology for electronic security across the agency for all related hardware and software. Plans, designs, and develops new or improves existing electronic security systems, through electronic security plans to address user needs, hardware, software, integrations, and peripherals to include of end of life planning.

  • Manages Technology Security Team: Plans, coordinates, supervises, and evaluates the work of the Technology Security team in achieving short and long-term goals, training and development goals, and completes all PEPS, timesheets, and leave requests within the required time limits. Trains staff. 

  • Security Audits: Monitors the use of security systems to determine advances and changes necessary to improve remediate or fix vulnerabilities in our security systems. Specifically, conducts security audits and vulnerability and threat assessments of all security systems agency-wide, as well as audit policies and controls. Provides expert technical guidance to the agency.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Experience: Eight years of experience designing, developing, testing, implementing and maintaining application, communication, database or operating systems software.

Notes:

1. Candidates may substitute graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate and thirty credit hours from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Computer Information Technology, Management Information Systems or other information technology-related field to include coursework in application, communication, database or operating systems software technology for four years of the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate and one year of experience designing, developing, testing, implementing and maintaining application, communication, database or operating systems software for four years of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute experience operating computer systems; or scheduling, controlling input and output to process data on computer systems; or evaluating, implementing and maintaining computer hardware and software; or converting data from project specifications by writing program code using generally accepted computer programming languages on a year-for-year basis for a high school education.

4. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Computer Information Technology, Management Information Systems or other information technology-related field to include coursework in application, communication, database or operating systems software technology and four years of experience designing, developing, testing, implementing and maintaining application, communication, database or operating systems software for the required experience.

5. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in the Computer Systems Operations classifications or Computer Systems Operations specialty codes in the Information Technology field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

  • Project management experience
  • Experience developing project plans
  • Experience as a Supervisor
  • Knowledge of electronic security systems such as two-way radios, video surveillance, detention door systems, keycard access systems, perimeter patrol tracking systems, among others
  • Experience drafting policies and procedures
  • Experience with security audits

SELECTION PROCESS

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.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment will be a rating of your application based on your education, training, and experience as it relates to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate educational and employment information on your application.  Please make sure to provide sufficient information on your application to show the qualifications for this recruitment. 

For education obtained outside the U.S., you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service. The Certified Eligible list will be used by the hiring agency to select employees. Please note that your answers on the supplemental questionnaire must correspond to the information provided on your application to receive credit. Applications that do not include a completed supplemental questionnaire will be considered incomplete and may be subject to disapproval.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application process is strongly urged. However, if you are unable to apply online you may mail a paper application to the address below or fax a paper application to the fax number below.  If you choose to fax or use regular mail, you must include on each page of the attachment your First and Last Name, the Recruitment Number that is located at the top of the bulletin, and the last four digits of your SS#. The paper application must be received by 5 p.m. close of business, on the closing date for this recruitment.  No postmarks will be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted:    

 

Maryland Department of Juvenile Services

OHR-Recruitment & Examination Unit  

217 E. Redwood Street

Baltimore, MD 21202

Attn: Jakiraman Jones 

Fax number 410-333-4188 

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

 

Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please contact DJS Office of Human Resources at djs.careers@maryland.gov.  Include the Recruitment Title/Number at the top of the bulletin. 

DJS values the experience gained by Veterans while serving our country. Veterans are welcome to apply for all current recruitments. 


Bilingual applicants and people with disabilities are welcome to apply for all recruitments.


As an equal-opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.




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