Deputy Chief Information Officer

Washington, D.C
Jun 07, 2021
Jun 12, 2021
Executive, Chief
Full Time


"DO NOT APPLY THROUGH USAJOBS or EMAIL- APPLY ONLINE AT" The Management, Business, and Information Services Division seeks a Deputy Chief Information Officer, who will report to the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and assist the CIO in planning, organizing, coordinating, budgeting, and managing daily activities necessary to carry out the agencys information technology mission. Reliable and effective IT is critical to CBOs ability to respond to the needs of the Congress.
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The Deputy Chief Information Officer (DCIO) is responsible for the acquisition, installation, and support of the agency's IT resources and services, including all computers, digital equipment, software, data, information and timesharing systems, data and voice communications, networks and infrastructure, and web and intranet services. The DCIO will also play a strategic role in maintaining cloud systems, including front-end platforms, servers, storage, and network. The position involves technical duties, including technical support, hardware and software research, and contract management, as well as technical and administrative writing.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • US citizenship or current permanent residents seeking citizenship


Top Secret background investigation


A bachelors degree in computer science or a related IT field (an advanced degree in computer science or technology management is desirable).
At least six years of recent hands-on technical experience (including with troubleshooting and problem resolution) in at least two major IT functions, such as application development, information security, network management, architecture and infrastructure, storage and email systems, and help desk operations.
A strong understanding of cloud computing and technology systems, as well as at least two years experience designing and transferring applications to the cloud.
Experience managing an IT budget, including budget analysis, preparation, and justification.
Proven ability to build teams and develop collegial, collaborative working relationships with a broad range of internal and external constituencies.
At least two years of experience managing IT professionals with an array of skill sets and experience.
Ability to obtain and maintain a favorably adjudicated Top Secret/SCI clearance.
Also desirable are the following:
Project management experience, particularly with developing client/server systems, managing the life cycles of hardware and software, operating data centers, and managing help desks.
Technical certifications.
Prior experience as a DCIO.


See Qualifications above



A bachelors degree in computer science or a related IT field (an advanced degree in computer science or technology management is desirable).

Additional information

This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your application includes your résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your résumé includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a not qualified determination. Those who aren't qualified will be informed and not considered further. Others will be referred to the hiring division for further consideration.

NOTE: To ensure consideration you must submit a complete application by June 11, 2021 at (not USAJobs). Although we may continue to accept applications beyond that date, we are only ensuring that those who submitted by the deadline above will be considered. Should the hiring division wish to review candidates who applied after that date, we will then process those applications to determine if they are qualified and should be forwarded for management review.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Top Secret

Drug test required

Required Documents

Please submit a cover letter, a résumé, and contact information for three references at

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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