CDC OPHDST Seeks Sr. IT Specialist (DATAMGT), Branch Chief

Original Job Opening Posted on

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Office of Public Health Data, Surveillance, and Technology (OPHDST) is searching for an IT Specialist (DATAMGT) to serve as Branch Chief, according to a job posting on

According to a post on LinkedIn, “This position is your chance to improve the availability and use of public health data to inform decision-making and action. … This role requires ambidextrous leadership across all aspects of technology: human-centered design, product management, software engineering, customer service, communications, data governance, and more.”

According to the job posting, the IT Specialist/Branch Chief will:

  • Provide technical leadership and expertise to Office of Public Health Data, Surveillance, and Technology (OPHDST), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), other US government agencies, and state, territorial, local, and tribal (STLT) public health partners in the development, dissemination, and implementation of modernized information systems, reusable technology and services, and data management standards, guidance, methods and solutions.
  • Provide consultation and advice on new information technologies to CDC organizations throughout the enterprise and CDC public health partners working on systems and information technologies that need to exchange data with CDC and/or interoperate.
  • Serve on federal work groups or committees involved in the review, evaluation, development, and standards setting for new technologies.
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Job Opening Details

Job Opening Date: 03/13/2024
Job Closing Date: 03/20/2024
Salary Range: $143,736 - $186,854 per year
Pay Scale/Grade: GS 15
Telework Eligible: Not applicable, this is a remote position.
Applications Open To: Career Transition, Federal Employees - Competitive Service, Veterans, Military Spouses, Individuals with Disabilities, Land & base management, Peace Corps & AmeriCorps Vista
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