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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/19/23

Applications Due06/08/23

Vacancy ID131232

AgencyInformation Technology Services, Office of

TitleDeputy Director (Information Security Manager), Ref #18988

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade664

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $116868 to $147256 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 6 AM

To 6 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address 99 Washington Ave, Floor 10

OR NYC or other locations statewide*

City TBD


Zip Code00000

Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree with at least 15 credit hours in cyber security,
information assurance or information technology and six years of information technology experience, including five years of information security or information assurance experience and four years at a supervisory level or two years at a managerial level.

Note: Bachelor's degree candidates without at least 15 course credits in cyber security, information assurance, or information technology require an additional year of general information technology experience to qualify. Appropriate information security or information assurance experience may substitute for the bachelor's degree on a year-for-year basis; an associate's degree requires an additional two years of general information technology experience. Experience solely in information security or information assurance may substitute for the general information technology experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Applicable Information Security certificate(s) such as CISSP, CISM, etc.
• Experience in one or more of the following areas:
o leading information security teams
o applying and implementing network, system, or application security
o security policy/standard/guideline development, implementation, or interpretation
o conducting risk assessments and evaluating information technology systems for security controls (SSDLC)
o process development, improvement, and measurement
o information security incident response
o developing metrics and key performance indicators
• Strong understanding of enterprise IT environments, including but not limited to system administration, network architecture, operating systems, endpoint detection and response tools, and network-based security solutions (e.g., IDS/IPS, firewalls).
• Strong understanding of the foundations of Information Security, such as the CIA triad, information classification, identity and access management, risk management, vulnerability management, secure architecture and engineering, network security, software development security, etc.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to clearly articulate information technology and information security concepts to a varied audience to facilitate wide understanding.
• Demonstrated critical thinking, problem solving and analytical skills.
• Demonstrated skill in facilitating meetings, listening, and negotiating between multiple stakeholders to drive results.

Duties Description Under the direction of the Director of Integrated Security Services within the Chief Information Security Office (CISO) Integrated Security Services section, this position will assist with the oversight the Integrated Security Services Bureau which consists of multiple Security Services Teams (SSTs). The position will supervise three or more Senior Information Security Officers (Manager of Information Technology Services 2, SG-29) who lead teams supporting the security needs of multiple ITS client agencies. The incumbent will act as a senior member of the Chief Information Security Office (CISO) Leadership Team, helping shape and implement the strategic vision for cyber security within NYS.
The position requires an incumbent to act with a great deal of independence in alignment with agency and upper-level management strategic direction. The position requires communicating orally and in writing with various individuals including executive management, users, vendors, and other IT staff. The incumbent must be able to communicate clearly with subordinate staff regarding work priorities and performance. The incumbent will have to work with ITS teams and upper-level agency management to resolve technically complex and politically sensitive issues under pressure.
The position requires availability during off-shift hours to ensure appropriate response to security incidents or other critical activities that may impact sensitive information, critical systems, NYS agencies, or ITS.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
• Assist the direction of the Integrated Security Services Bureau in developing, deploying, and maintaining procedures in accordance with State and agency information security policies and standards. Monitors compliance and takes appropriate action as needed.
• Perform administrative and strategic functions to assist the CISO Leadership team in managing the operations of the Chief Information Security Office.
• Oversee development and implementation of the Integrated Security Services Bureau’s information security risk management program.
• Oversee resolution of security threats to agency information systems.
• Serve as information security expert and evaluates systems and contract for alignment with agency and State information security policies.
• Monitor and maintain awareness of information security industry trends, tools, and techniques.
• Manage staff and resources dedicated to the Integrated Security Services Bureau, performing the full range of managerial supervisory responsibilities

Additional Comments Background check and fingerprinting are required.

*Please note, this position may be filled in either Albany, NYC, or other locations statewide.

Benefits of Working for NYS
Generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
• Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually
• Up to thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave annually
• Up to five (5) days of paid personal leave annually
• Up to thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF
• Up to three (3) days of professional leave annually to participate in professional development

Health Care Benefits
• Eligible employees and dependents can pick from a variety of affordable health insurance programs
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost

Additional Benefits
• New York State Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Membership
• NYS Deferred Compensation
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, as well as U.S. Savings Bonds
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• Up to 50% telecommuting
• And many more.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Khalan Cassala

Telephone 518-473-0398

Fax 518-402-4924

Email Address


Street Office of Information Technology Services

Human Resources Services-Swan Street Building, Core 4, Floor 1

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12242


Notes on ApplyingTo apply, please send a cover letter and resume and indicate that you are applying for Deputy Director (Information Security Manager), Ref #18988 and include the vacancy ID. In your cover letter, please clearly indicate how you qualify for this position.

Your Social Security number may be required in order to confirm your eligibility. Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity. Selected candidates who are new or returning to NYS service may be required to pay for fingerprinting fees. New York State is an equal opportunity employer.

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