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Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition,
Technology and Logistics – Human Capital Initiatives

Information Technology

Career Responsibilities

Provide IT program management approaches, emerging IT acquisition strategies, best practices, IT-related performance measures and quality management, acquisition planning, solicitation, and administration, information assurance/cybersecurity, test and evaluation processes, verification and validation processes, and fielding and sustaining IT systems.


Degree Requirements

Degree in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management.


Functional Leader

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Information Technology

Stephanie Keith has over 25 years of government and industry experience specializing in workforce and cybersecurity. Ms. Keith currently serves as the Chief of the Cyber Workforce Division for the DoD Chief Information Officer. In this role she is responsible for leading change for the DoD cyber workforce, enabling enterprise level advancements in recruitment, training, and retention.

Previously Ms. Keith worked at Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), providing cybersecurity technical policy support and guidance. She also worked as a Defense contractor providing information security communications, engineering management, and information assurance engineering. Ms. Keith spent three years in the commercial sector on cybersecurity assessment teams evaluating medical and financial institutions. Additionally, she worked as a system security engineer and an information systems security manager in the intelligence community. Ms. Keith launched her career as an active duty service member in the US Army, working in the military intelligence field.

Ms. Keith’s is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and has a Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in psychology from the University of Mary Washington. Most recently, Ms Keith was recognized as one of the U.S. top Federal IT employees, receiving Federal Computing Weekly's 2017 Fed 100 award, for developing the DoD cyber workforce framework and integrating it into National standards.