The U.S. Census Bureau has begun its search for a candidate who will serve as head of the office of information security in Washington.
The bureau said in an Aug. 3 notice on USAJobs that the selected candidate will draft plans and coordinate information security programs for all computers, communication systems and electronic storage devices across the agency.
The OIS chief role is a full-time Senior Executive Service position that will require a Top Secret-level security clearance and will serve as the bureau’s representative to the Commerce Department on data security issues.
The chosen candidate will also oversee the development and maintenance of an enterprise-wide data security management initiative, serve as an information security consultant as well as provide technical insights to facilitate the development and implementation of data security policies, systems and processes.
Applications for the position will be accepted through Sept. 2, according to the notice.