Deputy Chief Information Officer

Washington, D.C
Jul 06, 2022
Jul 09, 2022
Executive, Chief
Full Time

  • Leads the development, coordination, and maintenance of an integrated information technology (IT) program.
  • Leads IT modernization Program Office, providing oversight and guidance in support of agency missions, goals, and objectives. Applies innovative IT concepts in the development and design of an optimal IT organizational structure.
  • Establishes an IT vision and designs and implements new programs or processes that align with agency business strategy. Collaborates with senior officials to ensure the business needs of teams and offices are understood and integrated.
  • Provides authoritative recommendations and solutions to challenges in the utilization of IT systems and processes. Promotes continuous improvement in methods of IT operations.
  • Plans and manages the financial and technological resources and human capital needs.Develops long-range plans and program goals to assure maximum capability and effectiveness of resources.
  • Recommends the acquisition and/or development of state-of-the-art advances in all facets of IT. Directs the implementation and rollout of multi-year, complex commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) custom enterprise-wide IT systems.
  • Directs staff composed of IT Specialists and contractors. Ensures effective management of human resources and office operations including workload, staffing, performance, training and development, and/or adverse actions. Promotes equal employment opportunity (EEO) principles in leading the organization.


Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a United States citizen.
  • You must complete a background investigation.
  • You must submit a financial disclosure report.
  • You must be registered with the Selective Service, as applicable.
  • You must complete a 1-year Senior Executive Service (SES) probationary period unless you've already completed one.
  • You may be required to obtain and maintain a security clearance depending on the engagements, projects, and initiatives you are assigned to.


You must meet the qualification requirements by 11:59 pm ET on the closing date of the announcement.

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). 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.

If you are a federal employee, the level of experience we are looking for is typically gained in a GS-14, GS-15, or equivalent-level position.

Technical qualifications
  • The technical qualifications describe the necessary professional and technical knowledge, skills, and competencies needed to successfully perform the duties of this position.
  • The technical qualifications for this position are:
    • Experience cultivating an organizational environment focused on collaboration, integration, and automation among software developers, business stakeholders, and information technology operations to rapidly develop and deploy software.
    • Experience overseeing a capital planning and investment control process to acquire, use, maintain, and dispose of information technology in alignment with an agency's enterprise architecture planning processes.
    • Experience managing Contracting Officer's Representatives (CORs) or serving as a COR to assist in the technical monitoring or administering information technology contracts.
Executive core qualifications (ECQs)
  • The ECQs assess executive experience and potential. They measure whether you have the broad executive skills needed to succeed in a variety of Senior Executive Service positions.
  • The ECQs for this position are:
    • Leading Change: This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.
    • Leading People: This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organizations vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.
    • Results Driven: This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.
    • Business Acumen: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.


This position does not have education requirements.

Additional information

  • Appointment type: This is a career Senior Executive Service appointment.
  • Equal employment opportunity: The U.S. Government Accountability Office's policy is to provide equal employment opportunity for all regardless of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
  • Option for additional selections: Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
  • Reasonable accommodation: GAO provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation, please email .