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Departments Recruiting for Security, Architecture Specialists

The California Department of Cannabis Control is seeking expertise in data security and privacy, and the California Conservation Corps is recruiting for an application architect.

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Two departments of state government are recruiting for IT expertise in the areas of information security and application architecture.

The California Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) is seeking an information security officer (IT Manager I), who will also serve as chief privacy officer, to be responsible for safeguarding the confidentiality and security of information pertaining to DCC. The incumbent will direct the Information Security Program and will advise the director, the chief deputy director and the chief information officer on matters related to DCC information security.

The information security officer directs the Information Privacy Program, developing privacy policies and procedures to protect the privacy of personal information collected or maintained by DCC. The incumbent also conducts periodic privacy assessments and ongoing compliance monitoring activities.

Additional responsibilities of the role include ensuring the recoverability of DCC’s systems and assets by overseeing the development, implementation, testing and maintenance of DCC’s Operational Recovery Plan to assure continuity of critical applications during a period of man-made or natural disaster. The information security officer also represents the department among state and national security organizations and analyzes legislation and state and federal mandates for their effect on DCC’s policies.

More information can be found in the job posting and duty statement. The position has a monthly salary range of $8,381 to $11,231, and the application deadline is Jan. 18.

The California Conservation Corps (CCC) is recruiting for an application architect (IT Specialist II) to oversee the design, development, maintenance and support of enterprise applications and to serve as a highly skilled technical specialist for the most complex applications and IT problems. The architect is responsible for implementing new features as prioritized by the project team and resolving bugs/issues in the code base for CCC systems, working closely with subject matter experts to understand scenario requirements and then to improve, implement, design or resolve technical issues as needed.

Desirable qualifications for the position, according to the job posting and duty statement, include:
  • Experience in analyzing and maintaining code in Salesforce using Apex and Visualforce programming concepts including core design patterns, limits and bulk patterns, efficient and reliable trigger handling, asynchronous/synchronous operations, and effective unit testing.
  • Experience in creating innovative front-end user interfaces in Salesforce that are simple, intuitive and efficient.
  • Experience with accounting, budget and HR processes.
  • Experience in developing, analyzing and writing SQL queries on NoSQL and SQL Server platforms.
  • Experience in writing reports utilizing SQL Server Reporting Services.
  • Experience in writing technical specification documents based on a proposed business requirements document.
  • Experience in preparing and writing test cases using Salesforce.

The position has a monthly salary range of $7,700 to $10,318, and the application deadline is Jan. 14.
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