The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board is looking for a new chief technology officer.
The hire would oversee the agency’s IT services, according to the post on USAJobs.gov, managing the department’s IT portfolio, and strategizing how to improve performance and efficiency of the agency’s technology systems, services and business processes.
The CTO also manages the agency’s chief information security officer, according to the post, and is asked to “evaluate the effectiveness of the Information Assurance Program in response to evolving IT security threats and challenges.”
The role will also include participating in business planning.
The independent federal agency, which is in charge of administering a retirement plan similar to private-sector 401(k) plans, has been voted as one of the “Best Places to Work in the Federal Government” since 2012.
Technical qualifications needed for the position include experience managing large IT transformations, leading an IT staff through implementing technology and managing acquisition of mission critical or equivalent IT products.
The hire would be expected to provide expertise in areas such as technology investment management, enterprise architecture and information security.