Chief Innovation Officer (CINO), EM-0301

Washington D.C.
Mar 18, 2019
Mar 18, 2019
Executive, Chief
Full Time

Occasional travel - May require occasional overnight travel.

Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes Relocation benefits will be provided.


Employment Conditions.

Registration with the Selective Service.

U.S. Citizenship is required.

Completion of Confidential Financial Disclosure may be required.

High Risk Position – Background Investigation (BI) required.

Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. 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. Additional qualifications information can be found here.

Applicants must have one year of executive-level experience in private industry and/or in a government agency (equivalent in the federal government to CG/GS-15 or above).  Applicants must possess all of the following specialized experience:

  • Directing or managing the development and deployment of technology in the banking, financial services, or non-financial services sector for purposes of minimizing institutional and/or sector risks from such technology, improving the safety and soundness of financial institutions, supporting economic inclusion and consumer protection, or supporting the availability of innovative and safe financial products and services.
  • Developing and executing a strategic process to manage the regulatory compliance associated with development and deployment of technology in the banking or financial services sector, including engagement with Congress, domestic or international regulatory bodies, and community and consumer advocacy groups.
  • Developing and executing a strategic plan to engage stakeholders (including company or agency leadership, shareholders, advocacy groups, legislative or regulatory bodies, and/or the public) regarding the prudent and responsible development and deployment of technology within the banking or financial services sector, including supporting cultural transformation and improved confidence to accept technology as a key enabler or efficient, effective, and secure financial activities.

This experience must have been performed at a banking, financial services, or non-financial services technology company or within a federal or state financial regulatory agency.

There is no substitution of education for the experience for this position.

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FDIC Executive Managers (EM) are in the Federal competitive service and not the Senior Executive Service (SES). As an EM at the FDIC, you will provide executive leadership and managerial direction over substantive activities related to planning, developing, executing, and coordinating the Corporation's programs and policies.

Salary reflects a pay cap for this position of $283,700.

If selected, you may be required to serve a supervisory/managerial probationary period.

If selected, you may be required to serve a probationary period.

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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your resume and the online assessment questionnaire will be reviewed, to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements outlined in this announcement. Therefore, it is imperative that your resume contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make the qualification determination. Please ensure that your resume contains specific information such as position titles, beginning and ending dates of employment for each position, average number of hours worked per week, and if the position is/was in the Federal government, you should provide the position series and grade level. 

The competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) you will be assessed on are listed below. If you are found qualified, your application package will be reviewed by a panel of three Executive Managers and placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified.  Within these categories, candidates eligible for veterans’ preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans. Top ranked candidates will be referred to the selecting official for further review and consideration. 

1. Knowledge of the technology development and deployment process, particularly within the financial services sector. Knowledge of financial services technologies and innovations and the application of related oversight, data management, quality, and integrity efforts.

2. Knowledge of the technical and policy aspects of the Corporation's activities, including effectively addressing risks in the Nation's financial system, and carrying out deposit insurance, resolution planning, and receivership management and supervision responsibilities. Ability to coordinate and direct the development and presentation of complex information during engagements with Congress, senior corporate staff; regulatory agencies, professional organizations; trade groups, financial institutions and the general public.

3. Ability to represent FDIC on FDiTech innovation and transformation initiatives in meetings with individuals and groups both internally and externally. Ability to facilitate the technological innovation and transformation process by strategically addressing challenges, helping create an environment fostering and enabling innovation and transformation, building partnerships, and serving as a change agent.

4. Ability to adapt to a work environment characterized by frequently changing priorities. Ability to resolve complex problems, often involving competing operating and policy goals and objectives.

5. Knowledge of the structure of the financial services industry, the principles of banking, and regulatory and legislative issues related to the adoption of innovative technologies within the sector.

6. Knowledge of the Corporation's mission, functions, and performance objectives. Ability to communicate effectively in meetings with senior management officials, congressional staff and the banking industry.

7. Ability to synthesize and analyze intricate and complex legal and regulatory issues to provide guidance and advice.

8. Ability to lead and supervise FDiTech staff.

You do not need to respond separately to these KSAs.  Your resume will serve as responses to the KSAs.

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Read more Security clearance Top Secret

Drug test required Yes

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