Job Overview


Become a part of the Department that touches the lives of every American! At the Department of Health and Human Services you can give back to your community, state, and country by making a difference in the lives of Americans everywhere. Join HHS and help to make our world healthier, safer and better for all Americans.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) works in partnership with the entire health care community to improve quality and efficiency in an evolving health care system and provides leadership in the broader health care marketplace. Our effectiveness depends on the capabilities of a dedicated, professional staff that is committed to supporting these objectives. A career with CMS offers the opportunity to get involved on important national health care issues and be part of a dynamic, fast-paced, and highly visible organization.

This position is in the Senior Executive Service (SES), a small elite group of senior government leaders who possess a diverse portfolio of experience and the strong skills required to lead across organizations.  This dedicated corps of executives is charged with providing strategic leadership and upholding a commitment to public service that transcends loyalty to a specific agency mission or individual profession.  As an SES member you will influence the direction of innovation and transformation of the federal government and lead the next generation of public servants.  This position is located in the CMS Office of the Administrator reporting to the Chief Information Officer, in Baltimore (Woodlawn), MD.


As the CMS Chief Information Security Officer and Senior Privacy Official, you will provide executive leadership in information technology (IT) security and privacy policy and guidance.   You will provide expert advice and collaboration among CMS' organizational units in developing, promoting and maintaining IT security and privacy measures to adequately and cost effectively protect sensitive information to meet CMS' current and future business needs.   This position ensures that IT security and privacy policies, principals, standards and guidelines are implemented appropriately throughout CMS, overseeing their use, and coordinating implementation of IT security and privacy requirements into the CMS IT enterprise architecture.  These include the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (FISMA); the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circulars A-130, Management of Federal Information Resources; A-123,, Management Accountability and Control; the Privacy Act of 1974; The E-Government Act of 2002; and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No