Department: Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency: National Institutes of Health
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The NIH is the premier biomedical research center for the world. Its 27 Institutes and Centers employ approximately 18,000 employees doing a vast array of jobs, all supporting efforts for a healthy nation. For information on the NIH mission, goals, and Institutes and Centers, visit NIH Overview.
Are you a high level Information Technology Professional seeking a career at the premiere biomedical research center for the Nation and the world? Do you have what it takes to run the cyber infrastructure and computational biology functions of one of NIH's Institutes? Do you want to perform challenging work in a collegial environment, while enjoying quality of life and a competitive compensation package?
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland, the world's largest medical research facility, seeks applications from exceptional candidates for the challenging position of Senior Information Technology (IT) Specialist/Chief Technology Officer (CTO), in the Office of Cyber Infrastructure and Computational Biology (OCICB), Office of Science Management and Operations, Office of the Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). The primary responsibilities of this Senior Level (SL) position are to serve as the senior expert and consultant to NIAID top management regarding IT research support computer systems, the use of mobile communication devices for health services and information (mHealth), and enterprise content management (ECM). The CTO is responsible for identifying , integrating, leveraging, and implementing new and innovative technologies as part of the process that identifies strategies, business opportunities and new technologies. The CTO develops new capabilities regarding all aspects of IT which support NIAID, NIH, and DHHS programmatic initiatives and needs to ensure efficient alignment and integration of technology systems in effectively supporting critical mission goals, e.g. the use of mobile communication devices for health services and information and technologies for enterprise information, records, and content management. The ideal candidate for this position will lead research on new technologies, technology enhancements, technology redesign, forecasting, and developing business cases for cyber and information technology plans essential to accomplishing NIAID national and international strategic objectives.
This position offers a unique and exciting opportunity to serve as a key member of the NIH/NIAID leadership team and be the primary advisor to the OCICB Director and the senior managers of the NIAID on key legislative, regulatory, and policy technology developments that directly affect the business management and strategic use of cyber and information technologies which support NIAID scientific research.
This is a Senior Level (SL) executive position. SL positions are not graded. SL employees are eligible for salary increases and/or bonuses based on performance.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED ELECTRONICALLY BY THE CLOSING DATE (11:59 PM)
- Position is subject to a background investigation.
- You must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance.
- U.S. Citizenship is required.