Domain IT Security Officer

State of Tennessee

Nashville, TN

Marketing, Communications & Information Technology

Position Description / Responsibilities

This position will report directly to the State CISO (Chief Information Security Officer) under the State CIO (Chief Information Officer).

Summary: The Strategic Technology Solutions division within the Department of Finance & Administration is implementing a new IT delivery model for its customer agencies in a phased approach. The Enterprise IT Transformation initiative involves building a highly qualified and experienced organization to support our agencies in four business domains through a shared resource delivery model. Several critical resources are being recruited to build this delivery model to improve our IT customer service, improve strategic planning with a focus on enterprise solutions and provide improved solution delivery success rates.

The Domain IT Security Officer is responsible for working in conjunction with the Business Domain Directors to support and lead information security oversight and provides direction and assistance to those respective Domains. Functional areas will include but not limited to: access control; telecommunication and network security; information security governance and risk management; software development security; cryptography; security architecture and design; security operations; business continuity and disaster recovery; legal, regulations, investigation and compliance; education and awareness and physical security. This position will work directly with the department compliance and privacy officers as well as the Chief Data Privacy Officer and Compliance Officer at STS.

Roles and Experience:

Position Requirements


1) information security program design and implementation related to IT infrastructure


2) information security risk analysis and mitigation


3) information security policy, standards and procedures creation and implementation

Preferred Experience:

Compensation Information:

Commensurate with qualifications.

EEOC Statement:

Pursuant to the State of Tennessee’s Workplace Discrimination and Harassment policy, the State is firmly committed to the principle of fair and equal employment opportunities for its citizens and strives to protect the rights and opportunities of all people to seek, obtain, and hold employment without being subjected to illegal discrimination and harassment in the workplace. It is the State’s policy to provide an environment free of discrimination and harassment of an individual because of that person’s race, color, national origin, age (40 and over), sex, pregnancy, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status or any other category protected by state and/or federal civil rights laws.

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