The U.S. Census Bureau has begun its search for a new executive to serve as the agency’s chief technology officer.
According toÂ a notice posted Monday onÂ USAJobs, the CTO will perform dutiesÂ as the principal adviser to the associate director for information technology and chief information officer and provide expertiseÂ on the technological environment to help manage the Census Bureau’s businesses.
The CTO will designÂ and recommend technology systems thatÂ support CIO-issued directives, overseeÂ technology research and developmentÂ efforts and drive compliance with Federal Enterprise Architecture principles and guidance, the notice stated.
The selected candidate will alsoÂ develop EA policies and procedures for technology acquisition, development and implementation as well asÂ 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 throughÂ Aug. 9.