Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board seeks new CTO

The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board wants you as its new CTO.
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The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board is looking for a new chief technology officer.

The hire would oversee the agency’s IT services, according to the post on, managing the department’s IT portfolio, and strategizing how to improve performance and efficiency of the agency’s technology systems, services and business processes.

The CTO also manages the agency’s chief information security officer, according to the post, and is asked to “evaluate the effectiveness of the Information Assurance Program in response to evolving IT security threats and challenges.”

The role will also include participating in business planning.


The independent federal agency, which is in charge of administering a retirement plan similar to private-sector 401(k) plans, has been voted as one of the “Best Places to Work in the Federal Government” since 2012.

Technical qualifications needed for the position include experience managing large IT transformations, leading an IT staff through implementing technology and managing acquisition of mission critical or equivalent IT products.

The hire would be expected to provide expertise in areas such as technology investment management, enterprise architecture and information security.

Samantha Ehlinger

Written by Samantha Ehlinger

Samantha Ehlinger is a technology reporter for FedScoop. Her work has appeared in the Houston Chronicle, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, and several McClatchy papers, including Miami Herald and The State. She was a part of a McClatchy investigative team for the “Irradiated” project on nuclear worker conditions, which won a McClatchy President’s Award. She is a graduate of Texas Christian University. Contact Samantha via email at, or follow her on Twitter at @samehlinger. Subscribe to the Daily Scoop for stories like this in your inbox every morning by signing up here:

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