Job Summary: The IT Manager (Security & Continuity) is responsible for information security and business continuity for county information and IT systems. Secures enterprise information by designing, implementing, and enforcing security controls, safeguards, policies, and procedures for Milwaukee County.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Interpret, develop & implement security policies, standards & guidelines. Develop, implement & govern an enterprise-wide, comprehensive security strategy that complies with said policies, standards & guidelines. Provide training & communication of security strategy.
Conduct security control reviews for a full range of control types & techniques for IT with respect to threats to the confidentiality, integrity, availability, accountability & relevant compliance of information systems; Manage compliance to security policies.
Conduct business risk assessments for technologies & recommend appropriate action to management; Assess the effectiveness network/system resilience; Monitor status of risks, and reports status and need for action to senior management.
Provisioning of an information security and compliance capability; Develop in partnership with business, a comprehensive business continuity plan.
Conduct risk assessments within a defined functional or technical areas of business. Use consistent processes for identifying potential risk events, quantifying & documenting probability of occurrence, impact on the business, and risk remediation plans.
In conjunction with other Milwaukee County functional groups, lead audits of information systems to ensure compliance and action plans leading to compliance are executed; Server as point of contact for Open Records requests and litigation holds.
Responsible for the budgets and monitoring spend for this function; strongly supports Director of Business Solutions to ensure all reporting, contract management and other business requirements are met.
- BS Computer Science, Information Technology or related field.
- 5-10 years progressive experience in a combination of highly complex IT infrastructure solutions, information security, compliance, regulatory and/or risk management.
Three (3) years of supervisory/management experience.
Direct experience successfully managing and delivering IT security programs and projects in large, distributed organizations.
Applied experience with Information Security Management frameworks and standards such as ISO 27001, NIST 800 series, and IT governance and compliance requirements such as PCI-DSS.
Milwaukee County offers competitive benefit package including group life, health and dental insurance; including major medical coverage of employees and dependents; deferred compensation and contributory pension plan, pre-tax childcare and dependent care program. Additionally, the federal government offers a loan forgiveness program for employees that serve in the public sector.
Milwaukee County is an Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability genetic information or protected veteran status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing, background checks and pre-employment physicals subject to job requirements.