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    This position is in the career 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 a career 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 FinCEN's Office of the Chief Information Officer, in Vienna, VA.

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    The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is recruiting for the position Deputy Associate Director, Chief Technology Officer (CTO), some of your key work assignments may include:

    • Responsibility for oversight of the Enterprise Architecture activities to include enterprise planning that sets the overall organization’s IT vision and direction, adopts standards, facilitates compliance with these standards, and guides the continual enhancement of mission performance through the modernization of IT systems.

    • Providing strategic vision to focus technology staff on the increased application of current and emerging data science methods, tools, and techniques to detect illicit activities in BSA data; more quickly support and adapt to the changing analytic requirements of our stakeholders; and further apply analysis methods to IT security event monitoring and detection within the Technology Division.

    • Leading staff efforts to provide an increased emphasis on IT Security planning, design and integration throughout the IT system life-cycle and processes. Identify IT system vulnerabilities and risks in IT systems, infrastructure, and processes by “designing-in” best and advanced security practices; focus on increasing IT security continuous monitoring capabilities and architecting up front methods to isolate security incident damages.

    • Establishment of IT development, test and release methodologies, conducting cost/benefit analyses to validate the need for new technology, recommending contractual efforts, and participating in acquistion planning, selection and oversight of contractual products and services.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Work related travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    All groups of qualified individuals.

    Noncompetitive (Current Career Senior Executive Service (SES), QRB certified graduates of SES Candidate Development Programs and individuals with SES reinstatement eligibility).

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/455797700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.