CHIEF INNOVATION SECURITY OFFICER (CISO) City of Riverside, CA SALARY: $122,052 – 163,500 ANNUALLY DOE/DOQ
The City of Riverside seeks an experienced Chief Innovation Security Officer (CISO) to direct and oversee Innovation and Technology (IT) Security programs and operations Citywide; including the member owned Riverside Public Utilities Department with a separate Board of Directors. The CISO will set the City’s cyber security vision, develop policy, mitigate risk, train others on security policies and practices, ensure systems and data are working and be an IT security business partner for our 17 departments, Chief Innovation Officer, and executive leaders. The ideal candidate will be a hands-on participative leader with extensive experience writing and optimizing IT security policy and procedures, mitigating risk, and serving as a subject matter expert and business partner to the organization. Our CISO should be creative, agile, flexible, and forward thinking to stay on the forefront of IT security. The City of Riverside is nationally recognized for the innovative technology services provided to its constituents, if you are looking to join a forward-thinking organization in a unique and expanding urban center, this is the job for you!
The CISO will articulate security risks, form and direct policy, lead short- and long-term security strategies, direct disaster recovery and business continuity plans, and create a culture of awareness and appreciation for cyber security/cyber hygiene by developing and implementing curriculum and training organization-wide. This position also develops and directs information security (cyber security) programs, architecture, vendors and policies that protect the City’s information, digital and physical assets. The CISO is an at-will position that reports to the Chief Innovation Officer (CIO), and oversees an approximate budget of $750K and a security analyst, with dotted-line security oversight of all information technology staff and Citywide technology.
Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree accredited college or university with major study in cyber security administration, information technology, computer science, or a related field; AND
Eight years of progressively responsible information security, server and network security, and information technology experience, including intrusion detection and prevention systems; a master's degree may substitute for one year of the required experience.
Associate's degree from an accredited college or university with major study in cyber security administration, information technology, computer science, or a related field; AND
Ten years of progressively responsible information security, server and network security, and information technology experience, including intrusion detection and prevention systems.
Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Information Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
GIAC Information Security
Computer Security Incident Response (CSIRT),
Preferred Experience and Education:
Experience in a regulated industries and/or public agency.
Master's degree in information security, or a related field.
Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work may be considered.
HOW TO APPLY
This is an open continuous recruitment; however, for first consideration apply by July 9th, 2020 by completing an application to https://wbcpinc.com/job-board/ and attaching your cover letter and resume.
Please contact your recruiter, Wendi Brown, with any questions:
Interview dates are August 6th and 7th (candidates selected to interview will need to be available for both days).
The City of Riverside is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Internal Number: City of Riverside
About City of Riverside
The City of Riverside is a rapidly growing metropolitan hub, with an artistic spirit, positioned for a sustainable urban future. Ranked as the 12th largest city in the state, Riverside is an urban amenities center that includes museums, theaters, fine dining, an array of festivals and markets, and four internationally recognized universities and colleges. The City is halfway through a revitalization project called the “Riverside Renaissance,” with upgrades to transportation, infrastructure, and quality of life projects such as park enhancements, landscaped medians, and expansions to public services. The City is governed by a seven-member city council/city manager model, and is a full-service city providing public safety, utility (electric, water, wastewater, and refuse), community services, and much more. With a budget of $1.1 billion for fiscal year 19/20 and staff of 2,400, the city provides services to more than 330,000 constituents and is one of the most attractive locations to start or expand a business, raise a family, or retire.