The Deputy Assistant Secretary (Management) for Information Systems and Chief Information Officer in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Management provides leadership in managing the Department and its thirteen bureaus' applications of information systems including computer hardware and software, telecommunications support, shared services, and infrastructure.Learn more about this agency
The Deputy Assistant Secretary has broad responsibility for providing leadership in planning, budgeting, and managing the Department and its thirteen bureaus' applications of information systems including computer hardware and software, telecommunications support, shared services, and infrastructure (cloud/data centers, networks, back office IT). The incumbent of this position has delegated authority to act as the Chief Information Officer as defined in Division E of Public Law 104-106 (Information Technology Management and Reform Act, also known as the Clinger Cohen Act of 1996), and is the designated Senior Information Resources Management (IRM) Official as defined in the Paperwork Reduction Act.
1. Advises and provides guidance on all IT matters to the Secretary of the Treasury and other senior management personnel to ensure that information technology is acquired and managed in a manner that implements the policies of the Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996, including:
a) Formulating broad policies, programs, and oversight practices to properly manage the Department's information system resources. This includes managing the long-term planning, budgeting, and procurement process for information systems to ensure cost-effectiveness by reviewing and approving proposed acquisition of information systems and conducting reviews of specific Bureau/Office systems to assure conformance with Departmental guidance. Lead IT strategic and operational planning to support the Treasury mission and achieve goals by fostering innovation, prioritizing IT initiatives, and coordinating the evaluation, deployment, and management of IT systems across the department. Ensure continuous delivery of high-quality IT services through oversight of service level agreements with end-users and monitoring of IT systems performance.
b) Establishing technical information systems and requirements for the acquisition of hardware, software and other contractor supplied support for the purpose of: monitoring system tests, contractor progress in fulfilling system performance, cost and schedule commitments to advise the Secretary of the Treasury, the Assistant Secretary for Management, and other relevant senior officials of actual or anticipated variances.
c) Assuring maximum value of Departmental information technology acquisitions, coordinating activities of the Treasury Investment Review Board, implementing shared nationwide networks across bureau lines, and assisting Bureaus/Offices in securing their computer and telecommunication systems against unauthorized entry or other forms of compromise.
2. Develop, maintain, and facilitate the implementation of a sound and integrated information technology architecture for the Department. Activities include reviewing, evaluating, and analyzing recommendations for the Secretary of the Treasury, the Assistant Secretary for Management, and other senior management personnel with regard to annual plans for information systems and telecommunications support submitted by Bureaus/Offices; developing a consolidated plan, resolving priority and implementation problems and coordinating presentation of the consolidated plan to OMB, Congress and others.
3. Monitors the performance of information technology programs of the Department and bureaus, evaluates the performance on the basis of the applicable performance measurements, and advises the Secretary of the Treasury, the Assistant Secretary for Management, and other senior level officials regarding whether to continue, modify, or terminate an IT program or project.
4. Provides oversight and strategic direction to the Department-wide cybersecurity program, including: developing Department-wide security policies for unclassified, collateral classified, and intelligence systems by selecting security standards, procedures, and tools as appropriate for the purpose of implementing cybersecurity performance measures for Treasury Bureaus to promote compliance with statutory requirements from federal authorities (e.g., Office of Management and Budget; Department of Homeland Security, National Institute of Standards and Technology, National Security Agency and others).
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