NGA Seeks New CIO, Assistant Director

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has kicked off its search for a candidate who will serve as both chief information officer and assistant director.

The selected candidate will oversee the evaluation of NGA’s information technology investments and capabilities and collaborate with consultants and top leaders from other agencies within the Defense Department, Intelligence Community and industry, the agency said in a USAJobs notice posted Wednesday.

The incumbent will be based in Springfield, Virginia, and will be responsible for the implementation of the Presidential Decision Directive-63 on the protection of critical infrastructure as well as the Clinger-Cohen Act.

The CIO role will direct the implementation of information assurance, e-commerce strategic policies and plans, knowledge management, enterprise architecture and IT performance measures as well as lead the agency’s efforts in the areas of data security, IT governance, privacy, records management, civil liberties and commodity IT.

NGA will accept applications for the position through Thursday.

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