The Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) serves as the principal information technology advisor to the Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The CIO helps lead the USPTO as a performance based, e government agency. The CIO oversees the evaluation of information technology, the architectural design of automation initiatives, and the development of strategic information technology plans, including the development and implementation of automated systems for the USPTO using a matrix management structure.
Demonstrated experience in exercising an extremely high degree of leadership, project management skill, initiative, judgment, and ability in managing a major IT program. Must have managed a minimum of 75 staff. Breadth of IT experience, to include knowledge of logical and physical data architectures, network communications, data base/application/web servers, middleware, and telecommunications. • Knowledge of IT security design, operations, encryption, information access, and authentication processes. • Ability to develop performance measures and enterprise wide performance management practices such as service level agreements, customer surveys, internal assessments, and other appropriate performance evaluation techniques. • B.A./B.S. degree highly preferred, plus 12 20 years experience.
Compensation $104,927 $145,600 (SES)
Wednesday, September 22, 2004