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Security Services Manager

Recruitment #181126-UNCB-112


A resume and cover letter must be submitted along with your application.

The Office of Management and Enterprise Services (OMES) is a trusted, credible partner that empowers employees to provide valued business expertise allowing customers to focus on their missions across state government. OMES provides financial, property, purchasing, human resources and information technology services to all state agencies, and assists the Governor’s Office on budgetary policy matters.

Our mission is supporting our partners through unified business services.  The OMES mission requires a highly-qualified workforce committed to making government run in the most efficient, innovative manner possible. Achieving that mission takes team-oriented, solutions-driven professionals who understand the importance of partnering to achieve success.

The Information Services Division (ISD) is seeking a full-time Security Services Manager for our Oklahoma City location. This is a full time unclassified position in state government. OMES offers a comprehensive Benefits Packet, including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents.   For more information about the benefit allowance [click here]. The annual salary for this position is up to $80,000, based on education and experience.

Position Summary
This position is assigned responsibilities involving the management and direction of information security services for the State of Oklahoma.  It will develop, administer, and oversee systems, tools, policies, and procedures required to protect critical state assets.  This position requires an individual knowledgeable in network and internet security, auditing, security product management, telecommunications and security tools for defense in depth, and security policy and procedures. The primary focus of this position is to deliver information to a variety of audiences, gather and organize content, write and edit electronic and paper documents--in collaboration with colleagues in IT, and provides input on the communication aspects of complex security policy and projects.

Position Responsibilities
• Plan, organize, and direct all operations and activities information security services

• Monitor progress of operational activities of information security services

• Develop, evaluate, and manage agency-assigned security specialists, security program coordinators and security policy specialists.

• Develops and maintains the state-wide security roadmap with feedback from team members.

• Coordinates requests from agencies related to security programs, policy and questions.

• Facilitate the annual state-wide risk assessment, and develops the state annual risk assessment report.

• Assists with relevant and specific security education and awareness programs, alerts, advisories, policies, guidelines and procedures.

• Researches and stays current on the latest information security technologies and regulatory environments.

• Creates the process for security program lifecycle management, and with the Security Program Coordinators, ensures adherence to the process.

• Develops and publishes, on a quarterly basis, the state-wide security roadmap that includes statewide security initiatives, and the service-by-service consolidation of security for the state.

• Attends project meetings, security program initiative meetings, provides input on security requirements to be included in statements of work and other appropriate procurement documents and informs relevant Security personnel of InfoSec implications. 

• Facilitate communication upward and across the organization

• Meet all information technology requirements of the State through the development of appropriate operating and applications systems

• Develop plans for future utilization of information technology services in the overall state program, and make recommendations concerning the selection and purchase of equipment, vendor products or services

• Coordinate activities within the management information services division and with user divisions within the agency or other user agencies; participate in the development of the agency budget work program with primary responsibility for funds to be allocated for information technology requirements

• Participate in vendor contract negotiations for all new computer equipment and software purchases.

• Ensures the stability and integrity with a continual focus on capability maturity of state security services that include SIEM, IDS/IPS, anomaly detection, risk assessments, secure configurations of systems, and data protection services.

• Serve on boards, commissions and interagency design and development teams.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
This position works in a comfortable office setting with a computer for a large percentage of the work day.  The noise level in the work environment is usually mild.  Occasional travel may be required.

Minimum Qualifications:
Requirements include six years of experience in an information technology field, three years of which must be in a supervisory, team lead, or project manager capacity, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting 12 semester hours in computer science or management information systems course work for each year of the required experience excluding the required supervisory, lead, and/or project management experience.

Preference will be given to candidates who possess:
Knowledge of privacy best practices in an organization



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