Cybersecurity Program Manager

CYBERSECURITY PROGRAM MANAGER
INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT SUPERVISOR
(SPECIAL APPOINTMENT)
SALARY: $66,671-$107,264
MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY SECTOR DEVELOPMENT DIVISION

CYBERSECURITY AND AEROSPACE UNIT

The Maryland Department of Commerce is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Cybersecurity Program Manager
(Industrial Development Supervisor), within the Business and Industry Sector Development Division – Cybersecurity and
Aerospace Unit. The Cybersecurity Program Manager’s responsibilities include effective business/economic development,
stakeholder communications, and advancement of Maryland as an epicenter and home to thought leaders within the
cybersecurity community. The incumbent will cultivate and manage key partnerships with special interest groups, vendors,
entrepreneurs, educators, legislators, investors, contractors, businesses, and organizations; connect and champion Maryland’s
role in cybersecurity through special events, activities, programs, public relations and marketing efforts; represent Commerce at
association, council, and community events of all types; direct and ensure successful development and execution of
cybersecurity industry events; support grant management efforts; and facilitate Commerce’s participation in industry
conferences both nationally and internationally. Travel throughout the State and occasional national and international travel is
required
The selected employee will possess excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with high level public and private sector
officials to cultivate and maintain effective working relationships; to facilitate excellent written and oral communications; able
to handle multiple, concurrent, and high priority projects; working knowledge of grants management; proficiency with the
Microsoft Office Suite, and Google Mail and/or other relevant software.
Candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity, computer science, computer engineering, information systems,
software engineering or a closely related discipline AND six (6) years of experience in business or economic development or
related business and technical experience in cybersecurity, information technology, or computer science field. Additional
experience in business and technical experience in the cybersecurity field may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the
required education. Up to two (2) years of experience will be granted for certifications earned at an accredited university or
college in computer networking, cloud computing, cyber operations, cybersecurity digital forensics and other cybersecurity
related fields at a rate of six (6) months of experience per 15 credits earned. Additional graduate level education at an accredited
college or university may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester credit hours on a year-for-year basis for the required
experience. Preferred Qualifications: 1) Professional technical subject matter expertise in one or more of the following:
information systems and/or cybersecurity business/project management, technical business/economic development,
cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities, and the technologies to combat them; cybersecurity analytics, strategies, and
approaches for the protection of sensitive electronic data, and the digital systems in which they reside. 2) Must be versant in
cybersecurity industry initiatives, successes, and challenges. 3) Experience with grants/ grant management. 4) Knowledgeable
of resources available to Maryland Cybersecurity 5) Advanced Degree
It is highly preferred that you apply online at http://commerce.maryland.gov/careers – review the Career Openings section.
Please attach a resume to your online application and answer the supplemental questionnaire. If unable to apply online, please
submit your state application, resume, and supplemental questionnaire to anna.halikias@maryland.gov or mail to:
MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE -OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES
Attn: CYBERSECURITY PROGRAM MANAGER- (#22-005014-0003)
World Trade Center – 401 E. Pratt Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
NO LATER THAN: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2022

To apply for this job email your details to anna.halikias@maryland.gov