NOAA Jobs in Hagerstown – Chief Technology Officer

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Job Description:

The Chief Technology Officer (CTO) position will serve in the Office of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The CTO serves as the principal advisor and information technology expert providing the vision and leadership for developing and implementing information technology initiatives at NOAA, which is one of America’s leading environmental agencies, providing information based on sound science every day to millions of Americans.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Direct and execute technology research and development projects to identify, access, and investigate high-risk, high-return technologies possessing potential application for performance of information technology in support of mission accomplishments, based on appropriate measures to determine if they should be continued, modified, or terminated.
  • Ensure compliance with Federal Enterprise Architecture (EA) principles and guidance. Be responsible for all information technology architecture deliverables. Assess the current technologies/architectures in use and develop strategies and implementation plans on transitioning the systems portfolio to meet the EA targets. Provide oversight and leadership in the transition from the “As Is” to the ‘To Be” architecture.
  • Determine feasibility and impact of project proposals, application and database designs, and package implementations with respect to systems architecture and strategy. Recommend continuation or termination of projects under development at key milestones or when they fail to meet performance, cost, or schedule criteria.
  • Support reengineering through alignment of the business architecture and business operations through enterprise transition planning.
    Provide expert, high-level technical advice and counsel to the CIO, executives, stakeholders, and users on matters that affect or relate to current and existing IT functions and programs. Serve as a technical strategy advisor on projects requiring high-level strategy alignment, technical vision, management evaluation and oversight. Create optimal strategies for applying and optimizing technology; establishing new technology objectives in line with agency objectives; and articulating business advantages of technology development.
  • Evaluate industry best practices and apply them as appropriate. Apprise executives of information technology trends and emerging technologies.

Job Requirements:

  • Incumbent may be subject to geographic mobility.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI security clearance.
  • Newly appointed SL members must serve a 1 year probationary period.
  • Position is subject to pre-employment background investigation.
  • Public Financial Disclosure (OGE-278 filing within 30 days is required).
  • Position is subject to random drug testing.

Job Details:

Company: National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Management

Job Location: Hagerstown, MD, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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