DTI Security Director

This position is Exempt from the State of Delaware Merit System.

Recruitment #011321-MUAD01-110200

Introduction

Looking for a rewarding career in the fast-paced technology industry? Look no further!

The Department of Technology & Information (DTI) is Delaware’s central IT organization committed to providing technology services and collaborative solutions for Delaware while working to improve the lives of Delawareans through advanced technologies that innovate government services. 

In addition to recruiting and retaining the best and brightest, DTI acknowledges and values the diversity of our employees. DTI recognizes that fostering a diverse workforce provides remarkable benefits in terms of innovative thinking, increased collection of skills and experiences, greater teamwork, and higher morale.

To learn more visit DTI’s Website at https://dti.delaware.gov/

Due to the current COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, DTI has implemented temporary telecommuting arrangements for newly hired employees whose job duties are conducive to working from home. These arrangements are expected to be short term and will be monitored by DTI supervisors.

Summary Statement

Principal responsibilities include overall strategic and technical Cybersecurity leadership of a world class technical team in an Information Technology environment. The position will focus on the achievement and maintenance of confidentiality, integrity and availability of state data and systems through strategic innovation, enterprise technologies, infrastructure, security policies and procedures. The Director of Enterprise Security Operations will direct and coordinate the protection, safeguarding and security of the entire State of Delaware enterprise network and the critical citizen information under its stewardship. Position is responsible for providing leadership and expertise in the development, implementation and management of DTI’s initiatives in support of the agency’s goals, mission and vision. Position promotes leading-edge thinking and develops innovative and best practice IT security strategies that are aligned with business and government practices. Inspires and motivates staff by being a catalyst for visionary technology, creative problem solving, solution generation, implementation and teamwork.

Areas of responsibility include application security to include identity management, network and system security engineering, security operations center services to include vulnerability management and threat response. The scope of the role will extend beyond the statewide network, systems, applications and all state data.. The position will engage with internal team members, private partners, state and local government entities, federal government agencies and law enforcement to achieve its goals. The position will have security operations and incident response leadership.

This position requires mastery of multiple disciplines in the technology field. Beyond technical acumen, the position demands in-depth knowledge and application of professional, leadership techniques, practices and theories. Strategic innovation and execution are critical to all State organizations both with regard to leadership and direct functional strategies that will impact Government, political subdivisions, constituents and customers. Skills gained through a history of successful implementations and leadership will be required to manage and direct staff across many technical disciplines.

This senior level position is responsible for the full life cycle of enterprise-wide security hardware and software solutions and will assist in formulating and administering policies and procedures, including implementing long-range goals and objectives. The position requires high expectations of accomplishment and extraordinary strategic business and industry knowledge, ambition, talent, and people skills.

Preferred Qualification

Applicants who do not possess the preferred qualification will still be eligible to compete for this position if job requirements are met. 

  • Experience with Public Cloud Service is preferred.

 

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Security Director

Please attach a resume with your online application or use the resume tab in DEL to provide a detailed description of how your education, training and/or experience meets each job requirement including employer, experience/responsibilities and dates (month/year) of employment/training.

  • Possess a bachelor's degree in IT or related field.
  • Possess a minimum of 5 years experience in senior leadership.
  • Possess a minimum of 5 years hands-on experience in information security, security operations, threat intelligence and monitoring in a consulting or in-house role.
  • Possess a minimum of 5 years security engineering experience.
  • Possess a minimum of 1 year experience working with firewalls, IPS/IDS, identity and access management, SIEMs, next generation Endpoint security solutions, threat intelligence or vulnerability management.

Conditions of Hire

Criminal background check: A satisfactory fingerprint based criminal background check administered by the Delaware State Police is required as a Condition of Hire.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. DTI participates in E-Verify. DTI does not provide employment-based sponsorship.

Benefits

Benefits to include:

  • Group Health Plan (discounted premium available after 90 days), Dental Plan, Vision Plan, Prescription, Flexible Spending, Long & Short Term Disability Insurance, Group Universal Life Insurance, AFLAC, Health Management Programs.
  • 21 paid vacation days, 15 paid sick days, 12 paid holidays, Up to 12 weeks paid Parental Leave.
  • Tuition reimbursement up to $4,000 annually.
  • State funded learning opportunities, mentor programs and professional development opportunities.
  • Employee Assistance Program: Access to support services such as Professional Counseling Services, Legal Services, Financial Services.
  • Employer & Employee Funded Pension Plan as well as an Employee Funded Retirement Savings Plan available.

To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at https://dhr.delaware.gov/benefits/ or to determine your total compensation package visit https://statejobs.delaware.gov/total-comp-calc/index.shtml

Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position. It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties. For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content. Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email. Please keep your contact information current. You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at www.delawarestatejobs.com.

Accommodations

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance. The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

 


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