Principle Security Architect - Employment Development Department

 Principle Security Architect

Under the administrative direction of the Information Technology (IT) Manager II, the Information Technology Specialist III works as a Principle Security Architect in the Employment Development Department’s (EDD) Infrastructure Services Division (ISD) in support of the organization’s enterprise information technology operations, including all associated hardware/software components and the confidential and sensitive data used at EDD. The incumbent serves as a specialized technical advisor and makes a significant contribution to the development and formation of policy, practices and standards related to enterprise technology. The incumbent shares responsibility for the implementation, maintenance and operations of the organization’s statewide information technology systems.

The IT Specialist III has an advanced level of organizational understanding and the ability to bridge strategic intent and practical technical application. The incumbent utilizes master-level knowledge and skills in future technology, trends, technical components, interfaces, protocols and/or architectures to advise management on formulating IT strategy, policy and governance throughout EDD. The incumbent provides expertise to ensure the integration and interoperability of multiple architectural platforms and systems; to build technology blueprint for current and future organizational needs; and to provide scalable architecture, solution and design.

The incumbent has extensive decision-making authority and directs the most critical and complex projects, including the development of enterprise architecture, providing strategic and tactical technical direction, and cross-domain expertise at a deep technical level. The incumbent contributes toward the growth of the Information Technology Branch into a customer-focused, service organization by following the Branch’s established cultural principles and they will also continuously improve communications and relationships with vendors, subordinates, peers, management, and customers.

Position is located at EDD’s Headquarters office at Sacramento, California.

Benefits of working at this location include:

• Close to major freeways, light rail and transit stops

• Enclosed bicycle parking

• Close to downtown shopping and restaurants

• Close to the Sacramento King’s Golden1 Center and Sacramento River Cats @ Raley Field