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Deputy Chief Information Officer

The PRAC is seeking a Deputy Chief Information Officer (DCIO) to join the Chief Information Officer’s (CIO’s) Team. You will be part of an exciting mission with the opportunity to provide expert leadership and advice on information technology/information management systems utilized by the PRAC. The Deputy CIO is responsible for overseeing all aspects of PRACs IT enterprise systems, desktop support and IT planning.

Responsibilities:

The incumbent serves as Deputy Chief Information Officer (DCIO) reporting directly to CIO and coordinates with CIGIE’s CIO and staff to ensure PRAC information technology operations are in alignment with CIGIE and PRAC policies. This individual supervises staff and provides authoritative direction in the following:

  • Oversees and coordinates all information technology and information management (IT/IM) activities for PRAC and is the IT/IM liaison with the Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE) IT staff.
  • Develops IT strategies and plans for PRAC at the enterprise level consistent with CIGIE PRACs strategic plan, standards, and requirements of CIGIE.
  • Provides technical expertise to management and collaborates on developing long-range information technology programs for PRAC.
  • Establishes objectives and, in concert with affected CIGIE, budgets to facilitate the orderly and efficient capture, transport, storage, processing and dissemination of information throughout PRAC.
  • Provides expert leadership and advice in planning, designing, developing, testing, implementing, and maintaining server-based and personal computer-based information systems and applications.
  • Plans and organizes IT functions, delegating appropriate functions and responsibilities to IT staff or the appropriate Project Manager; ensures that positions are staffed with capable staff who possess skills and training to perform their assigned duties.
  • Systems Analysis – Work that involves applying analytical processes to the planning, design, and implementation of new and improved information systems to meet the business requirements of customer organizations.
  • Applications Software – Work that involves the design, documentation, development, modification, testing, installation, implementation, and support of new or existing applications software.

Qualifications:

To qualify for this position, your resume must clearly demonstrate the following:

IT Experience that may be demonstrated by paid or unpaid experience and/or completion of specific, intensive training (for example, IT certification), as appropriate. IT-related experience demonstrating in each of the following 4 competencies:

  1. Attention to detail - thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail
  2. Customer service - work with CIGIE and PRAC senior leaders and other customers to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; have comprehensive knowledge about available IT products and services; committed to providing quality products and services
  3. Oral and written communication - Express information to individuals or groups effectively, considering the audience and nature of the information; make clear and convincing oral and written presentations; listens to others, attending to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately
  4. Problem solving - identify problems; determine accuracy and relevance of information; use sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.

AND

One full year of IT specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level commensurate with the salary in either the private or public sector, typically gained in the IT field or performing the following types of IT related tasks: serving as a senior customer technical analyst responsible for resolving complex customer problems relating to operating systems, network systems, applications, protocols, equipment and IT infrastructure; identifying and defining business and technical requirements applied to the design, development, implementation, management and support of systems and networks; formulating annual budget for enterprise IT services, including network and help desk support, software, application development, and specialized IT requirements.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Conditions of employment / requirements:

  1. Public Trust/Moderate Background Investigation (5) is required.
  2. One-year probationary period is required.
  3. Travel, transportation, and moving expenses will be paid: No
  4. Bargaining Unit Position: No
  5. Drug Screening Required: No
  6. Supervisory position: Yes
  7. All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.

How to Apply:

For immediate consideration, please email, in a single PDF file, a cover letter summarizing your qualifications and a resume to prac_jobs@cigie.gov, with the subject line: Deputy Chief Information Officer.

More About the Position:

Salary: $126,233 to 176,300 per year

This position is open to all sources, and various levels of experience will be considered. Salary is administratively determined based on qualifications. The job is remote and full-time. 

On March 27, 2020, the President signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, creating the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee (PRAC) composed of Federal Offices of Inspector General to promote transparency and conduct and support oversight of covered funds and the Coronavirus response to (1) prevent and detect fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement; and (2) mitigate major risks that cut across program and agency boundaries. The PRAC is a committee of the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE).

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