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HHS Kicks Off Search for New Deputy CIO

HHS Health and Human ServicesThe Department of Health and Human Services has outlined criteria for a new hire to the deputy chief information officer position.

A July 16 USAJobs notice says DHS will grant top secret-level security clearance to the selected candidate who will become part of the senior executive service group of government leaders.

HHS will accept applications for the position through Aug. 6.

The deputy CIO will be responsible for the management of information technology systems and records, technical advice to the CIO on management issues and technology adoption, work with the chief financial officer to ensure that data platforms deliver performance and financial data, and the implementation of measures to protect information systems from potential threat actors.

The successful candidate will also evaluate IT shared services and other service delivery models, promote migration to cloud computing platforms through development of reimbursement and cost models, serve as a strategic technical adviser on IT projects and implement infrastructure and technology development programs for services and systems under the CIO’s office.

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