State of Massachusetts Deputy Chief Security Officer in Quincy, Massachusetts

The Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) is the umbrella Secretariat for twelve Agencies that provide health and social service programs to almost 2 million people—one in four residents of the Commonwealth.

The Deputy Chief Security Officer works under the direction of the Chief Security Officer to manage day-to-day operations and direction of the EOHHS Security Office in one of the three major verticals in the Security Office: 1) maintaining the general acceptable control environment throughout EOHHS (Secretariat Security Liaisons); 2) managing the continuous monitoring program (Secretariat Security Analysts); and 3) managing the forensics and technology group (Forensic Analysts). Concomitant with that management, the Deputy Chief Security Officer will be responsible for managing Security Office staff including, but not limited to: oversight and coordination of team schedules and attendance, management of workload priorities, approve staff time (if required), and completion of yearly EPRS’s.

The EOHHS Security Office encompasses a wide variety of operations to secure and protect all the data EOHHS uses, processes, and maintains in furtherance of the work it and its Agencies perform. The EOHHS Deputy Security Officer will be responsible for the following:

  • Developing, maintaining, and implement a comprehensive information resource security control framework across the Secretariat

  • Developing, maintaining, and implement a comprehensive information resource security control framework continuous monitoring program

  • Developing, maintaining, and implement a comprehensive data flow and network use continuous monitoring program

  • Developing, maintaining, and implement an information resource investigation, forensics, and tools management program

  • Developing, maintaining, and implement an effective incident management and monitoring program

  • Monitor and report results of compliance/ethics efforts

  • Provide guidance for senior management relating to compliance

  • Developing, initiate, maintaining, and revise policies and procedures for the general operation of the compliance program; manages day-to-day operation of the Program

  • Collaborate with and coordinate risk management and internal audit to direct compliance issues to appropriate reviewing bodies

  • Responds to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. Develop and oversees a system for uniform handling of such violations.

  • Identifies potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; direct the Development and implementation of corrective action plans for resolution of identified issues.

  • Ensures adherence to legal standards with respect to information security compliance including directives for appropriate application and system patching; implementing and following industry standards and best practices for security compliance; and reliable, efficient and effective project Development processes.

  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.

/_About the Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS):_/

The mission of the EOHHS is to provide effective leadership in the delivery of health and human services that promote health, resilience and independence to improve the quality of life for individuals, families and communities throughout the Commonwealth./_

Total Compensation_/

As an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of services to the diverse populations we serve - but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation, including:

  • 75% state paid medical insurance premium

  • Reasonable Dental and Vision Plans

  • Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance programs

  • Low cost basic and optional life insurance

  • Retirement Savings: State Employees' Pension and a Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan

  • 11 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time

  • Tuition Benefit for employee and spouse at state colleges and universities

  • Short-Term Disability and Extended Illness program participation options

  • Incentive-based Wellness Programs

  • Professional Development and Continuing Education opportunities

  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Pre-Offer Process:

A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit and click on "Information for Job Applicants".

Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines

Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website.

For questions, please contact the CYF Office of Human Resources at

1-800-510-4122 and select option #2.


Applicants must have at least (A) six (6) years of full-time or, equivalent part-time, professional, administrative, supervisory, or managerial experience in business administration, business management, public administration, public management, clinical administration or clinical management of which (B) at least two (2) years must have been in a project management, supervisory or managerial capacity or (C) any equivalent combination of the required experience and substitutions below.


I. A certificate in a relevant or related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required (A) experience.

II. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field may be substituted for two (2) years of the required (A) experience.

III. A Graduate degree in a related field may be substituted for three (3) years of the required (A) experience.

IV. A Doctorate degree in a related field may be substituted for four (4) years of the required (A) experience.

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job: *Information Systems and Technology

Organization: *Exec Office Of Health and Human Services

Title: Deputy Chief Security Officer

Location: Massachusetts-Quincy - 100 Hancock Street

Requisition ID: 180008F3