The County of Alameda seeks a progressive and innovative Chief Technology Officer (CTO) with a passion for using technology to provide vital services to the community. The Information Technology Department (ITD) is the central technology support for the County’s agencies and departments who serve our communities and more than 1.5 million residents and countless customers around the world depend on the services the County provides. The new CTO will lead efforts to modernize and transform the County’s technology and to adopt digital innovations to meet the technology challenges of the County. The new CTO will be an exceptional leader with the opportunity to create a high-performance team and change the culture from “we have always done it this way” to one of “endless possibilities.” The selected person will be politically astute and able to foster effective partnerships throughout the County and with its stakeholders. Requires an equivalent of eight years full-time information technology experience with at least five years in management including managing and coordinating network projects; writing, reviewing and recommending award of RFPs; evaluating and implementing new hardware and software technologies on a departmental basis; negotiating large item hardware purchase contracts; and negotiating software lease contracts and maintenance service contracts. Annual salary range is $144,664-$199,409 DOQ; a comprehensive benefits package is also provided.