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Chief Information Officer

Operations - Technology & Innovation
Closing date:
Washington, DC
(82) $200,596–$247,500 See information on grades and base pay ranges
Who may apply:
Open to All US Citizens (Competitive service - Permanent), Open to status candidates (Competitive service - Permanent)


This position is located in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau/Chief Operating Officer/Technology & Innovation/Washington, DC and is the senior leader responsible for the overall strategic direction and management of information technology at CFPB to deliver modern technologies that optimize the effective of CFPB's operations.

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As a CN-82 Chief Information Officer, you will:

  • Set the strategic direction for technology at the Bureau. Work closely with the Bureau’s Executive Leadership to proactively identify, advise and inform where technology can amplify our mission and operations.
  • Set an exceptional culture and tone for a large organization that aims to be a beacon for how technology can work in government. Plan, design, implement and maintain cutting edge technologies and solutions to mature and transform the way the Bureau operates.
  • Ensure, on an ongoing basis, that current and planned technical architecture, investments and solutions are aligned with and support overarching and emerging Federal mandates, IT best practices, and the Bureau’s mission and operational needs.
  • Build strong relationships across the Bureau to continuously maintain a keen understanding of business needs, issues, challenges, and opportunities. Develop and execute mechanisms for ongoing transparency and collaboration between the T&I office and Bureau partners.
  • Foster a culture of innovation, efficiency and accountability across all areas within the T&I office. Implement and oversee a system of operational mechanisms and controls to support effective management and governance of resources, projects, programs, capital investments, risks and budget to deliver quality services and results on-time.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional Travel

Supervisory status 


Promotion Potential 


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Open to All US Citizens (Competitive service - Permanent)

Applications will be accepted from all U.S. citizens.

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Open to status candidates (Competitive service - Permanent)

Current Federal employees on career or career-conditional appointments and reinstatement eligible. Current federal employees on permanent competitive service appointments (including current CFPB employees on such appointments), or former federal employees with reinstatement eligibility; or ICTAP Eligibles; or Eligible under special hiring authorities (e.g., individuals with disabilities, covered by an interchange agreement, or Eligible under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act). Current CFPB employee should check their appointment type before applying to an announcement.

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