Supervisory IT Program Manager (Deputy CDO) - DIRECT HIRE

Washington, D.C
Nov 24, 2022
Dec 01, 2022
IT, Program Manager
Full Time

As a Supervisory IT Program Manager (Deputy CDO), you will:
  • Serve as immediate supervisor of a highly technical program and employees involving the development of major IT aspects of key agency and programs with national significance. Establish an organizational environment that positively influences employees' ability to deliver high quality products and services. Manage division resources to maximize the effective and efficient use of funds and employee skills. Reviews operational costs, operating schedules, and performance.
  • Direct development of budgets and staffing plans that accurately account for current and future requirements. Provide technical supervision necessary for accomplishing the work of Division. Perform first level administrative and human resource management functions relative to the staff supervised in the areas of selection, promotion, and position classification. Set team and individual goals to achieve overall OCIO and DOT strategic goals and objectives.
  • Serve as Deputy Chief Data Officer and expert advisor to the Chief Data Officer in the oversight and management of DOT data strategy and agency open government data efforts enterprise-wide, sharing with the CDO the responsibility for providing leadership in carrying out Department-wide responsibilities in data governance and information management for DOT programs. Plan, direct and coordinate a Department-wide effort for the systematic evaluation of agency programs and the development and analysis of alternative feasible policies and program strategies.
  • Establish effective alliance and partnership with industry leaders and high-level program managers to direct and manage data-related projects, acquire enterprise and communications support services and integrate them into the overall project effectively so that DOT can achieve its missions and goals.
  • Operationalize day-to-day work associated with data governance and information enterprise-wide and ensure data is being developed as a viable resource for current and future needs both inside and outside of specific Information Technology (IT) systems. Ensure data is easily accessible and can be transformed into new formats and knowledge; and all potentially public information is accessible via the Agency's public website or media.
  • Oversee implementation of policies and procedures regarding use and release of DOT data, promoting maximum access to data for internal and external users while maintaining beneficiary privacy and security, oversees policy surrounding security standards, compliance, and best practices for open data and oversees implementation of policy for protecting data from unauthorized disclosure.

Ideal Candidate: OST is seeking a professional who is passionate about data and how the government can use to data to be more effective and efficient. The ideal candidate will have experience leading teams that work with data and provide shared services. These skills should accompany strong supervisory, writing and communications skills and the ability to deliver results for customers.

Are you interested in a job where you get to guide innovators from inside and outside government to apply data in ways that increase the efficiency and effectiveness of government and of the transportation system as a whole? Apply now!


Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. citizen & meet specialized experience to qualify
  • Submit application and resume online by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date
  • Required documents must be submitted by the closing date.
  • Direct Hire Authority will be used to fill this position

  • SELECTIVE SERVICE: Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for the Selective Service.
  • GOVERNMENT TRAVEL CARD: This position involves travel. A government contractor-issued travel card will be issued and must be retained for official business only.
  • SUPERVISORY PROBATIONARY PERIOD: New supervisors must complete a 1-year probationary period (unless already completed).


To meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you MUST meet the specialized experience qualifications for the grade at which you are requesting consideration.

To qualify for the GS-15, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equal or equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the following:
  • Experience applying and demonstrating the principles, procedures, and tools of data management, such as: data governance, data standardization processes, data modeling techniques, data dictionaries, data inventorying, metadata standards, data analytics, data mining and data integration.
  • Experience advising on data and evidence-based decision making, the development of analytical products and customer facing services, and applications of advanced analytics and emerging technologies.
  • Experience developing and assigning data related roles and responsibilities and promoting employee development in data skills and analysis.

, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
  • Data Management - Knowledge of the principles, procedures, and tools of data management, such as modeling techniques, data backup, data recovery, data dictionaries, data warehousing, data mining, data archiving, data disposal, and data standardization processes.
  • Planning and Evaluating - Organizes work, sets priorities, and determines resource requirements; determines short- or long-term goals and strategies to achieve them; coordinates with other organizations or parts of the organization to accomplish goals; monitors progress and evaluates outcomes.
  • Budget Administration - Knowledge of the principles and practices of budget administration and analysis; including preparing, justifying, reporting on, and executing the budget; and the relationships among program, budget, accounting, and reporting systems.
  • Information Systems/Network Security - Knowledge of methods, tools, and procedures, including development of information security plans, to prevent information systems
    vulnerabilities, and provide or restore security of information systems and network services.

  • For all positions individuals must have 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.

  • 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.

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    Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    Additional information

    The agency has the option of extending a term appointment up to the 4-year limit.

    This announcement may be used to fill additional positions if similar vacancies occur within 90 days of the issue date of the referral certificate.

    Qualified CTAP/ICTAP candidates receive priority and will be referred to the hiring manager.

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