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Supervisory Information Technology Specialist (Open to both U.S. Citizens and Federal Employees) job with USAJobs

Duties

Summary

This position is a Supervisory Information Technology (IT) Specialist who serves as the Director of the Office of IT Services and ensures that NHTSA’s IT systems and investments adhere to all relevant federal laws, regulations and standards, and Department of Transportation (DOT) policies and guidance. This position falls under the Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO) in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and will report directly to the Chief Technology Officer

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Responsibilities

The incumbent of this position is a Supervisory Information Technology Specialist who serves as the Director of the Office of IT Services.
As the Director of the Office of IT Compliance the incumbent will:

  • Develop, implement, and manage a strategy for transitioning legacy infrastructure to cloud-based environments.
  • Assist in the acquisition, development and use of all IT-related resources within NHTSA. Oversee the implementation of the agency’s IT strategic
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