There’s been much press attention to the promised new position of “Federal Chief Technology Officer” in the new Obama Administration, but the government has another vitally important CTO opening, and the job advertisement just got posted.
Agency: Department Of Homeland Security, DHS Headquarters
Sub Agency: National Cyber Security Center
Job Announcement Number: CHCO-08-055DHS
Title: Chief Technology Officer
Salary Range: 117,787.00 – 177,000.00 USD
Series & Grade: [Senior Executive Service] ES-2210-00/00
Duty Location: Washington DC Metro Area, DC
I received an email last week from a DHS friend quietly asking that I “publicize” the listing once it was posted, which was scheduled to be last week. I checked for it online Friday – the first day applications were to be accepted – but must have looked too early for I didn’t see it listed. That’s understandable, given the holidays, so I checked again last night, prompted by a note from Bob Gourley of CrucialPoint, and the listing was live.
The listing has an application deadline of Thursday, January 15, 2009, so if you’re interested in applying you had better get cracking.
Let’s look at a couple of the specific points mentioned in the job announcement. Continue reading
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