USDOT Seeks Deputy CDO

Original Job Opening Posted on

The US Department of Transportation (USDOT) is searching for a Supervisory IT Program Manager who will serve as Deputy CDO, according to a job posting on This position will lead Enterprise Data Management within the Office of the Secretary of Transportation. They will also coordinate all activities undertaken by the Office of Data and Analytics Services for enterprise-wide data management and governance, records management, and knowledge management. The right candidate will ideally be a professional who is passionate about data and how the government can use to data to be more effective and efficient.

According to the post, the Deputy CDO:

  • Serves as immediate supervisor of a highly technical program and employees involving the development of major IT aspects of key agency and programs with national significance.
  • Directs development of budgets and staffing plans that accurately account for current and future requirements.
  • Serve as Deputy Chief Data Officer and expert advisor to the Chief Data Officer in the oversight and management of DOT data strategy and agency open government data efforts enterprise-wide, sharing with the CDO the responsibility for providing leadership in carrying out Department-wide responsibilities in data governance and information management for DOT programs.
  • Establishes effective alliance and partnership with industry leaders and high-level program managers to direct and manage data-related projects, acquire enterprise and communications support services and integrate them into the overall project effectively so that DOT can achieve its missions and goals.
  • Operationalizes day-to-day work associated with data governance and information enterprise-wide and ensure data is being developed as a viable resource for current and future needs both inside and outside of specific Information Technology (IT) systems.
  • Oversees implementation of policies and procedures regarding use and release of DOT data, promoting maximum access to data for internal and external users while maintaining beneficiary privacy and security, oversees policy surrounding security standards, compliance, and best practices for open data and oversees implementation of policy for protecting data from unauthorized disclosure.
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Job Opening Details

Job Opening Date: 02/14/2023
Job Closing Date: 05/15/2023
Salary Range: $155,700 - $183,500 per year
Pay Scale/Grade: GS 15
Telework Eligible: field_64f0d0e139801
Applications Open To: field_64f0d0ff39802
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