The incumbent will serve as a Virtual Chief Information Security Officer (V-CISO) for the Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services (PPP). Under limited supervision, the incumbent specializes in cybersecurity and IT risk management specific to the agency's mission, and works to establish and implement the information governance structure and security strategies, priorities, and directives consistent with the State of South Carolina's Information Security and Privacy Programs. Incumbent will function as a liaison with the Division of Information Security (DIS) to assist PPP with its implementation of state and agency security policies, processes, technologies, and practices. Partners and works collaboratively with agency executive leadership and IT management to identify information security compliance requirements based on the nature of the agency's mission and type of data that is collected, stored, managed, and maintained. Incumbent advises agency executive leadership and IT management on information security and privacy program requirements, such as business continuity planning, disaster recovery planning, risk management, incident management, and audit compliance. Performs other duties as required.
Minimum and Additional Requirements:A bachelor's degree in computer science or related field and at least six (6) years of experience in information security, four (4) of which are in a leadership role, including information security planning, scheduling, assignment, and monitoring of staff and resources; or an approved equivalence by the Division of State Human Resources regulations.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: This position may require overnight travel. Incumbent may be required to work evenings and/or weekends. Position may be required to work during emergency or hazardous weather situations. Applicants indicating college credit or degree(s) on the application will be required to bring a copy of college transcript to the interview. A copy of the transcript may also be uploaded as an attachment to the application, if required by the hiring department or if desired by the applicant. Please note that some areas of the Department may require an official, certified copy of the transcript prior to hiring or within a specific timeframe required by that area, after hiring. Failure to produce an official, certified transcript may result in not being hired or termination.
Preferred Qualifications: Expert understanding of law enforcement related information security and privacy regulations, requirements, and best practices. Ability to provide extensive, in-depth knowledge and guidance to the agency in the following areas: CJIS, CALEA, NIST 800-53, IRS1075, and PCI. Ability to communicate information security-related concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical audiences.
Professional certification related to information security or privacy (e.g. Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), GIAC Security Leadership Certification (GSLC), Global Information Assurance Certifications (GIAC), Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP)) or similar certification preferred.
Additional Comments: The Department of Administration is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.
Supplemental questions are considered part of your official application. Any misrepresentation will result in your disqualification from employment. Please complete the state application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume will not be accepted nor reviewed to determine if an applicant has met the qualifications for the position.