Chief Information Systems Officer (CISO)

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Wisconsin Department of Revenue

WI, United States

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Chief Information Systems Officer (CISO)


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Madison, WI, United States 


Information Technology


40.87-48.08 per hour

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Job Description:

~~The Department of Revenue (DOR); Division of Technology Services (DTS) is seeking a Chief Information Technology Security Officer (CISO).  This is an instrumental position within DOR whose primary responsibility is to provide strategic and operational security expertise. This responsibility includes defining and implementing the technical security architecture, maintaining accountability for the operational execution of the IT security function, and increasing overall security awareness throughout the organization. This position located in our Madison office.

This position offers the hire a unique opportunity to play a critical role in fostering a culture that places high value on the confidentiality, security, privacy and the integrity of Agency and State information systems and data.  It also allows the person to make a big impact by serving as a key policy advisor to the Division’s management, the Privacy Officer, the Leadership Team, the Legislative Audit Bureau as well as other state and federal regulatory agencies in formulation, determination, and implementation of management policy regarding information security issues.


Job Requirements:

~~Qualifications:   Please address the following in your cover letter and resume: 
Note:  Make sure both documents clearly identify your specific role/what you did, your level of responsibility (e.g. worked independently, etc.) scope, duration, specific nature of your duties and provide examples that clearly demonstrated your level of expertise.

Minimum qualified candidates will have professional work experience in each of the following:
1. Developing organization wide security policies and procedures.
2. Conducting security audits.
3. Increasing overall security awareness within an organization.
4. Preparing and implementing IT security plans.

Well qualified candidates will have professional work experience in a minimum of two (2) of the following (in addition to the minimum qualifications):
1. Serving as the subject matter authority for an entire organization.
2. Working with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publications (800 Series).
3. Working with the IRS Safeguards Program.

~~How To Apply:   Apply online! To apply, click “Log In” to access your existing account or to create a new account if you don’t have an account with Wisc.Jobs. Once you are logged in, click “Apply Now.” You will be asked to provide your personal information, attach a resume and cover letter, and then answer some questions. 

Career Executive (CE) (Current Classified State Employees) should apply via email by submitting the following to Linda S. Weber at (include S in email) by the indicated deadline date:  cover letter and resume that highlights your qualifications as they pertain to this positon.  In your cover letter, be sure to state your current Career Executive classification, pay schedule and pay range.  Do not apply online.

If you encounter technical issues, or have questions regarding the selection process you may contact Linda S. Weber at (include S in email) or 608-261-7687.

~~The Department of Revenue will conduct criminal background and tax non-filer checks on candidates prior to offer of hire. Interview results may be reused in accordance with the State of WI interview reuse policy.

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the United States.  The Department of Revenue does not sponsor work or student visas, either at time of hire or at any later time.