The U.S. Census Bureau has begun its search for a new executive to serve as the agency’s chief technology officer.
According to a notice posted Monday on USAJobs, the CTO will perform duties as the principal adviser to the associate director for information technology and chief information officer and provide expertise on the technological environment to help manage the Census Bureau’s businesses.
The CTO will design and recommend technology systems that support CIO-issued directives, oversee technology research and development efforts and drive compliance with Federal Enterprise Architecture principles and guidance, the notice stated.
The selected candidate will also develop EA policies and procedures for technology acquisition, development and implementation as well as determine the impact and feasibility of project proposals, applications and database designs.
The notice said the CTO position that will be based in Maryland and Washington.
The Census Bureau will accommodate all applications from qualified candidates through Aug. 9.