Contra Costa County, California
Martinez, CA

Chief Information Security Officer
Annual salary range: $137,023 to $166,553
Application deadline: Thursday, July 23, 2020

Join Contra Costa County as their new Chief Information Services Officer (CISO), a senior administrative and technical expert in their Department of Information Technology.

As the CISO, you’ll be responsible for developing policies and strategies for both the internal and external posturing of the County’s information technology systems. Some of your roles will include investigating IT-related incidents or violations; conducting security risk assessments; and managing security incidents to protect County IT assets, public data, and the County’s reputation.

The ideal candidate will have a strong technical foundation and demonstrable experience in information security regarding strategic planning and policy development. This person should have practical business acumen with the ability to balance the technical requirements needed for robust security protocols. Previous experience in government is preferred. Budget development and management skills and the ability to navigate through government procurement processes is extremely valuable. Ideally, the selected candidate will possess one or more professional security management certifications and demonstrate a commitment to continuous learning through training and industry changes.

View additional qualifications and submit your resume, cover letter, and a list of six work-related references (two supervisors, two direct reports and two colleagues) on our website:

For more information contact:

Andrew Nelson
CPS HR Consulting
(916) 471-3329

To view an online brochure for this position visit:
Contra Costa County website:

Contra Costa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer/ADA Employer.