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.
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.
- 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.
Experience with Public Cloud Service is preferred.