Big data and the examined life
November 30, 2015
Commentary: Our every keystroke adds another byte to the data pool, doubling the world's data every18 months.
David Stegon was a staff reporter for FedScoop and StateScoop from 2011-2014.
The Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Health Administration is searching for a number of program analysts, providing support to IT programs and finance within VISN-4. The person will be a part of the Office of the Chief Information Officer. The jobs pay between $68,809 to $97,333 per year and will remain open until December 29.
The incumbent is a member of the VISN 4 CIO Staff under the supervision of the Chief Information Officer (CIO). He/she is responsible for providing direct support for VISN-wide IT Programs and Finance by providing administrative analytical and evaluative management services essential to the principal mission and operation of the Office of the Chief Information Officer who is responsible for IT operations in 10 VA Medical centers across VISN 4. He/she is responsible for preparation and maintenance of VISN 4 IT Spend Plan, maintenance and monitoring of IT procurements through the IT Approval Tracking System for all VISN 4 IT purchases, and administrative management of VISN 4 IT Funds in excess of $25m. He/she develops and maintains effective office systems, procedures and communications. In addition he/she responds to administrative queries dealing with IT budget and spending plan, IT staffing, IT equipment and software procurements. He/she is responsible for planning, scheduling, conducting projects and studies, analyzing findings, and making recommendations on ways to improve the effectiveness of operating IT programs across the network.