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Chief Information Technology Officer

New York City, NY, USA | Non Profit Organization

  • Industry:
    Non-Profit / Social Enterprise
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    General Management
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    10-12 years
Job Description:
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The Office of the Queens County District Attorney (QDA) is seeking a Chief Information Technology Officer to oversee agency-wide technology operations, including computer hardware and software, as well as cybersecurity initiatives.


Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:


· Overseeing and managing staff of over 20 of the QDA’s Systems Management and Information Services Bureaus that serves a staff of over 700


· Consulting with the District Attorney and executive staff regarding policies and objectives relating to the information and telecommunications technology functions of the office


· Managing the formulation, development, implementation, modification and evaluation of programs, policies and procedures that affect technological and systems development, management of information systems, informational interchange operations, and communications systems operations


· Performing ongoing research and assessment of current trends and equipment used in technology towards developing specifications for computer hardware and software and methods to enhance the office’s information processing to best support office operations and meet the needs of the criminal justice community


· Directing and overseeing the integration, unification and enhancement of the office’s voice and data technological and informational interchange operations


· Overseeing the implementation of technology projects while ensuring compliance with project timelines and goals and objectives


· Collaborating with key City agencies on technology issues, including DoITT, New York City Cyber Command and other relevant agencies on information security and cybersecurity issues 


· Establishing long-term security and compliance strategies


· Implementing policies to secure sensitive and confidential data


· Overseeing and implementing incident response and disaster recovery planning


· Evaluating and making recommendations to executive staff regarding the adequacy of security controls


· Developing formal documentation and standards for all systems users, systems design, software development and telecommunications


· Establishing processes to review the implementation of new technologies and software development to ensure security compliance and resiliency


· Performing special projects and other duties as assigned.


Preferred Education and Qualification Requirements:


A baccalaureate degree in computer science or related field from an accredited college or university and ten (10) years of progressively more responsible, full-time experience using information technology in computer applications programming, systems programming, computer systems development, data telecommunications, database administration, planning of data/information processing, user services, or area networks; at least 5 years of this experience must have been in a managerial or executive capacity in the areas of computer applications programming, systems programming, computer systems development, data telecommunications, data base administration, or planning of data processing or in the supervision of staff performing these duties; or education and/or experience equivalent to the above.


A master's degree in computer science or related field from an accredited college or university is preferred. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to interact with executive leadership and experience in handling confidential information. 


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