As the Assistant Commissioner and CIO, the incumbent:
Serves as principal advisor and consultant to the Commissioner, Deputy Commissioners, and all levels of Fiscal Service management on the IT and security policies and practices of the Bureau’s operating and administrative programs. Establishes and implements the IT and security vision and strategic direction within the Fiscal Service.
Serves as the CIO for the Fiscal Service and as a member of the Treasury CIO Council and related CIO Department level assignments. As such, participates in a structured investment review process, advises management on IT related issues, oversees integrated IT architecture, and works with the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and the Commissioner to ensure performance accountability. Monitors and evaluates IT performance, determines the need to modify or terminate IT systems, promotes the redesign and/or reengineering of existing work processes, and ensures IT management capability.
Represents the Fiscal Service to officials at the Department, other Treasury bureaus, Federal Reserve Banks and other Federal agencies (OMB, GSA, NBS, etc.) regarding IT issues and matters of mutual concern. Maintains continuing liaison with key officials in these agencies for the purpose of interpreting and advising on new Fiscal Service policies and plans and for securing cooperation regarding Fiscal Service initiatives.
Provides executive leadership and direction in concert with Treasury and other Federal agencies for mission assurance, critical infrastructure protection, IT security, risk management, identity credentialing and access management, physical and personnel security, emergency preparedness, and records management programs throughout the Fiscal Service.
Serves as a key member of the Fiscal Service’s senior management team. Serves on executive committees such as the Executive Board. As such, the incumbent actively participates in the formulation and execution of major Fiscal Service policies and plans.
Directs, through top operating officials at the Deputy level, as well as a number of managers and supervisors, a staff of professional, technical, and clerical employees who carry out the activities and operations of ISS. Guides ISS personnel toward the achievement of program goals and objectives. Determines resource requirements for ISS (including funding, IT infrastructure, personnel, and materials), and defines the roles and authorities assigned to ISS organizations and key positions.
Determines the optimal organizational structure and utilization of resources to accomplish mission and objectives in an efficient, economical, and effective manner. Determines operating policies and best practices of ISS in view of budgetary, public relations and political concerns.
Ensures critical problems are resolved involving the technical or regulatory phases of Fiscal Service’s information systems activities. Participates with other senior Fiscal Service officials in determining information systems requirements, strategies, and goals and in securing fulfillment of the requirements through appropriate ISS and other resources (e.g., contractors, Federal Reserve Banks, or other Bureau offices).
Formulates short and long-range IT plans to ensure the continuing effectiveness of the Fiscal Service’s operational and administrative activities in support of its mission. Is ultimately responsible for assuring that information systems plans and objectives are designed to further the goals set forth in the Fiscal Service’s tactical, strategic, and operational plans. Assures that Fiscal Service IT long-range plans reflect an assessment of the impact of current and future technology upon automated information systems operations and strategies.
Keeps abreast of technological advances in the IT field to assure that the Fiscal Service’s current and future computing, telecommunication and automation requirements are fulfilled by the most effective and efficient means available.
Externally represents and is an advocate for the Fiscal Service at professional information technology management conventions, conferences, and committees concerned with promoting improvements to computer and telecommunications systems in the Government.