Chief Information Officer (CIO) - IT Specialist (PlycPln)

Washington, D.C
Jun 25, 2022
Jun 30, 2022
Executive, Chief
Full Time

- Manages agency operations and the enterprise-wide implementation of IT-related architecture, procedures, policies, and customer-focused business solutions.
- Ensures agency-wide information resources strategies and planning are aligned with federal and agency requirements, and well-integrated into associated management and business processes.
- Participates in the development, documentation, and review of long and short-range IT plans, resource projections, priorities, justifications, etc.
- Oversees the compliance with enterprise technology standards, governance processes and performance metrics to ensure IT delivers value to the agency.
- Initiates, develops, and evaluates the cyber security program of the IAF, including the implementation of security programs designed to anticipate, assess, and minimize system vulnerabilities.
- Develops and recommends Information Resources Management policies, practices and procedures designed to improve IT program policies, practices, methods, and organizational structure.
- Interprets and assesses new laws, regulations, Executive Orders and Government-wide information security guidelines advising IAF management regarding program and budgetary impacts, implementation requirements, control techniques and compatibility with current IAF systems


Conditions of Employment

  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by background investigation.
  • Direct Deposit of pay is required.
  • Selective Service registration required for male applicants, unless exempt.
  • Status candidates must meet time-in-grade (see Qualifications).


For the CIO position, you must possess IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below:
    Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail. Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services. Oral Communication - Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately. Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.
*You must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of these four competencies on your resume, if you do not, you will be ineligible for further consideration.

In addition to meeting the 4 competencies listed above, in order to qualify for this GS-14 level position, your resume must clearly demonstrate that you must have at least one (1) full year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level (GS-13) in the Federal Service that has given you the particular knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully perform the duties of the position that may have been obtained in the private or public (local, county, state, Federal) sectors. Specialized experience for this position includes experience in: Expert knowledge of regulatory requirements and legislation including the Clinger-Cohen Act, FISMA, Government Performance Results Act (GPRA), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circulars A-130 and A-11, Financial Management Regulation (FMR), - Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and other documents, standards, and guidelines related to the development, management, administration and maintenance of a secure Federal IT system in order to serve as a senior technical advisor to IAF management and to ensure the development and implementation of compliant IT policies, procedures, and systems; planning, developing, and managing agency IT functions and implementing effective enterprise architecture and governance that aligns with a federal agency's strategic plan and best practices for IT and knowledge management; experience in leading IT systems business process improvement projects from design, through contracting; experience in developing and using metrics to evaluate effectiveness of IT services, products, and projects; experience building and maintaining relationships with agency customers and inter-agency stakeholders; experience leading or supervising Federal and/or contract personnel in the provision of IT services to an organization; experience in overseeing the management of an organization's IT budget, including formulation, planning, and tracking of expenditures; and, experience in managing an effective IT security plan for an agency that has domestic and international users.

Only experience obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.

A written test is not required, however, if you are selected for an interview, we may ask you to outline an enterprise-level scenario response.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

Career Transition Assistance Programs: CTAP/ICTAP provides placement assistance to permanent Federal employees who are surplus, displaced, or involuntarily separated. Applicants claiming CTAP/ICTAP eligibility must submit a copy of their most recent performance appraisal, proof of eligibility, and most current SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location with their application. To be considered under CTAP/ICTAP, applicants must be well-qualified (i.e., meet the minimum qualification requirements, including any selective placement factors; education, and experience requirements), score at least 85 on the assessment questionnaire, and be able to perform the duties of the position upon entry. For information on CTAP and ICTAP visit:

Appointment Authorities: For more information on appointment authority eligibility requirements:
Persons with Disabilities-Schedule A
Special Hiring Authorities for Veterans
Special Hiring Authority for Certain Military Spouses
Other Special Appointment Authorities
OPM Interchange Agreement and Other Miscellaneous Authorities

Telework Suitability:

This is not a remote work position at this time. Maximum telework flexibilities are offered.

The duties of this position are suitable for occasional telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval and if they meet the eligibility criterion in the 2010 Telework Act.

Stipulations of Employment:

Selection may require completion of a 1-year probationary period.

Selection may require completion of a 1-year supervisory or managerial probationary period.

This position is subject to a negative drug test prior to entrance on duty, and random drug testing while you occupy the position.

Work Schedule:

This position allows for a flexible work schedule.


Additional hiring flexibilities may be considered for this position.

IAF uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit .

If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application:

This position is being advertised concurrently with vacancy announcement #: IAF-22-DE-11524553JJ using Delegated Examining (DE) procedures. If interested, refer to that announcement to determine if you meet DE requirements and can apply to that announcement. NOTE: You must apply separately to each announcement in order to be considered under both.

This vacancy announcement may be used to fill similar positions within 90 days.