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Federal Program Officer - Energy

Fairfax VA

ICF is seeking a senior federal energy professional to support a large government program in innovative and complex technology research and development. Positions will be based in the Washington, DC area.


Key Responsibilities:

Lead and support projects analyzing, designing, developing, integrating, training, testing, documenting, implementing, and maintaining complex systems

Supervise technical personnel and teams of engineers, scientists and management professionals involved in life-cycle management support of complex systems

Perform market assessment for complex, innovative and advanced energy technologies, including analysis of commercialization and technology transfer potential, and market opportunities

Develop technology to market analysis and advice, including market research, and competitive and risk analysis

Assist in organizing workshops, including identification and communication with invited participants, preparation of briefing materials, reports, and presentations for both senior government personnel and external audiences


Basic Qualifications:

PhD in science, engineering, or technology management

5+ years of relevant experience

3+ years government consulting experience (DOE experience highly desirable)

Understanding of early-stage technology development process and technology readiness levels

Expertise in one or more of the following technology areas:

Energy generation

Transmission & distribution

Energy infrastructure and transportation

Energy efficiency

Early-stage financing mechanisms

Demonstrated ability to manage comprehensive project plans, budgets and timelines


Professional Skills:

Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills

Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision making capabilities

Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, as well as outside clients and vendors


Working at ICF:

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.


ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)


For a listing of other career opportunities at ICF, please visit our Career Center at www.icfi.com/careers

Posted September 13, 2017

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