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Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
JOB #R2002829

Data Center Modernization Subject Matter Expert

We are expanding our services, and to support this growth, we are looking for a Managing Consultant to join our Public Health Informatics and Technology business. The part of ICF includes technologists, data scientists, innovation researchers, CIO strategists, public health researchers & evaluators, as well as provides technical assistance services to US Civilian Federal Agencies and their partners, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and the Defense Health Agency (DHA). 

We are interested in individuals who can demonstrate a real interest in Data Center Modernization combined with strong project management skills, business development skills, analytical skills and excellent report writing skills. 

The position entails managing and contributing to projects by providing Independent verification and validation (IV&V) and Technology Assessment services supporting a transforming Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) at CDC. You will be working on multiple projects at a time, interacting with all levels of ICF staff and CDC OCIO stakeholders. 

About the role: 

        Conduct comparative research and evaluation projects under supervision of a project director 

        Manage project team on a day to day basis 

        Assign work packages to project teams and quality assure their work 

        Support project team on methodological aspects ensuring high-quality research and data collection activities 

        Manage day to day client relationships and escalate issues to project director 

        Deliver project work within budget 

        Provide consultation regarding OCIO data center migration action plans, efficacy, timelines, etc. 

        Conduct analysis or assessment of the current internal and external data center environments 

        Provide strategy formulation and documentation 

        Support strategy execution, where the high-level plan is translated into more operational planning and action items 

        Evaluate the ongoing refinement of performance, culture, communications, data reporting, and other strategic management issues occurs 

        Contribute on report-writing and presentations 

        Attend site visits and to client meetings 

        Collaborate closely with other project teams, and external partners and stakeholders 

Required experience: 

        Bachelor’s degree in engineering or computer science related field 

        15 years work experience within the context Infrastructure Technology (IT), Data Center (DC) transformation, migration 

        Must have recent Cloud adoption experience within Federal Government Agencies, preferably within operating divisions of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) 

        Project management experience, including management of project teams 

        Business development experience, including leading or contributing to proposals 

        Strong qualitative and quantitative evaluation and analytical skills (experience in impact assessments preferable) 

        Exceptional writing skills, including editing and proofreading skills 

        Excellent oral and written English 

        Deep understanding of Data Center migration to Cloud managed service providers and / or colocation services. 

        Highly developed, interpersonal skills and self-motivation 

        High level of attention to detail and accuracy 

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 to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

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 more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Georgia Client Office (GA88)

Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with +7,000 people across +70 countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

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