Immigration and Customs Enforcement inside the Department of Homeland Security has posted its opening for a Chief Information Officer. The person would replace Luke McCormack, who left ICE to become the CIO at the Department of Justice.

The position at ICE pays between $119,554 and $179,900 per year and is open for applications until May 2.

From the posting:

As the Chief Information Officer for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), you will report to the Executive Associate Director of Management and Administration and serve as the strategic visionary for information technology (IT) programs.  You will be responsible for leading strategic execution of enterprise governance, standards and processes to integrate ICE vision, mission, and objectives into a synergistic portfolio of programs and projects.   You will focus on performance, partnership, collaboration, transparency, flexibility, efficiency, effectiveness, and productivity to deliver timely, reliable and effective IT solutions to those carrying out the ICE mission.    You will represent ICE on IT matters both within and outside the department, with full accountability for operation of the IT program.

You will oversee the management, development, implementation, and evaluation of state-of-the-art, cutting-edge, global IT systems to ensure that they meet ICE’s mission.  You will respond to the requirements identified by information systems users in the development, testing, integration, implementation, evaluation, operation, and maintenance of IT systems used in ICE.  You will analyze and evaluate, on a quantitative and qualitative basis, the effectiveness of IT projects and operations, ensuring that technical performance measures are met, remain on budget, and are on time.

You will identify, evaluate, and disseminate best practices and technologies to meet ICE’s needs.  You will provide guidance and recommendations to senior agency officials and subordinates on advanced systems projects and resolve critical problems in a timely and cost-effective manner.  You will develop directives to implement and congressional and executive level policy changes for IT that impact resource requirements.

You will be responsible for the acquisition and support of IT hardware and software as well as acquisition and management of contractor resources.  You will develop and defend budget estimates and related justifications and be accountable for ensuring that funds, positions, and materials are properly utilized in accordance with the operating budget.

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