Deputy Chief Information Officer

Washington, D.C
Jul 20, 2021
Jul 23, 2021
Executive, Chief
Full Time


This position serves as the Deputy Chief Information Officer (DCIO) to the CIO of the House Information Resources (HIR) organization, which is a function of the Office of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), that serves the U.S. House of Representatives (House).
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The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) provides operations support services and business solutions to the community of 10,000 House Members, Officers and staff. The CAO organization comprises more than 650 technical and administrative staff working in a variety of areas, including information technology, finance, budget management, human resources, payroll, child care, food and vending, procurement, logistics and administrative counsel.

This position serves as the Deputy Chief Information Officer (DCIO) to the CIO of the House Information Resources (HIR) organization, which is a function of the Office of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), that serves the U.S. House of Representatives (House).

The DCIO, coordination with the CIO, establishes, maintains and executes a comprehensive technology strategy for the House, and oversees all HIR Directorate's budget planning formulation and execution.

Key responsibilities include acquiring, provisioning and operating modern technology for the House; assisting the Chief Information Officer (CIO) in the formulation of managerial, systems engineering, and technical plans and the proper utilization of resources to achieve information technology program goals and objectives; providing the House with high performance and highly available technical services; and ensuring that the processes operate on the highest standards.


• Assists the CIO in directing the operations of HIR to ensure that the House's information and communications systems meet the application and requirement needs of Members, Committees, and House support offices.
• Acts to ensure the integrity of House data, proprietary information, and related intellectual property through information security and access management.
• Develops strategic and operational plans that allow HIR to meets its objective of satisfying the information and communication needs of the House.
• On a continuous basis, assists the CIO in evaluating the overall direction of HIR functions to ensure that all activities and projects are meeting the technological needs of the House and are effective and efficient.
• Assumes managerial responsibility for HIR in the absence of the CIO. At the direction of the CAO and CIO, represents the CAO regarding HIR responsibilities at meetings and staff conferences.
• Acts at the highest level with technical and non-technical user functions to determine the need and implementation process of systems for the House.
• Participates in overall business planning, bringing a current knowledge and future vision of technology and systems as related to the House; determines long-term House-wide information needs and develops the strategy for systems development and hardware acquisition and integration.
• Directs the preparation, review, and consolidation of directorate information systems budget and business plans.
• Assists in the establishment and maintenance of a management reporting system utilizing performance indicators.
• Implements and administers special projects as directed by the CAO and/or the Committee on House Oversight.
• Provides guidance and proposes formalized policies to the CAO in the establishment of technical policies for the House.
• Ensures that HIR managers and contractors are aware of and understand applicable House policies and procedures and that they are provided management information to include changes or updates thereof.
• Oversees and reviews vendor compliance to ensure accountability with House rules and regulations.
• Provides guidance to staff and supervisors on desired results and planning considerations, monitors the progress of assigned projects, and provides additional resources as appropriate.
• Ensures subordinate supervisors are efficiently utilizing staff, maximizing resources, and developing subordinates to their fullest potential.
• Establishes procedures to systematically and equitably review subordinate supervisor's accomplishments and ensure recommendations from subordinates are consistent with the CAO mission and internal initiatives.
• Performs other official duties and special projects as assigned.

Travel Required

Not required - Not required.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

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• Master's degree in information technology or associated discipline, or equivalent senior level experience.

• Senior leadership experience in corporate, legislative, and/or government environments.

• Experience managing personnel and technical programs.


Additional information

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

You will be evaluated using a structured interview process.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required

Required Documents

Resume submission

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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