Director -Information Security

Job Locations US-CA-Sacramento
Posted Date 2 months ago(12/30/2017 8:38 AM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Function
Information Security
Job Schedule
Regular Full-Time


  • Serves as Chairperson of Project Security Advisory Committee.
  • Reports directly to the Project Director on all matters related to Security and Confidentiality for the Project.
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining Security and Confidentiality Plan for the Project.
  • Responsible for developing, maintaining and validating Disaster Prevention / Disaster
  • Recovery and Business Resumption Plans for the Project.
  • Responsible for overseeing the Annual Risk Assessment and Analysis for the Project.
  • Responsible for reviewing all potential or actual security and / or confidentiality breaches and conducting Risk Assessment and Analysis to develop appropriate Risk Mitigation Plans.
  • Responsible for preparing and submitting for Project Director approval all required notifications of suspected or actual breach of protection of beneficiary or confidential information or data.
  • Serves as the primary liaison with Department of Health Care Services Information Security Officer on matters related to Security and Confidentiality
  • Responsible for coordinating with the Corporate Information Security Officer the incorporation of Corporate Security Policies and Procedures changes or additions into Project Security and Confidentiality Policies and Procedures
  • Responsible for the review and approval of all contract deliverables related to Security and Confidentiality for the Project
  • Maintains current knowledge of the federal and State rules and regulations related to Security and Confidentiality included in the CA MMIS Fiscal Intermediary Business Operations Contract.
  • Participates in seminars and symposiums related to federal and state rules and regulations relating to Security and Confidentiality, assuring that appropriate changes are incorporated into the Security and Confidentiality Policies and Procedures for the Project.
  • Maintains up to date knowledge of best practices related to Security and Confidentiality, assuring that Project Policies and Procedures are updated to incorporate appropriate practices.
  • Meets all standards established for this position as outlined in the attached performance criteria.
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned by management.

The Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Additional Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Business Administration, Public Policy, Law or a related field; an advanced degree in a field related to information security or a minimum of five years experience in computing or related areas, with a focus on information security, technology, management and policy; experience in the development and implementation of planning security policy, procedure/ and/or safeguards;
  • Extensive knowledge of security administration and computer security tools;
  • Successful experience in retrieving, analyzing, reporting, addressing and/or tracking security intrusions and vulnerabilities;
  • Demonstrated knowledge in systems design, development, documentation, testing, implementation and/or maintenance;
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with technical and non-technical managerial and professional staff; experience in technology management or information security in both government and healthcare environments
  • Candidate must have achieved one of the following professional certifications: PMP (Project Management Professional), GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certificate), SSCP (Systems Security Certified Practitioner), CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor), CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional).

EEO Statement

EEO Statement
Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies MAXIMUS deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you

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MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.


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