Information Technology Specialist I - Security Operations Engineer
Job Number: 5652214
Location: Headquarters - Elk Grove
Department Name: California Correctional Health Care Services
Region: Northern California
Time Base/FT/PT: Full Time
Closing Date/FFD: Until Filled
Information Technology Specialist I - Security Operations Engineer
$71,520 - $115,716 Annual Range
California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) is looking for an Information Technology (IT) Specialist I to serve as the Security Operations Engineer. Security Operations is a dynamic team that determines the impact of security upgrades and coordinates security implementations for CCHCS’s Enterprise Network Infrastructure Environment. 

The Security Operations Engineer provides expert technical guidance on information systems and participates in the planning, analysis, design, development, implementation, and maintenance of complex networking and security systems essential to the mission of CCHCS.

To qualify for this role, you must have:

  • At least four years of IT experience performing technical and/or analytical tasks for computer systems or services in any of the six domains or emerging IT fields


  • 120 semester units (180 quarter units) from an accredited college or university including at least 15 semester units (or 22.5 quarter units) of IT or closely related course work


  • Any equivalent combination of experience and education (if using education to meet minimum qualifications, education must include specified IT or closely related course work)

In return for your efforts, CCHCS offers a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Generous paid time off and holiday schedule
  • Security of regular full-time work with the State of CA (not a contract position)
  • State of California retirement that vests in 5 years (visit for retirement formulas)
  • A variety of medical, dental, and vision insurance options
  • Robust 401(k) and 457 savings plans
  • And much more
Resume is REQUIRED.
This position is posted until filled. The internal cutoff dates for applications are:
•May 10, 2022
•May 24, 2022
•June 7, 2022
•June 21, 2022
•July 6, 2022

Pursuant to the Public Health Orders (Guidance for the Use of Face Coverings and State and Local Correctional Facilities and Detention Centers Health Care Worker Vaccination Requirement) issued by the California Department of Public Health and the directive Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccines and Testing for Institution Staff issued by the Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation (CDCR), all staff assigned to this post/position may be required to show evidence of full vaccination and booster for COVID-19, absent an approved reasonable medical or religious accommodation precluding them from vaccination. 

Please review the appropriate bulletin/assessment on the Bulletin for the Minimum Qualifications and, if qualified, complete the Assessment according to the instructions.
How To Apply: You may apply for this position by clicking “Apply Now” on the top or bottom of this page.

Contact or 279-800-6452 for your questions regarding the application process, and status of your application. 
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