Job Overview


About the Agency

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is the principal investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).  ICE protects national security and upholds public safety by targeting criminal networks and terrorist organizations that seek to exploit vulnerabilities in the immigration system, in the financial networks, along the U.S. borders, and elsewhere.

The Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) provides information technology services and products that ensure the security and efficiency of our nation's law enforcement system.  The OCIO delivers innovative information technology and business solutions that enable ICE to protect and secure our nation.

Duty Location: Washington, D.C.

ICE is an equal opportunity employment employer: Selection for positions will be based solely on merit without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, political affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, marital or family status, or other differences.

ICE provides reasonable accommodations to applications with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.


As the Chief Information Officer for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) you will report to the Executive Associate Director of Management and Administration and serve as the strategic visionary for information technology (IT) programs.  You will be responsible for leading strategic execution of enterprise governance, standards and processes to integrate ICE vision, mission, and objectives into a synergistic portfolio of programs and projects.  You will focus on performance, partnership, collaboration, transparency, flexibility, efficiency, effectiveness, and productivity to deliver timely, reliable and effective IT solutions to those carrying out the ICE mission.  You will represent ICE on IT matters both within and outside the department, with full accountability for operation of the IT program.

You will oversee the management, development, implementation, and evaluation of state-of-the-art, cutting-edge, global IT systems to ensure they meet ICE's mission.  You will respond to the requirement identified by information system users in the development, testing, integration, implementation, evaluation, operation and maintenance of IT systems used in ICE.  You will be responsible for strategic and long-range planning, development and coordination of programs, operations and procedures required for effective IT applications.  You will continually monitor and evaluate program effectiveness with a view toward efficient accomplishments of objectives, avoidance of duplication and maximum utilization of funds and staff.

You will identify, evaluate and disseminate best practices and technologies to meet ICE's needs.  You will provide guidance and recommendations to senior agency officials and subordinates on advance projects and resolve critical problems in a timely and cost-effective manner.  You will develop directives to implement Congressional and executive level policy changes for IT that impact resources requirements.

You will be responsible for the acquisition and support of IT hardware and software as well as acquisition and management of contractor resources.  You will develop and defend budget estimates and related justifications, accountable for ensuring that funds, positions, property, and other assets are properly used and with the operating budget.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No