$142,701 - $170,800 yearly
National Indian Gaming Commission
Washington, DC, USA
The Commission’s primary mission is to work within the framework created by the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA) for the regulation of gaming activities conducted by tribes on Indian lands to fully realize IGRA’s goals: (1) promoting tribal economic development, self-sufficiency and strong tribal governments; (2) maintaining the integrity of the Indian gaming industry; and (3) ensuring that tribes are the primary beneficiaries of their gaming activities. Duties / Responsibilities
Incumbent serves as an CISO with the National Indian Gaming Commissions (NIGC) Technology Division within the Office of the Chief of Staff (OCOS), The CISO performs duties as assigned and delegated from the Deputy Chief of Staff, Chief of Staff or the Chair. This position provides leadership, supervision, and direction to Division of Technology activities with specific responsibility for developing and implementing the strategic direction of all information processing and communication systems and operations for the agency. Serves as the process owner of all assurance activities related to the availability, integrity and confidentiality of agency information in compliance with the Commission information security policies This includes providing advice and direction relevant to technology systems that supports the integrity of tribal gaming. The position reports directly to the Deputy Chief of Staff within the Office of the Chief of Staff.
Specific duties include, but are not limited to:
Provides leadership and guidance for the Division of Technology. Manages and maintains awareness and current status of the IT initiatives, priorities, projects, and emerging technological solutions to meet agency needs. Ensures that the Division of Technology policy and direction are in concert with, and supportive of, the agency’s mission and priorities. Advances the agency’s mission and operations by assisting senior leadership in recognizing where IT can add value while transforming or supporting program operations.
Ensures the agency is in compliance with IMP Circular A-130 Computer Security Act of 1987, the agency’s IT Security Plan, Executive Presidential orders related to IT modernization and cloud services and other security-related laws, regulations, policies and procedures. This includes responsibility for a comprehensive IT security program, including the technical architecture and operations to be successfully employed.
Ensures integration of long-range plans with the agency’s planning, agile programming, budgeting, and management processes. Advises senior leadership to ensure that the agency’s IT needs are addressed, to market innovative uses of technology, and to facilitate the agency’s access to needed information resources.
Promotes an effective and modern infrastructure design and operation of major information resources management processes, and collaborates with the senior leadership to ensure that information systems effectively provide financial and performance data.
Keeps abreast of, and communicates to senior leadership as appropriate, developments in technology, legislation, and management policy concerning IT functions in a timely manner. Maintains contact with manufacturers, professional groups, and user groups to ensure that the agency has knowledge of efficient, economical information handling capabilities.
Leads the agency in modernization of information resources more effectively, by advocating the principles of effective systems acquisition and ensuring more cost-efficient and effective use of IT resources, by advocating cross-organizational program process improvements, by ensuring program processes are modified to take full advantage of IT solutions, and by promoting standard-based IT architecture.
Provides guidance, direction, and coordination in developing appropriate standards governing the agency’s IT functions. Approves standards and directs the evaluation of IT functions throughout the agency to ensure that standards are uniformly applied and enforced.
For each major information system investment, conducts periodic project assessments to determine progress toward completion and realization of benefits. Directs the establishment, monitoring, and evaluation of IT performance, in support of program accomplishments. Advises senior leadership on whether an IT program should be continued, modified, or terminated.
Provides oversight, and promotes the use of innovative technologies, to ensure that information and records are secure, properly managed, and readily accessible.
This position is in the excepted service and not subject to competitive service procedures. Competitive Civil Service status is not acquired under this appointment. New appointees to the excepted service must serve a two-year trial period. Merit Promotion procedures do not apply.
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