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JOB #R2200704

Project Lead - Cybersecurity

ICF is seeking an individual with strong team building and consulting experience, and past work supporting the energy industry to provide advisory and technical support onsite at the Department of Energy (DOE).  The role will be as a Cybersecurity Project Lead.

This individual will interface with Federal agencies, industry, and the national labs to further develop and support cyber preparedness and response efforts. The ideal candidate will hold an active high-level security clearance.

Key Responsibilities to include, but not be limited to:

  • Daily management of high-performing technical team members with DOE

  • Provide key advice and technical support across a number of cyber response and preparedness programs for the electric utility sector

  • Bring industry perspective and knowledge to help advance public-private partnerships to enhance security and resilience

  • Work closely with government clients in collaborations with the interagency, industry, national laboratories, and other partners

  • Identify potential issues and present suggested resolutions to clients

  • Prepare briefings and reports as requested

  • Work effectively with other parts of the DOE organization, other agencies, and the ICF team to accomplish tasks

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, engineering discipline, or cybersecurity.

  • 10+ years of experience with at least 7 years in the energy industry, especially electricity, working on a mix of:

    • energy infrastructure security issues in an all-hazards environment

    • cyber security

    • operational issues

    • public-private partnerships

    • industrial control systems

    • electrical power systems

  • Active High-Level clearance

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Master’s degree in relevant field

  • 15+ years of experience, with 10 years in the energy sector

  • History of managing high-performing teams with proven results

  • Specific understanding of operational technology vulnerabilities and cybersecurity standards, frameworks, and practices

  • Experience working on teams achieving shared goals and policy objectives

  • Consulting experience on government contracts

  • Strong project management experience and skills

  • Proven verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated research skills

  • Ability to effectively manage several projects simultaneously, organize tasks, and effectively prioritize work

  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

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.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

COVID-19 Policy: New or prospective U.S. employees must provide proof of complete vaccination on the date of their commencement of employment. If selected for employment, you will provide proof of your full vaccination status, defined as vaccinated two weeks after receiving the requisite number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use by the FDA.

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, 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.

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Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with approximately 8,000 people across 75+ countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

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