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Careers at the Lottery

Join a winning team! At the New Mexico Lottery, we’re not just coworkers, we are family.

Apply Now!

Email your resume to hr@nmlottery.com.

We offer great benefits!

  • Annual Leave – PLUS, if you have 15 or more years of governmental experience you will be eligible to begin accruing 7.7 hours of annual leave biweekly.
  • Sick Leave
  • 10 Paid Holidays/Year
  • Health & Vision Insurance (90% employer paid coverage for employee)
  • Dental Insurance (75% employer paid for employee)
  • Life Insurance $50,000 (100% employer paid for employee)
  • ST and LT Disabiltiy (100% employer paid coverage for employee)
  • Retirement – Employer contribution 13.25% of annual compensation. No vesting requirements.
  • 457(b) employee contribution available
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Training Opportunities
  • Professional Memberships
  • Casual Dress
  • Fun Work Environment
  • And so much more!

Equal Opportunity Employer



Salary Range: $37,659 – $64,021

Responsibilities:  Job duties include, but are not limited to, (1) conducting criminal, administrative and background security investigations; (2) providing facility security and management to ensure the honesty, fairness, integrity and security of the New Mexico Lottery Authority; (3) administering the security policies, procedures, rules and systems under the general direction of the Deputy Director of Security and/or Executive Vice President for Security and Enforcement. Must be willing and available to be on-call when necessary.

Qualifications:  Must have current New Mexico Peace Officer Certification with skills, knowledge and one-year experience in law enforcement procedures and techniques. Must be qualified to carry a firearm. Must be able to pass an extensive background check and be able to work in a high security and confidential environment.


Salary Range: $50,125 – $85,212

Responsibilities:  Job duties include, but are not limited to:

Network Operations:

    • Assists the Director of Information Technology with various ongoing or special technology products.
    • Supervises the installation and configuration of software, hardware, and networks.
    • Assists in managing network servers and technology tools.
    • Monitors system performance and troubleshoots server, firewall, etc. issues.
    • Conducts ongoing analyses of systems to determine if components meet the organization’s needs and recommends upgrades or updates as needed.

Information Security:

    • Develops and recommends plans to safeguard digital data from accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure.
    • Proactively works to discover vulnerabilities in information systems.
    • Performs risk assessments and tests to ensure proper functioning of data processing activities and activities.
    • Facilitates penetration testing and any other third-party testing.
    • Performs or facilitates updates to virus protection systems.
    • Assists with access management including network access, passwords and authentication, financial software permissions, and user groups and roles.

Division Support:

    • Cross trains and serves as a backup for the Director of Information Technology and other members of the IT division as needed.
    • Stays current on trends and regularly researches new technologies and threats.
    • Provides communications and training to Lottery staff as needed to promote technology comprehension and information security awareness.


    • Highly developed technical and professional knowledge of information systems and network infrastructure,
    • Thorough understanding of computer security systems including firewalls, encryption, and password protection authentication.
    • Must possess highly developed problem-solving skills and analytical skills.
    • Must have the judgement and decision-making capabilities to work independently without constant direct supervision from management.
    • Must possess and practice those traits and qualities that foster and maintain cordial and professional working relationships which further cooperative efforts toward individual and organizational goals and objectives.


Typical Experience/Education/Certifications:

Degree in computer science, information systems, or related field is required.  Sufficient prior work experience is required.

Apply Now! Email your resume to hr@nmlottery.com.


All selected candidates for positions with the New Mexico Lottery must undergo background screening which includes: Fingerprinting, drug screening, criminal history, verification of education, professional employment references, driving record (if required for the positions). Background processing can take up to three weeks.