Mayor's Office of Information Technology (MOIT)

Director of Digital Services at Mayor’s Office of Information Technology (MOIT)

Full-time Position in Inner Harbor
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Description

The City of Baltimore is in search of a Director of Digital Services in the Mayor's Office of Information Technology (MOIT). The position is a senior-level role that reports to MOIT's executive leadership and is responsible for developing and executing a digital strategy for the City of Baltimore, including the management, monitoring, and oversight all aspects of the following:

  1. Digital Service Delivery
  2. Cloud and DevOps Adoption
  3. Digital Marketplace Development and Management

 

Selection Process

KEY FUNCTIONS

  • Digital Service Delivery
    • Assist in building an internal team consisting of Designers, Developers, Scrum Masters, and Product Owners
    • Act as the face of Digital Services to the Baltimore community at events, conferences, etc.
    • Participate in strategic formulation and implementation of organizational change in MOIT
    • Partner with the Chief Data Officer (CDO) to support development and implementation of Open Source Policy
  • Cloud and DevOps Adoption
    • Oversee all aspects of DevOps adoption within MOIT including development, QA, automation, and culture
    • Facilitate transition to a Cloud-based operating model
    • Provide leadership and management to the DevOps team
    • Develop, implement, and optimize the software build approach
    • Institute DevOps principles and practices in order to increase the speed, quality, and resiliency of the software that we deliver
    • Keep a customer-focused mindset, prioritizing developer productivity and application uptime
    • Prioritize build tools and automation to accelerate development and increase code quality
    • Provide the high-level system monitoring with an understanding of reliability, availability, and failure management/mitigation needs
    • Implement Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and orchestration with tools such as Salt, Ansible, Chef, and Puppet
    • Work with Cloud providers such as AWS, Azure, etc.
  • Digital Marketplace Development and Management
    • Partner with Procurement to support the creation and management of agile approaches and vehicles
    • Identify and manage agile Digital Service Vendors
    • Work with internal government agencies to identify potential projects and help organize work to be completed by internal and vendor teams
    • Manage Task Orders and agile vendor teams
    • Manage the on-and off-ramp of approved vendors
    • Regularly engage with the local tech community

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related technical field with and 4-7 years of related software development experience
  • Proven successful track record in a similar role and evidence of strong leadership skills as demonstrated by a minimum of 3 to 5 years in a leadership position
  • Demonstrated experience managing software delivery projects that use modern practices, such as user-centered design and agile development
  • Demonstrated experience in information management projects and programs
  • Demonstrated experience with agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, XP, etc.) within an IT environment
  • Working experience with the US Digital Services Playbook (https://playbook.cio.gov/)
  • Demonstrated experience with creating best practices and methodologies for technical initiatives

 

Supplemental Information

 

Interested Candidates:
Please send Resume and Cover Letter with salary history (for the past 10-years) and current salary requirements to MOIT.Jobs@Baltimorecity.gov. Cover letter without salary history and salary requirements will not be considered.
 
Telephone calls will not be accepted. Only those candidates selected for a telephone interview will be contacted. 

This position will be opened until filled.
 
In compliance with federal law, the incumbent will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and complete the required employment eligibility verification documents upon hire.