The Bonneville Power Administration has begun its search for a candidate who will serve as both chief information officer and executive vice president of information technology.
The chosen candidate will report directly to BPA’s chief operating officer and will oversee the development, maintenance and operation of the federal power marketing agency’s information systems and IT plans, budget and processes, BPA said in a USAJobs notice published Tuesday.
The incumbent will manage the administration’s cybersecurity programs, collaborate with the Energy Department’s CIO, take part in DOE’s IT and cyber governance boards, and serve as senior adviser to BPA administrator on cybersecurity and IT initiatives.
Other duties include coordination of electric grid operations with IT programs, administrative and technical supervision over the deputy CIO and chief technology officer, and provision of executive direction when it comes to the development of data management policies in compliance with the North American Electric Reliability Corporation – Critical Infrastructure Protection and other regulations.
BPA will accept applications for the position through Jan. 12.