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Chief Information Technology Officer

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Logo of New York County District Attorney's Office

Published 11 days ago

Division/Unit: Information Technology Unit

Job Title: Chief Information Technology Officer

Position Title: Chief Information Technology Officer

Salary Range: $170,000 - $190,000

Position Summary:

The New York County District Attorney’s Office (DANY) is seeking a highly qualified individual to serve as Chief Information Technology Officer (CITO). under the supervision of the Chief Operating Officer and working closely with the Chief of Strategic Operations, the CITO will act in support of the Office’s goals by leading strategic planning related to all technology and systems required for DANY’s operational effectiveness and driving change that maximizes the value of technology and data by promoting a data-driven culture throughout the organization. In this managerial position, the CIO will oversee and work collaboratively with the IT Director responsible for the overall management of staff and resources within the IT Division in a mission-oriented culture that effectively supports the work of the Office.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Lead the development and implementation of long and short-term IT strategic plans that align with the Office’s mission, goals, priorities, and objectives. The CIO will make a key contribution to the formulation of the Office’s business and digital strategies and help determine priorities, and risks for enterprise-wide IT initiatives.
  • Work collaboratively with executive leadership to identify and implement technology that is in line with the DA’s vision as it relates to Office goals, priorities, and objectives, in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local rules and regulations.
  • Drive IT-led change and modernization of the Office’s data storage and analytics capabilities in collaboration with the Data Analytics and Research Unit to provide IT solutions that improve reporting and analytics capabilities officewide.
  • Oversight of all the Office’s IT software and solutions acquisition and in-house development projects. This includes ensuring all commitments are properly planned, staffed, monitored, and reported and that product integration and technological optimization have been thoroughly considered. Projects will include meeting the Office’s need for digital evidence management systems, case management systems, e-discovery tools, etc.
  • Advise executive leadership on issues relating to Information Technology and its impact to the Office’s business operations.
  • Ensuring a reliable and dependable computing environment for business continuity, cyber-security, and IT resilience.
  • Effective management of IT customer service, service delivery, timelines, and performance metrics, ensuring that service-level requirements are met.
  • Stay abreast of new trends and technologies within the information technology space, particularly as it pertains to prosecutorial technology solutions, to ensure DANY is using a forward-thinking approach to development and procurement of new technology.
  • Maintain and manage relationships with external vendors.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

  1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and four years of satisfactory, full-time progressively responsible 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 18 months of this experience must have been in an executive, managerial, administrative, or supervisory 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
  2. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a state department of education or recognized accrediting organization and eight years of experience as described in "1" above, including the 18 months of experience in an executive, managerial, administrative, or supervisory capacity as described in “1” above.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • The successful candidate should have a minimum of ten to fifteen years’ experience in Information Technology with a minimum of ten years managing an Information Technology team; some hands-on background in application development and/or database design is desirable, and an advanced technology degree is preferred.
  • Experience developing strategic IT plans for organizations of similar size as DANY (or larger); the development of an enterprise strategic IT plan will be a significant expectation for the successful candidate's first year in the position.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage, conceptualize and implement multiple IT projects especially large-scale applications on schedule and within budget.
  • Knowledge and experience managing the development of applications and solutions relating to the transmission of extremely high volumes of electronic media between both internal and external systems via an Application Programming Interface (API).
  • Strong writing and oral communication skills, including the ability to communicate with and understand the needs of non-technical internal clients and external partners.
  • Experience in project management methodologies and tools and deep familiarity with the agile development process and DevOps.
  • Familiarity with NYC Government budget, procurement, and cybersecurity protocols and approval process is preferred.

Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to work occasional evening and weekend hours as needed.


  • Two (2) year commitment.

How to Apply:

  • Apply with a cover letter and resume.

Additional Information:

  • Authorization to work in the United States is required for this position.
  • As a current or prospective employee of the City of New York, you may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness programs and state repayment assistance programs. Please review the notice to see if you may be eligible for programs and how to apply at

The New York County District Attorney’s Office is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

Division/Unit: Information Technology Unit

Job Title: Chief Information Technology Officer

Position Title: Chief Information Technology Officer

Salary Range: $170,000 - $190,000

Position Summary:

The New York County District Attorney’s…

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Full Time Schedule
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USD $170,000 - USD $190,000 / year


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1 Hogan Pl, New York, NY 10013, USA

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